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Army SSG Jesse Ainsworth

Army SSG Jesse Ainsworth

KIA July 10, 2010 Operation Enduring Freedom Assigned to 1st Squadron, 71st Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), Fort Drum, N.Y. While on patrol near Walakan, Afghanistan, insurgents attacked SSG Ainsworth’s unit with an improvised explosive device, killing SSG Ainsworth. Also killed was SSGT. Donald R. Edgerton. From an early […]

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Marine GySgt Daniel Price

Marine GySgt Daniel Price

KIA July 29, 2012 Operation Enduring Freedom Assigned to 1st Marine Special Operations Battalion, Camp Pendleton, California While completing a mission to secure a stronghold, GySgt Daniel Price moved across 800 meters of open terrain through gunfire to rescue Afghan commandos that were wounded and pinned down. In the process, he was able to eliminate […]

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Marine Cpl Jeremy Allbaugh

Marine Cpl Jeremy Allbaugh

KIA July 5, 2007 Operation Iraqi Freedom Assigned to 1st Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, California On July 5th, 2007, while serving in a Personal Security Detachment platoon charged with escorting a Lt. Col, Allbaugh was riding in the lead Humvee on a mission near the Syrian […]

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National Gallery Event To Honor Marine Cpl August 19th

Artist Phil Taylor and The American Fallen Soldiers Project will be hosting a special event at The National Gallery on August 19th, 2017 to present an original portrait of Marine Cpl Jeremy Allbaugh to his family. Cpl Allbaugh was killed in action July 5, 2007 while supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.    

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Army SSG Eric Caban

Army SSG Eric Caban

Died July 19, 2006 Operation Enduring Freedom Assigned to 3rd Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Fort Bragg, N.C. On July 18, 2006, SSG Eric Caban was injured during a fire-fight when enemy forces engaged his combat reconnaissance patrol unit in Southern Afghanistan. Eric died of his injuries the following day. With a desire to […]

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Marine Cpl Barton Humlhanz

Marine Cpl Barton Humlhanz

KIA August 26, 2004 Operation Iraqi Freedom Assigned to Marine Expeditionary Unit Service Support Group 24, 24th MEU, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina While conducting security combat operations in Babil Province, Cpl Barton Humlhanz’s unit was hit by an improvised explosive device detonation. After being medevac’d to the 31st Combat Support Hospital, he died of shrapnel wounds […]

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Army SSG Matthew Pucino

Army SSG Matthew Pucino

KIA November 23, 2009 Operation Enduring Freedom Assigned to Company B, 2nd Battalion, 20th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Maryland National Guard On November 23, 2009, while completing a combat patrol mission near Pashay Kala, Afghanistan, an improvised explosive device hit the vehicle SSG Matthew Pucino was riding in, taking his life. SSG Pucino was a Special Forces […]

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Army SGT Steve Morin, Jr.

Army SGT Steve Morin, Jr.

KIA September 28, 2005 Operation Iraqi Freedom Assigned to the 11th Engineer Battalion, 36th Infantry Division, Texas Army National Guard After completing a security detail to escort soldiers returning from R&R, SGT Morin was killed when an IED hit and overturned the Humvee he was riding in back to base west of Umm Qasr, Iraq. SGT Morin […]

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Air Force SSgt Forrest Sibley

Air Force SSgt Forrest Sibley

KIA August 26, 2015 Operation Freedom’s Sentinel Assigned to the 21st Special Tactics Squadron, Pope Army Airfield, N.C. While conducting combat operations near Camp Antonik, Afghanistan, SSgt Forrest Sibley was fatally wounded during an ambush at a vehicle checkpoint. As a result of the attack, fellow Combat Controller Capt. Matthew D. Roland was also killed. Growing up, Forrest couldn’t […]

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Army CWO2 Michael Duskin

Army CWO2 Michael Duskin

KIA October 23, 2012 Operation Enduring Freedom Assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group, Fort Bragg, N.C. Army Chief Warrant Officer 2 Michael Duskin was killed October 23, 2012 in Chak district, Wardak province, Afghanistan after encountering small-arms fire during a dismounted patrol. During the fire fight that took his life, CWO2 Duskin rushed forward to […]

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