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Mickey Zaun

By | October 28th, 2015|1990's, 2000-Present, Army|

Sgt. 1st Class Mickey E. Zaun, 27, was a chemical operations specialist assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, U.S. Army Special Operations Command, at Fort Bragg N.C. Zaun died Jan. 28, 2005, from injuries sustained during a collision between two armored vehicles in the vicinity of Mosul, Iraq. A native of Brooklyn Park, Minn., Zaun [...]

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Timothy Shea

By | October 28th, 2015|2000-Present, Army|

Cpl. Timothy M. Shea, 22, was an infantryman assigned to 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment at Fort Benning, Ga. He was killed in action on Aug. 25, 2005, while conducting combat operations in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom after an Improvised Explosive Device detonated near his vehicle. A native of Sonoma, Calif., Shea was born [...]

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Kevin Morehead

By | October 28th, 2015|1980's, 1990's, 2000-Present, Army|

Master Sgt. Kevin N. Morehead was a Special Forces team sergeant assigned to 3rd Battalion, 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne) at Fort Campbell, Ky. A native of Arkansas, he graduated from Little Rock’s Central High School in 1987. Morehead began his Army career in March 1989 and completed initial entry training at Fort Sam Houston, [...]

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Obediah “OB” Kolath

By | October 28th, 2015|1990's, 2000-Present, Army|

Sgt. 1st Class Obediah J. Kolath died Aug. 28, 2005, from wounds received during combat operations on Aug. 25, 2005, in Iraq against known enemies of the United States of America. He was born Dec. 1, 1972, in Jefferson City, Mo., and graduated from Skyline High School in Urban, Mo. in 1991. He entered the [...]

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Ivica Jerak

By | October 28th, 2015|1980's, 1990's, 2000-Present, Army|

Master Sgt. Ivica Jerak died Aug. 25, 2005, while conducting combat operations in Iraq against known enemies of the United States of America. He was born Oct. 12, 1962 in Debeljak, former Republic of Yugoslavia and graduated from the Center for Education of Personnel in Zadar, former Republic of Yugoslavia in July 1981. He entered [...]

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Kelly Hornbeck

By | October 28th, 2015|1980's, 1990's, 2000-Present, Army|

Master Sgt. Kelly L. Hornbeck, a Special Forces team sergeant assigned to 3rd Battalion, 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne) at Fort Carson, Colo., was a 36-year-old native of Fort Worth, Texas. He died Jan. 18, 2004 in Iraq from wounds sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated during a combat patrol near Baghdad. Hornbeck enlisted [...]

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Richard Herrema

By | October 28th, 2015|1990's, 2000-Present, Army|

Sgt. 1st Class Richard J. Herrema was killed in combat during operations April 25, 2006, in Iraq against known enemies of the United States of America. He was born March 28, 1979, in Grand Rapids, Mich., and graduated from Unity Christian High School in Hudsonville, Mich. He first entered the U. S. Army as an [...]

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George “Andy” Fernandez

By | October 28th, 2015|1980's, 1990's, 2000-Present, Army|

 Andy was the First USASOC KIA during Combat Operations in OIF. Master Sgt. George A. Fernandez was born in El Paso, Texas on June 7, 1966. The son of a retired Army sergeant major, he enlisted in the Army as an infantryman on Jan. 23, 1992. After completing both basic and advanced infantry training, Fernandez [...]

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Trevor Diesing

By | October 28th, 2015|1990's, 2000-Present, Army|

Sgt. 1st Class Trevor John Diesing died Aug. 25, 2005, while conducting combat operations in Iraq against known enemies of the United States of America. He was born May 16, 1975 in Red Wing, Minn. He entered the U.S. Army as an infantryman May 24, 1993, and after completion of initial entry training, was assigned [...]

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Lance Cornett

By | October 28th, 2015|1990's, 2000-Present, Army|

Sgt. 1st Class Lance S. Cornett, 33, a special operations team member assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, U.S. Army Special Operations Command, Fort Bragg, N.C., was killed in action Feb. 3, 2006, while deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Cornett died from injuries sustained while engaging the enemy during a firefight in the [...]

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William Bennett

By | October 28th, 2015|1980's, 1990's, 2000-Present, Army|

Sgt. 1st Class William M. Bennett was a Special Forces medical sergeant assigned to 3rd Battalion, 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne) at Fort Campbell, Ky. He was killed in action during Operation Iraqi Freedom on Sept. 12, 2003 near the town of Ar-Ramadi in Iraq. A native of Tennessee, Bennett was born on March 18, [...]

