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Fallen Heroes

Photo of SGT Roger D. Rowe

Army Sgt. Roger D. Rowe

54, of Bon Aqua, Tenn.; assigned to the 1174th Troop Command, in Columbia, Tenn.; killed in an enemy sniper attack July 9 in Iraq.


Photo of SSG David L. Loyd

Army Staff Sgt. David L. Loyd

44, of Jackson, Tenn.; assigned to the 1175th Transportation Company, Army National Guard, Brownsville, Tenn.; died in a Kuwaiti hospital after experiencing chest pains while on a mission on Aug. 5 in Kuwait.


Photo of SSG Nathan J. Bailey

Army Staff Sgt. 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

Army 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.


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Army Sgt. 1st Class 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.


Photo of Army Sgt. Alfred B. Siler - Died May 25, 2005 Serving During Operation Iraqi Freedom

Army 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.


Photo of SFC Mark O. Edwards,

Army Sgt. 1st Class 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.


Photo of SGT James Dustin Carroll

Army Sgt. James D. 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.


Photo of Army Staff Sgt. Asbury F. Hawn II

Army Staff Sgt. 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.


Photo of Army Sgt. Shannon D. Taylor - Died August 14, 2005 Serving During Operation Iraqi Freedom

Army 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.


Photo of Army Sgt. Gary L. Reese Jr. - Died August 14, 2005 Serving During Operation Iraqi Freedom

Army Sgt. Gary L. 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.


Photo of Army Staff Sgt. Victoir Patric Lieurance - Died August 22, 2005 Serving During Operation Iraqi Freedom

Army Staff Sgt. 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.


Photo of Army Sgt. Joseph D. Hunt - Died August 22, 2005 Serving During Operation Iraqi Freedom

Army 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.


Photo of Army Sgt. Robert Wesley Tucker - Died October 13, 2005 Serving During Operation Iraqi Freedom

Army 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.


Photo of Army Chief Warrant Officer 3 William Timothy Flanigan - Died July 2, 2006 Serving During Operation Enduring Freedom

Army Chief Warrant Officer 3 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.


Photo of Army Sgt. Dustin D. Laird - Died August 2, 2006 Serving During Operation Iraqi Freedom

Army Sgt. Dustin D. Laird

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



Photo of Army Staff Sgt. Stephen R. Maddies - Died July 31, 2007 Serving During Operation Iraqi Freedom

Army Staff 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.


Photo of Army 1st Lt. William Eric Emmert - Died February 24, 2009 Serving During Operation Iraqi Freedom

Army 1st Lt. 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.


Photo of Army Sgt. David Clay Prescott, Jr.,

Army 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.


Photo of Army Staff Sgt. Michael W. Tinsley

Army Staff Sgt. Michael W. Tinsley

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


Photo of Army Capt. Marcus R. Alford - Died February 21, 2010 Serving During Operation Iraqi Freedom

Army Capt. 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.


Photo of Army Chief Warrant Officer 2 Billie Jean Grinder - Died February 21, 2010 Serving During Operation Iraqi Freedom

Army Chief Warrant Officer 2 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.