US Army Specialist Tyler R. Kreinz, age 21, from Beloit, Wisconsin, was one of four soldiers killed when their armoured patrol vehicle rolled over during an operation in Uruzgan province, Afghanistan on 18th June 2011.
Spc. Kreinz served with 4th Battalion, 70th Armor Regiment, 170th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, based in Baumholder, Germany.
Spc. Kreinz, who wanted to join the military since he was twelve, leaves his parents David and Marilyn.