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Joseph Andres

By | October 28th, 2015|1990's, 2000-Present, Army|

Master Sgt. Joseph J. Andres, Jr., 34, a special operations team member assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, U.S. Army Special Operations Command, Fort Bragg, N.C., was killed in action on Dec. 24, 2005, while conducting combat operations in Iraq. A native of Garfield Heights, Ohio, Andres graduated from Padua Franciscan High School in Parma, [...]

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Jefferson “Donnie” Davis

By | October 28th, 2015|1980's, 1990's, 2000-Present, Army|

Donnie Davis was among the first KIA's of the Global War on Terrorism.  He was an inspiration to his teammates and other members of the Special Forces Community.  He was the Team Sergeant everyone wanted to be like.  He inspired me and many others and I hope that we lived up to his memory.  You [...]

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Daniel H. Petithory

By | October 28th, 2015|1990's, 2000-Present, Army|

Dan was the funniest man I have ever known.  A greater friend no man has ever known. His smile and his stories will forever be missed.  Until we meet again in Valhalla Brother!SFC Daniel H. Petithory, 32, was a Communications Sergeant assigned to ODA 574, Company A, 3rd Battalion, 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne). He [...]

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Brian Cody Prosser

By | October 28th, 2015|2000-Present, Army|

SSG Brian C. Prosser, 28, was a Military Intelligence Sergeant assigned to the Military Intelligence Detachment, 2nd Battalion, 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne). He was killed in action during Operation Enduring Freedom. Cody, as he was known to his family and friends, was born in California on July 17, 1973. He graduated from Maricopa High [...]

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Severin W. Summers

By | October 28th, 2015|2000-Present, Army|

Sgt. 1st Class III died while conducting combat operations in the Qole Gerdsar, Afghanistan, Aug. 2, 2009, while serving as a Special Forces Engineer with Charlie Company, 2nd Battalion, 20th Special Forces Group (Airborne), headquartered at Jackson, Miss. Summers, 43, was killed when a command wired improvised explosive device struck his vehicle while deployed to [...]

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Ben Stevenson

By | October 28th, 2015|2000-Present, Army|

Master Sgt. Benjamin A. Stevenson was born in Albany, New York on February 7th, 1975. He enlisted in the U.S. Army as an Infantryman on June 10th, 1993. After completing Initial Entry Training and Basic Airborne School, Stevenson was assigned to Delta Company, 325th Infantry Battalion Fort Bragg, N.C., where he served for three years [...]

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Christopher Speer

By | October 28th, 2015|1980's, 1990's, 2000-Present, Army|

Sgt. 1st Class Christopher J. Speer was born in Denver, Colo., on September 9, 1973 and enlisted in the U.S. Army on July 8, 1992. After completing basic combat training, he graduated from the Medical Specialist course and was assigned to the U.S. Army Hospital at Carlisle Barracks, Penn. In November 1994, Speer volunteered and [...]

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Steven Langmack

By | October 22nd, 2015|1980's, 1990's, 2000-Present, Army|

SFC Steven Langmack was killed in action in Iraq. He was a veteran of the 1st and 2nd Ranger Battalions including in the prestigious 75th Ranger Regimental Reconnaissance Detachment (RRD) as well as the Army Special Forces. He is a veteran of the Persian Gulf War, Haiti, Afghanistan, and Iraq.  SFC Steven M. Langmack is [...]

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Michael L McNulty

By | October 22nd, 2015|1980's, 1990's, 2000-Present, Army|

MSG Michael McNulty was killed in action in Qaim, Iraq on June 17th 2005. McNulty enlisted in the Army after graduating from high school in Elgin, Ill., in 1986. After a brief separation of service he re-enlisted in 1994 and served with the 327th Infantry Regiment at Fort Campbell, Ky., and later in Hawaii as [...]

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Nathan E Stahl

By | October 22nd, 2015|2000-Present, Army|

PFC. NATHAN E. STAHLKilled in action on Sept. 21, 2004Operation Iraqi FreedomPfc. Nathan E. Stahl, 20, was an infantryman assigned to 2nd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment at Fort Lewis, Wash.He was killed in action while supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom on Sept. 21, 2004, during a combat patrol in central Iraq after an improvised explosive device [...]

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Robert Horrigan

By | October 22nd, 2015|1980's, 1990's, 2000-Present, Army|

Robert was born January 13th, 1965 in Limestone, Maine. Robert graduated in 1984 from Crockett High School in Austin, Texas. He then enlisted in the United States Army after graduation and served in 3rd Battalion 75th Ranger Regiment at Ft. Benning, Ga. In 1991 he was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group [...]

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