Sergeant First Class Jacque J Keeslar joined the US Army in 1990, after graduating high school. He was deployed to Iraq in August 2005 and was severely injured in June, 2006, after his Stryker rolled over an IED in Rawah, Iraq. He spent 18 months at Walter Reed and continued on active duty upon completion of his rehabilitation.
Sergeant First Class Keeslar is a graduate of Airborne School, PLDC, BNCOC, ANCOC and Pathfinders Course. His awards include the Purple Heart, Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal (x-4), Army Achievement Medal (x-5), Iraq Campaign Medal (x-2) and Good Conduct Medal (x-5). He is also the recipient of a Parachutist, a Pathfinder and a Combat Action Badge.
Sergeant First Class Keeslar retired on Feb 17, 2011 and is currently in his second semester at The Professional Golfers Career Collage in Temecula, Ca. He lives in Fallbrook, Ca with his wife Vanessa and his Golden Retriever Lucy.