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SGT James C. Robinson Jr.
United States Army

1st Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 101st Airborne Division


MAY 24, 1983 – AUG 28, 2010 |  Paktika Province, Afghanistan

Hometown: Middletown, OH

Jimmy’s family quotes him as saying, “Everyone has a job, being a soldier just happens to be mine. It’s a job. I just do it.” Regardless of the task placed in front of him, Jimmy was not known to complain. As a Fire Team Leader, if his soldiers lost focus on the mission at hand, Jimmy would voice his signature catchphrase: “SHABOOMS.” To honor Jimmy’s legacy, the Robinsons established Shabooms, Inc.