April 2014 Casualties

We remember these 4 heroes who gave their lives for freedoms cause and the families they left behind.

Capt. James E. Chaffin III, 27, of West Columbia, SC, died April 1, in
Kandahar, Afghanistan, of a non-combat related incident. The incident is under investigation.   He was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 319th Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, NC

Spc. Kerry M. G. Danyluk, 27, of Cuero, Texas, died April 15 at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Germany, of injuries sustained April 12 when enemy forces attacked his unit with small arms fire in Pul-e-Alam, Logar province, Afghanistan.
He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 87th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, NY

Pfc. Christian J. Chandler, 20, of Trenton, TX, died April 28 in Baraki Barak District, Logar province, Afghanistan, when enemy forces attacked his unit with small arms fire.  He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 87th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light), Fort Drum, NY

Sgt. Shawn M. Farrell II, 24, of Accord, NY, died April 28, in Nejrab District, Kapisa province, Afghanistan, of wounds sustained when enemy forces attacked his unit with small arms fire.  He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light), Fort Drum, New York.

July 2013 Casulaties

We remember these eleven heroes who gave their lives in July and the families they left behind

Spc. Hilda I. Clayton, 22, of Augusta, Ga.
1st Sgt. Tracy L. Stapley, 44, of Clearfield, Utah
Pvt. Errol D.A. Milliard, 18, of Birmingham, Ala
Lance Cpl. Benjamin W. Tuttle, 19, of Gentry, Ark
Staff Sgt. Sonny C. Zimmerman, 25, of Waynesfield, Ohio
Spc. Anthony R. Maddox, 22, of Port Arthur, Texas
1st Lt. Jonam Russell, 25, of Cornville, Ariz.,
Sgt. Stefan M. Smith, 24 of Glennville, Ga., and
Spc. Rob L. Nichols, 24, of Colorado Springs, Colo.
Sgt. Eric T. Lawson, 30, of Stockbridge, Ga.,
Spc. Caryn E. Nouv, 29, of Newport News, Va

June 2013 Casualties

We remember these eighteen heroes who gave their lives in June and the families they left behind.

Spc. Ray A. Ramirez, 20, of Sacramento, Calif.
Spc. Kyle P. Stoeckli, 21, of Moseley, Va
Pfc. Mariano M. Raymundo, 21, of Houston, Texas
Warrant Officer Sean W. Mullen, 39, of Dover, Del
Staff Sgt. Job M. Reigoux, 30, of Austin, Texas
2nd Lt. Justin L. Sisson, 23, of Phoenix, Ariz.,
Spc. Robert A. Pierce, 20, of Panama, Okla.
Lt. Col. Todd J. Clark, 40, of Evans Mills, N.Y.
Maj. Jaimie E. Leonard, 39, of Warrick, N.Y.
Staff Sgt. Jesse L. Thomas Jr., 31, of Pensacola, Fla
Lance Cpl. Jared W. Brown, 20, of Youngstown, Fla
Sgt. Justin R. Johnson, 25, of Hobe Sound, Fla,
Spc. Ember M. Alt, 21, of Beech Island, S.C.,
Spc. Robert W. Ellis, 21, of Kennewick, Wash.
Spc. William R. Moody, 30, of Burleson, Texas
Spc. Javier Sanchez Jr., 28, of Greenfield, Calif
Sgt. Corey E. Garver, 26, of Topsham, Maine
Sgt. Justin R. Rogers, 25, of Barton, N.Y

December 2012 Casualties

Eleven Heroes gave their lives for our country this month

Lance Cpl. Anthony J. Denier, 26, of Mechanicville, N.Y.
Sgt. 1st Class. Darren M. Linde, 41, of Sidney, Mont.
Spc. Tyler J. Orgaard, 20, of Bismarck, N.D.
Petty Officer 1st Class Nicolas D. Checque, 28, of Monroeville, Pa
Staff Sgt. Wesley R. Williams, 25, of New Carlisle, Ohio
Staff Sgt. Nelson D. Trent, 37, of Austin, Texas
Staff Sgt. Nicholas J. Reid, 26, of Rochester, N.Y.
Sgt. 1st Class Kevin E. Lipari, 39, of Baldwin, N.Y.
Cdr. Job W. Price, 42, of Pottstown, Pa
Sgt. Enrique Mondragon, 23, of The Colony, Texas
Pfc. Markie T. Sims, 20, of Citra, Fl

October 2012 Casualties

Seventeen lives given for our country this month.

