Fallen Soldiers

Army Staff Sgt. Juan De Dios Garcia Arana
Army Staff Sgt. Juan De Dios Garcia Arana
27
Los Angeles

Army Staff Sgt. Juan De Dios Garcia Arana died April 30, 2005 Serving During Operation Iraqi Freedomassigned to the 5th Battalion, 5th Air Defense Artillery Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division, Camp Hovey, Korea; killed April 30 when his Bradley fighting vehicle was attacked by enemy forces using small-arms fire in Khaladiyah, Iraq.

Army Capt. David E. Van Camp
Army Capt. David E. Van Camp
29
Wheeling, W.Va

Army Capt. David E. Van Camp died June 29, 2011 Serving During Operation New Dawnassigned to 2nd Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Hood, Texas; died June 29 in Badrah, Iraq, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit with indirect fire. Also killed was Army Spc. Robert G. Tenney Jr.

Marine Cpl. Kyle R. Schneider
Marine Cpl. Kyle R. Schneider
23
Phoenix, NY

Marine Cpl. Kyle R. Schneider died June 30, 2011 Serving During Operation Enduring Freedomassigned to 2nd Battalion, 8th Marines, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.; died June 30 in Helmand province, Afghanistan, while conducting combat operations.

Army 1st Lt. David A. Johnson
Clone of Marine Sgt. William C. Stacey
24
Horicon, Wis

Army 1st Lt. David A. Johnson died January 25, 2012 Serving During Operation Enduring Freedomassigned to 5th Battalion, 20th Infantry Regimentt, 3rd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash.; died Jan. 25 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of injuries caused by an improvised explosive device while conducting a dismounted patrol.

Marine Sgt. William C. Stacey
Marine Sgt. William C. Stacey
23
Redding, Calif

Marine Sgt. William C. Stacey died January 31, 2012 Serving During Operation Enduring Freedomassigned to 2nd Battalion, 4th Marines, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.; died Jan. 31 in Helmand province, Afghanistan, while conducting combat operations.

Marine Lance Cpl. Edward J. Dycus
Marine Lance Cpl. Edward J. Dycus
22
Greenville, Miss

Marine Lance Cpl. Edward J. Dycus died February 1, 2012 Serving During Operation Enduring Freedomassigned to 2nd Battalion, 9th Marines, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.; died Feb. 1 when he was shot by a member of the Afghan Security Forces in Helmand province, Afghanistan.

Marine Lance Cpl. Osbrany Montes De Oca
Marine Lance Cpl. Osbrany Montes De Oca
20
North Arlington, N.J

Marine Lance Cpl. Osbrany Montes De Oca died February 10, 2012 Serving During Operation Enduring Freedom, assigned to 2nd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.; died Feb. 10 in Helmand province, Afghanistan, while conducting combat operations.

Navy Builder 1st Class Jerry A. Tharp
Navy Builder 1st Class Jerry A. Tharp
44
Muscatine, Iowa

Navy Builder 1st Class Jerry A. Tharp died July 12, 2006 Serving During Operation Iraqi Freedomassigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 25, Rock Island, Ill; killed July 12 as a result of enemy action when his dismounted patrol was struck by an improvised explosive device while operating in Anbar province, Iraq.

Army Sgt. Al’Kaila T. Floyd
Army Sgt. Al’Kaila T. Floyd
23
Grand Rapids, Mich

Army Sgt. Al’Kaila T. Floyd died July 13, 2006 Serving During Operation Iraqi Freedomassigned to 54th Engineer Battalion, 130th Engineer Brigade, Bamberg, Germany; died July 13 in Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Landstuhl, Germany, of injuries sustained July 8 when an improvised explosive device detonated near his mine protected vehicle in Ramadi, Iraq. Also killed were Staff Sgt. Omar D. Flores, Cpl. Joseph P. Micks and Cpl. Troy C. Linden.

Marine Sgt. Christian B. Williams
Marine Sgt. Christian B. Williams
27
Winter Haven, Fla

Marine Sgt. Christian B. Williams died July 29, 2006 Serving During Operation Iraqi Freedomassigned to 3rd Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Twentynine Palms, Calif.; killed July 29 while conducting combat operations in Rawah, Iraq. Also killed was Lance Cpl. Anthony E. Butterfield.

