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    Army Spc. Christopher S. Merchant Died March 1, 2006 Serving During Operation Iraqi Freedom 32, of Hardwick, Vt.; assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 172nd Infantry Regiment, Vermont Army National Guard, Jericho, Vt.; killed March 1 when his Humvee came under attack by enemy forces using a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device and rocket-propelled grenade in Ramadi, Iraq.

    Army Sgt. Joshua A. Johnson Died January 25, 2006 Serving During Operation Iraqi Freedom 24, of Richford, Vt.; assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 172nd Infantry Regiment (Mountain), Vermont Army National Guard, Jericho, Vt.; killed Jan. 25, when a rocket-propelled grenade struck his vehicle during combat operations in Ramadi, Iraq.

    Army SPC Chad J. Vollmer, 24, of Grand Rapids, Michigan. Died December 23, 2006, serving during Operation Iraqi Freedom. Assigned to 1st Battalion, 125th Infantry, Michigan Army National Guard, Big Rapids, Michigan. Died of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle during combat operations in Salman Pak, Babil Province, Iraq.

    Army 2nd Lt. Mark J. Procopio Died November 2, 2005 Serving During Operation Iraqi Freedom 28, of Stowe, Vt.; assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 172nd Infantry Regiment, Vermont Army National Guard, Jericho, Vt.; killed Nov. 2 when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee during combat operations in Ramadi, Iraq.

    Army Spc. Scott P. McLaughlin Died September 22, 2005 Serving During Operation Iraqi Freedom 29, of Hardwick, Vt.; assigned to the 1st Battalion, 172nd Armor Regiment, 42nd Armor Division, Vermont Army National Guard, St. Albans, Vt.; killed Sept. 22 by enemy small-arms fire in Ramadi, Iraq.

    Army Pvt. Bobby Mejia II Died December 23, 2006 Serving During Operation Iraqi Freedom Saginaw, Mich.; assigned to the 1st Battalion, 125th Infantry, Big Rapids, Mich.; died Dec. 23 in Salman Pak, Iraq, of wounds sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near their vehicle during combat operations.

    Army Spc. Alan N. Bean Jr. Died May 25, 2004 Serving During Operation Iraqi Freedom 22, of Bridport, Vt.; assigned to 1st Battalion, 86th Field Artillery, Army National Guard, Williston, Vt.; killed May 25 when his unit came under mortar attack at Forward Operating Base Kalsu, near Iskandariyah, Iraq.

    Army Pvt. Matthew T. Zeimer Died February 2, 2007 Serving During Operation Iraqi Freedom 18, of Glendive, Mont.; assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 69th Armor Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga.; died Feb. 2 in Ramadi, Iraq, of injuries sustained when he came in contact with enemy forces using small arms fire.

    Army Sgt. Kevin F. Sheehan Died May 25, 2004 Serving During Operation Iraqi Freedom 36, of Milton, Vt.; assigned to 1st Battalion, 86th Field Artillery, Army National Guard, Williston, Vt.; killed May 25 when his unit came under mortar attack at Forward Operating Base Kalsu, near Iskandariyah, Iraq.

    Army Spc. Solomon C. Bangayan Died January 2, 2004 Serving During Operation Iraqi Freedom 24, of Jay, Vt.; assigned to 2nd Battalion, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C.; killed in action when his convoy was ambushed by the enemy who used an improvised explosive device (IED), small arms fire, and a rocket-propelled grenade, on Jan. 2 in Baghdad.

    Marine Cpl Christopher E. Esckelsonk, 22 of Vassar, Michigan. Died December 28, 2006, serving During Operation Iraqi Freedom. Assigned to 1st Battalion, 24th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, U.S. Marine Forces Reserve, Lansing, Michigan. Died of wounds sustained when hit by enemy small-arms fire during combat operations in Fallujah, Anbar Province, Iraq.

    Army Staff Sgt. David R. Berry Died February 22, 2007 Serving During Operation Iraqi Freedom 37, of Wichita, Kan.; assigned to 1st Battalion, 161st Field Artillery, Kansas Army National Guard, Dodge City, Kansas; died Feb. 22 in Qasim, Iraq, when the vehicle he was in was struck an improvised explosive device.

    Army Sgt. Jamie A. Gray Died June 7, 2004 Serving During Operation Iraqi Freedom 29, of Montpelier, Vt.; assigned to Headquarters, Headquarters Battery, 1st Battalion, 86th Field Artillery, Vermont Army National Guard, Williston, Vt.; killed June 7 when his vehicle hit an improvised explosive device in Scania, Iraq.

    Army SSG. Nelson D. Trent, 37, of Austin, Texas. Died December 13, 2012, serving during Operation Enduring Freedom. Assigned to 56th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 36th Infantry Division, Texas Army National Guard, Fort Worth, Texas. Died in Kandahar, Afghanistan, when enemy forces attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device.

    Army Pfc. Cody O. Moosman, 24, of Preston, Idaho. Died July 3, 2012, serving during Operation Enduring Freedom. Assigned to 1st Battalion, 28th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kansas. Died in Gayan Alwara Mandi, Afghanistan, when enemy forces attacked his unit with small arms fire.

    Army 1stLt. Alejo R. Thompson, 30, of Yuma, Arizona. Died May 11, 2012, serving during Operation Enduring Freedom. Assigned to 1st Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colorado. Died in Bagram, Afghanistan, when enemy forces attacked his unit with small-arms fire.

    Army 1st Lt. Jason G. Timmerman Died February 21, 2005 Serving During Operation Iraqi Freedom 24, of Tracy, Minn.; assigned to the 1st Battalion, 151st Field Artillery, 34th Infantry Division, Minnesota Army National Guard, Montevideo, Minn.; killed Feb. 21 when an improvised explosive device detonated as he was assisting injured soldiers in his unit in Baghdad.

    Army Staff Sgt. Robert R. Pirelli Died August 15, 2007 Serving During Operation Iraqi Freedom 29, of Franklin, Mass.; assigned to 3rd Battalion, 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Fort Carson, Colo.; died Aug. 15 in Baqubah, Iraq, of wounds sustained from enemy small-arms fire.

    Army Sgt. 1st Class John T. Stone Died March 28, 2006 Serving During Operation Enduring Freedom 52, of Norwich, Vt.; assigned to the 15th Civil Support Team, Vermont Army National Guard, South Burlington, Vt.; killed March 28 as a result of enemy mortar and small arms attacks during combat operations in Lashkagar, Afghanistan.

    Army Command Sgt. Maj. Marilyn L. Gabbard Died January 20, 2007 Serving During Operation Iraqi Freedom 46, of Polk City, Iowa; assigned to Joint Forces Headquarters, Iowa Army National Guard, Camp Dodge, Johnston, Iowa; died in Baghdad on Jan. 20 when the UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter she was in crashed.

    Marine Lance Cpl. Jeffery S. Holmes Died November 25, 2004 Serving During Operation Iraqi Freedom 20, of White River Junction, Vt.; assigned to 1st Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.; killed Nov. 25 by enemy action in Anbar province, Iraq.