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Really need to get them out of Afganistan

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  • grumpygygrumpygy Member Posts: 53,466
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    quote:DoD Identifies Army Casualty



    The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

    Sgt. 1st Class Samuel C. Hairston, 35, of Houston, Texas, died Aug. 12, in Ghazni, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained when his unit was engaged by enemy small-arms fire.

    Hairston was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C.
  • grumpygygrumpygy Member Posts: 53,466
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    quote:DoD Identifies Army Casualty




    The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.


    Sgt. 1st Class Matthew I. Leggett, 39, of Ruskin, Florida, died Aug. 20, in Kabul, Afghanistan, of injuries received when he was engaged by the enemy.


    He was assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion, XVIII Airborne Corps, Fort Bragg, North Carolina.
  • grumpygygrumpygy Member Posts: 53,466
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    quote:DoD Identifies Army Casualty



    The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

    Sgt. Christopher W. Mulalley, 26, of Eureka, Calif., died Aug. 22, in Gardez, Afghanistan, as the result of a non-combat related incident. The incident is under investigation.

    He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.
  • grumpygygrumpygy Member Posts: 53,466
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    quote:DoD Identifies Army Casualty



    The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

    Spc. Brian K. Arsenault, 28, of Northborough, Massachusetts, died Sept. 4, in Ghazni, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained when his unit was engaged by enemy small-arms fire.


    Arsenault was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina.
  • grumpygygrumpygy Member Posts: 53,466
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    quote:DoD Identifies Army and DoD Civilian Casualty



    The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier and a DoD civilian who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.



    They died Sept. 16, in Kabul, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered from an enemy attack.



    Killed were:



    Maj. Michael J. Donahue, 41, of Columbus, Ohio, assigned to the Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion, XVIII Airborne Corps, Fort Bragg, North Carolina.



    Stephen Byus, 39, of Reynoldsburg, Ohio, a member of the Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime in Columbus, Ohio, working as a supply specialist, and assigned to the Combined Security Transition Command Afghanistan while deployed.
  • grumpygygrumpygy Member Posts: 53,466
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    quote:DoD Identifies Marine Casualty



    The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

    Sgt. Charles C. Strong, 28, of Suffolk, Virginia, died Sept. 15, in Herat province, Afghanistan while conducting combat operations. He was assigned to 2nd Marine Special Operations Battalion, Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina.
  • grumpygygrumpygy Member Posts: 53,466
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    quote:DoD Identifies Army Casualty



    The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

    Sgt. 1st Class Andrew T. Weathers, 30, of DeRidder, Louisiana, died Sept. 30, at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Germany, from wounds sustained when the enemy attacked his unit with small arms fire Sept. 28, in Helmand Province, Afghanistan.

    He was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Eglin Air Force Base, Florida
  • grumpygygrumpygy Member Posts: 53,466
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    quote:DoD Identifies Marine Casualty



    The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Inherent Resolve.

    Lance Cpl. Sean P. Neal, 19, of Riverside, California, died Oct. 23, in Baghdad, Iraq, from a non-combat related incident. The incident is under investigation.

    He was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, Special Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force - Crisis Response - Central Command, whose headquarters element deploys from Camp Pendleton, California.
  • grumpygygrumpygy Member Posts: 53,466
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    quote:DoD Identifies Navy Casualty



    The Department of Defense announced today the death of a sailor who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

    Cmdr. Christopher E. Kalafut, 49, of Oceanside, California, died Oct. 24, in Doha, Qatar, of a non-combat related incident at Al Udeid Air Base. The incident is under investigation.

    He was assigned to Naval Amphibious Liaison Element, Combined Forces Air Component Center, U.S. Central Command.
  • grumpygygrumpygy Member Posts: 53,466
    edited November -1
    quote:DoD Identifies Army Casualty



    The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

    Sgt. 1st Class Michael A. Cathcart, 31, of Bay City, Michigan, died Nov. 14, in Kunduz Province, Afghanistan, of wounds received from small arms fire while on dismounted combat operations.

    He was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group (Airborne), Fort Bragg, North Carolina.
  • grumpygygrumpygy Member Posts: 53,466
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    They died Nov. 24, in Kabul, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when the enemy attacked their vehicle with a vehicle borne improvised explosive device.


    Killed were:


    Sgt. Maj. Wardell B. Turner, 48, of Nanticoke, Maryland. He was assigned to Headquarters, United States Army Garrison, Fort Drum, New York.


    Spc. Joseph W. Riley, 27, of Grove City, Ohio. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina.
  • grumpygygrumpygy Member Posts: 53,466
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    quote:DoD Identifies Air Force Casualty



    The Department of Defense announced today the death of an Airman who was supporting Operation Inherent Resolve.