Sgt. Thomas J. Butler IV, 25, of Wilmington, N.C.
Sgt. Jeremy F. Hardison, 23, of Maysville, N.C.
Sgt. Donna R. Johnson, 29, of Raeford, N.C.
Sgt. 1st Class Aaron A. Henderson, 33, of Houlton, Maine
Sgt. Camella M. Steedley, 31, of San Diego, Calif
Warrant Officer Joseph L. Schiro, 27, of Coral Springs, Fla.
Staff Sgt. Justin C. Marquez, 25, of Aberdeen, N.C.
Sgt. Thomas R. Macpherson, 26, of Long Beach, Ca
Sgt. 1st Class Ryan J. Savard, 29, of Sierra Vista, Ariz
Cmdr. Joel Del Mundo Tiu, 49, of Manila, Philippines
Spc. Brittany B. Gordon, 24, of St. Petersburg, Fla
Sgt. Robert J. Billings, 30, of Clarksville, Va
Pfc. Shane G. Wilson, 20, of Kuna, Idaho
Chief Warrant Officer Michael S. Duskin, 42, of Orange Park, Fla
Staff Sgt.  Kashif  M. Memon, 31, of Houston, Texas
Sgt. Clinton K. Ruiz, 22, of Murrieta, Calif
Cpl. Alex F. Domion, 21, of Richfield Springs, N.Y

September 2012 Casualties

Nineteen lives given for our country this month.

Spc. Kyle R. Rookey, 23, of Oswego, N.Y.
Staff Sgt. Jeremie S. Border, 28, of Mesquite, Texas
Staff Sgt. Jonathan P. Schmidt, 28, of Petersburg, Va.
Lance Cpl. Alec R. Terwiske, 21, of Dubois, Ind
Chief Warrant Officer 2 Jose L. Montenegro Jr., 31, of Houston, Texas
Chief Warrant Officer 2 Thalia S. Ramirez, 28, of San Antonio, Texas
Sgt. Kyle B. Osborn, 26, of Lafayette, Ind.
Lt. Col. Christopher K. Raible, 40, of North Huntingdon, Pa.
Sgt. Bradley W. Atwell, 27, of Kokomo, Ind
Sgt. Sapuro B. Nena, 25, of Honolulu
Spc. Joshua N. Nelson, 22, Greenville, N.C.
Pfc. Genaro Bedoy, 20, of Amarillo, Texas
Pfc. Jon R. Townsend, 19, Claremore, Okla.
Sgt. Jason M. Swindle, 24, of Cabot, Ark
Gunners Mate 2nd Class Dion R. Roberts, 25, of North Chicago, Ill.
Staff Sgt. Orion N. Sparks, 29, of Tucson, Ariz.
Sgt. Jonathan A. Gollnitz, 28, of Lakehurst, N.J.
Sgt. 1st Class Riley G. Stephens, 39, of Tolar, Texas
Sgt. 1st Class Daniel T. Metcalfe, 29, of Liverpool, N.Y

July 2012 Casualties

Forty Two lives given for our country this month.

