Fallen Soldiers

 

 2001-2002

Updated 11/9/03

 

 


 

 

They proudly served their country.
Now, they proudly serve with angel's wings.

                    CT Dawson
                    January, 2002

                     


 


In memory of those that gave their lives in this war on terrorism.

2001-2002

 

 

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December 20, 2002

 

United States Army

Sgt.Steven Checo, 22,
New York City
504th Infantry, Fort Bragg, N.C.,

 

Killed when his unit came under attack from hostile forces in Afghanistan.

 

October 8, 2002

 

United States Marine Corps

Lance Cpl. Antonio J. Sledd, 20
Hillsborough, Fla.

Lima Company, 3rd Battalion, 1st
Marines, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, Camp Pendleton, Calif.


Died from wounds received in action while participating in an urban exercise as part of Exercise Eager
Mace in Kuwait.

 

October 2, 2002

 

United States Army

Sgt. 1st Class, Mark Wayne Jackson, 40
Glennie, Mich.

1st Special Forces Group, Ft. Lewis, Wash


Killed in an explosion outside the gate of Camp Enrile Malagutay, in Zamboanga, Philippines.

 

August 7, 2002

 

United States Army

Sgt. 1st Class Christopher James Speer, 28,
Albuquerque, N.M.,
U.S. Army Special Operations
Command at Fort Bragg, N.C.

 

Died on Aug. 7 as the result of wounds received in action in Afghanistan on July 27.

 

June 12, 2002

 

United States Air Force:

Tech. Sgt. Sean M. Corlew, 37,
Thousand Oaks, Calif.
 Air Force's 16th
Special Operations Wing at Hurlburt Field, Fla.

Staff Sgt. Anissa A. Shero, 31,
Grafton, W.Va.;
Air Force's 16th
Special Operations Wing at Hurlburt Field, Fla. 

United States Army

Sgt. 1st Class Peter P. Tycz II, 32,
Tonawanda, N.Y.
Army's 3rd Special Forces Group, Fort Bragg, N.C. 

Photo provided by friends and family members.
Link to Peter's web site
www.petertycz.com


Crash of an MC-130H Combat Talon II aircraft, shortly after take-off near the Bande Sardeh Dam in Afghanistan

 

May 19, 2002

 

United States Army

Sgt. Gene Arden Vance Jr., 38,
Morgantown, W.Va.
Member of the 19th Special Forces Group of the West Virginia National Guard

 

Killed in action when his unit came under attack from hostile forces in Afghanistan.

 

 April 15, 2002

 

United States Army

Staff Sgt. Brian T. Craig, 27
Texas
710th Explosive Ordnance Detachment, San Diego, Calif.

Staff Sgt. Justin. J. Galewski, 28
Kansas
710th Explosive Ordnance Detachment, San Diego, Calif.

Sgt. Jamie O. Maugans, 27
Kansas
710th Explosive Ordnance Detachment, San Diego, Calif.

Sgt. 1st Class Daniel A. Romero, 30
Colorado
19th Special Forces Group, Pueblo, Colo.

 

Qandahar, Afghanistan

 

March 27, 2002

 

United States Navy

Navy SEAL Chief Petty Officer Matthew J. Bourgeois, 35, Tallahassee, Fla.,

 

Qandahar, Afghanistan

 

 March 4, 2002

 

United States Army

Sgt. Bradley S. Crose, 27,
Orange Park, Fla.

Sgt. Philip J. Svitak, 31

Joplin, Mo.

Spc. Marc A. Anderson, 30
Brandon, Fla.

Pfc. Matthew A. Commons, 21
Boulder City, Nev.

United States Navy

Aviation Boatswain's Mate-Handling Petty Officer 1st Class Neil C. Roberts, 32
Woodland, Calif.

United States Air Force:

Tech. Sgt. John A. Chapman, 36,
Waco, Texas.

Senior Airman Jason D. Cunningham, 26
Camarillo, Calif.

 

 MH-47 Chinook helicopter Operation Anaconda

 

 March 2, 2002

 

Chief Warrant Officer Stanley L. Harriman, 34
Wade, N.C.

3rd Special Forces Group at Fort Bragg, N.C.

 

First soldier killed in action by enemy fire.

 

February 21, 2002

 

 

United States Army

Maj. Curtis D. Feistner
 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment, Fort Campbell, Ky.

Chief Warrant Officer 2 Jody L. Egnor
 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment, Fort Campbell, Ky.

