Tennessee National Guard Fallen Heroes

Gone, but Not Forgotten.


SGT Roger D. Rowe 

SGT Roger D. Rowe, age 54, of Bon Aqua, 1174th Transportation Company, was killed by a sniper in Iraq on July, 9, 2003.


SSG David L. Loyd

SSG David L. Loyd, 44, of Jackson, 1175th Transportation Company, experienced severe chest pain while on a mission and was pronounced dead at a Kuwait hospital on August 5, 2003.


SSG Nathan J. Bailey

SSG Nathan J. Bailey, 46, of Nashville, 1175th Transportation Company, died in Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, from a non-hostile gunshot wound November 12, 2003.


SGT Paul W. Thomason, III

SGT Paul W. Thomason, III, 37, of Talbot, G Troop, 2nd Squadron, 278th Regimental Combat Team, was killed when a roadside bomb was detonated near his heavy equipment truck in a supply convoy outside of Kirkuk, Iraq, March 20, 2005.


SFC Stephen C. Kennedy

SFC Stephen C. Kennedy, 35, of Oak Ridge, D Troop, 1st Squadron, 278th Regimental Combat Team, was killed along with another Soldier when their patrol was attacked by enemy forces using small arms fire in Balad Rus, Iraq, on April 4, 2005.


SGT Alfred B. Siler

SGT Alfred B. Siler, 33, of Duff, Support Squadron, 278th Regimental Combat Team, died when his humvee hit another vehicle in Tuz, Iraq, May 25, 2005.



SFC Mark O. Edwards

SFC Mark O. Edwards, 40, of Unicoi, 2nd Squadron, 278th Regimental Combat Team, died from a non-combat related cause at his forward operating base near Tuz, Iraq, June 9, 2005.



SGT James Dustin Carroll

SGT James Dustin Carroll, 23, of McKenzie, Company A, 230th Engineering Battalion, was killed when an Improvised Explosive Device detonated near his vehicle, near Baghdad, Iraq, on July 31, 2005.



SSG Asbury F. Hawn, II

SSG Asbury F. Hawn, II, 35, of Lebanon, Troop I, 3rd Squadron, 278th Regimental Combat Team, was attacked by hostile fire while on mounted patrol August 13, 2005, near forward operation base Bernstein, Iraq.


SGT Shannon D. Taylor

SGT Shannon D. Taylor, 30, of Smithville, Howitzer Battery, 3rd Squadron, 278th Regimental Combat Team, was attacked by hostile fire while on mounted patrol August 13, 2005, near forward operation base Bernstein, Iraq.



SGT Gary Lee Reese, Jr.

SGT Gary Lee Reese, Jr., 22, of Ashland City, Company M, 3rd Squadron, 278th Regimental Combat Team, was attacked by hostile fire while on mounted patrol August 13, 2005, near forward operation base Bernstein, Iraq.


SSG Victoir Patric Lieurance

SSG Victoir Patric Lieurance, 34, of Seymour, Howitzer Battery, 3rd Squadron, 278th Regimental Combat Team, was killed when a roadside bomb detonated near his humvee during patrol operations in Samarra, Iraq, on August 22, 2005.



SGT Joseph D. Hunt

SGT Joseph D. Hunt, 27, of Sweetwater, Howitzer Battery, 3rd Squadron, 278th Regimental Combat Team, was killed when a roadside bomb detonated near his humvee during patrol operations in Samarra, Iraq, on August 22, 2005.


 

SGT Robert Wesley Tucker

SGT Robert Wesley Tucker, 20, of Hilham, Troop K, 3rd Squadron, 278th Regimental Combat Team, was killed when an improvised explosive device exploded near his vehicle while on a combat patrol near Ad Dujayl, Iraq, October 13, 2005.



CW3 William Timothy Flanigan

CW3 William Timothy Flanigan, 37, of Milan, Troop R., 4th Squadron, 278th Armored Calvary Regiment, was killed in Kandahar, Afghanistan, when his AH-64 Apache helicopter crashed near the Kandahar Airport, July 2, 2006.



SGT Dustin Daniel Laird

SGT Dustin Daniel Laird, 23, of Martin, 913th Engineer Company, was killed when an improvised explosive device exploded near his vehicle August 1, 2006, near Rawah, Iraq.



SGT Stephen R. Maddies

SGT Stephen R. Maddies, 41, of Elizabethon, 473rd Counter-Rocket Artillery and Mortar unit, died of wounds suffered from enemy small-arms fire in Baghdad, Iraq, July 31, 2007.



1LT William Eric Emmert

1LT William Eric Emmert, 36, of Fayetville, 269th Military Police Company, was killed in Mosul, Iraq, while participating in a local Iraqi Police function, February, 24, 2009.



SGT David Clay Prescott, Jr.

SGT David Clay Prescott, Jr., 40, of Murfreesboro, 278th Armored Cavalry Regiment, died on February 4, 2010, at Camp Shelby, Mississippi while awaiting deployment to Iraq.



SSG Michael W. Tinsley

SSG Michael W. Tinsley, 49, of Jackson, 278th Armored Cavalry Regiment, died on February 10, 2010, at Camp Shelby, Mississippi, while awaiting deployment to Iraq.



CPT Marcus R. Alford

CPT Marcus R. Alford, 28, of Knoxville, Troop C, 1/230th Air Cavalry Squadron, was one of two Soldiers killed when their OH-58D Kiowa Warrior helicopter experienced a hard landing at Qayyarah Airfield West, 30 miles south of Mosul, Iraq, on February 21, 2010.



CW2 Billie Jean Grinder

CW2 Billie Jean Grinder, 25, of Gallatin, Troop C, 1/230th Air Cavalry Squadron, was one of two Soldiers killed when their OH-58D Kiowa Warrior helicopter experienced a hard landing at Qayyarah Airfield West, 30 miles south of Mosul, Iraq, on February 21, 2010.