Marine Lance Cpl. Anthony E. Butterfield
Marine Lance Cpl. Anthony E. Butterfield
19
Clovis, Calif

Marine Lance Cpl. Anthony E. Butterfield died July 29, 2006 Serving During Operation Iraqi Freedomassigned to 3rd Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Twentynine Palms, Calif.; killed July 29 while conducting combat operations in Rawah, Iraq. Also killed was Sgt. Christian B. Williams.

Marine Cpl. Phillip E. Baucus
Marine Cpl. Phillip E. Baucus
28
Wolf Creek, Mont

Marine Cpl. Phillip E. Baucus died July 29, 2006 Serving During Operation Iraqi Freedomassigned to 3rd Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Twentynine Palms, Calif.; killed July 29 while conducting combat operations in Rawah, Iraq.

Army Sgt. Joshua A. Ford
Army Sgt. Joshua A. Ford
20
Wayne, Neb

Army Sgt. Joshua A. Ford died July 31, 2006 Serving During Operation Iraqi Freedomassigned to 189th Transportation Company, 485th Corps Support Battalion, Nebraska Army National Guard, Norfolk, Neb.; killed July 31 during combat operations in Numaniyah, Iraq.

Navy Aviation Boatswain’s Mate 1st Class Neil C. Roberts
Navy Aviation Boatswain’s Mate 1st Class Neil C. Roberts
32
Woodland, Calif

Navy Aviation Boatswain’s Mate 1st Class Neil C. Roberts died March 4, 2002 Serving During Operation Enduring Freedomassigned to SEAL Team 2, Norfolk, Va.; killed during a rescue mission during Operation Anaconda on March 4, 2002, in Afghanistan.

Air Force Senior Airman Jason D. Cunningham
Air Force Senior Airman Jason D. Cunningham
26
Camarillo, Calif..

Air Force Senior Airman Jason D. Cunningham died March 4, 2002 Serving During Operation Enduring Freedom26, of Camarillo, Calif.; assigned to the 38th Rescue Squadron, Moody Air Force Base, Ga; killed during a rescue mission during Operation Anaconda on March 4, 2002, in Afghanistan.

Army Sgt. Bradley S. Crose
Army Sgt. Bradley S. Crose
22
Orange Park, Fla

Army Sgt. Bradley S. Crose died March 4, 2002 Serving During Operation Enduring Freedomassigned to the 1st Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, Fort Stewart, Ga.; killed during a rescue mission during Operation Anaconda on March 4, 2002, in Afghanistan.

Army Cpl. Rachael L. Hugo
Army Cpl. Rachael L. Hugo
24
Madison, Wis

Army Cpl. Rachael L. Hugo died October 5, 2007 Serving During Operation Iraqi Freedomassigned to the 303rd Military Police Company, 97th Military Police Battalion, 89th Military Police Brigade, U.S. Army Reserve, Jackson, Mich.; died Oct. 5 in Bayji, Iraq, of wounds sustained when insurgents attacked her unit using an improvised explosive device and small-arms fire.

Army Maj. Jeffrey R. Calero
Army Maj. Jeffrey R. Calero
34
Queens Village, N.Y

Army Maj. Jeffrey R. Calero died October 29, 2007 Serving During Operation Enduring Freedomassigned to the 1st Battalion, 20th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Massachusetts National Guard, Springfield, Mass.; died Oct. 29 in Kajaki, Afghanistan, of wounds sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated while he was on dismounted patrol.

Sgt. Benjamin W. Sherman
Sgt. Benjamin W. Sherman
21
Plymouth, Mass

Sgt. Benjamin W. Sherman died November 10, 2009 Serving During Operation Enduring Freedomassigned to 1st Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C.; died Nov. 4 in Bala Murghab, Afghanistan, while participating in a resupply mission.

Army Spc. Gary W. Walters Jr.
Army Spc. Gary W. Walters Jr.
31
Victoria, Texas

Army Spc. Gary W. Walters Jr. died April 24, 2005 Serving During Operation Iraqi Freedomassigned to the 1st Battalion, 9th Field Artillery Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga.; killed April 24 when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee in Baghdad.