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Army SSgt. Robert A. Massarelli, 32, of Hamilton, Ohio. Died June 24, 2012, serving during Operation Enduring Freedom. Assigned to 96th Transportation Company, 180th Transportation Battalion, 4th Sustainment Brigade, 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), Fort Hood, Texas. Died of wounds suffered when the vehicle he was in was attacked in Kandahar, Afghanistan, by an enemy improvised explosive device.

Army SPC. Ember M. Alt, 21, of Beech Island, South Carolina. Died June 18, 2013, serving during Operation Enduring Freedom. Assigned to 68th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 43rd Sustainment Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colorado. Died in Bagram AFB, Parwan Province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked her unit with indirect fire.

Army Spc. Darrion T. Hicks, 21, of Raleigh, North Carolina. Died July 19, 2012, serving during Operation Enduring Freedom. Assigned to 54th Engineer Battalion, 18th Engineer Brigade, 21st Theater Sustainment Command, Bamberg, Germany. Died in Ghazni Province, Afghanistan, from injuries sustained from an enemy 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 SPC. Robert W. Ellis, 21, of Kennewick, Washington. Died June 18, 2013, serving during Operation Enduring Freedom. Assigned to 68th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 43rd Sustainment Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colorado. Died in Bagram AFB, Parwan Province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit with indirect fire.

Army PFC.Cody J. Towse, 21, of Elk Ridge, Utah. Died May 14, 2013, serving during Operation Enduring Freedom. Assigned to 3rd Battalion, 41st Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, Fort Bliss, Texas. Died in Senjaray, Kandahar Province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his convoy unit with an improvised explosive device.

Army Sgt. Daniel J. Brown Died March 24, 2012 Serving During Operation Enduring Freedom 27, of Jerome, Idaho, assigned to 2nd Battalion, 8th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colo.; died March 24 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of wounds caused by an improvised explosive device.

The beautiful face of courage: Lance Cpl. William Kyle Carpenter USMC Carpenter, 21, of Gilbert lost the eye, most of his teeth and use of his right arm from a grenade blast Nov. 21 near Marjah, Helmand Province, Afghanistan. Friends and family say he threw himself in front of the grenade to protect his best friend in Afghanistan, Cpl. Nick Eufrazio

Army SGT. Louis R. Torres, 23, of Oberlin, Ohio. Died August 22, 2012, serving during Operation Enduring Freedom. Assigned to 2nd Battalion, 3rd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington. Died in San Antonio, Texas, of wounds suffered when he encountered an enemy improvised explosive device, Aug. 6, in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan.

Army Pfc. Brenden N. Salazar, 20, of Chuluota, Florida. Died July 22, 2012, serving during Operation Enduring Freedom. Assigned to 1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, Caserma Ederle, Italy. Died in Pul-E Alam, Logar Province, Afghanistan, when enemy forces attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device.

Army Pfc. Julian L. Colvin, 21, of Birmingham, Alabama. Died July 22, 2012, serving during Operation Enduring Freedom. Assigned to 508th Special Troops Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina. Died in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered from an enemy improvised explosive device.

Army SSG. Richard L. Berry, 27, of Scottsdale, Arizona. Died July 22, 2012, serving during Operation Enduring Freedom. Assigned to 508th Special Troops Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina. Died in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered from an enemy improvised explosive device.

Army CPT. James D. Nehl, 37, of Gardiner, Oregon. Died November 9, 2012, serving during Operation Enduring Freedom. Assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 16th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kansas. Died in Ghazni Province, Afghanistan, from small arms fire while on patrol during combat operations.

Army SSG. Ricardo Seija, 31, of Tampa, Florida. Died July 8, 2012, serving during Operation Enduring Freedom. Assigned to 978th Military Police Company, 93rd Military Police Battalion, Fort Bliss, Texas. Died of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit in Maidan Shahr, Wardak Province, Afghanistan, with an improvised explosive device.

Army SSG. Wesley R. Williams, 25, of New Carlisle, Ohio. Died Decembere 10, 2012, serving during Operation Enduring Freedom. Assigned to 1st Battalion, 38th Infantry Regiment, 4th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, under control of the 7th Infantry Division, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington. Died in Kandahar, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device.

Army Pfc. Adam C. Ross, 19, of Lyman, South Carolina. Died July 24, 2012, serving during Operation Enduring Freedom. Assigned to 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, Vicenza, Italy. Died in Wardak Province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when he came under enemy 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 SSG. Sonny C. Zimmerman, 25, of Waynesfield, Ohio. Died July 16, 2013, serving during Operation Enduring Freedom. Assigned to 1st Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, Fort Campbell, Kentucky. Died in Mushaka, Paktia Province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when his vehicle was attacked by a rocket propelled grenade.

Army Cpl. Nicholas H. Olivas. Died May 30, 2012. Serving during Operation Enduring Freedom. 20, of Fairfield, Ohio; assigned to 4th Squadron, 73rd Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina. Died in Zharay, Afghanistan, when enemy forces attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device.

Army SGT. Christopher J. Birdwell, 25, of Windsor, Colorado. Died August 27, 2012, serving during Operation Enduring Freedom. Assigned to 4th Special Troops Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colorado. Died in Kalagush, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan, of injuries suffered from enemy, small arms fire.

Army SPC. Ray A. Ramirez, 20, of Sacramento, California. Died June 1, 2013, serving during Operation Enduring Freedom. Assigned to 3rd Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Georgia. Died in Wardak Province, Afghanistan, from injuries sustained when his unit was attacked by an improvised explosive device.