Melissa Stockwell:  Was the first female American soldier in history to lose a limb in active combat and was the first Iraq War veteran to compete in the Paralympic Games as a swimmer in 2008 • Was one of four athletes featured in a documentary called “Warrior Champions” • Completed her residency in prosthetics where she fit other amputees with prosthetic devices

Staten Island's JCC hosts Reelabilities Film Festival

Melissa Stockwell: Was the first female American soldier in history to lose a limb in active combat and was the first Iraq War veteran to compete in the Paralympic Games as a swimmer in 2008 • Was one of four athletes featured in a documentary called “Warrior Champions” • Completed her residency in prosthetics where she fit other amputees with prosthetic devices

Thomas Weldon Fowler (October 31, 1921 – June 3, 1944) - Wichita Falls, TX,Texas A: a United States Army officer, and a recipient of the Medal of Honor for his actions in World War II.  On May 23, 1944 he led the 191st Tank Battalion in a combined armor-infantry attack near Carano in the Anzio Beachhead Italy. Eleven days later, Lieutenant Fowler was killed in action. He was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor on October 28, 1944, for his actions during the battle near Carano.

Thomas Weldon Fowler (October 31, 1921 – June 3, 1944) - Wichita Falls, TX,Texas A: a United States Army officer, and a recipient of the Medal of Honor for his actions in World War II. On May 23, 1944 he led the 191st Tank Battalion in a combined armor-infantry attack near Carano in the Anzio Beachhead Italy. Eleven days later, Lieutenant Fowler was killed in action. He was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor on October 28, 1944, for his actions during the battle near Carano.

Army SSG. Job M. Reigoux, 30, of Austin, Texas. Died June 1, 2013, serving during Operation Enduring Freedom. Assigned to 3rd Battalion, 69th Armor Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Georgia. Died in Ghazni Province, Afghanistan, of wounds sustained when insurgents attacked his unit with a rocket propelled grenade.

Army SSG. Job M. Reigoux, 30, of Austin, Texas. Died June 1, 2013, serving during Operation Enduring Freedom. Assigned to 3rd Battalion, 69th Armor Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Georgia. Died in Ghazni Province, Afghanistan, of wounds sustained when insurgents attacked his unit with a rocket propelled grenade.

Marine Sgt. Wade D. Wilson, 22, of Normangee, Texas. Died May 11, 2012, serving during Operation Enduring Freedom. Assigned to 2nd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, Camp Pendleton, California. Died in Helmand Province, Afghanistan, while conducting combat operations.

Marine Sgt. Wade D. Wilson, 22, of Normangee, Texas. Died May 11, 2012, serving during Operation Enduring Freedom. Assigned to 2nd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, Camp Pendleton, California. Died in Helmand Province, Afghanistan, while conducting combat operations.

Army CW2. Thalia S. Ramirez, 28, of San Antonio, Texas. Died September 5, 2012, serving during Operation Enduring Freedom. Assigned to 1st Squadron, 17th Cavalry Regiment, 82nd Combat Aviation Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina. Died in Logar Province, Afghanistan, of injuries suffered when their aircraft crashed.

Army CW2. Thalia S. Ramirez, 28, of San Antonio, Texas. Died September 5, 2012, serving during Operation Enduring Freedom. Assigned to 1st Squadron, 17th Cavalry Regiment, 82nd Combat Aviation Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina. Died in Logar Province, Afghanistan, of injuries suffered when their aircraft crashed.

RIP - Master Sgt. Dan "Bud" Wassom II's last action in this life was using his body to shield his 5-year-old daughter Lorelai as a tornado demolished their Arkansas home.  April 2014

Airman dies saving daughter's life during Ark. tornado

RIP - Master Sgt. Dan "Bud" Wassom II's last action in this life was using his body to shield his 5-year-old daughter Lorelai as a tornado demolished their Arkansas home. April 2014

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