Pfc. Cody O. Moosman, 24, of Preston, Idaho
Capt. Bruce A. MacFarlane, 46, of Oviedo, Florida
Staff Sgt. Raul M. Guerra, 37, of Union City, N.J
Spc. Jonathan Batista, 22, of Kinnelon, N.J
Cpl. Juan P. Navarro, 23, of Austin, Texas
Staff Sgt. Ricardo Seija, 31, of Tampa, Fla.
Spc. Erica P. Alecksen, 21, of Eatonton, Ga.
Spc. Clarence Williams III, 23, of Brooksville, Fla.
Pfc. Trevor B. Adkins, 21, of Spring Lake, N.C.
Pfc. Alejandro J. Pardo, 21, of Porterville, Calif.
Pfc. Cameron J. Stambaugh, 20, of Spring Grove, Pa.
Spc. Sterling W. Wyatt, 21, of Columbia, Mo
Sgt. Michael E. Ristau, 25, of Rockford, Ill
Staff Sgt. Carl E. Hammar, 24, of Lake Havasu City, Ariz
Sgt. Erik N. May, 26, of Independence, Kan
Spc. Sergio E. Perez Jr., 21, of Crown Point, Ind.
Spc. Nicholas A. Taylor, 20, of Berne, Ind.
Sgt. Daniel A. Rodriguez, 28, of Baltimore, Md.
Sgt. Jose J. Reyes, 24, San Lorenzo, Puerto Rico
Cpl. Joshua R. Ashley, 23, of Rancho Cucamonga, Calif
Spc. Krystal M. Fitts, 26, of Houston, Texas
Chief Naval Aircrewman Sean P. Sullivan, 40, of St. Louis, Mo.
Naval Aircrewman (Helicopter) 2nd Class Joseph P. Fitzmorris, 31, of Ruston, La.
Pfc. Jeffrey L. Rice, 24, of Troy, Ohio
Spc. Darrion T. Hicks, 21, of Raleigh, N.C
Staff Sgt. Brandon R. Pepper, 31, of York, Pa
Petty Officer 2nd Class Michael J. Brodsky, 33, of Tamarac, Fla.
Pfc. Julian L. Colvin, 21, of Birmingham, Ala.
Staff Sgt. Richard L. Berry, 27, of Scottsdale, Ariz.
Sgt. Eric E. Williams, 27, of Murrieta, Calif.
Pfc. Adam C. Ross, 19, of Lyman, S.C.
Spc. Justin L. Horsley, 21, of Palm Bay, Fla.
Pfc. Brenden N. Salazar, 20, of Chuluota, Fla.
Sgt. Justin M. Hansen, 26, of Traverse City, Mich
Pfc. Theodore M. Glende, 23, of Rochester, N.Y.
Sgt. 1st Class Bobby L. Estle, 38, of Lebanon, Ohio
Pfc. Jose Oscar Belmontes, 28, of La Verne, Calif.
Spc. Benjamin C. Pleitez, 25, of Turlock, Calif.
1st Lt. Sean R. Jacobs, 23, of Redding, Calif.
Sgt. John E. Hansen, 41, of Austin, Texas
Gunnery Sgt. Jonathan W. Gifford, 34, of Palm Bay, Fla.
Gunnery Sgt. Daniel J. Price, 27, of Holland, Mich

June 2012 Casualties

Twenty Eight lives given for our country this month

Spc. Gerardo Campos, 23, of Miami, Fla
Pfc. Vincent J. Ellis, 22, of Tokyo, Japan
Capt. Scott P. Pace, 33, of Brawley, Calif.
1st Lt. Mathew G. Fazzari, 25, of Walla Walla, Wash.
Cpl. Anthony R. Servin, 22, of Moreno Valley, Calif
Pfc. Brandon D. Goodine, 20, of Luthersville, Ga
Master Chief Petty Officer Richard J. Kessler Jr., 47, of Gulfport, Fla.
Pfc. Nathan T. Davis, 20, Yucaipa, Calif.
Spc. Bryant J. Luxmore, 25, New Windsor, Ill
Cpl. Taylor J. Baune, 21, of Andover, Minn
Sgt. 1st Class Barett W. McNabb, 33, of Chino Valley, Ariz
Sgt. Nicholas C. Fredsti, 30, of San Diego, Calif.
Sgt. Joseph M. Lilly, 25, of Flint, Mich.
Spc. Trevor A. Pinnick, 20, of Lawrenceville, Ill.
Pfc. Jarrod A. Lallier, 20, of Spokane, Wash
1st Lt. Ryan D. Rawl, 30, Lexington, S.C.
Sgt. 1st Class Matthew B. Thomas, 30, Travelers Rest, S.C.
Spc. John D. Meador II, 36, Columbia, S.C.
Sgt. Jose Rodriguez, 22, of Gustine, Calif.
Lance Cpl. Eugene C. Mills III, 21, of Laurel, Md.
Maj. Paul C. Voelke, 36, of Monroe, N.Y.
Pfc. Steven P. Stevens II, 23, of Tallahassee, Fla.
Lance Cpl. Niall W. Coti-Sears, 23, of Arlington, Va
Staff Sgt. Matthew J. Leach, 29, of Ferndale, Mich
1st Lt. Stephen C. Prasnicki, 24, of Lexington, Va
Sgt. James L. Skalberg Jr., 25, of Cullman, Ala.
Staff Sgt. Robert A. Massarelli, 32, of Hamilton, Ohio
Sgt. Michael J. Strachota, 28, of White Hall, Ark.

