Hero Stories for Memorials

Vinson B. Adkinson III

Staff Sgt. Vinson B. Adkinson III, 26, of Harper, Kansas, died August 31, 2010, in Logar province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his vehicle with an improvised explosive device. Staff Sgt. Adkinson was assigned to the 173rd Brigade Support Battalion, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, Bamberg, Germany. </d

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Tags: Army , Memorials , Kansas , OEF

Matthew J. West

Staff Sgt. Matthew J. West, 36, of Conover, Wisconsin, died August 30, 2010, in the Arghandab River Valley, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device. Staff Sgt. West was assigned to the 71st Explosive Ordnance Disposal Group, Fort Carson, Colorado. </d

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Tags: Army , Memorials , OEF , Wisconsin

Mark A. Noziska

1st Lt. Mark A. Noziska, 24, of Papillon, Nebraska, died August 30, 2010, in Malajat, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device. 1st Lt. Noziska was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 22nd Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colorado. </d

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Tags: Army , Memorials , Nebraska , OEF

J. Kessler

Staff Sgt. Kevin J. Kessler, 32, of Canton, Ohio, died August 30, 2010, in the Arghandab River Valley, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device. Staff Sgt. Kessler was assigned to the 4th Brigade Support Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colorado. </d

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Tags: Army , Memorials , OEF , Ohio

Kevin J. Kessler

Staff Sgt. Kevin J. Kessler, 32, of Canton, Ohio, died August 30, 2010, in the Arghandab River Valley, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device. Staff Sgt. Kessler was assigned to the 4th Brigade Support Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colorado. </d

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Tags: Army , Memorials , OEF , Ohio

Jesse Infante

Staff Sgt. Jesse Infante, 30, of Cypress, Texas, died August 30, 2010, in the Arghandab River Valley, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device. Staff Sgt. Infante was assigned to the 4th Brigade Support Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colorado. </d

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Tags: Army , Memorials , OEF , Texas

Dale A. Goetz

Capt. Dale A. Goetz, 43, of White, South Dakota, died August 30, 2010, in the Arghandab River Valley, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device. Capt. Goetz was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 66th Armor Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colorado. </d

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Casey J. Grochowiak

Staff Sgt. Casey J. Grochowiak, 34, of Lompoc, California, died August 30, 2010, in Malajat, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device. Staff Sgt. Grochowiak was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 22nd Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colorado. </d

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Chad D. Clements

Pfc. Chad D. Clements, 26, of Huntington, Indiana, died August 30, 2010, in the Arghandab River Valley, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device. Pfc. Clements was assigned to the 4th Brigade Support Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colorado. </d

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Tags: Army , Memorials , Indiana , OEF

Ellery R. Wallace

Capt. Ellery R. Wallace, 33, of Utah, died August 29, 2010, at Nangahar, Afghanistan, of wounds sustained when his military vehicle was struck by rocket propelled grenade on August 28 at Nangahar, Afghanistan. Capt. Wallace was assigned to the 1st Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Kentucky. </d

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Tags: Army , Memorials , OEF , Utah