Major Jaimie E. Leonard was killed in combat in Sharana, Afghanistan. The Major died from small arms fire. Leonard was thirty-nine years old and is survived by five brothers and sisters. She was a graduate of West Point Military Academy in 1997. Leonard has seen action in Bosinia, Iraq and Afghanistan.
She was killed by an Afghanistan soldier she was training.
The native New Yorker graduated from Warwick Valley High School in the Hudson Valley.