Hero Stories for fallen military soldier

My Hero. Spc. Daniel C. Lawson, Army

Spc. Daniel C. Lawson, Army, Spc. Daniel C. Lawson will be greatly missed. He was loved by many and will forever be in our hearts and minds. God is still in control and we will forever praise him! Love you brother, Mela

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Gary L. Gooch, Jr.

Spc. Gary L. Gooch, Jr., 22, of Ocala, Florida, died November 5, 2009, in Jelewar, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his vehicle with an improvised explosive device. Spc. Gooch was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 17th Infantry Regiment, 5th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Fort Lewis, Washington. </d

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Aaron S. Aamot

Spc. Aaron S. Aamot, 22, of Custer, Washington, died November 5, 2009, in Jelewar, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his vehicle with an improvised explosive device. Spc. Aamot was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 17th Infantry Regiment, 5th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Fort Lewis, Washington. </d

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Amy C. Tirador

Staff Sgt. Amy C. Tirador, 29, of Albany, New York, died November 4, 2009, in Kirkush, Iraq, of injuries sustained from a non-combat related incident. Staff Sgt. Tirador was assigned to the 209th Military Intelligence Company, 1st Squadron, 14th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Fort Lewis, Washington. </d

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Benjamin W. Sherman

Sgt. Benjamin W. Sherman, 21, of Plymouth, Massachusetts, was killed November 4, 2009, in Bala Murghab, Afghanistan, while participating in a resupply mission. Sgt. Sherman was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina. </d

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My Hero. Sgt. Michael P. Scusa.

Sgt. Michael P. Scusa, Army, Operation Enduring Freedon Michael was a great son, brother, husband, father, uncle and nephew. He was the youngest of 4 children. He was married and leave behind his wife Alyssa and 1 year old son Connor. His mother, 2 sisters and 2 brothers,7 nephews and 1 niece. He always had a smile on his face and knew that the military was his calling. He is loved and missed so much. He took a piece of everyone's heart with him. We are so very Proud of you Michael our Hero ...

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Tony Carrasco, Jr.

Spc. Tony Carrasco, Jr., 25, of Berino, New Mexico, died November 4, 2009, in Ad Dawr, Iraq, of a gunshot wound suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit. Spc. Carrasco was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 32nd Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kansas. </d

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Julian L. Berisford

Spc. Julian L. Berisford, 25, of Benwood, West Virginia, died November 4, 2009, in Paktika province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using small arms and rocket-propelled grenade fires. Spc. Berisford was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 509th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, Fort Richardson, Alaska. </d

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Jonathon M. Sylvestre

Spc. Jonathon M. Sylvestre, 21, of Colorado Springs, Colorado, died November 2, 2009, in Kut, Iraq, of injuries sustained from a non-combat related incident. Spc. Sylvestre was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 10th Field Artillery Regiment, 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Benning, Georgia. </d

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My Hero. Chief Warrant Office Three Niall D. Lyons

Niall D. Lyons, Army, Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom Chief Warrant Office Three Niall D. Lyons, 40, died October 26, 2009 when his MH-47 Chinook helicopter crashed while conducting military s in western Afghanistan. Niall was a soldier and a hero. He was a loving father, son, brother and friend. His 16 years of service in the United States Army was nothing less than his life's wish. And for that he paid the ultimate price. April N. Ly

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