ROLL OF HONOR

In Honor of SGT Faith R. Hinkley

On 7 August 2010, SGT Faith R. Hinkley paid the ultimate sacrifice when she died of wounds sustained during a rocket attack on her operations base in Northern Babil, Iraq. A former High School cheerleader and clarinetist in the marching band, she was also the youngest female Soldier in the Army’s finest Human Intelligence Platoon….

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In Honor of Christian Rataczak

Rataczak, Sergeant Christian Glen Our beloved Chris went to be with the Lord on July 9th, 2010. He is survived by his parents, Cheryll and Dave Rataczak, his sister Jennifer Pixley, brother-in-law Todd, nephew Tanner, niece Hailey, many Aunts, Uncles, and cousins. He was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and moved to Phoenix with his family…

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U.S. Army Ranger Captain killed in combat

FORT BRAGG, N.C. (USASOC News Service, May 10, 2010)—A U.S. Army Ranger was killed in action May 8, during combat operations in support of Operation Enduring Freedom while assigned to Company D, 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment. Capt. Kyle A. Comfort, 27, a native of Jacksonville, Ala., was killed by an improvised explosive device during…

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COL Robert L. Howard 1939 – 2009

Posted on http://rlhtribute.com/index.htm This page is dedicated to Robert L. Howard, one of America’s most decorated soldiers. He served five tours in Vietnam and is the only soldier in our nation’s history to be nominated for the Congressional Medal of Honor three times for three separate actions within a thirteen month period. The first nomination was…

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In Honor of Bradley Smith

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FPt26Pg_r-8&feature=player_embedded[/youtube] BY JACQUELINE LEE A Troy airman was killed on Sunday after a roadside bombing in Afghanistan, resulting in the first American combat deaths of the year. Bradley Smith, 24, of Troy, was among three airmen who were killed, according to Smith’s pastor, the Rev. Jim Wiens, a worship pastor at Bethel Baptist Church in…

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