Based: Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif.
30th Mission Support Group
Supporting: Operation Iraqi Freedom
Died: May 25, 2009
Fallouja (southeast of), Iraq
Married, 3 children
Hometown: Los Osos
High School: Hueneme High (Oxnard)
Foreign Country of Birth: Canada
Burial: Los Osos Valley Memorial Park, Los Osos, Calif.
And having joined the Navy at 17, after graduating from Hueneme High School, she said, he had always retained "a real sense of what it was like to be that new enlisted guy, starting out your career. I said, 'You make the call.' "
Wolfe arrived in Anbar province around Christmastime as officer-in-charge of the area's U.S. Army Corps of Engineers office. He oversaw a group of 59 service members, Iraqi civilians and others involved in $300-million worth of economic development and security reconstruction projects.
On May 25, as he traveled with a convoy to inspect a new wastewater treatment plant, a roadside bomb exploded. He was among three people killed. It was his first tour of duty in the Middle East.