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THE FALLEN-10/13/2017

Staff Sgts. Jeremiah W. Johnson, Dustin M. Wright and Bryan C. Black, Sgt. La David Johnson, 25   Black, 35, was a Special Forces medic from Puyallup, Washington, according to the Army. He initially enlisted in the Army in October 2009. Johnson, 39, was a chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear specialist from Springboro, Ohio, according to the Army. He enlisted in the service in October 2007. Wright, 29, was a Special Forces engineer from Lyons, Georgia, according to the Army. He joined the Army in July 2012. Sgt. La David…

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THE FALLEN-10/06/17

Charleston Hartfield The 34-year-old was an off-duty Las Vegas police officer. Hartfield was described as a well-respected and selfless member of the community. The military veteran had a son and a daughter. As a youth football coach, he helped every player to excel, said Stan King, whose son played in Hartfield’s team.

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THE FALLEN: 09/01/2017

Sheriff’s Deputy Robert French, 52, died after sustaining gunshot wounds, according to Sheriff Scott Jones. He was a 21-year veteran with the department. According to officials, French died from the gunshots wounds after a suspect at the Ramada Inn balcony fired at him with a high-power rifle. It is with a heavy heart that we announce the tragic in the line of duty death of Sergeant Steve Perez.

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THE FALLEN: 08/25/2017

Clockwise from top left: Kenneth Aaron Smith, 22, from New Jersey; Logan Stephen Palmer, 23, from Illinois; John Henry Hoagland III, 20, from Texas; Dustin Louis Doyon, 26, from Connecticut; Jacob Daniel Drake, 21, from Ohio; Corey George Ingram, 28, from New York; Charles Nathan Findley, 31, from Missouri; Abraham Lopez, 39, from Texas; Kevin Sayer Bushell, 26, from Maryland; Timothy Thomas Eckels Jr., 23, from Maryland. Credit U.S. Navy; Ingram family via New York Air National Guard

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THE FALLEN: 08/18/2017

  Sgt. Roshain Euvince Brooks, left, and Spc. Allen Levi Stigler Jr. (82nd Airborne) The two soldiers killed were identified as Sgt. Roshain Euvince Brooks, 30, of Brooklyn, New York, and Spc. Allen Levi Stigler Jr., 22, of Arlington, Texas.   Staff Sgt. Aaron Butler, a Green Beret, died Aug. 16, 2017 in Afghanistan. (U.S. Army photo) Utah National Guardsman Staff Sgt. Aaron R. Butler, 27, was supporting Operation Freedom’s Sentinel

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THE FALLEN: 08/11/2017

1st Lt. Benjamin Cross, 26, Cpl. Nathaniel Ordway, 21, and Pfc. Ruben Velasco, 19, died in the Aug. 5, 2017, Osprey crash off Australia. (Photos courtesy VMI, Facebook and gofundme.com) They are 1st Lt. Benjamin Cross, 26, of Oxford, Maine; Cpl. Nathaniel Ordway, 21, of Sedgwick, Kansas; and Pfc. Ruben Velasco, 19, of Los Angeles. Cross and Ordway were both assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 265 out of Futenma, Japan; Velasco was a member of 3rd Battalion, 5th Marines, out of Camp Pendleton, California

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THE FALLEN: 08/04/2017

Sgt. Jonathon Michael Hunter, 23, of Columbus, Indiana, and Spc. Christopher Michael Harris, 25, of Jackson Springs, North Carolina, were killed when an explosive device detonated near their convoy, officials announced Thursday. Spc. Christopher Michael Harris “Spc. Christopher Harris was an extraordinary young man and a phenomenal Paratrooper,” Col. Magsig continued. “He regularly displayed the type of courage, discipline, and empathy that the Nation expects from its warriors.”   Sgt. Jonathon Michael Hunter “Sgt. Jonathon Hunter was the leader we all want to work for – strong, decisive, compassionate, and…

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