Staff Sgt. Kerry W. Frith
 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment, Fort Campbell, Ky.

Sgt. Jeremy D. Foshee
 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment, Fort Campbell, Ky.

Capt. Bartt D. Owens
 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment, Fort Campbell, Ky.

Staff Sgt. James P. Dorrity
 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment, Fort Campbell, Ky.

Staff Sgt. Bruce A. Rushforth, Jr.
 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment, Fort Campbell, Ky.

Spc. Thomas F. Allison
160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment, Fort Campbell, Ky.  

United States Air Force

Master Sgt. William L. McDaniel II
 353rd Special Operations Group, Kadena Air Base, Japan. 

Staff Sgt. Juan M. Ridout
353rd Special Operations Group, Kadena Air Base, Japan.  

 

 MH-47 aircraft that crashed at sea in the southern Philippines

 

February 13, 2002

 

 

Spc. Jason A. Disney, 21

Fallon, Nev.

7th Transportation Battalion, Fort Bragg, N.C

 

Died February 13, 2002 after sustaining injuries when a piece of heavy equipment fell on him
at Bagram Air Base, Afghanistan.

 

January 19, 2002

 

 

United States Marine Corps

Staff Sgt. Walter F. Cohee III, 26
Wicomico, Md. 
Communications Navigations Systems Technician.

Sgt. Dwight J Morgan, 24,
Mendocino, Calif. 
Helicopter Mechanic

 

Marine CH-53E crash January 19, 2002

 

January 9, 2002
 

 

 

United States Marine Corps

Captain Matthew W. Bancroft, 29
Shasta, CA.
Command Pilot: Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 352 (VMGR-352),
the "Raiders"  Marine Corps Air Station, Miramar, Calif.

Captain Daniel G. McCollum, 29
Richland, SC. 
Co-Pilot: Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 352 (VMGR-352),
the "Raiders"  Marine Corps Air Station, Miramar, Calif.

Gunnery Sergeant Stephen L. Bryson, 35
Montgomery, AL. 
Flight Engineer: Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 352 (VMGR-352),
the "Raiders"  Marine Corps Air Station, Miramar, Calif.

Staff Sergeant Scott N. Germosen, 37
Queens, NY.
Loadmaster: Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 352 (VMGR-352),
the "Raiders"  Marine Corps Air Station, Miramar, Calif.

Sergeant Nathan P. Hays, 21
Lincoln, WA.
Flight Mechanic: Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 352 (VMGR-352),
the "Raiders"  Marine Corps Air Station, Miramar, Calif.

Lance Corporal Bryan P. Bertrand, 23
Coos, OR. 
Flight Navigator: Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 352 (VMGR-352),
the "Raiders"  Marine Corps Air Station, Miramar, Calif.

Sergeant Jeannette L. Winters, 25
Du Page, IL. 
Radio Operator: Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 352 (VMGR-352),
the "Raiders"  Marine Corps Air Station, Miramar, Calif.

 

 Crash of a KC-130/R aircraft in Pakistan January 9, 2002

 

 

January 4, 2002

 

United States Army

Sgt. 1st Class Nathan Ross Chapman, 31
San Antonio, Texas,

 

Killed in action in Afghanistan as the result of enemy fire

 

December 10, 2001
 

 

 

Johnny Micheal Spann, 32
Virginia suburb of Washington
 Spann was a paramilitary trooper within the
CIA's Directorate of Operations' Special Activities Division

 

 

December 5, 2001

 

United States Army

Master Sergeant Jefferson Donald Davis, 39
Clarksville, Tennessee
 3rd Battalion, 5th Special Forces Group, Ft. Campbell, Ky

Sergeant First Class Daniel Henry Petithory, 32 Cheshire, Massachusetts
3rd Battalion, 5th Special Forces Group, Ft. Campbell, Ky 

Staff Sergeant Brian Cody Prosser, 28
Frazier Park, California
3rd Battalion, 5th Special Forces Group, Ft. Campbell, Ky 

 

Killed by ordnance from a B-52 aircraft north of Kandahar, Afghanistan.

 

October 19, 2001

 

United States Army

Spc. Jonn J. Edmunds, 20
Cheyenne, Wyoming

US Army Ranger

Pfc. Kristofor T. Stonesifer, 28
Missoula, Montana

US Army Ranger

 

Killed in a Blackhawk helicopter accident in Pakistan

 

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