Army SPC Adrian M. Perkins, 19, of Pine Valley, California. Died May 17, 2014, serving during Operation Enduring Freedom. Assigned to 1st Battalion, 67th Armor Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colorado. Died at King Hussein Hospital, Amman, Jordan, of an unspecified cause in a non-combat related incident at a Jordanian military base in Jordan. The incident was placed under investigation.
Joseph Lafayette "Joe" Meek (1810–1875) was a trapper, law enforcement official, and politician in the Oregon Country and later Oregon Territory of the United States. A pioneer involved in the fur trade before settling in the Tualatin Valley, Meek would play a prominent role at the Champoeg Meetings of 1843 where he was elected as a sheriff. Later he served in the Provisional Legislature of Oregon before being selected as the United States Marshal for the Oregon Territory.
CNN documentary "Children for Sale: The Fight to End Human Trafficking" looks at underage victims of sex trafficking and what can be done to help them. Credible news source about human trafficking. Sam B.