Remembering SGT Adam Lon Knox
SGT Adam Lon Knox
Hometown: Hilliard, OH
Place of Burial: Wesley Chapel Cemetery – Hilliard, OH
Killed in Action: 17 SEP 2006 Iraq War
SGT Knox was a Psychological Operations Sergeant (MOS 37F2P) assigned to the 346th PSYOP Company (Airborne). During a patrol in the capital city of Baghdad on 17 SEP 2006, his team came under small arms fire from Iraqi insurgents. SGT Knox was wounded in the firefight and succumbed later that day to his injuries. He was posthumously awarded the Bronze Star and Purple Heart.
SGT Knox was an avid Ohio State University football team fan, planning his mid-combat tour leave to be present in their game schedule against Michigan.
Please keep his family in your thoughts and intentions.