SGT Sophie Champoux
Called Poo by her battle buddies, Peanut by Suzie, her Mom.
Sophie was born July 5, 1986 in Orlando, Florida. She lost her battle with MST/PTSD at the age of 25 years old on September 30, 2011.
SGT. Sophie Champoux was a combat medic deployed with the 92nd Engineering Battalion the Black Diamonds.
Sophie 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 United States Army. Sophie Champoux was an American sweetheart if ever there was one.
She excelled in boot camp, then became an Army Medic. Sophie even considered becoming a doctor or a Physician Assistant.
Sophie was deployed to FOB Sharana, Afghanistan in Operation Enduring Freedom.
Sophie loved her duties and was enamored of the Afghani children. She was full of pranks and readily pulled them on her buddies.
Sophie excelled at pretty much any sports she tried, she played softball; practiced Taeqwando, played both guitar and drums and was amazing with her beloved unicycle. 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 was quite an artist.
Sophie rests in the Oak Hill Cemetery where she used to play kickball and wiffle ball with her brothers Ian and Noah and all the neighbourhood kids. She is surrounded by friends and loved ones.