May 2012 Casualties

Forty One lives given for our country this month

Capt. Bruce K. Clark, 43, Spencerport, N.Y.
Staff Sgt. Zachary H. Hargrove, 32, of Wichita, Kan
Master Sgt. Gregory L. Childs, 38, Warren, Ark
Sgt. John P. Huling, 25, of West Chester, Ohio
Staff Sgt. Thomas K. Fogarty, 30, of Alameda, Calif
2nd Lt. David E. Rylander, 23, of Stow, Ohio
Spc. Junot M. L. Cochilus, 34, of Charlotte, N.C.
Sgt. Jacob M. Schwallie, 22, of Clarksville, Tenn.
Spc. Chase S. Marta, 24, of Chico, Calif.
Pfc. Dustin D. Gross, 19, of Jeffersonville, Ky.
Petty Officer Second Class Jorge Luis Velasquez, 35, of Houston
1st Lt. Alejo R. Thompson, 30, of Yuma, Ariz
Sgt. Wade D. Wilson, 22, of Normangee, Texas
SSpc.Vilmar Galarza Hernandez, 21, of Salinas, Calif.
Spc. Alex Hernandez III, 21, of Round Rock, Texas
Sgt. Brian L. Walker, 25, of Lucerne Valley, Calif.
Pfc. Richard L. McNulty III, 22, Rolla, Mo.
Staff Sgt. Israel P. Nuanes, 38, of Las Cruces, N.M.
Sgt. Michael J. Knapp, 28, of Overland Park, Kan.
Sgt. Jabraun S. Knox, 23, of Fort Wayne, Ind.
Capt. Jesse A. Ozbat, 28, of, Prince George, Va.
2nd Lt. Tobias C. Alexander, 30, of Lawton, Okla.
Spc. Arronn D. Fields, 27, of Terre Haute, Ind
2nd Lt. Travis A. Morgado, 25, of San Jose, Calif.
Petty Officer 1st Class Ryan J. Wilson, 26, of Shasta, Calif
Pfc. Cale C. Miller, 23, of Overland Park, Kan
Cpl. Keaton G. Coffey, 22, of Boring, Ore
Hospitalman Eric D. Warren, of Shawnee, Okla.
Spc. Vilmar Galarza Hernandez, 21, of Salinas, Calif.
Spc. Tofiga J. Tautolo, 23, of Wilmington, Calif.
Capt. John R. Brainard, 26, of Dover-Foxcroft, Maine
Chief Warrant Officer Five John C. Pratt, 51, of Springfield, Va.
Sgt. Julian C. Chase, 22, of Edgewater, Md.
Lance Cpl. Steven G. Sutton, 24, of Leesburg, Ga
Cpl. Nicholas H. Olivas, 20, of Fairfield, Ohio
Petty Officer 2nd Class Sean E. Brazas, of Greensboro, N.C
Staff Sgt. Roberto Loeza, 28, of El Paso, Texas
Staff Sgt. Alexander G. Povilaitis, 47, of Dawsonville, Ga
Spc. Kedith L. Jacobs, 21, of Denver, Colo
Pfc. Leroy Deronde III, 22, Jersey City, New Jersey
Lance Cpl. Joshua E. Witsman, 23, of Covington, Ind.

