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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 Pfc. Corey L. Hicks Died May 2, 2008 Serving During Operation Iraqi Freedom 22, of Glendale, Ariz.; assigned to 1st Battalion, 66th Armor Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas; died May 2 in Baghdad of wounds sustained when his vehicle encountered an improvised explosive device.

    Army Sgt. Nicholas R. Sowinski Died October 11, 2006 Serving During Operation Iraqi Freedom 25, of Tempe, Ariz.; assigned to 4th Squadron, 14th Cavalry Regiment, 172nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, Fort Wainwright, Alaska; died Oct. 11 from injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle in Baghdad.

    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 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 Sgt. Allen R. McKenna Jr. Died February 21, 2012 Serving During Operation Enduring Freedom 28, of Noble, Okla.; assigned to 1st Squadron, 10th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colo.; died Feb. 21 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of unspecified causes.

    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. Ara T. Deysie Died May 9, 2008 Serving During Operation Enduring Freedom 18, of Parker, Ariz.; assigned to the 1st Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Ky.; died May 9 in Paktia Province, Afghanistan, of wounds sustained when his unit came under rocket-propelled grenade fire.

    Army Chief Warrant Officer 2 Matthew C. Laskowski Died February 25, 2004 Serving During Operation Iraqi Freedom 32, of Phoenix, Ariz.; assigned to the 4th Squadron, Outlaw Troop, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Carson, Colo.; killed Feb. 25 when the OH-58 helicopter in which he was flying crashed in Habbinayah, Iraq.

    Marine Lance Cpl. Joshua E. Lucero Died November 27, 2004 Serving During Operation Iraqi Freedom 19, of Tucson, Ariz.; assigned to 2nd Combat Engineer Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.; killed Nov. 27 by enemy action in Anbar province, Iraq.

    Army Spc. Alyssa R. Peterson Died September 15, 2003 Serving During Operation Iraqi Freedom 27, of Flagstaff, Ariz.; assigned C Company, 311th Military intelligence Battalion, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault); died Sept. 15 near Tel Afar, Iraq, from a non-combat weapons discharge.

    U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program Paralympic Sgt. Jerrod Fields, a U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program Paralympic sprinter hopeful, works out at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, Calif. A below-the-knee amputee, Fields won a gold medal in the 100 meters with a time of 12.15 seconds at the Endeavor Games in Edmond, Okla., on June 13, 2009. See more at www.army.mil. Photo by Tim Hipps, FMWRC Public Affairs

    Chris Kyle. Did 4 tours in Iraq and considered the deadliest sniper in American history. Author of the best selling book "American Sniper" was shot and killed on a gun range counseling military veterans dealing with PTSD. An American hero and native Texan. R.I.P. Born in Odessa