Fallen Soldiers

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.

Navy Hospitalman Aaron A. Kent
Navy Hospitalman Aaron A. Kent
28
Portland, Ore

Navy Hospitalman Aaron A. Kent died April 23, 2005 Serving During Operation Iraqi Freedomassigned to the 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward), Camp Lejeune, N.C.; killed April 23 when an improvised explosive device detonated while he was conducting combat operations near Fallujah, Iraq.

Army Sgt. 1st Class Allen C. Johnson
Army Sgt. 1st Class Allen C. Johnson
31
Los Molinos, Calif

Army Sgt. 1st Class Allen C. Johnson died April 26, 2005 Serving During Operation Enduring Freedom assigned to the 1st Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group, Fort Bragg, N.C.; died April 26 in Khanaqin, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained when enemy forces using small-arms fire attacked his patrol.

Air Force Airman 1st Class Matthew R. Seidler
Air Force Airman 1st Class Matthew R. Seidler
24
Westminster, Md

Air Force Airman 1st Class Matthew R. Seidler died January 5, 2012 Serving During Operation Enduring Freedomassigned to 21st Civil Engineer Squadron, Peterson Air Force Base, Colo.; died Jan. 5 in Shir Gazay, Helmand province, Afghanistan, when his vehicle struck an improvised explosive device. Also killed were Senior Airman Bryan R. Bell and Tech. Sgt. Matthew S. Schwartz.

Air Force Tech. Sgt. Matthew S. Schwartz
Air Force Tech. Sgt. Matthew S. Schwartz
34
Traverse City, Mich

Air Force Tech. Sgt. Matthew S. Schwartz died January 5, 2012 Serving During Operation Enduring Freedom34, of Traverse City, Mich.; assigned to 90th Civil Engineer Squadron, F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyo.; died Jan. 5 in Shir Gazay, Helmand province, Afghanistan, when his vehicle struck an improvised explosive device. Also killed were Senior Airman Bryan R. Bell and Airman 1st Class Matthew R. Seidler.

Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technician 1st Class Chad R. Regelin
Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technician 1st Class Chad R. Regelin
24
Cottonwood, Calif

Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technician 1st Class Chad R. Regelin died January 2, 2012 Serving During Operation Enduring Freedomassigned to Marine Special Operations Company Bravo and was stationed at Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit 3, San Diego; died Jan. 2 in Helmand province, Afghanistan, while conducting combat operations.

Air Force Senior Airman Bryan R. Bell
Air Force Senior Airman Bryan R. Bell
23
Erie, Pa

Air Force Senior Airman Bryan R. Bell died January 5, 2012 Serving During Operation Enduring Freedomassigned to 2nd Civil Engineer Squadron, Barksdale Air Force Base, La.; died Jan. 5 in Shir Gazay, Helmand province, Afghanistan, when his vehicle struck an improvised explosive device. Also killed were Tech. Sgt. Matthew S. Schwartz and Airman 1st Class Matthew R. Seidler.

Army Spc. Christopher A. Patterson
Army Spc. Christopher A. Patterson
20
Aurora, Il

Army Spc. Christopher A. Patterson died January 6, 2012 Serving During Operation Enduring Freedomassigned to 81st Troop Command, Indiana National Guard, Indianapolis, Ind.; died Jan. 6 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, when his vehicle struck an improvised explosive device. Also killed were Staff Sgt. Jonathan M. Metzger, Spc. Robert J. Tauteris Jr. and Spc. Brian J. Leonhardt.

Army Spc. Robert J. Tauteris Jr.
Army Spc. Robert J. Tauteris Jr.
44
Hamlet, Ind

Army Spc. Robert J. Tauteris Jr. died January 6, 2012 Serving During Operation Enduring Freedom assigned to 81st Troop Command, Indiana National Guard, Indianapolis, Ind.; died Jan. 6 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, when his vehicle struck an improvised explosive device. Also killed were Staff Sgt. Jonathan M. Metzger, Spc. Christopher A. Patterson and Spc. Brian J. Leonhardt.