March 2012 Casualties

Nineteen lives given for our country this month

Cpl. Conner T. Lowry, 24, of Chicago, Ill
Staff Sgt. Jordan L. Bear, 25, of Denver, Colo.
Pfc. Payton A. Jones, 19, of Marble Falls, Texas
Spc. Edward J. Acosta, 21, of Hesperia, Calif.
Staff Sgt. Jesse J. Grindey, 30, of Hazel Green, Wis.
Spc. Daquane D. Rivers, 21, of Marianna, Fla.
2nd Lt. Clovis T. Ray, 34, of San Antonio, Texas
Sgt. Jamie D. Jarboe, 27, of Frankfort, Ind.
Spc. Dennis P. Weichel Jr., 29, of Providence, R.I.
Capt. Aaron D. Istre, 37, of Vinton, La.
Sgt. Daniel J. Brown, 27, of Jerome, Idaho
Sgt. William R. Wilson III, of Getzville, N.Y.
Sgt. Joseph D’Augustine, 29, of Waldwick, N.J.
Capt. Francis D. Imlay, 31, of Vacaville, Calif.
Pfc. Johnathon F. Davis, 20, of Griffin, Ga.
Cpl. Roberto Cazarez, 24, of Harbor City, Calif.
Spc. David W. Taylor, 20, of Dixon, Ky.
Spc. James E. Dutton, 25, of Checotah, Okla
Cpl. Michael J. Palacio, 23, of Lake Elsinore, Calif.

January 2012 Casualties

Twenty Seven lives given for our country this month

Spc. Pernell J. Herrera, 33, of Espanola, N.M.
Petty Officer 1st Class Chad R. Regelin, 24, of Cottonwood, Calif.
Senior Airman Bryan R. Bell, 23, of Erie, Pa.
Tech. Sgt. Matthew S. Schwartz, 34, of Traverse City, Mich.
Airman 1st Class Matthew R. Seidler, 24, of Westminster, Md.
Staff Sgt. Jonathan M. Metzger, 32, of Indianapolis, Ind.
Spc. Robert J. Tauteris Jr., 44, of Hamlet, Ind.
Spc. Christopher A. Patterson, 20, of Aurora, Ill.
Spc. Brian J. Leonhardt, 21, of Merrillville, Ind.
Pfc. Dustin P. Napier, 20, of London, Ky.,
Pfc. Michael W. Pyron, 30, of Hopewell, Va
Pfc. Neil I. Turner, 21, of Tacoma, Wash
Sgt. 1st Class Benjamin B. Wise, 34, of Little Rock, Ark
Cpl. Jon-Luke Bateman, 22, of Tulsa, Okla.
Lance Cpl. Kenneth E. Cochran, 20, of Wilder, Idaho
Spc. Keith D. Benson, 27, of Brockton, Mass
Cpl. Phillip D. McGeath, 25, Glendale, Ariz
Capt. Daniel B. Bartle, 27, of Ferndale, Wash.
Capt. Nathan R. McHone, 29, of Crystal Lake, Ill.
MSgt. Travis W. Riddick, 40, of Centerville, Iowa
Cpl. Jesse W. Stites, 23, of North Beach, Md.
Cpl. Kevin J. Reinhard, 25, of Colonia, N.J.
Cpl. Joseph D. Logan, 22, of Willis, Texas
Cpl. Christopher G. Singer, 23, of Temecula, Calif
Capt. Joshua C. Pairsh, 29, of Equality, Ill
1st Lt. David A. Johnson, 24, of Horicon, Wis
Sgt. William C. Stacey, 23, of Redding, Calif

December 2011 Casualties

Sgt. Ryan D. Sharp, 28, of Idaho Falls, Idaho
Sgt. 1st Class Clark A. Corley Jr., 35, of Oxnard, Calif.
Spc. Ryan M. Lumley, 21, of Lakeland, Fla.
Spc. Thomas J. Mayberry, 21, of Springville, Calif.
Lance Cpl. Christopher P. J. Levy, 21, of Ramseur, N.C.
Sgt. Christopher L. Muniz, 24, of New Cuyama, Calif
Spc. Ronald H. Wildrick Jr., 30, of Blairstown, N.J.
Pvt. Jalfred D. Vaquerano, 20, of Apopka, Fla.
Maj. Samuel M. Griffith, 36, of Virginia Beach, Va.
Spc. Mikayla A. Bragg, 21, of Longview, Wash.
Staff Sgt. Joseph J. Altmann, 27, of Marshfield, Wis.
Sgt. Noah M. Korte, 29, of Lake Elsinore, Calif.
Spc. Kurt W. Kern, 24, of McAllen, Texas
Pfc. Justin M. Whitmire, 20, of Easley, S.C.
Petty Officer Stacy O. Johnson, 35, of Rolling Fork, Miss.
Spc. Pernell J. Herrera, 33, of Espanola, N.M