Military Heroes Faces of the Fallen

Military Soldiers who Sacrificed their lives for us & our Freedom.
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All Are Heroes

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Army SPC. Christopher E. Mason, 32, of Mobile, Alabama. Died November 28, 2006, serving during Operation Iraqi Freedom. Assigned to 1st Battalion, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina. Died of injuries sustained when hit by enemy small arms fire while on patrol in Bayji, Iraq.
Army 1st Lt. Joseph D. deMoors Died January 7, 2006 Serving During Operation Iraqi Freedom 36, of Birmingham, Ala.; assigned to the 3rd Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Carson, Colo.; killed Jan. 7 when a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter crashed near Tal Afar, Iraq.
Army SSG. Scottie L. Bright, 36, of Montgomery, Alabama. Died July 5, 2005, serving during Operation Iraqi Freedom. Assigned to 3rd Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Carson, Colorado. Died of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle during patrol operations in Baghdad, Iraq.

Alabama Heroes

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Marine GySgt. Christopher L. Eastman, 28, of Moose Pass, Alaska. Died July 18, 2010, serving during Operation Enduring Freedom. Assigned to 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, California. Died in Helmand Province, Afghanistan, while working a bomb site in support of combat operations. GySgt. Eastman was an explosive ordnance technician.
Cpl. Michael B. Alleman. 5-1 Cavalry Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division of Fort Wainwright, Alaska. CPL Alleman was 31 years old and from Logan, Utah. He died February 23, 2009 when attacked with small-arms fire in Balad, Iraq.
Army SGT. Matthew C. Bohling, 22, of Eagle River, Alaska. Died September 5, 2005, serving during Operation Iraqi Freedom. Assigned to 2nd Battalion, 69th Armor Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Benning, Georgia. Died of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle during combat operations in Ramadi, Iraq.

Alaska Heroes

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Marine Cpl. Jason S. Clairday, 21, of Camp Fulton, Arkansas. Died December 12, 2004, serving during Operation Iraqi Freedom. Assigned to 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California. Died of wouinds sustained when hit by enemy small-arms fire in Fallujah, Anbar Province, Iraq. (RECIPIENT OF THE NAVY CROSS FOR EXTRAORDINARY HEROISM.)
Marine Cpl. William C. Comstock, 21, of Van Buren, Arkansas. Died April 22, 2009, serving during Operation Iraqi Freedom. Assigned to 2nd Supply Battalion, Combat Logistics Regiment 25, 2nd Marine Logistics Group, II Marine Expeditionary Force, of Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. Died in Anbar Province, Iraq, of injuries sustained in a non-hostile incident.
Marine LCpl. Brian C. Hopper, 21, of Wynne, Arkansas. Died January 26, 2005, serving during Operation Iraqi Freedom. Assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base, Hawaii. Died of injuries sustained when the CH-53E helicopter he was in crashed near Rutbah, Iraq.

Arkansas Heroes

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Army Master Sgt. David L. Hurt Died February 20, 2009 Serving During Operation Enduring Freedom 36, of Tucson, Ariz.; assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group (Airborne), Fort Bragg, N.C.; died Feb. 20, in Kandahar, Afghanistan, from wounds received in Khordi, Afghanistan, when his military vehicle was struck by an improvised explosive device followed by small arms fire attack by enemy forces.
Army Sgt. 1st Class Glen J. Whetten Died March 12, 2010 Serving During Operation Enduring Freedom 31, of Mesa, Ariz.; assigned to the 1st Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kan.; died March 12 near Kandahar, Afghanistan, of wounds sustained when enemy forces attacked his vehicle with an improvised explosive device.
Army MSG. David L. Hurt, 36, of Tucson, Arizona. Died February 20, 2009, serving during Operation Enduring Freedom. Assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group (Airborne), Fort Bragg, North Carolina. Died in Kandahar, Afghanistan, from injuries sustained in Khordi, Afghanistan, when the enemy attacked his vehicle with an improvised explosive device and small-arms fire.

