Born: July 21, 1981
Fallen: August 27, 2006
Sergeant Moises Jazmin of Providence, RI was assigned to 1st Battalion, 66th Armor Regiment, 1st Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas. He became a hero on Aug. 27, 2006 when an improvised explosive device detonated near his M2A3 Bradley vehicle during combat operations in Taji, Iraq.
Army Sergeant Moises Jazmin was born in Brooklyn, NY on July 21, 1981, he was a son of Leon and Rosa (Bonilla) Jazmin. His family moved to Providence, RI when he was young and lived in Providence for 23 years where he attended Central High School. He joined the Army in 1999. Moises was the youngest son in a close-knit family of eight brothers and sisters who was a doting uncle to his nieces. The last time he was back from duty, the first thing that he did was visit family and take his two nieces, ages 11 and 12, out bowling. He also showered them with personalized gifts, such as Army hats that had their names on them.
Sergeant Moises Jazmin became a fallen hero at the age of 25 when an improvised explosive device detonated near his M2A3 Bradley vehicle during combat operations in Taji, Iraq.
Besides his parents, he is survived by three brothers, Basilio Eusebio, Ramon Eusebio, and Julian Jazmin, four sisters; Esther, Joanna, Ruth, and Bertha Jazmin.