November 2014 Casualties

We remember these recent heroes who gave their lives for freedoms cause and the families they left behind.

Sgt. 1st Class Michael A. Cathcart, 31, of Bay City, MI, died Nov. 14, in Kunduz Province, Afghanistan, of wounds received from small arms fire while on dismounted combat operations.  He was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group (Airborne), Fort Bragg, NC.

Sgt. Maj. Wardell B. Turner, 48, of Nanticoke, MD, died Nov. 24, in Kabul, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when the enemy attacked his vehicle with a vehicle borne improvised explosive device.  He was assigned to Headquarters, United States Army Garrison, Fort Drum, NY.

Spc. Joseph W. Riley, 27, of Grove City, OH, died Nov. 24, in Kabul, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when the enemy attacked his vehicle with a vehicle borne improvised explosive device.   He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, NC.