Arizona Heroes

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Navy Lt. Cmdr. Erik S. Kristensen (1972-2005) was awarded (posthumously) the Bronze Star with "V" Device for valor and the Purple Heart for his actions in Afghanistan on 28 June 2005.
Army SPC Matthew W. Creed, 23, of Covina, California. Died October 22, 2006, serving during Operation Iraqi Freedom. Assigned to 1st Battalion, 22nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas. Died of wounds sustained when hit by enemy sniper small-arms fire during combat operations in Baghdad, Iraq.
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California Heroes

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Army PFC Jacob H. Wykstra, 21, of Thornton, Colorado. Died May 28, 2014, serving during Operation Enduring Freedom. Assigned to 1st Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colorado. Died of injuries sustained when the Chinook helicopter he was in hit a communications antenna and crashed in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan. The incident was placed under investigation.
Marine Lance Cpl. Brandon W. Pearson Died November 4, 2010 Serving During Operation Enduring Freedom 21, of Arvada, Colo.; assigned to 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.; died Nov. 4 in Helmand province, Afghanistan, while conducting combat operations.
Army PFC. George R. Geer, 27, of Cortez, Colorado. Died January 17, 2005, serving during Operation Iraqi Freedom. Assigned to 1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division, Camp Casey, South Korea. Died of injuries sustained when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device detonated near his position in Ramadi, Iraq.

Colorado Heroes

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Marine LCpl. Philip A. Johnson, 19, of Hartford, Connecticut. Died September 3, 2006, serving during Operation Iraqi Freedom. Assigned to 3rd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. Died of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near the vehicle he was in while conducting combat operations in Habbaniyah, Anbar Province, Iraq.
Army SPC Tyanna S. Avery-Felder, 22, of Bridgeport, Connecticut. Died April 7, 2004, serving during Operation Iraqi Freedom. Assigned to 296th Brigade Support Battalion, 3rd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, Fort Lewis, Washington. Died in Mosul, Iraq, of injuries sustained April 4 when an improvised explosive device detonated near her vehicle in Balad, Iraq.
Navy MCPO Brian R. Bill, 31, of Stamford, Connecticut. Died August 6, 2011, serving during Operation Enduring Freedom. Assigned to an East Coast-based SEAL team. Died of injuries sustained when the CH-47 Chinook helicopter he was in was hit by enemy fire and crashed in Tangi Joi Zareen, Sayd Abad District, Wardak Province, Afghanistan. MCPO Bill was a member of a SEAL team that, with others, was on an IRF mission to assist members of the 75th Rangers engaged in a fierce firefight.

Connecticut Heroes

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Marine Cpl. Cory L. Palmer Died May 6, 2006 Serving During Operation Iraqi Freedom 21, of Seaford, Del.; assigned to the 2nd Reconnaissance Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.; died May 6 at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio of wounds sustained May 1 while conducting combat operations in Anbar province, Iraq.
Rest in peace! Army Warrant Officer Sean W. Mullen Died June 2, 2013 Serving During Operation Enduring Freedom 39, of Dover, Del.; assigned to 2nd Battalion, 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Fort Campbell, Ky.; died June 2 in Lashkar Gah, Afghanistan, of wounds caused by an improvised explosive device.

Delaware Heroes

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Army CPT Adam P. Snyder, 26, of Fort Pierce, Florida. Died December 5, 2007, serving during Operation Iraqi Freedom. Assigned to 1st Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Kentucky. Died of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated beneath his vehicle during combat operations in Tikrit, Salah ad Din Province, Iraq,
Army SGT Joe Polo, 24, of Opalocka, Florida. Died March 29, 2007, serving during Operation Iraqi Freedom. Assigned to 2nd Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colorado. Died of injuries sustained when his unit was attacked by enemy forces using an improvised explosive device and small-arms fire during combat operations in Baghdad, Iraq.
Marine LCpl. James R. Phillips, 21, of Hillsboro, Florida. Died December 23, 2004, serving during Operation Iraqi Freedom. Assigned to 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California. Died of injuries sustained from hostile fire during combat operations in Fallujah, Anbar Province, Iraq.

