SGT Matthew J. Sandri
United States Army

C Company, 82nd Forward Support Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division

SEP 1, 1979 – MAR 20, 2004 |   Fallujah, Iraq

Hometown: Shamokin, PA

Matt learned to read by age 4 - always determined to succeed.  He excelled as a student and always had a great interest in all things military. Matt played varsity football, enjoyed skateboarding, weightlifting, spending time at the beach, and tent camping in the mountains of central Pennsylvania. To honor Matt’s legacy, the Sandri family has established the SGT Matt Sandri Memorial Scholarship.

SGT Matt Sandri Memorial Scholarship - Shamokin, PA

This scholarship is awarded to students seeking to pursue a Life Sciences degree at Bloomsburg University, where Matt’s studies were interrupted when he volunteered for Active Duty. Dog Tag Legacy Fund is proud to support the SGT Matt Sandri Memorial Scholarship with grant funds that will continue Matt’s legacy of inspiring kindness, humor, leadership, and patriotism within his community.