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Sophie C. Champoux




09/30/2011, FORT STEWART, GA

SGT Sophie Christine Lisa Champoux was a beloved daughter, sister, granddaughter, hero and friend. Sophie was born July 5, 1986 in Orlando, Florida to Suzette and Denis Champoux. She had been a member of Clermont Bible Church.

SGT Champoux served as a Combat Medic with the U.S. Army during Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan. Sophie had a huge heart, and was in love with the Afghani children.

She was the oldest of three children. Sophie was an honest young woman. She had a great relationship with her family. Sophie played softball; she practiced Taekwondo, played both guitar and drums. She participated in Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps in high school. Sophie went to a local technical college and earned a degree in Graphic Arts.

She had always wanted to be a soldier. She scored in the 98th percentile on her Armed Service Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB). She was well on her way to success when she decided to join the U.S. Army. Sophie Champoux was an American sweetheart if ever there was one.

Sophie went to boot camp and excelled. At her boot camp graduation every thing seemed fine. She went to technical school at Fort Sam Houston. She became an Army Medic. She seemed excited to be at Fort Sam Houston. She began to think about becoming a doctor or a Physicians Assistant.

SGT Sophie Champoux left this life on September 30, 2011. She was 25 years old.

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