2018honorees

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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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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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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Army Staff Sgt. Keith R. Bishop

Army Staff Sgt. Keith R. Bishop Died October 26, 2009 Serving During Operation Enduring Freedom 28, of Medford, N.Y.; assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Fort Bragg, N.C.. died Oct. 26 of wounds suffered when the MH-47 helicopter he was aboard crashed in Darreh-ye Bum, Afghanistan. Read more…

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Army 1st Lt. Weston C. Lee

1st Lt. Weston C. Lee Died April 29, 2017 Serving During Operation Iraqi Freedom 1st Lt. Weston C. Lee, 25, of Bluffton, Georgia, died April 29, 2017, in Mosul, Iraq, from injuries while conducting security as part of advise and assist support to partnered forces. He was assigned to 1st Read more…

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Army Staff Sgt. Michael H. Simpson

Army Staff Sgt. Michael H. Simpson Died May 1, 2013 Serving During Operation Enduring Freedom 30, of San Antonio, Texas;¬†ied May 1 in Landstuhl, Germany, of wounds caused by an improvised explosive device on April 27 in Arian, Afghanistan;¬†assigned to 4th Battalion, 1st Special Forces Group (Airborne), Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Read more…

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