Jennifer was called the Staff S-1 and given the title of Cadet Lieutenant Colonel according to her Jr ROTC instructtor, 1st Sgt. One of her sisters, and her brother, also joined Jr ROTC at San Diego High School.
Her brother, Ivan, also joined the Army, and is still on active duty.
She had been one of the pioneers in getting the DADT policy overturned.
Upon that happening in 2011, Andrianna married her partner Heather who survives her along with their son Jacob.
Jennifer went on and graduated from the University of San Francisco where she was commissioned in the US Army as a nurse corps officer.
More information has been released about this incident.
She was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat team, 4th Infantry Division, Ft Carson, CO.
More information will be posted when it becomes available.
This was her first deployment, leaving Madigan where she served as a clinical staff nurse on a medical surgical unit in June 2013 and she was attached to the 75th Ranger Regiment.
She had already been awarded the Combat Action Badge, Meritorious Service Medal, Purple Heart, Afghanistan Campaign Medal and NATO Medal and was posthumously awarded the Bronze Star.
Another airman from Michigan was onboard with her and other coalition members. 2 Oct 15: Security Forces Squadron out of Hanscom AFB, MA.