Today Jose will take you through a Memorial WOD for a fallen brother that many of you know and many do not. He apparently touched the hearts of many in our community. Below is his Memorial write up.
Staff Sergeant Geremy S. Koyle
“Staff Sergeant Geremy Stone Koyle was an Airfield Systems Technician and Unit Deployment Manager for the 3rd Operations Support Squadron, Joint Base
Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska. In the perfonnance of his duties he demonstrated
outstanding competence, a blistering diversity of skillsets, and an unbreakable smile that lifted his teammates. From the beginning of his career Geremy stood out from the pack. While studying at Keesler Air Force Base he achieved the top student leadership position of Red Rope in just five weeks and then graduated
in the top 1 % of his Airfield Systems Technical Training class. Upon arrival to the 3rd OSS he served for two years as an Airfield Systems Technician where he perfonned inspections and resolved outages on radar and navigation equipment vital to flight safety, and was recognized as Technician of the Quarter.
Sergeant Koyle deployed to Vietnam for 59 days with the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency to search for and repatriate American heroes still missing. As the Unit Deployment Manager, Sergeant Koyle advised the Commander on unit readiness for 32 UTCs and deployed 23 Arctic Wolves into three Combatant Commands. Recently, he was recognized as a Distinguished Graduate from Airman Leadership School and named the 3rd Operations Group Warrior of the Month. Sergeant Koyle ‘s latest endeavor was completing the final steps of cross
training to join the Air Force Office of Special Investigations. Geremy was born on October 4, 1990 in Salt Lake City, Utah. He graduated
from Bingham High School where he still holds swim team records in the 200 and 500 meter men’s freestyle. Shortly thereafter he served on an LDS mission to Mexico City and learned Spanish along the way. In early 2013 he and Ciera married and he also joined the United States Air Force and started training in
San Antonio to join the elite Pararescue corps. Due to a limiting medical condition
he was moved from that training pipeline and ultimately became an Airfield Systems Technician. Geremy will always be remembered as a devoted husband and airman known for his tenacious work ethic, positive attitude, and selfless dedication to people while on duty and for his love of hiking, working on cars, and countless adventures
off duty. Whether he was taking care of deployers after hours, encouraging
people on beautiful Alaskan hikes, or helping a disabled motorist on the highway, Geremy always gave his best and inspired us all to try and give ours. Sergeant Koyle is survived by his wife Airman First Class Ciera Koyle, mother
Lydia, father Greg, brothers Joe and Tyler, and his dog/son Crowley, as well as a host of extended family, friends, and his military family in the Arctic Wolves and abroad.”
Jared – ACF