Fort Bliss releases statement on Farrey case
POSTED: Wednesday, November 20, 2013 - 9:51pm
UPDATED: Wednesday, November 20, 2013 - 9:52pm
Fort Bliss — The 1st Armored Division and Fort Bliss Public Affairs Office released a statement Wednesday regarding the Farrey missing family case.
In the statement, they said, "Fort Bliss officials extradited Specialist Jeffrey Farrey from Michigan to El Paso today. He was then transferred to custody of the El Paso Police Department who is holding him on a warrant. Fort Bliss has neither jurisdiction nor information regarding Jenna Farrey's extradition."
The statement summarized Farrey's service in the Army. He joined the Army in 2010 and graduated from training to become an infantryman the same year.
Fort Bliss was his first duty station; he arrived in 2011 and was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 41st Infantry Regiment, Third Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division.
Farrey deployed to eastern Afghanistan from September 2011 through July 2012.
Farrey began training again earlier this year for another scheduled deployment this winter.
Specialist Farrey's awards include the Army Commendation Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Afghan Campaign Medal with Campaign Star, the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, the Army Service Ribbon, the NATO Medal, and the Combat Infantryman's Badge.