Major Stuart A. Wolfer
Nisan 1, 5768
April 23, 1971
April 6, 2008
"Major Stuart Adam Wolfer, better known by his friends and family as ""Stu"", was a member of the 104th Training Division and assigned to the Multi-National Security Transition Command - Iraq (MNSTC-I), J-3. Major Wolfer deployed to Iraq in late December 2007 and made an instant and lasting impact on the J3 section. Stu's eagerness to take on the most challenging responsibilties with pride and a deep dedication was an inpiration to us all. Projects he led and supported included the MRAP fielding, MNSTC-I vehicle consolidation, Office Space Management, National President's Fitness Challenge, and the rebuilding of the Boy Scouts of Iraq. While in Iraq, Stu never had idle time. Every Friday evening he could be found at the Synagogue practicing his faith. If he wasn't learning Cricket, playing golf with friends, working out in the gym, or spending time with his wife Lee, every night online playing scrable, he was helping his coworkers and friends in Iraq with every day life problems. Stue was a true friend. Prior to joining the 104th Division in January 2002, Major Wolfer served with the 311th COSCOM in Los Angeles, CA, the 19th TAACOM based in Iowa, and deployed to Kuwait for 15 months in August 2004 with the 317th Quartermaster Battalion. Major Wolfer graduated from Washington Univerisity in St. Louis and went on to complete his law degree from Loyola University in Los Angeles. When Stu was not actively supporting a deployment, he was a successful regional sales manager for Thompson West, a professional publishing company. Stu lived ona a small farm with his wife and three girls in Emmett, Idaho, where they raised sheep, alpacas, lambs, and chickens. Major Stuart Wolfer leaves behind his wife Lee, three little girls, Lillian 5, Melissa 3, Isadora 20 months, his mother Esther, and father Leonard living in Boca Raton, FL, and sister Beverly living in New York City, NY.
Major Awards and Decorations: Bronze Star Medal (Posthumous), Purple Heart (Posthumous), Army Commendation Medal, w/Oak Leaf (4), Army Achievement Medal, w/Oak leaf (3), Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal, w/Oak leaf (4), Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal, National Defense Service Medal w/Bronze Service Star, Iraq Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Korean Defense Service Medal, ARmed Forces Reserve Medal w/""M"" device, Hour Glass Device, Bronze, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon (2) Army Reserve Components. "
Served from December 1, 2007 to April 6, 2008
Bronze Star and Purple Heart