Thursday, April 25, 2013

11 Heroes Who Died March 21 to April 21, 2013

March 21 - Sgt. 1st Class James F. Grissom, 31, of Hayward, Calif., died at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Germany, of wounds suffered from small arms fire March 18 in Paktika Province, Afghanistan.

March 22 - Sgt. Tristan M. Wade, 23, of Indianapolis, Ind., died in Qarah Bagh District, Ghazni Province, Afghanistan, when enemy forces attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device.

March 27 - Sgt. Michael C. Cable, 26, of Philpot, Ky., died from injuries sustained when his unit was attacked by enemy forces in Shinwar District, Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan.

March 29 - Chief Warrant Officer Curtis S. Reagan, 43, of Summerville, S.C., died in Kandahar, Afghanistan, from a non-combat related illness.

April 3 - Capt. James Michael Steel, 29, of Tampa, Fla., died in the crash of an F-16 near Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan.

April 6 - They died in Kandahar, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked their unit in Zabul, Afghanistan with a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device. Killed were:
- Staff Sgt. Christopher M. Ward, 24, of Oak Ridge, Tenn.,
- Spc. Wilbel A. Robles-Santa, 25, of Juncos, Puerto Rico, and
- Spc. Delfin M. Santos Jr., 24, of San Jose, Calif

April 19 - They died in Pachir Wa Agam District, Nangarhar province, Afghanistan. Killed were:
- Chief Warrant Officer Matthew P. Ruffner, 34, of Tafford, Pa., and
- Chief Warrant Officer Jarett M. Yoder, 26, of Mohnton, Pa

April 21 - Pfc. Barrett L. Austin, 20, of Easley, S.C., died in Landstuhl, Germany, of injuries sustained when his vehicle was attacked by an enemy improvised explosive device in Wardak Province, Afghanistan, April 17.


Ten Mile Island said...

Thanks, again.

T. D. said...

You're a good guy, TMI.