Jayme was tragically taken from us on Sept. 14, 2014, while active duty in the Army where he served for 12 years. His tours in Afghanistan were from 2007 – 2008 and again from 2010 – 2011.
Jayme was a decorated hero – he earned ARCOM with V device for valor on his first tour in Afghanistan. Soldier of Fortune Magazine featured his story of heroism (on the cover) in their January 2008 edition. As a combat medic, he saved many lives.
He grew up in Brewster and Canton, Ohio. Jayme liked to hunt, fish, play video games, and study history.
He was stationed at the San Antonio Military Medical Center, where he worked as an emergency room medic. Jayme was 32 years old when he lost his battle with PTSD and TBI. He struggled for 7 years. He leaves behind a son, daughter and step-daughter. His sister, Jessica, has shared his story.
There is a Facebook page: SGT Jayme Pohovey Memorial Page.
Jayme is buried at Arlington National Cemetery.
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Jayme’s story in Soldier of Fortune magazine: