SPC. ISAAC CAMPOY
Hometown / City: DOUGLAS, AZ COCHISE
Date of Death: Tuesday, October 28, 2003
Conflict: Operation Iraqi Freedom (Iraq)
Branch: U.S. Army
Unit: COMPANY A, 3D BATTALION, 67TH ARMOR, FORT HOOD, TX 76544
Death: Oct. 28, 2003
Douglas, Ariz. Spc. Isaac Campoy made it a goal to serve in the military. He joined the Army a month after graduating from high school in 2001."He loved everything about the Army. He wanted to go to war and he served with all his heart," said his older brother, Victor Campoy. Campoy, 21, of Douglas, Ariz., was killed Oct. 28, 2003, when the Abrams tank in which he and another soldier were riding struck an explosive device about 40 miles northeast of Baghdad. He was stationed at Fort Hood, Texas.Victor Campoy described his brother as an honest man who was always there for people and looked out for Victor, a third brother, and their parents. After military service, he said, Isaac wanted to go to college and then work for the U.S. Customs Service."He was a straight person. He had no greed," Victor Campoy said. "He loved his family and he would worry about us."