1st Battalion, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division
Supporting: Operation Iraqi Freedom
High School: Golden Valley High (Merced)
From the LA Times:
Don't miss the entire LA Times article about Army Private First Class Lukas C. Hopper here and read more from his Merced hometown paper here.
The last time he saw Hopper, Alcorn said, his friend was becoming more serious about his future.
"He wanted to go to school after the Army," Alcorn said. "He wanted a family, wanted to grow old together and live simply."
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