Sunday, January 22, 2012

U.S. Navy Capt. (Select) Kurt William Juengling of Ashburn, VA, died of war–related injuries on Thursday, July 28, 2011. He was 46 years old.

Juengling was born to a Navy family at Sangley Point Naval Station, Cavite City, Philippines, on July 9, 1965. He graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1988. A veteran of the first and second Gulf War conflicts, he most recently completed a second tour in Iraq. His record of achievements included many personal awards including the Bronze Star. His untimely passing is attributed to injuries sustained last year from a roadside bomb blast in Iraq.

Capt. Juengling was commanding a Naval Reserve unit in Colorado Springs and was also employed with AT&T Government Systems as an architectural computer engineer.

His is survived by his wife, Jennifer; two children, Elizabeth and Robert ; his parents, Capt. (Ret.) Robert and Anita; and a sister, Lisa Hayes, all living in Ashburn.