Jake W. Suter, 18
In October 2008, Suter's mother signed the paperwork that allowed him to enlist at age 17. By the time Suter turned 18 in July 2009, he had already graduated from West Ranch and started boot camp. After boot camp and infantry school, Suter was stationed in Hawaii. He visited home for the last time in April. Suter died May 29 while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.
Sources: Times research, Defense Department, iCasualties.org