Name: Air Force Airman 1st Class Elizabeth N. Jacobson
From: Riviera Beach, Fla.
Assigned to the 17th Security Forces Squadron, Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas
Incident: Air Force Airman 1st Class Elizabeth N. Jacobson was killed Sept. 28 when an improvised explosive device detonated near her convoy vehicle near Camp Bucca, Iraq.
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Airman planned career in law enforcement
RIVIERA BEACH, Fla. — Air Force Airman 1st Class Elizabeth N. Jacobson had her life planned for when she returned to Florida from Iraq, including a career in law enforcement and two sons she someday wanted to have.
In an e-mail to friends and family, she wrote, “I want to die happy, and have a productive life. I hope nobody wishes I was never born. I hope my kids never tell me they wish I were like their friend’s mom. I hope that I make money, but don’t end up a workaholic or stuck up.”
Jacobson, 21, was killed Wednesday in Iraq when a bomb exploded near her vehicle in southern Iraq, according to the Department of Defense. She was assigned to the 17th Security Forces Squadron, Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas.
“She loved what she was doing and she loved to be able to say that people should give her respect because…