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Army SSG Michael Hullender

Army SSG Michael Hullender

KIA April 28, 2007 Operation Iraqi Freedom Assigned to 1st Battalion, 501stAirborne Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Fort Richardson, Alaska On April 28, 2007 in Iskandariyah, Iraq an IED detonated near SGT Hullender’s unit while on a combat patrol. Michael ran ahead to help prepare a wounded soldier for their medical transport when a secondary explosion […]

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2018 Holiday Hours

2018 Holiday Hours

The American Fallen Soldiers National Gallery and Administrative Offices will be closed December 22nd, 2018 through January 2nd, 2019 at which time staff will have limited access to e-mail and voicemail. We will return to our normal business hours on Thursday, January 3rd, 2019. Thank you. Wishing you a blessed and peaceful Holiday Season! The […]

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Army SGT Dale Brehm

Army SGT Dale Brehm

KIA March 18, 2006 Operation Iraqi Freedom Assigned to 2nd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, Fort Lewis, WA SGT Dale Brehm was killed on March 18, 2006 during a raid of several houses in Ramadi, Iraq. During the nighttime strike, a gunfight began on the first floor of the house, taking Dale’s life. Also killed during the […]

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Army SPC Christopher Gathercole

Army SPC Christopher Gathercole

KIA May 26, 2008 Operation Iraqi Freedom Assigned to 2nd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, Fort Lewis, WA SPC Christopher Gathercole was killed on May 26, 2008 when his 75h Ranger unit was conducting a daytime helicopter assault on a set of buildings believed to be housing several high-target terrorists. After easily clearing the outer buildings, the […]

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American Fallen Soldiers Project to Deliver Two Portraits at 11th Annual

American Fallen Soldiers Project to Deliver Two Portraits at 11th Annual “Jimmy’s Run”

The American Fallen Soldiers Project and artist Phil Taylor will present two special portraits honoring Army SGT Dale Brehm and Army SPC Christopher Gathercole on November 11th in New York, NY at the 11th Annual “Jimmy’s Run” hosted by the Lead The Way Fund. Both SGT Dale Brehm and SPC Christopher Gathercole were assigned to […]

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SSG Alex Viola Delivered to Family Oct 27

SSG Alex Viola Delivered to Family Oct 27

Through the support of our sponsors, the Airpower Foundation, American Airlines and Sky Ball XVI, the American Fallen Soldiers Project honored the family of Fallen Army SSG Alex Viola with the presentation of an original portrait by artist, Phil Taylor.       The American Fallen Soldiers Project presented the portrait of SSG Alex Viola,  sharing his story […]

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Army SSG Alex Viola

Army SSG Alex Viola

KIA November 17, 2013 Operation Enduring Freedom Assigned to 3rd Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Englin Air Force Base, Florida SSG Alex Viola died November 17, 2013 of wounds sustained when his unit was attacked with an IED while on dismounted patrol in Kandahar, Afghanistan. Alex was born in the suburbs of Long Island, […]

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Army SPC Dane Balcon

Army SPC Dane Balcon

KIA September 5, 2007 Operation Iraqi Freedom Assigned to the 1stSquadron, 7thCavalry Regiment, 3rdBrigade Combat Team, 1stCavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas SPC Dane Balcon was killed September 5, 2007, when an IED detonated near his unit. On the day that SPC Balcon was killed, Dane was scheduled to be off duty, but his commitment to […]

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Army CPL Nicholas Roush

Army CPL Nicholas Roush

KIA August 16, 2009 Operation Enduring Freedom Assigned to 1st Psychological Operations Battalion, 4th Psychological Operations Group (Airborne), Fort Bragg, N.C. CPL Nicholas Roush died August 16, 2009 of wounds suffered when an IED detonated near the vehicle he was riding detonated. Nick’s unit was returning from a night mission that had resulted in an […]

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Army SPC Dane Balcon Delivered to Family Oct. 4

Army SPC Dane Balcon Delivered to Family Oct. 4

Through the support of our sponsor, Vizient Inc., the American Fallen Soldiers Project honored the family of Fallen Army SPC Dane Balcon with the presentation of an original portrait by artist, Phil Taylor. Dane’s Story:  The presentation, which honored Dane’s service and shared his story, took place in Las Vegas, Nevada on October 4th during the closing […]

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