Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Sergeant First Class Jeanne M. Balcombe

United States Army Military Police Corps, U.S. Government

End of Watch Saturday, August 21, 1999

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Reflections for Sergeant First Class Jeanne M. Balcombe

SFC Balcombe, you are an icon of an NCO. I have nothing but respect and admiration for you. I salute you. Your memory shall remain with me always. Till we meet again.

SGT (R) Scott Weinberger
66th Military Police Co.

Sweetheart, I love you with all my heart. Your selfless act of heroism has made me and our entire family the proudest people on this planet.
Although we miss you more than words can say, we know that the beat you are now walking will be a better one for us when it is our turn.

God will keep you safe and happy for the day that we can once again be together.

All my love...


SFC (R) Mike Balcombe
US Army Military Police Retired

SFC Balcombe, you were a great person and friend. I always envied the way you did your job and kept things in control. You will be missed but not forgotten. God Bless you and your family.

Tracy L. Prouty, DAC
1st Military Police BDE, FT Lewis

Our prayers go out to you and your family. We know all too well the pain you are going through. We will remember you in our prayers. John 14:27

Mother of fallen MP Brian T. Gleason 8/9/2000

Tammy Persin

We lost another MP soldier a month later in NC, killed on patrol by a traffic accident. I know how it hurts. We all share in the grief for our fallen sister.

It made me sick to read of her death. Being an MP is a dangerous job in peacetime or wartime.

What a tragic loss of such a fine young soldier, a mother, a wife and a colleague. She was a credit to the NCO Corps.

I am sorry I never knew SFC Balcombe, but she was a sister of the badge nonetheless. The MP Corps lost a fine member that day.

She now patrols the streets of Heaven with St. Michael. God Bless her family and fellow soldiers. Carry on soldier, you stand a new higher and permanent post with pride. God speed.

Of the troops and for the troops!

First Sergeant John A. Millan (civ cop)
HHC, 105th Military Police Co.
Asheville NC,
NC Army National Guard

1SG JA Millan
US Army Military Police, HHC-105MP Co, NCARNG

SPC Balcombe,

Even though I never really knew you . I feel like I know you . It is a shame how people do stupid stuff like this . I don't like when people go and kill people just because of their own actions. Now look what happened , Two little girls are missing their mother and a husband is missing his wife . It is a shame that your life had to be cut short . Your act of heroism makes me repect life a lot more . You are a true hero . Your husband and children are missing you but in there hearts you are right there every step . You are in a safer place now .

Rest in Peace !!!!!!!!

P.S I wish I knew you !

Sumitted by Elizabeth Glenn

Submitted by Elizabeth Glenn

Thank you for being a military police officer on this Veterans day Mary Cocke

Mary Cocke Civilian
United State Park Police

I consider myself lucky to have known you and your family. I will never forget the "hard charger" that you were. You were the epitome of the NCO Corps - an example that set a standard within our MP Regiment. Your thoughtful and dedicated "can do" attitude touched so many lives. You always gave it 110% no matter what the task. Your mentoring will still be felt for many years to come.
I miss our chats - our swapping of war stories whenever and wherever we would bump into one another.
Your tragic death was a result of your selfless service to your nation. You led the way and gave the ultimate sacrifice. You will never be forgotten.

MSG Carolyn V. Emery
HHC USARPAC, Fort Shafter, HI

I was fortunate to serve with SFC Balcombe in the 55th MP Company while she is the same rank I am now and I was a PFC. I won't forget how she was one tough woman and hell would freeze solid before she would let anything stop her or have someone do ANYTHNG that she herself wouldn't do. I remember her husband and the stories he had of his time while he was in and how there one daughter was the spitting image of SFC Balcombe.

I'm still in the same base that I met her in, just in a different company now. I was told by one of the other "homesteaders" of what had happened to her months after the fact. I was, and still am, pissed at that little coward who shot her. Since I met SFC Balcombe I've worked with plenty of other idiots that don't have as much claim to life that she did. She was, and in a way, still is a fine MP and I hope that when I'm called to serve in St. Michaels Battalion one day, she's my sponsor.

SGT Douglas J. Wietlisbach
279th BSB Military Police Station

In your life America had a double edged defender. One dedicated not only to the law but also to the land. In your death America lost the service of a hero. But not the memory of her. God Bless You SFC Balcombe.

Pvt / Volunteer Richard Butler
278th ACR, Chem Co. TNARNG / Knoxville, Police Department

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