Daniel James Rogers served with the Coldstream Guards in 1994.
He joined 2 Company (Coy), 10th Battalion, The Parachute Regiment (V) (10 PARA (V)), passing P Coy in 1995 and gaining his wings in 1996.
In 1997 Private Rogers went to Belize on Exercise Native Trail with 6 Platoon (Plt) (MMG's) 10 PARA.
After attending a medic course he was posted to 10 Plt, D Coy, 2 PARA in 1998 from a year and served with them in Northern Ireland and Canada.
On returning to the Territorials in 2002 (after the disbandment of 10 PARA (V)), Pte Rogers joined 4 PARA. Mortars in Croydon.
He served a Full Time Reserve Service (FTRS) tour in the Balkans as a dog handler.
On his return in February 2003 he was posted to 1 Mobile Support Group, Support Coy, 1 PARA for Operation Telic.
Pte Rogers left 10 Coy 4 PARA in December 2004 to return to Iraq as a civilian working throughout the country for the US Dept Of Defence for 4 years.