SGT David James Luff
09 June 1981 - 21 November 2010
 

 
Alpha Company
1st Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment (Stryker), Wolfhounds
 
Sergeant David James Luff, Jr., a native of Hamilton Ohio, joined the U.S. Army in July 2004 as a Tanker and attended OSUT training at Fort Knox, KY.  Upon completion, he was assigned to Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 23rd Infantry as a gunner in a MGS Platoon, based out of Fort Lewis, WA.  In 2006, Sergeant Luff deployed with 1-23rd IN in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.  In April 2009, Sergeant Luff was assigned to Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment "Wolfhounds" where he served as driver and deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation New Dawn.  Sergeant Luff was promoted to the rank of Sergeant in January 2010.
 
Sergeant Luff's awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart, Army Commendation Medal (two Oak Leaf Cluster), Army Good Conduct Medal (one Oak Leaf Cluster), National Defense Service Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal (with Campaign Star), Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon, and Combat Action Badge.
 
He is survived by his wife, Katie Marie Luff, and his son Aiden.