Meiziaha T Cooper and Desmond Cooper Wiki – Biography
Sargeant. Meiziaha T Cooper and her husband Desmond Cooper were discovered along with the bodies of their children, ages 4 and 9, on the property in Fort Stewart shortly after 2 p.m. Wednesday, the military said. Loved ones identified the children as Juice and Desmond Jr. The grim discovery was made after Meiziaha Cooper’s unit requested a welfare check. Army officials have not revealed the cause of the family’s death or said who carried out the violence. “Our thoughts and prayers are with Sgt. Cooper’s family, friends and teammates during this very difficult and tragic time,” 3rd Infantry Division Deputy Commander of Operations Col. Jeremy S. Wilson said in a statement. “Our community has been shaken by this unspeakable tragedy and out of respect for the family, we ask for privacy to mourn this loss.” According to Army officials, Meiziaha Cooper was a decorated culinary noncommissioned officer who had joined the military ranks in October 2012. Her awards included four Army Commendation Medals and six Army Achievement Medals.
Meiziaha T Cooper and Desmond Cooper age was not mentioned.
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Her fellow soldiers mourned her as a dedicated and caring coworker, and one affectionately called her “the best working mother anyone could ask for.” “You showed up for us when it wasn’t necessary, you made sure to help us with any goals and achievements we wanted to achieve in the military, you were there for us when it came to our personal problems… you were a mentor, a mother but a FRIEND to us inexperienced soldiers,” lamented Private Michaela Greene on Facebook. Chief Warrant Officer Shan Collier praised Meiziaha Cooper as “one of the greatest blessings God had to offer” at Fort Stewart. “Everyone (sic) just leaned on you, even the soldiers who weren’t assigned to you. But that didn’t matter because you always offered love and care with open arms to everyone, regardless.
You literally changed me for the better. “You taught me to be the selfless, open-minded and loving NCO I am today and this hurts a lot,” she wrote. An Army spokesperson told The Post that Desmond Cooper was a “previous service veteran,” but declined to provide further details about his service or the conditions of his discharge. Despite the internal ruling, officials have not yet indicated whether the incident will be considered a crime. Fort Stewart is the largest military post east of the Mississippi River and is located about 40 miles southwest of Savannah. The family’s death is the latest in a series of tragic deaths that plague the army base. Last year, Spc. Shay A. Wilson, 28, of Queens, New York, allegedly used a privately owned firearm to shoot and kill the 30-year-old sergeant. Nathan Hillman of Plum, Pennsylvania, inside one of the fort’s construction complexes. Months earlier, a medevac pilot died when he crashed his helicopter into another Black Hawk in what authorities ruled a suicide.