U.S. Army Pfc. Jeffrey Madsen is the son of Tom and Deb Bergren of Havre. He graduated from Havre High School in 1995, then attended the University of Montana to major in music. Madsen enlisted in the Army in 2001, and took his basic training at Fort Knox, Ky. Madsen took advanced individual training in wheeled vehicle repair at Aberdeen Proving Ground, and was chosen for advanced skill instruction at Aberdeen.
He was stationed at Fort Sill, Okla., and was deployed to Kuwait in the middle of April. He is now in Balad, Iraq.