    Capt. William H. Dubois, 30, of New Castle, Colorado, died Dec. 1 when his F-16 aircraft crashed near a coalition air base in the Middle East. He was assigned to the 77th Fighter Squadron, Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina.
  • grumpygygrumpygy Member Posts: 53,466
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    quote:DoD Identifies Army Casualty



    The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

    Staff Sgt. Matthew R. Ammerman, 29, of Noblesville, Indiana, died Dec. 3, in Zabul Province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered from small arms fire while conducting a clearing operation.

    He was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group, Eglin Air Force Base, Florida.
  • grumpygygrumpygy Member Posts: 53,466
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    quote:DoD Identifies Army Casualties



    The Department of Defense announced today the deaths of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

    They died Dec. 12, in Parwan Province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when the enemy attacked their vehicle with an improvised explosive device. These soldiers were assigned to 3rd Engineer Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

    Killed were:

    Sgt. 1st Class Ramon S. Morris, 37, of New York, New York; and

    Spc. Wyatt J. Martin, 22, of Mesa, Arizona.
  • grumpygygrumpygy Member Posts: 53,466
    edited November -1
    quote:DoD Identifies Army Casualty



    The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Freedom's Sentinel.



    Spc. John M. Dawson, 22, of Whitinsville, Massachusetts, died April 8, in Jalalabad, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when he was attacked by small arms fire while he was on an escort mission.



    He was assigned to 1st Squadron, 33 Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Kentucky.
  • NeoBlackdogNeoBlackdog Member Posts: 12,588 ✭✭✭✭
    edited November -1
    Too dang many, and no clear end in sight...[:(]
  • grumpygygrumpygy Member Posts: 53,466
    edited November -1
    quote:DoD Identifies Air Force Casualty




    The Department of Defense announced today the death of an airman who was supporting Operation Inherent Resolve.



    Tech. Sgt. Anthony E. Salazar, 40, of Hermosa Beach, California, died April 13, at an air base in southwest Asia in a non-combat related incident. The incident is under investigation.



    He was assigned to the 577th Expeditionary Prime Base Engineer Emergency Force Squadron, 1st Expeditionary Civil Engineer Group, U.S. Air Forces Central Command.
  • Mr. PerfectMr. Perfect Member Posts: 59,647 ✭✭✭✭
    edited November -1
    quote:Originally posted by NeoBlackdog
    Too dang many, and no clear end in sight...[:(]
    yep
    Some will die in hot pursuit
    And fiery auto crashes
    Some will die in hot pursuit
    While sifting through my ashes
    Some will fall in love with life
    And drink it from a fountain
    That is pouring like an avalanche
    Coming down the mountain
  • Marc1301Marc1301 Member Posts: 31,822 ✭✭✭
    edited November -1
    What a waste of lives.[xx(][V]
    "Beam me up Scotty, there's no intelligent life down here." - William Shatner
  • grumpygygrumpygy Member Posts: 53,466
    edited November -1
    quote:DoD Identifies Army Casualty



    The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Inherent Resolve.

    Pfc. Monterrious T. Daniel, 19, of Griffin, Georgia, died June 12 in Camp Buehring, Kuwait, in a non-combat related incident.

    He was assigned to 68th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 43rd Sustainment Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colorado.
  • grumpygygrumpygy Member Posts: 53,466
    edited November -1
    quote:Department of Defense Identifies Navy Casualty



    The Department of Defense announced today the death of a sailor who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.



    Senior Chief Petty Officer Jason P. May, 38, of Chesterfield, Michigan, died June 29, on board USS Essex (LHD 2), of non-combat related causes while the ship was at sea.
  • grumpygygrumpygy Member Posts: 53,466
    edited November -1
    quote:DoD Identifies Army Casualty



    The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Freedom's Sentinel.

    Master Sgt. Peter A. McKenna Jr., 35, of Bristol, Rhode Island, died Aug. 8, in Kabul, Afghanistan, of wounds when he was attacked by enemy small arms fire.

    McKenna was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group, Eglin Air Force Base, Florida.?
  • grumpygygrumpygy Member Posts: 53,466
    edited November -1
    quote:DOD Identifies Air Force Casualties

    The Department of Defense announced today the deaths of six airmen who were supporting Operation Freedom's Sentinel. They died Oct. 2 in the crash of a C-130J Super Hercules aircraft at Jalalabad Airfield, Afghanistan. The cause of the accident is currently under investigation.

    Killed were:

    Capt. Jonathan J. Golden, 33, of Camarillo, California.

