Marine Sgt. Jeffrey Lynn Kirk was a member of the elite Fast Company Anti-Terrorist Security team. At the time of his reenlistment, Sgt. Kirk accepted a position as an instructor at Officer Candidate School. After 9/11, he requested a transfer to ground forces to fight overseas. He was shot during house-clearing efforts in Fallujah on November 2004 and spent the next four weeks recuperating.
Sgt. Kirk rejoined his unit in early December and was killed in Al Anbar province of Iraq on December 12, 2004.