US Army Sergeant Adam Daniel Craig, aged 23, from Cherokee, Iowa, died on 4th March 2011, at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, following a courageous battle with cancer with his family by his side.
Sgt. Craig enlisted in the Iowa Army National Guard in December 2004 and served with 1st Squadron, 113th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 34th Infantry Division, Sioux City, Iowa.
He had served in Afghanistan prior to being diagnosed with cancer.
Sgt. Craig was born in Storm Lake, Iowa in October 1987. His childhood years were spent in Cherokee, where he attended school and graduated from Washington High School in 2006.