Jason reported for active duty at Fort Bragg, NC in 1997. Jason completed deployments to Egypt in 2000 and Iraq from April 2003 to January 2004 where he served with the 571 Air Calvary as a combat medic.
Jason grew up in Northern California in a small town called Grass Valley. There he met his future wife, Faye. They would meet up years later when he returned from the war and were married in 2007. Jason and Faye settled in Oregon in 2011 to be closer to his mother and family.
His wife describes Jason as “…one of the most beautiful, loving, passionate, and caring people that you could ever meet. And he was a wonderful guy.”