New England's war dead: Iraq
Corporal Jeremy P. Bouffard, 21, MiddlefieldJeremy Paul Bouffard was one of 14 soldiers killed when a US Black Hawk helicopter crashed Aug. 22, 2007, in northern Iraq. Bouffard was married and had a son. He was applying for warrant officer school and helicopter pilot training, his family said.
"Jeremy was a soldier who died doing his duty," said a statement released by the family. "He chose to serve out of a sense of honor and commitment to the ideals of our nation. His job was difficult, but he was content with himself, his family, and his life. He was clear-headed and positive about his future. We celebrate his life, even as we mourn his loss."