    Capt. Jordan B. Pierson, 28, of Abilene, Texas.

    Staff Sgt. Ryan D. Hammond, 26, of Moundsville, West Virginia.

    Senior Airman Quinn L. Johnson-Harris, 21, of Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

    All four were assigned to the 39th Airlift Squadron, Dyess Air Force Base, Texas. For more information, media may contact the 7th Bomb Wing Public Affairs Office at 325-696-2863.

    Also killed were:

    Senior Airman Nathan C. Sartain, 29, of Pensacola, Florida.

    Airman 1st Class Kcey E. Ruiz, 21, of McDonough, Georgia.
  • grumpygygrumpygy Member Posts: 53,466
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    quote:DoD Identifies Air Force Casualties

    The Department of Defense announced today the deaths of two airmen who were supporting Operation Freedom's Sentinel. They died Oct. 11 in the crash of a British Puma Mk2 helicopter in Kabul, Afghanistan. The cause of the accident is currently under investigation.

    Killed were:

    Maj. Phyllis J. Pelky, 45, of Rio Rancho, New Mexico. She was assigned to the U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colorado. For more information, media may contact the U.S. Air Force Academy Public Affairs Office at 719-333-7731.

    Master Sgt. Gregory T. Kuhse, 38, of Kalamazoo, Michigan. He was assigned to the 3rd Manpower Requirements Squadron at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois. For more information, media may contact the 375th Air Mobility Wing Public Affairs Office at 618-256-4241.
  • grumpygygrumpygy Member Posts: 53,466
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    quote:DoD Identifies Army Casualty

    The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Soldier who was supporting Operation Freedom's Sentinel.

    Staff Sgt. Matthew Q. McClintock, of Albuquerque, New Mexico, died Jan. 5, 2016, in Marjah District, Afghanistan, from wounds suffered when the enemy attacked his unit with small arms fire. The incident is under investigation.

    McClintock was assigned to the1st Battalion, 19th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Buckley, Washington.
  • grumpygygrumpygy Member Posts: 53,466
    edited November -1
    quote:DoD Identifies Air Force Casualty

    The Department of Defense announced today the death of an airman who was supporting Operation Freedom's Sentinel.

    Maj. John D. Gerrie, 42, of Nickerson, Kansas, died Jan. 16, in Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, from a non-combat related incident.

    He was assigned to 453rd Electronic Warfare Squadron, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas.
  • grumpygygrumpygy Member Posts: 53,466
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    quote:DoD Identifies Army Casualty

    The Department of Defense announce today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Inherent Resolve.

    Sgt. Joseph F. Stifter, 30, of Glendale, California, died Jan. 28, at Al Asad Airbase, Al Anbar Province, Iraq, from wounds suffered when his armored HMMWV was involved in a roll-over accident. The incident is under investigation.

    Stifter was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 7th Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kansas.
  • grumpygygrumpygy Member Posts: 53,466
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    quote:DoD Identifies Navy Civilian Casualty

    The Department of Defense announced today the death of a U.S. Navy civilian who was supporting Operation Inherent Resolve.

    Blane D. Bussell, 60, of Virginia, died Jan. 26 in Manama, Bahrain, of non-combat related causes.

    He was assigned to Forward Deployed Regional Maintenance Center Detachment Bahrain at Naval Support Activity Bahrain
  • grumpygygrumpygy Member Posts: 53,466
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    quote:DoD Identifies Marine Casualty

    The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Inherent Resolve.

    Staff Sgt. Louis F. Cardin, of Temecula, California, died Mar. 19 in northern Iraq, from wounds suffered when the enemy attacked his unit with rocket fire. The incident is under investigation.

    Cardin was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina.
  • Mr. PerfectMr. Perfect Member Posts: 59,647 ✭✭✭✭
    edited November -1
    Will this thread ever end?
    Some will die in hot pursuit
    And fiery auto crashes
    Some will die in hot pursuit
    While sifting through my ashes
    Some will fall in love with life
    And drink it from a fountain
    That is pouring like an avalanche
    Coming down the mountain
  • grumpygygrumpygy Member Posts: 53,466
    edited November -1
    quote:DoD Identifies Air Force Casualty


    The Department of Defense announced today the death of an airman who was supporting Operation Inherent Resolve.

    Airman First Class Nathaniel H. McDavitt, 22, of Glen Burnie, Maryland, died April 15 in Southwest Asia as a result of injuries sustained after extreme winds caused structural damage to the building in which the airman was working.

    He was assigned to the 52nd Equipment Maintenance Squadron at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany.

