All About Trey

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Washington Post
November 25, 2006

CDR (Insert Real Name, IRN for short), United States Navy, was killed today in Iraq. CDR IRN was killed by a improvised explosive device (IED) in a routine transit from Baghdad to Al Basrah in southern Iraq. CDR IRN, also known as Trey, was a 1989 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy and also recieved a Master of Arts in National Security Studies from Georgetown University. His first duty assignment was on board the USS Reeves (CG-24) and then he served several tours at various Navy communications commands. After a successful career in telecommunications and information systems, CDR IRN was selected into the Navy's Foreign Area Officer program specializing in North Africa and the Middle East. After serving as the Assistant Naval Attache at the U.S. Embassy in Tunesia, CDR IRN attended the Defense Language Institute in Monterrey CA where he studied Arabic. Upon completion of his training, CDR IRN was stationed in Bahrain and Qatar before he was deployed to southern Iraq to support the rebuilding of the Iraqi Navy and port security for Al Basra, Iraq's main port. CDR IRN is survived by his son, IRN IV, who lives with his mother in Virigina. CDR IRN is also survived by his parents who live in Colorado, and his sister who lives in California.