Monday September 18th, 2017
Today we honor the life of Lance Vogeler.
Army officials said 29-year-old Sgt. 1st Class Lance Herman Vogeler was killed Friday in a heavy firefight during combat operations in Afghanistan’s Helmand province. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment at Hunter Army Airfield in Georgia.
Vogeler was on his 12th deployment after seven previous deployments to Afghanistan and four deployments to Iraq.
The Frederick, Md., native enlisted in the U.S. Army in May 2001. He graduated from the Ranger training program later that year.
Vogeler was posthumously awarded the Purple Heart, the Bronze Star Medal and the Meritorious Service Medal.
He is survived by his wife, Melissa, and two children.
HERO Day #3 "Vogeler" 5 Rounds 15 R ARM KBS 15 L ARM KBS 15 R FR Lunges 15 L FR Lunges Run 100* *100, 200, 300, 400, 500