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Army Pfc. Christopher M. Eckhardt Died May 3, 2006 Serving During Operation Iraqi Freedom 19, of Phoenix, Ariz.; assigned to the 4th Battalion, 42nd Field Artillery, 1st Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas; died May 3 from a non-combat related cause in Taji, Iraq.

Army 1stLt. Alejo R. Thompson. Died May 11, 2012. Serving during Operation Enduring Freedom. 30, of Yuma, Arizona; 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 Staff Sgt. Justin T. Gallegos Died October 3, 2009 Serving During Operation Enduring Freedom 27, of Tucson, Ariz.; assigned to the 3rd Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colo.; died Oct. 3 in Kamdesh, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his contingency outpost with small arms, rocket-propelled grenade and indirect fires.

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 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 Capt. Anthony Palermo Died April 6, 2007 Serving During Operation Iraqi Freedom 26, of Brockton, Mass.; assigned to the 1st Battalion, 18th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Schweinfurt, Germany; died April 6 in Baghdad when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle during combat operations.

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.

Army Pfc. Larry Parks Jr. Died June 18, 2007 Serving During Operation Iraqi Freedom 24, of Altoona, Pa.; assigned to the 1st Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga.; died June 18 in Arab Jabour, Iraq, of wounds sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle.

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. 1st Class Todd M. Harris Died November 3, 2010 Serving During Operation Enduring Freedom 37, of Tucson, Ariz.; assigned to the 1st Battalion, 87th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, N.Y.; died Nov. 3 in Badghis province, Afghanistan, of wounds sustained when insurgents attacked his unit with small-arms fire.

Army Spc. Adam J. Hardt Died March 22, 2009 Serving During Operation Enduring Freedom 19, of Avondale, Ariz.; assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 87th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), Fort Drum, N.Y.; died March 22, at Forward Operating Base Airborne in Wardak province, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained from a non-combat related incident.

Army Pfc. Harry N. Shondee Jr. Died August 3, 2004 Serving During Operation Iraqi Freedom 19, of Ganado, Ariz.; assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 12th Armored Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas; died Aug. 3 of injuries sustained while on patrol Aug. 2 when an improvised explosive device detonated near the in Baghdad.

Army Spc. Andrew C. Ehrlich Died October 18, 2004 Serving During Operation Iraqi Freedom 21, of Mesa, Ariz.; assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 2nd Infantry Regiment, 1st Infantry Division, Vilseck, Germany; died Oct. 18 in Muqdadiyah, Iraq, of non-combat-related injuries.

Army Chief Warrant Officer Christopher C. Johnson Died August 14, 2007 Serving During Operation Iraqi Freedom 31, of Michigan; assigned to the 1st Battalion, 52nd Aviation Regiment, Task Force 49, Fort Wainwright, Alaska; died Aug. 14 in Taqaddum, Iraq, of injuries sustained when his helicopter crashed.

Army Spc. Christopher A. Merville Died October 12, 2004 Serving During Operation Iraqi Freedom 26, of Albuquerque, N.M.; assigned to 2nd Battalion, 17th Field Artillery, 2nd Infantry Division, Camp Hovey, Korea; killed Oct. 12th when his unit came under enemy fire during combat operations in Baghdad.

Army Sgt. Sean K. Cataudella Died August 30, 2003 Serving During Operation Iraqi Freedom 28, of Tucson, Ariz.; assigned to the 1st Squadron, 10th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas; died Aug. 30 when the military vehicle he was driving hit an embankment and rolled into a canal in Ba’qubah, Iraq.

Army Chief Warrant Officer 3 Hershel D. McCants Jr. Died February 18, 2007 Serving During Operation Enduring Freedom 33, of Ariz.; assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (Airborne), Fort Campbell, Ky.; died Feb. 18 in southeastern Afghanistan when the Chinook helicopter he was in crashed.

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.

PATRIOT: USA 2LT Emily J. T. Perez, 23, of Texas died in Al Kifl when her HMMWV struck an IED. She was assigned to the 204th Support Battalion, 2nd Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, Ft Hood, TX as a Medical Service Corps officer. Emily was a 2005 graduate of West Point and had been in Company G3.She was the first African-American female cadet Corps command sergeant major. She was a letter winning track and field star in high school as well as West Point. She had been a gospel singer and