Army Sergeant James Michael Bearup served his country honorably in the United States Army.
He was stationed in Kandahar, Afghanistan. He rose to the rank of Sergeant earning numerous medals, awards and commendations including Army Commendation Medal (x3), the Army Achievement Medal and the Army Good Conduct Medal.
He served as Chaplin Assistant and Security Forces. He served as a service member in the Air National Guard and Army National Guard out of Arizona, Alaska and Texas. He was currently serving in the inactive ready reserves.
SGT James M Bearup lost his battle with PTSD, April 8, 2013. He was 29 years old.