Florida Heroes

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Army CPL Jonathan R. Ayers, 24, of Snellville, Georgia. Died July 13, 2008, serving during Operation Enduring Freedom. Assigned to 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment (Airborne), 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, Vicenza, Italy. Died of injuries sustained when his outpost was attacked by enemy forces using small-arms fire and rocket-propelled grenades in Wanat, Kunar Province, Afghanistan.
Army Master Sgt. Mitchell W. Young Died July 13, 2008 Serving During Operation Enduring Freedom 39, of Jonesboro, Ga.; assigned to the 1st Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Fort Bragg, N.C.; died on July 13 of wounds sustained when his vehicle struck an improvised explosive device in Kajaki Sofla, Afghanistan.
Marine 1st Lt. Dan T. Malcom Jr. Died November 10, 2004 Serving During Operation Iraqi Freedom 25, of Brinson, Ga.; assigned to 1st Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.; killed Nov. 10 by enemy action in Anbar province, Iraq.

Georgia Heroes

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U.S. Marine Corps Sergeant Matthew T. Abbate, 26, of Honolulu, Hawaii, assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, based out of Camp Pendleton, California, was killed on December 2, 2010, while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan. He is survived by his wife Stacie Rigall, son Carson, mother Karen Binion, father Salvatore Abbate, and siblings Dominica Abbate, Elliot Abbate, Valerie Binion, and Kelly Binion.
Army SPC Cwislyn K. Walter, 19, of Honolulu, Hawaii. Died February 19, 2009, serving during Operation Iraqi Freedom. Assigned to 29th Special Troops Battalion, 29th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Hawaii Army National Guard. Died of injuries sustained in a non-combat related incident vehicle accident in Kuwait City, Kuwait.
Air Force Capt Reid K. Nishizuka, 30, of Kailua, Hawaii. Died April 27, 2013, serving during Operation Enduring Freedom. Assigned to 427th Recon Squadron, Beale AFB, CA, serving with 361st Expedition Recon Squadron, Afghanistan. Died when the MC-12 aircraft he was piloting crashed in Zabul Province NE of Kandahar Airfield. The plane provides intel, surveillance, recon & support to ground forces. The crash is under investigation, but reports indicate no enemy in area at time of crash.

Hawaii Heroes

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Marine Maj Alan Rowe, 35, of Hagerman, Idaho. Died September 3, 2004, serving during Operation Iraqi Freedom. Assigned to 1st Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, California. Died of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his position as he returned to his vehicle after inspecting a bridge near the Syrian border in Anbar Province, Iraq.
Army SPC. Thomas P. Murach, 22, of Meridian, Idaho. Died May 4, 2013, serving during Operation Enduring Freedom. Assigned to 1st Battalion, 36thInfantry, 1stBrigade Combat Team, 1stArmored Division, Fort Bliss, Texas. Died in Maiwand, Kandahar Province, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained when the vehicle he was in was attacked by an enemy improvised explosive device.
Operation Enduring Warrior shares...... Today we remember PFC. Cody O. Moosman, 24, of Preston, Idaho, who died July 3 2012, in Afghanistan. "Moose"...... 1000 Meter Row (To Represent his joining of the U.S. Army in 2010).... then (10x)....7 Bar Facing Burpee’s (7 to represent the month of July that he was K.I.A.).... 3 Thrusters (95#/65#) (3 to represent the day in which he was K.I.A.).... 10 Rounds...then 1200 Meter Run (with Weighted Vest or Med. Ball 20#/14#)......

Idaho Heroes

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army 1st Lt. Debra A. Banaszak Died October 28, 2005 Serving During Operation Iraqi Freedom 35, of Bloomington, Ill.; assigned to the 1035th Maintenance Company, Missouri Army National Guard, Jefferson Barracks, Mo., died from non-combat related injuries on Oct. 28 at Camp Victory, Kuwait.
Navy PO1 Jennifer A. Valdivia, 27, of Cambridge, Illinois. Died January 16, 2007, serving during Operation Iraqi Freedom. Assigned to naval security force for Naval Support Activity, Bahrain. Died of an unspecified cause in a non-combat-related incident in Bahrain.

