KIA December 28, 2008 Operation Iraqi Freedom Assigned to 1st Battalion, 6th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade, 1st Armored Division, Baumholder, Germany While manning the gunner position on an MRAP vehicle, CPL Tony Gonzales was killed when an IED hidden in the parking lot of a nearby mosque detonated his vehicle. Tony was the only member […]
After closing March 1st to conduct maintenance and repairs caused by flood damage, we have been able to open our doors to the public today. Thank you for your continued support and we appreciate your patience as we have worked diligently to reopen the National Gallery.
UPDATE: The Gallery will continue to stay closed through Wednesday, March 21st to continue repairs. The American Fallen Soldiers National Gallery will be closed until at least March 9th in order to conduct repairs due to flooding within the Gallery caused by the thunderstorms in the Dallas area.
KIA July 19, 2003 Operation Iraqi Freedom Assigned to B Company, 2nd Battalion, 70th Armor Regiment ; 1st Armored Division, Fort Riley, Kansas LT Jonathan Rozier was killed July 19, 2003 when his unit was ambushed in Baghdad. His unit was attacked by rocket-propelled grenades and small-arms fire outside a municipal building they had […]
KIA September 21, 2013 Operation Enduring Freedom Assigned to 1st Battalion, 1st Special Forces Group, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington On September 21, 2013 in Paktia Province, Afghanistan, while supporting a training exercise for a group of Afghan National soldiers, SGT Strickland’s unit came under fire in an insider attack. One of the Afghan National trainees turned […]
KIA August 8, 2011 Operation Enduring Freedom Assigned to 1st Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, Hunter Army Airfield, Georgia SGT Alessandro Plutino was killed while completing combat operations in Zurmat district of the Paktya province in Afghanistan when his team came in contact with insurgents using RPG’s and AK47s. Alessandro saw the incoming RPG and managed […]
KIA October 22, 2011 Operation Enduring Freedom Assigned to 2nd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington While conducting combat operations in the Zhari district, Kandahar province of Afghanistan, Domeij’s unit was attacked by enemy forces. Domeij died from the blast of an improvised explosive device, along with two other soldiers. When Kristoffer was […]
KIA October 27, 2011 Operation Enduring Freedom Assigned to 9th Engineer Support Battalion, 3rd Marine Logistics Group, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Okinawa, Japan EOD SSgt Stephen Dunning was killed when the IED he disarmed triggered a booby trap explosion while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan. From an early age Stephen knew he wanted […]