Chris Kyle

Odessa, Texas, US U.S. Navy CPO, Sniper, SEAL Team 3 2/2/2013, Erath County, Texas Chris Kyle was a Navy SEAL marksman whose autobiography ‘American Sniper’ became a bestseller and was made into a major Hollywood film starring Bradley Cooper. Born April 8, 1974, in Odessa, Texas, Christopher Scott Kyle joined the Navy in 1999 and […]

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Jeffrey A Bishop

Dickson, TN, USA U.S. Marine Corps LCPL, WPNS CO, 3D BN, 6TH MAR, (RCT-6, II MEF FWD), 2D MAR DIV, CAMP LEJEUNE 04/20/2007, Al Taqaddum, Iraq Lance Corporal Jeffrey Bishop of Dickson, Tenn., was a 2002 graduate of Dickson County High School and joined the Marine Corps through the delayed entry program in September 2002. He […]

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Bret Poklar

Willoughby, Ohio, US U.S. Marine Corps LCPL, Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point in North Carolina 02/28/2013 Cherry Point, US Bret Michael Poklar, born on December 11, 1990, was the son of Terry and Susan Poklar and was passionate about three things – his family, sports and the Marine Corps. A life-long resident of Willoughby, […]

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Kristina Seitzinger

Rocky Point, NY, USA U.S. Navy CWO3, USS Oscar Austin (DDG-79) 09/03/2013, Virginia Beach, USA Chief Warrant Officer 3 Kristina L. Seitzinger, a native of Rocky Point, New York, enlisted in the U. S. Navy in August 1989. After completion of initial training, she continued on to Ocean Systems Technician Analysts “A” School in Norfolk, VA. […]

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Ian T Zook

PORT ST LUCIE, FL, US U.S. Marine Corps CPL, WPNS CO, 1ST BN, 7TH MAR, RCT-7, 1ST MAR DIV, TWENTYNINE PALMS, CA 10/12/2004, AL ANBAR PROVINCE, IRAQ CPL Zook had contemplated a spiritual life of service. He chose instead to pursue life serving his country in the military. Ian graduated valedictorian in 1999 from Faith […]

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Todd W Weaver

HAMPTON, VA, US U.S. Army 1LT, HHB, 1ST BN, 320TH FA RGT, 2ND BCT, FORT CAMPBELL, KY 09/09/2010, COP STOUT, KANDAHAR, AFGHANISTAN 1LT Todd William Weaver: brilliant scholar, world traveler, exceptional leader, son, husband father, friend, HERO. Jeanne Nell Harris Weaver described her son as: “ A very, very special man. He was an amazing, […]

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Christopher L Weaver

FREDERICKSBURG, VA, US U.S. Marine Corps CPL, C CO, 4TH CEB BN, (1ST BN, 23D MAR, 31ST MEU, 1ST MAR DIV), LYNCHBURG, VA 01/26/2005, HADITHAH, IRAQ CPL Christopher Lee Weaver was born in Charleston, SC. He was about to see the world courtesy of the United States Navy. From South Carolina, the Weaver family headed […]

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Chad W Lake

OCALA, FL, US U.S. Army SSG, C TROOP, 5TH SQD, 7TH CAVALRY, 3D INF DIVISION, FORT STEWART, GA 02/13/2005, BALAD, IRAQ SGT Chad William Lake was raised in Ocala, FL. He graduated from North Marion High School. SGT Lake was blessed with a lot of heart, explained John Pilcher, Chad’s high school football coach. He […]

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Michael E Johnson

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA, US U.S. Marine Corps 1ST LT, 7TH COMM BN, 3D MHG, OKINAWA, JAPAN 09/08/2009, KUNAR PROVINCE, AFGHANISTAN 1LT Johnson was born and raised in Virginia Beach, VA. He was a hard working young person. The Johnson boys worked together taking on a variety of jobs during high school years. Mike had the […]

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Barton R Humlhanz

HELLERTOWN, PA, US U.S. Marine Corps CPL, MSSG-24, 24TH MEU, 1ST MAR DIV, CAMP PENDLETON, CA 08/26/2004, BABIL PROVINCE, IRAQ One month after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, Barton Russell Humlhanz of Hellertown, PA and his best friend signed up in the Marine Corps. “Guess what I just did, Mom?” his mother, Michele Carey recalled. […]

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