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  • grumpygygrumpygy Member Posts: 53,466
    edited November -1
    quote:DoD Identifies Navy Casualty

    The Department of Defense announced today the death of a sailor who was supporting Operation Inherent Resolve.

    Gunner's Mate Seaman Connor Alan McQuagge, 19, of Utah, died May 26 of a non-combat related injury while underway in the Red Sea. The incident is under investigation.

    He was assigned to USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49), forward deployed in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations.
  • grumpygygrumpygy Member Posts: 53,466
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    quote:DoD Identifies Army Casualty

    The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Freedom's Sentinel.

    Staff Sgt. Matthew V. Thompson, 28, of Irvine, California, died Aug. 23 in Helmand Province, Afghanistan, of injuries caused by an improvised explosive device that detonated near his patrol while conducting dismounted operations. The incident is under investigation.

    Thompson was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 1st Special Forces Group (Airborne), Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington.
  • grumpygygrumpygy Member Posts: 53,466
    edited November -1
    quote:DoD Identifies Army Casualty

    The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Inherent Resolve.

    1st Lt. Jeffrey D. Cooper, 25, of Mill Creek, Washington, died Sept. 10 in Kuwait, from a non-combat-related injury. The incident is under investigation.

    Cooper was assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 2nd Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, Fort Campbell, KY.
  • grumpygygrumpygy Member Posts: 53,466
    edited November -1
    quote:DoD Identifies Army Casualty

    The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Inherent Resolve.

    Warrant Officer Travis R. Tamayo, 32, of Brownsville, Texas, died Sept. 16 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, in a non-combat-related incident. The incident is under investigation.

    Tamayo was assigned to the 202nd Military Intelligence Battalion, Fort Gordon, Georgia.
  • grumpygygrumpygy Member Posts: 53,466
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    quote:Department of Defense Identifies Navy Casualty

    The Department of Defense announced today the death of a sailor who was supporting Operation Odyssey Lightning.

    Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Fuels) Airman Devon M. Faulkner, 24, of North Carolina, died Sept. 20 of a non-combat-related injury while underway. The incident is under investigation.

    He was assigned to USS Wasp (LHD 1), forward deployed in the central Mediterranean Sea.
  • grumpygygrumpygy Member Posts: 53,466
    edited November -1
    quote:DoD Identifies Army Casualty

    The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Freedom's Sentinel.
    Staff Sgt. Adam S. Thomas, 31, of Tacoma Park, Maryland, died Oct. 4 in Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan, from injuries caused by an improvised explosive device that exploded during dismounted operations. The incident is under investigation.
    Thomas was assigned to Company B, 2nd Battalion, 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Fort Carson, Colorado.
  • grumpygygrumpygy Member Posts: 53,466
    edited November -1
    quote:DoD Identifies Army Casualties

    The Department of Defense announced today the death of one soldier and one Department of Army civilian employee who were supporting Operation Freedom's Sentinel.

    Sgt. Douglas J. Riney, 26, of Fairview, Illinois, and Michael G. Sauro, 40, of McAlester, Oklahoma, died Oct. 20 in Kabul, Afghanistan, of wounds received from encountering hostile enemy forces.

    Riney was assigned to the Support Squadron, 3rd Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas. Sauro was assigned to the Defense Ammunition Center, McAlester Army Ammunition Plant, McAlester, Oklahoma.
  • grumpygygrumpygy Member Posts: 53,466
    edited November -1
    quote:DoD Identifies Army Casualties

    The Department of Defense announced today the death of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Freedom's Sentinel.
    Capt. Andrew D. Byers, 30, of Rolesville, North Carolina, and Sgt. 1st Class Ryan A. Gloyer, 34, of Greenville, Pennsylvania, died Nov. 3 in Kunduz, Afghanistan, of wounds sustained while engaging enemy forces.
    Byers and Gloyer were assigned to Company B, 2nd Battalion, 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Fort Carson, Colorado.
  • grumpygygrumpygy Member Posts: 53,466
    edited November -1
    quote:DoD Identifies Army Casualties

    The Department of Defense announced today the death of three soldiers who were supporting Operation Inherent Resolve.

    They died Nov. 4 in Jafr, Jordan, of wounds sustained when their convoy came under fire entering a Jordanian military base. The incident is under investigation. The soldiers were assigned to the 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Fort Campbell, Kentucky.

    Killed were:

    Staff Sgt. Matthew C. Lewellen, 27, of Lawrence, Kan.;

    Staff Sgt. Kevin J. McEnroe, 30, of Tucson, Ariz.; and

    Staff Sgt. James F. Moriarty, 27, of Kerrville, Texas.
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