On April 7th, 2011, in Olympia Washington, the State Senate recognized the Fallen Hero Portrait Project. Michael was contacted and asked if he had that day available. Michael had the opportunity to tell new folks about the Heroes he has drawn portraits of, and that is one of our promises to the families, to never let anyone ever forget. The Fallen hero [...]Click to read more ...
Michael has been chosen to draw portraits of the 21 Medal of Honor Recipients for the 100th Battalion and 442nd Regimental Combat Team WWII Nisei Veterans. There is an event in Hawaii on June 11 to honor these Heroes and the portraits will be a permanent part of that celebration. Michael says it’s incredible that he is being given this [...]Click to read more ...
Spring Hill, Florida, US
Sergeant, Co D, 1st Bn, 7th Cavalry Regt, 1st BCT, 1st Cavalry Division
07/19/2010, Killeen, Texas
Sergeant Derek Peter Schicchi, 27 of Spring Hill, passed away July 19, while actively serving at the base in Fort Hood, Texas. He served in the United States Navy where he received a honorable discharge. He then [...]
Liverpool, England, UK
Kingsman, 2nd Battalion, The Duke of Lancasters Regiment
4/23/2007, Basra (Al Ashar district), Iraq
Kingsman Jones was born on 23 August 1986 in Liverpool. He joined the Army on 14 August 2003, and following his training joined his local Regiment, the 1st Battalion, The King’s Regiment. Due to his [...]Click to read more ...
Stafford, Staffordshire, England, UK
Guardsman, 6 Platoon, 2 Company, 1st Battalion Grenadier Guards
10/5/2009, Nad e-Ali district, Afghanistan
Guardsman Jamie Janes was a Guardsman in 6 Platoon, 2 Company, 1st Battalion Grenadier Guards. Born on 16 May 1989 in Stafford, his family moved to Brighton when he was two. He attended Hove Park Comprehensive [...]Click to read more ...
Buxton, Derbyshire, England, UK
British Royal Marine
Marine Alpha Company, 40 Commando Royal Marine
5/30/2010, Sangin, Afghanistan
‘Scotty’ was born on 2nd April 1989, and made our family complete, he was always happy and lit up our world with his smile. Scotty studied hard at school; his favourite subjects were History, Technology, and Physical Education. He loved outdoor pursuits [...]
Devon, England, UK
Trooper, Honourable Artillery Company
12/4/2007, Sangin, Afghanistan
Jack Sadler was born on 19 February 1986. He was from Devon, but more recently lived in London. From an early age it was clear that Jack Sadler was destined for a military career.
Service in the Combined Cadet Force, University Officer Training Corps and a keen interest [...]
Plymouth, England, UK
Trooper, 2nd Royal Tank Regiment
7/1/2009, Lashkar Gah (Near), Afghanistan
As a young lad Josh loved playing on his skateboard and riding his bike, sometimes riding to his local beach which is a good few miles away. Josh was the most loveable lad who loved playing with his mates, he enjoyed camping and listening [...]Click to read more ...
Hyde, Greater Manchester England, UK
Corporal, 1st Battalion The Mercian Regiment
5/2/201, Sangin PB Waterloo (near), Afghanistan
Harvey served in the 1st Mercian Regiment and joined up when he was sixteen directly after leaving school. He would have been around 6 years old when the family began to realize that he was [...]Click to read more ...
Ashington, Northumberland, England, UK
Edinburgh International (EI), 3rd Battalion The Parachute Regiment.
7/2/2010 Kunduz Afghanistan
A NORTHUMBERLAND man has died while fighting the Taliban in a suicide attack in Afghanistan.Shaun Sexton, 30, who was born in Morpeth, died after being shot while on duty as a security guard in Northern Afghanistan, on Friday. Former soldier, Shaun, a [...]Click to read more ...