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This is Corporal Sandy Levit. She was recently killed in action in Afghanistan when she tried to rescue a wounded ranger pinned down by insurgents. She didn't hesitate when she tried to save his life. She believed that his life was more valuable than hers and put herself in immediate danger. Acts of heroism and brotherhood are what society needs.
Capt. Dana Lyon's lies next to her husband's, Capt. David Lyon) coffin during transport back to the states from Afghanistan. The Air Force named the service's newest pre-positioning vessel after Capt. David Lyon, who died Dec. 27, 2013, in Kabul, Afghanistan, when a vehicle-born improvised explosive device was detonated near his convoy. (Courtesy photo)
Joint Base Myer - Henderson Hall.......... Dr. Susan Myers, widow of Maj. Gen. Harold J. Greene, places a red rose on her husband’s casket following his graveside service in Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va. Aug. 14, 2014. Greene was killed by an Afghan soldier Aug. 5 while visiting Marshal Fahim National Defense University in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Public Affairs photo by Rachel Larue)
Friday, 2 July 2010
SEAL Of Honor honors the Army Night Stalkers lost during Operation Red Wings Let us never forget our Night Stalker brothers who paid the ultimate sacrifice for the ideal that Freedom is never Free. “But God knows the way I take, and when He has tested me, I will come out as gold." Job 23:10
Decorated Marine Killed in Florida Training Accident Buried at Arlington National Cemetery
Staff Sgt Andrew C. Seif Holland, Michigan Age 26, was killed March 10, 2015 on a training mission in Florida with the United States Marine Corps Special Operations Command (MARSOC). He was 1 of 11 aboard the Black Hawk Helicopter when it crashed. He was selected as the USO Marine of the Year 2013 and had received the nation's third highest military honor for valor, the Silver Star, just 4 days prior to his death. He was buried in Arlington National Cemetery, Tuesday April 14, 2015
Army SFC. Trenton L. Rhea, 33, of Oakley, Kansas. Died May 15, 2013, serving during Operation Enduring Freedom. Assigned to 603rd Military Police Company, 530th Military Police Battalion, 300th Military Police Brigade, 200th Military Police Command, Belton, Missouri. Died in Kandahar, Afghanistan, of drowning while attempting to cross a body of water during combat operations.
Iraq Slaughter in November 2
Stephen Reed of Columbus, kneels at his son's helmet, rifle and boots, following a memorial service for members of Lima Company, 3rd Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, at the Navy and Marine Corps Reserve Center at Rickenbacker Base, Saturday, Nov. 12, 2005, in Columbus, Ohio. Reed's son, Lance Cpl. Aaron Reed was one of the soldiers killed in Iraq. (AP Photo/Mark Hall)
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.