Hero Stories for OIF

Justin J. Duffy

Sgt. Justin J. Duffy, 31, of Cozad, Nebraska, died June 2, 2009, in Baghdad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle. Sgt. Duffy was assigned the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina. </d

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Marko M. Samson

Spc. Marko M. Samson, 30, of Columbus, Ohio, died May 31, 2009, in Tikrit, Iraq, of injuries suffered from a non-combat related incident. Spc. Samson was assigned to the 277th Aviation Support Battalion, 10th Combat Aviation Brigade, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), Fort Drum, New York. </d

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Samuel D. Stone

Spc. Samuel D. Stone, 20, of Port Orchard, Washington, died May 31, 2009, in Tallil, Iraq, of injuries suffered during a non-combat related vehicle roll-over. Spc. Stone was assigned to the 1st Squadron, 303rd Cavalry Regiment, Bremerton, Washington. </d

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Thomas E. Lee III

Pvt. Thomas E. Lee III, 20, of Dalton, Georgia, died May 29, 2009, in Mosul, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an explosive device struck his vehicle. Pvt. Lee was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas. </d

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Bradley W. Iorio

Pvt. Bradley W. Iorio, 19, of Galloway, New Jersey, died May 29, 2009, at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Landstuhl, Germany, of injuries suffered from a non-combat related incident on May 27 in Tallil, Iraq. Pvt. Iorio was assigned to the Special Troops Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, Fort Bliss, Texas. </d

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Chad A. Edmundson

Spc. Chad A. Edmundson, 20, of Williamsburg, Pennsylvania, died May 27, 2009, in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered while on a dismounted patrol when an improvised explosive device detonated near his unit. Spc. Edmundson was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 112th Infantry, 56th Stryker Brigade, Pennsylvania Army National Guard. </d

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Duane G. Wolfe

Cmdr. Duane G. Wolfe, 54, of Port Hueneme, California, died May 25, 2009, from injuries suffered as a result of an improvised explosive device attack on his convoy southeast of Fallujah, Iraq. Cmdr. Wolfe was assigned to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Gulf Region Division in Iraq. </d

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Maged M. Hussein

Maged M. Hussein, 43, of Cairo, Egypt, died May 25, 2009, in Al Taqaddum, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near his convoy vehicle in Fallujah, Iraq. Mr. Hussein was a civilian employee of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, Jacksonville, Florida. </d

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Brian Naseman

Sgt. 1st Class Brian Naseman, 36, of New Bremen, Ohio, died May 22, 2009, in Taji, Iraq, of a non-combat related incident. Sgt. 1st Class Naseman was assigned to the 108th Forward Support Company, attached to 2nd Battalion, 127th Infantry, 32nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Sussex, Wisconsin. </d

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Jason E. George

Maj. Jason E. George, 38, of Tehachapi, California, died May 21, 2009, near Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds sustained when his unit was attacked while on dismounted patrol by enemy forces using improvise explosive devices. Maj. George was an Army Reservist assigned to the 252nd Combined Arms Battalion, Fayetteville, North Carolina. </d

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