National Guard May 2012 : Page 16

MEMORIAL DAYS he May 2009 issue of National Guard featured the names of all those Guardsmen who had made the ultimate sacrifice in the war on terrorism, as compiled from Defense Department casualty reporting. The magazine has followed up every May since with the names of those who died in the previous 12 months in order to honor their service and sacrifice. This year’s list includes 49 names. In all, 701 Guardsmen have died in the continuing conflict. For their family and friends, every day is Memorial Day. T The Fallen A LABAMA Capt. Waid C. Ramsey C ALIFORNIA Sgt. Carlo F. Eugenio Spc. Sean M. Walsh C OLORADO Chief Warrant Officer David R. Carter I DAHO Spc. Nathan R. Beyers Spc. Nicholas W. Newby I NDIANA Spc. Brian J. Leonhardt Staff Sgt. Jonathan M. Metzger Spc. Christopher A. Patterson Spc. Scott D. Smith Spc. Robert J. Tauteris Jr. I OWA Sgt. Adam D. Craig Staff Sgt. James A. Justice Sgt. Brent M. Maher Spc. Donald L. Nichols Sgt. 1st Class Terryl L. Pasker M ARYLAND Maj. Robert J. Marchanti II M ASSACHUSETTS Sgt. Edward S. Grace M ISSISSIPPI Sgt. 1st Class Billy A. Sutton N EBRASKA Staff Sgt. Patrick D. Hamburger Sgt. Omar A. Jones Sgt. Robert C. Schlote N EW J ERSEY Staff Sgt. Jorge M. Oliveira N EW M EXICO Spc. Pernell J. Herrera N ORTH C AROLINA 1st Lt. Ashley I. White O HIO Sgt. 1st Class Shawn T. Hannon Capt. Nicholas J. Rozanski Sgt. 1st Class Jeffrey J. Rieck O KLAHOMA Spc. Francisco J. Briseno-Alvarez Jr. Spc. Sarina N. Butcher 2nd Lt. Joe L. Cunningham 2nd Lt. Jered W. Ewy Sgt. Christopher D. Gailey Spc. Christopher D. Horton Sgt. Bret D. Isenhower 1st Lt. Damon T. Leehan Staff Sgt. Kirk A. Owen Sgt. Anthony Del Mar Peterson Pfc. Tony J. Potter Jr. Sgt. Mycal L. Prince Spc. Joshua M. Seals Spc. Augustus J. Vicari O REGON Spc. Andrew E. Lara P ENNSYLVANIA Sgt. Edward W. Koehler Staff Sgt. Brian K. Mowery Staff Sgt. Kenneth R. Vangiesen R HODE I SLAND Spc. Dennis P. Weichel Jr. S OUTH D AKOTA Spc. Dennis G. Jensen V IRGINIA Staff Sgt. James R. Leep Jr. 16 | Na tional Guard

Memorial Days

The May 2009 issue of National Guard featured the names of all those Guardsmen who had made the ultimate sacrifice in the war on terrorism, as compiled from Defense Department casualty reporting. The magazine has followed up every May since with the names of those who died in the previous 12 months in order to honor their service and sacrifice. This year’s list includes 49 names. In all, 701 Guardsmen have died in the continuing conflict. For their family and friends, every day is Memorial Day.

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