Recent Heroes in 2012
We would like to Honor the memory of these men and women who
recently lost their lives, and Remember them each specifically by name.
Please pray for these families as they begin their journey of healing through this unimaginable devastation.
April 2012 Heroes
Staff Sgt. Christopher L. Brown, 26, of Columbus, Ohio
Cpl. Christopher D. Bordoni, 21, of Ithaca, N.Y.
Capt. Nicholas J. Rozanski, 36, of Dublin, Ohio
Sgt. 1st Class Jeffrey J. Rieck, 45, of Columbus, Ohio
Sgt. 1st Class Shawn T. Hannon, 44, of Grove City, Ohio
Cpl. Alex Martinez, 21, of Elgin, Il
Spc. Jeffrey L. White, Jr., 21, of Catawissa, Mo
Spc. Antonio C. Burnside, 31, of Great Falls, Mont.
Staff Sgt. Tyler J. Smith, 24, of Licking, Mo
Constructionman Trevor J. Stanley, 22, of Virginia Beach, Va
Lance Cpl. Ramon T. Kaipat, 22, of Tacoma, Wash
Spc. Philip C. S. Schiller, 21, of The Colony, Texas
Lance Cpl. Abraham Tarwoe, 25, Providence, R.I
Sgt. Tanner S. Higgins, 23, of Yantis, Texas
Staff Sgt. David P. Nowaczyk, 32, of Dyer, Ind
Cpl. Aaron M. Faust, 22, Louisville, Ky
Staff Sgt. Joseph H. Fankhauser, 30, of Mason, Texas
1st Lt. Jonathan P. Walsh, 28, Cobb, Ga.
Pfc. Michael J. Metcalf, 22, Boynton Beach, Fla.
Chief Warrant Officer Nicholas S. Johnson, 27, of San Diego, Calif.
Chief Warrant Officer Don C. Viray, 25, of Waipahu, Hawaii
Sgt. Chris J. Workman, 33, of Boise, Idaho
Sgt. Dean R. Shaffer, 23, of Pekin, Ill.
Spc. Manuel J. Vasquez, 22, of West Sacramento, Calif
Spc. Jason K. Edens, 22, of Franklin, Tenn
Spc. Moises J. Gonzalez, 29, Huntington, Calif
Lt. Christopher E. Mosko, 28, of Pittsford, N.Y.
Staff Sgt. Brandon F. Eggleston, 29, of Candler, N.C
Sgt. Dick A. Lee Jr., 31, of Orange Park, Fla.,
Staff Sgt. Andrew T. Brittonmihalo, 25, of Simi Valley, Calif
Master Sgt. Scott E. Pruitt, 38, of Gautier, Miss
Pfc. Christian R. Sannicolas, 20, Anaheim, Calif
Sgt. Nicholas M. Dickhut, 23, of Rochester, Minn
March 2012 Heroes
Cpl. Conner T. Lowry, 24, of Chicago, Ill
Staff Sgt. Jordan L. Bear, 25, of Denver, Colo.
Pfc. Payton A. Jones, 19, of Marble Falls, Texas
Spc. Edward J. Acosta, 21, of Hesperia, Calif.
Staff Sgt. Jesse J. Grindey, 30, of Hazel Green, Wis.
Spc. Daquane D. Rivers, 21, of Marianna, Fla.
2nd Lt. Clovis T. Ray, 34, of San Antonio, Texas
Sgt. Jamie D. Jarboe, 27, of Frankfort, Ind.
Spc. Dennis P. Weichel Jr., 29, of Providence, R.I.
Capt. Aaron D. Istre, 37, of Vinton, La.
Sgt. Daniel J. Brown, 27, of Jerome, Idaho
Sgt. William R. Wilson III, of Getzville, N.Y.
Sgt. Joseph D’Augustine, 29, of Waldwick, N.J.
Capt. Francis D. Imlay, 31, of Vacaville, Calif.
Pfc. Johnathon F. Davis, 20, of Griffin, Ga.
Cpl. Roberto Cazarez, 24, of Harbor City, Calif.
Spc. David W. Taylor, 20, of Dixon, Ky.
Spc. James E. Dutton, 25, of Checotah, Okla
Cpl. Michael J. Palacio, 23, of Lake Elsinore, Calif.
February 2012 Heroes
Lance Cpl. Edward J. Dycus, 22, of Greenville, Miss.
Brig. Gen. Terence J. Hildner, 49, of Fairfax, Va.
Sgt. 1st Class Billy A. Sutton, 42, of Tupelo, Miss
Pfc. Cesar Cortez, 24, of Oceanside, Calif.
Lance Cpl. Osbrany Montes De Oca, 20, of North Arlington, N.J
Petty Officer 3rd Class Kyler L. Estrada, 21, of Queen Creek, Ariz
Sgt. Jerry D. Reed II, 30, of Russellville, Ark.
Petty Officer First Class Paris S. Pough, 40, of Columbus, Ga
Capt. Ryan P. Hall, 30, of Colorado Springs, Colo
Capt. Nicholas S. Whitlock, 29, of Newnan, Ga
1st Lt. Justin J. Wilkens, 26, of Bend, Ore.
Senior Airman Julian S. Scholten, 26, of Upper Marlboro, Md.
Sgt. Allen R. McKenna Jr., 28, of Noble, Okla.
Sgt. Joshua A. Born, 25, of Niceville, Fla.
Cpl. Timothy J. Conrad Jr., 22, of Roanoke, Va.
Lt. Col. John D. Loftis, 44, of Paducah, Ky.
Maj. Robert J. Marchanti II, 48, of Baltimore, Md
Recent Heroes in 2012