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General Norman Schwarzkopf. Vietnam vet-3 Silver Stars for valor, a Bronze Star & Purple Heart. Commanding General of First Gulf War 1991 with clarity of purpose & few coalition casualties. Stormin' Norman; a military hero and man of honor...rest in peace 1944- 12/27/12

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Army Sgt. Cari Anne Gasiewicz Died December 4, 2004 Serving During Operation Iraqi Freedom 28, of Depew, N.Y.; assigned to the 202nd Military Intelligence Battalion, 513th Military Intelligence Brigade, Fort Gordon, Ga.; killed Dec. 4 when two improvised explosive devices detonated near her convoy in Baqubah, Iraq. I served with her in Iraq.

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Army PFC. Sam W. Huff, 18, of Tucson, Arizona. Died April 18, 2005, serving during Operation Iraqi Freedom. Assigned to 170th Military Police Company, 504th Military Police Battalion, 42nd Military Police Brigade, Fort Lewis, Washington. Died in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries sustained April 17 when an improvised explosive device detonated near her vehicle.

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Army Pfc. Katie M. Soenksen Died May 2, 2007 Serving During Operation Iraqi Freedom 19, of Davenport, Iowa; assigned to the 410th Military Police Company, 720th Military Police Battalion, 89th Military Police Brigade, Fort Hood, Texas; died May 2 in Baghdad of wounds sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near her vehicle.

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Army Pvt. Carson J. Ramsey Died October 10, 2004 Serving During Operation Iraqi Freedom 22, of Winkelman, Ariz.; assigned to 2nd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas; killed Oct. 10 when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device detonated near his military vehicle in Baghdad.

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Tuskegee Air WOMEN!!!

Six decades after our Tuskegee sisters broke the barrier in the military, former Marine Captain Vernice Armour  became the first female African American combat pilot in 2003. Yes she did.  Yes we can.

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Army Sgt. Marshall A. Westbrook Died October 1, 2005 Serving During Operation Iraqi Freedom 43, of Farmington, N.M.; assigned to the 126th Military Police Company, New Mexico Army National Guard, Albuquerque, N.M.; killed Oct. 1 when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee in Baghdad.

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Army Sgt. Faith R. Hinkley, 23 of Colorado Springs, Colo.; assigned to 502nd Military Intelligence Battalion, 201st Battlefield Surveillance Brigade, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash.; died Aug. 7,2010 in Baghdad, of wounds sustained when insurgents attacked her unit in Iskandariya, Iraq.

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Army SPC. Christopher M. Taylor, 25, of Daphne, AL. Died February 16, 2004, serving during Operation Iraqi Freedom. Assigned to 1165th Military Police Company, Alabama Army National Guard, Fairhope, Alabama, attached to the 18th Military Police Brigade. Died of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device struck his convoy in Baghdad, Iraq.

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