Illinois Heroes

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Army Spc. Matthew C. Frantz Died January 20, 2006 Serving During Operation Iraqi Freedom 23, of Lafayette, Ind.; assigned to the 1st Special Troops Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Ky.; killed Jan. 20 when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee during patrol operations in Huwijah, Iraq.
Army CPL Ryan A. Woodward, 20, of Logansport, Indiana. Died September 8, 2007, serving during Operation Iraqi Freedom. Assigned to 1st Squadron, 73rd Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina. Died in Balad, Salah ad Din Province, Iraq, of wounds sustained when hit by enemy small-arms fire during combat operations in Baghdad, Iraq.
Army Spc. Jonathan D. Menke Died August 4, 2008 Serving During Operation Iraqi Freedom 22, of Madison, Ind.; assigned to the 38th Military Police Company, 38th Infantry Division, Indiana Army National Guard, Danville, Ind.; died Aug. 4 in Baghdad of wounds sustained when debris from an improvised explosive device that was detonated on an overpass fell onto his vehicle.

Indiana Heroes

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Army Spc. Donald L. Nichols Died April 13, 2011 Serving During Operation Enduring Freedom 21, of Shell Rock, Iowa; assigned to 1st Battalion, 133rd Infantry Regiment, Iowa Army National Guard, Waterloo, Iowa; died April 13, in Mehtar Lam district, Afghanistan, of wounds sustained when insurgents attacked his unit using an improvised explosive device.
Army Pfc. Katie M. Soenksen Died May 2, 2007 Serving During Operation Iraqi Freedom 19, of Davenport, Iowa; assigned to the 410th Military Police Company, 720th Military Police Battalion, 89th Military Police Brigade, Fort Hood, Texas; died May 2 in Baghdad of wounds sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near her vehicle.
Marine LCpl Benjamin R. Carman, 20, of Jefferson, Iowa. Died April 6, 2004, serving during Operation Iraqi Freedom. Assigned to 2nd Battalion, 4th Marines, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, California. Died of wounds sustained when hit by enemy small-arms fire during combat operations in Ramadi, Anbar Province, Iraq.

Iowa Heroes

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Army SGT Charles J. McClain, 26, of Fort Riley, Kansas. Died October 31, 2006, serving during Operation Enduring Freedom. Assigned to 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, New York. Died of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle during combat operations in Wygal Valley, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan.
Army Sgt. Aaron M. Smith Died October 2, 2009 Serving During Operation Enduring Freedom 25, of Manhattan, Kan.; assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 87th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), Fort Drum, N.Y.; died Oct. 2 in Nerkh district, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained when enemy forces attacked his unit using small-arms fire.

Kansas Heroes

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Army Pfc. Scott A. Messer Died February 2, 2006 Serving During Operation Iraqi Freedom 26, of Ashland, Ky.; assigned to the 1st Squadron, 32nd Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Ky.; died Feb. 2 when his Humvee accidentally rolled over during convoy operations in Ashraf, Iraq.
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Marine Capt. Eric D. Terhune Died June 19, 2008 Serving During Operation Enduring Freedom 34, of Lexington, Ky.; assigned to 2nd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Twentynine Palms, Calif.; died June 19 while conducting combat operations in Farah Province, Afghanistan.

Kentucky Heroes

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Army National Guard Spc. Darryl T. Dent Died August 26, 2003 Serving During Operation Iraqi Freedom 21, of Washington, D.C.; assigned to the 547th Transportation Company, U.S. Army National Guard, based in Washington, D.C.; killed Aug. 26 in southeast Arimadi, Iraq. Dent was in a convoy when an improvised explosive device struck his vehicle.

