2018honorees

Army Sgt. Jonathan K. Peney

Army Sgt. Jonathan K. Peney Died June 1, 2010 Serving During Operation Enduring Freedom 22, of Marietta, Ga.; assigned to 1st Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, Hunter Army Airfield, Ga.; died June 1 in Zhari district, Afghanistan, of wounds sustained when he was shot by enemy forces.

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Marine Lance Cpl. Stephen J. Perez

Marine Lance Cpl. Stephen J. Perez Died April 13, 2006 Serving During Operation Iraqi Freedom 22, of San Antonio; assigned to 1st Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.; killed April 13 due to enemy action in Anbar Province, Iraq. Also killed was Read more…

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Army Spc. David M. Fisher

Army Spc. David M. Fisher Died December 1, 2004 Serving During Operation Iraqi Freedom 21, of Green Island, N.Y.; assigned to the 1st Battalion, 101st Cavalry Regiment, New York Army National Guard, Newburgh, N.Y.; killed Dec. 1 while his unit was on patrol in Baghdad and the Humvee in which Read more…

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Army 1st Lt. Kenneth Michael Ballard

Army 1st Lt. Kenneth Michael Ballard Died May 30, 2004 Serving During Operation Iraqi Freedom 26, of Mountain View, Calif.; assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 37th Armored Regiment, 1st Armored Division, from Friedberg, Germany; killed May 30 during a firefight with insurgents in Najaf, Iraq. Calif. mother remembers son killed Read more…

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Army Sgt. 1st Class Curtis Mancini

Army Sgt. 1st Class Curtis Mancini Died January 29, 2004 Serving During Operation Enduring Freedom 43, of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; assigned to 486th Civil Affairs Battalion, Army Reserve, Broken Arrow, Okla.; killed when a weapons cache exploded on Jan. 29, 2004, in Afghanistan.

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Army Sgt. Justin W. Garvey

Army Sgt. Justin W. Garvey Died July 20, 2003 Serving During Operation Iraqi Freedom 23, of Townsend, Mass.; assigned to Headquarters, Headquarters Company, 1-187 Infantry Battalion, Fort Campbell, Ky.; killed during a patrol when the vehicle he occupied was ambushed and struck by a rocket-propelled grenade July 20 at Tallifar, Read more…

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Army Spc. Ari D. Brown-Weeks

Army Spc. Ari D. Brown-Weeks Died September 10, 2007 Serving During Operation Iraqi Freedom 23, of Abingdon, Md.; assigned to the 1st Squadron, 73rd Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C.; died Sept. 10 in Baghdad of injuries sustained in a non-combat-related vehicle rollover. Also Read more…

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Navy SEAL Shane E. Patton

Shane E. Patton Specialty: Navy SEAL BUD/S Class: 239 SEAL Service: (TBD) years Rank: Petty Officer Second Class Age: 22 Home: Boulder City, NV Assigned: SEAL Delivery Vehicle Team ONE, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii Died: June 28, 2005 Operation: Enduring Freedom (Afghanistan) Details: Died while conducting combat operations, when the MH-47 Read more…

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Marine Staff Sgt. Vincent J. Bell

  Born – July 8, 1983  Died – November 30, 2011, in Helmand Province, Afghanistan (28 years old)  SSgt Bell graduated from Crockett Technical High School in Detroit in 2001.  He enlisted in the United States Marine Corps on July 9, 2001, and subsequently began Recruit Training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, SC.  After completing boot camp and subsequent Read more…

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