Neil I Turner

TACOMA, WA, US U.S. Army PFC, CO B, 1ST BN, 41ST INF REG, 3RD INF BDE COMBAT TEAM, FORT BLISS, TX 01/11/2012, COP KHERWAR, AFGHANISTAN Private First Class Neil Turner wrote to his mother Charlotte Cox-Turner in the fall of 2010 about the world he was discovering beyond Tacoma. In his travels PFC Turner encountered […]

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Stephen Siller

Brooklyn, NY, USA Firefighter 09/11/2001, New York, USA By the time Stephen Siller was 10 years old, he had already lost both parents.  Although he went through a period of struggle, because of the love of his siblings and the values instilled in him by his parents, he grew up to be an extraordinary individual.  […]

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Robert Clirehugh

San Francisco, California, US U.S. Army CPT, A CO, 1ST BN, 61ST INFANTRY, 5TH INF DIV, USARV 04/22/1969, Quang Tri, South Vietnam These memories begin with those of Mark Clirehugh, Robert’s brother. Bob received a reserve officer commission in 1966 after graduating from Cal in 1966. He turned down an opportunity to go into Armor […]

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Nicholas Webb

Clifton, Texas, USA U.S. Army Specialist, 1st Cavalry Division’s 1st Squadron, 7th Cav Regt, 1st BCT 07/26/2012, Copperas Cove, Texas, USA Nicholas Paul Webb, 28, of Copperas Cove died after being struck by a train. Webb was a Fort Hood specialist who deployed to Iraq from February 2009 to February 2010. He had been assigned […]

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John Shalikashvili

Peoria, Illinois, US U.S. Army General, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff  07/23/2011, Tacoma, Washington USA Retired Army General John Shalikashvili, who rose from being an Army draftee to serving as chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, has died of complications from a stroke, his executive assistant said Saturday. He was 75. Shalikashvili […]

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Michael E Berry

Lynnwood, Washington, USA U.S. Marine Corps Corporal, Scout Sniper 07/21/2012, Sacramento, CA, USA Corporal Michael Emerson Berry Michael Emerson Berry, age 23, drowned in a swimming accident on the American River in Sacramento, California on July 21, 2012. Michael was born on August 16, 1988 in Lynnwood, Washington. Michael was a scout sniper in the […]

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James L Smith

New Philadelphia, Ohio, USA U.S. Army Sergeant, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division  04/18/2011, Fort Campbell, KY James was born on May 14, 1981 at Twin City Hospital in Dennison, Ohio. As a child, James was a member of the Tuscarawas County Little League Team that led an undefeated season of 21-0. James was […]

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George Hickman

St. Louis, Missouri, US U.S. Army Airman, Tuskagee Airmen 8/19/2012, Seattle, Washington, US George Hickman, a Tuskegee airman decorated as among the first black pilots to fly for the U.S. military during World War II, died over the weekend.  His wife, Doris, confirmed to the Associated Press that he died on Sunday morning in Seattle. […]

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Chad P Dellit

Sarasota, FL, US U.S. Army            PFC, 20th Engineer Brigade 9/21/2011,  Fayetteville, NC, US Chad P Dellit –was born July 17, 1989 in Muskegon MI and moved to Sarasota FL February 2004.  Chad graduated from Riverview High School 2007, moved to Fulton IL July 2008, and joined the Army September 22, 2008 to become a geospatial […]

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Jalfred D Vaquerano

APOPKA, FL, US U.S. Army PFC, CO D, 1ST BN, 41ST INF REG, 3RD BDE COMBAT TEAM, FORT BLISS, TX 12/13/2011, LANDSTUHL, GERMANY Private First Class Jalfred David Vaquerano is presented in awesome ways by his wife to be Katie Madden who takes us on a journey of love. “How true the saying is. Jalfred […]

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