Washington DC

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Army SPC Christian J. Romig, 24, of Kenner, Louisiana. Died January 5, 2011, serving during Operation Enduring Freedom. Assigned to 1st Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Kentucky. Died of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his position during combat operations in Khogani District, Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan.
Army PV2 Joshua C. Burrows, 20, of Bossier City, Louisiana. Died November 26, 2006, serving during Operation Iraqi Freedom. Assigned to 1st Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Bridade, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas. Died of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle during combat operations in Baghdad, Iraq.
Army Pfc. Matthew E. Wildes Died August 27, 2009 Serving During Operation Enduring Freedom 18, of Hammond, La.; assigned to the 1st Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colo.; died Aug. 27 in Maywand, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his vehicle with an improvised explosive device.

Louisiana Heroes

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Marine LCpl. Angel Rosa, 21, of South Portland, Maine. Died March 13, 2007, serving during Operation Iraqi Freedom. Assigned to 3rd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. Died of wounds sustained while conducting combat operations in al Anbar Province, Iraq.
Army SGT Edmund W. McDonald, 25, of Casco, Maine. Died March 29, 2007, serving during Operation Enduring Freedom. Assigned to 782nd Brigade Support Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina. Died of injuries sustained in a non-combat related vehicle accident on March 28, 2007, in North Kabul, Afghanistan.
Army SGT. Andrew L. Hutchins, 20, of New Portland, Maine. Died November 8, 2010, serving during Operation Enduring Freedom. Assigned to 3rd Special Troops Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Kentucky. Died at Combat Outpost Sabari, Khost Province, Afghanistan, of wounds sustained when hit by enemy small-arms fire.

Maine Heroes

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Marine Cpl Nicholas L. Ziolkowski, 22, of Towson, Maryland. Died November 14, 2004, serving during Operation Iraqi Freedom. Assigned to 1st Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. Died of wounds sustained when hit by enemy sniper small-arms fire during combat operations in Fallujah, Anbar Province, Iraq.
Marine Cpl. Jason David Mileo Died April 14, 2003 Serving During Operation Iraqi Freedom 20 of Centreville, Md.; assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division based in Twentynine Palms, Calif.; shot and killed after being mistaken for an enemy soldier in the vicinity of Baghdad.
Army CPT. Sara M. Knutson, 27, of Eldersburg, Maryland. Died March 11, 2013, serving during Operation Enduring Freedom. Assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, Hunter Army Airfield, Georgia. Died in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan, when the UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter he was in crashed during a routine training mission. There was no report of an enemy attack but the incident is under investigation.

Maryland Heroes

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Air Force Maj. David L. Brodeur Died April 27, 2011 Serving During Operation Enduring Freedom 34, of Auburn, Mass., assigned to 11th Air Force, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska; died April 27 in Kabul, Afghanistan, of wounds sustained from gunfire from an Afghan military trainee.
Army CPT Joel E. Cahill, 34, of Norwood, Massachusetts. Died November 6, 2005, serving during Operation Iraqi Freedom. Assigned to 1st Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Benning, Georgia. Died of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle during combat operations in Dawr, Salah ad Din Province, Iraq.
Marine LCpl Andrew J. Zabierek, 25, of Chelmsford, Massachusetts. Died May 21, 2004, serving during Operation Iraqi Freedom. Assigned to 2nd Battalion, 2nd Marines, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, attached to I MEF. Died of injuries sustained when deliberately hit by a moving vehicle while on foot patrol during combat operations in Anbar Province, Iraq.

Massachusetts Heroes

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Army Spc. Charles T. Heinlein Jr. Died July 31, 2007 Serving During Operation Iraqi Freedom 23, of Hemlock, Mich.; assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 3rd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division (Stryker Brigade Combat Team), Fort Lewis, Wash.; died July 31 in Baghdad of wounds sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle.
Army SSG Kristopher D. Rodgers, 29, of Sturgis, Michigan. Died August 16, 2008, serving during Operation Enduring Freedom. Assigned to 1st Battalion, 26th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas. Died of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle during combat operations in Korengal, Kunar Province, Afghanistan.

Michigan Heroes

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