2019honorees

Army Capt. Kyle A. Comfort

Army Capt. Kyle A. Comfort Died May 8, 2010 Serving During Operation Enduring Freedom 27, of Jacksonville, Ala.; assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, Fort Benning, Ga.; died May 8 in Now Zad, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using an improvised explosive device. Benning Read more…

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Marine Cpl. Christopher J. Lapka

  Marine Cpl. Christopher J. Lapka Died October 30, 2004 Serving During Operation Iraqi Freedom 22, of Peoria, Ariz.; assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Hawaii; killed Oct. 30 by enemy action in Anbar province, Iraq. Arizonan killed in Read more…

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2018honorees

Army Capt. Ronald G. Luce Jr.

Army Capt. Ronald G. Luce Jr. Died August 2, 2009 Serving During Operation Enduring Freedom 27, of Fayetteville, N.C.; assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 20th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Mississippi Army National Guard, Jackson, Miss.; died Aug. 2 in Qole Gerdsar, Afghanistan, of wounds sustained when insurgents attacked his vehicle Read more…

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2018honorees

Army Staff Sgt. Anthony D. Davis

Army Staff Sgt. Anthony D. Davis Died January 6, 2009 Serving During Operation Iraqi Freedom 29, of Daytona Beach, Fla.; assigned to the 1st Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, Hunter Army Airfield, Georgia; died Jan. 6 in Tikrit, Iraq, of wounds sustained when he was shot by enemy forces. Stepfather recalls Read more…

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Army Pfc. Jacob H. Wykstra

Army Pfc. Jacob H. Wykstra Died May 28, 2014 Serving During Operation Enduring Freedom 21, of Thornton, Colo.; assigned to 1st Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colo.; died May 28 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained in an aircraft accident.

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