SSG Joseph E. Robsky, Jr. was killed on 10 September 2003. SSG Robsky was assigned to the 759th Ordnance Company (Explosive Ordnance Disposal), 3rd Ordnance Battalion (Explosive Ordnance Disposal), 52ndOrdnance Group (Explosive Ordnance Disposal). SSG Robsky was called to neutralize an improvised explosive device that consisted of a mortar round in Bagdad, Iraq. His first attempt failed and when SSG Robsky returned to the site to render it safe the device detonated. SSG Robsky was posthumously awarded the Purple Heart Medal.
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