2006 Honorees

LHCP Honorees

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Michael A. Monsoor Frederick E. Pokorney Jr. Sam Williams Huff Benjamin T Zieske
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Dec 2006 Nov 2006 Oct 2006 September 2006
Michael A.Monsoor 1st Lt. Frederick E. Pokorney Pfc. Sam Williams Huff Pfc. Benjamin T. Zieske
Age 25 Age 31 Age 18 Age 20
Monsoor was killedSept. 29, 2006 while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Ramadi, Iraq. of Tonopah, Nev.; assigned to the Headquarters Battery, 1st Battalion, 10th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Expeditionary Brigade, Camp Lejeune, N.C.; killed in action near Nasiriyah, Iraq on March 23, 2003. of Tucson, Arizona, died April 18, 2005, in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries sustained on April 17, 2005, in Baghdad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near her HMMWV. died of injuries sustained May 3, 2006 when an improvised explosive device detonated during a dismounted combat patrol in Kirkuk, Iraq.
Douglas A DiCenzo Christorher W Thompson Anissa Shero Robert Hernandez
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August 2006 July 2006 June 2006 May 2006
Douglas A. DiCenzo Christopher W. Thompson Anissa A. Shero Robert Hernandez
Age 30 Age 25 Age 31 Age 47
DiCenzo was killed in Baghdad, Iraq, on May 25, 2006 when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV during combat operation. Thompson was killed in action from an IED explosion while conducting combat operation against enemy forces in the Al Anbar Province of Iraq. Shero died in the crash of a U.S Air Force MC-130H Combat Talon II aircraft in the Paktika province of Afghanistan. Hernandez was killed March 28, 2006 when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee during combat operations in Taquaddum, Iraq.

Laura Walker

Peter Wagler

Jonathan Pfender

Toccara Green

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April 2006 March 2006 Feb 2006 Jan 2006
Laura Walker Peter Wagler Jonathan Pfender Toccara Green
Age 24 Age 18 Age 22 Age 23
Walker was killed in action on 18 August 2005 in Delak, Afghanistan. Wagler died in Baghdad, Iraq on January 23, 2006 of wounds sustained that day when an improvised explosive device detonated near his M1A2 Abrams tank during patrol operations. Pfender died in Bayji, Iraq, on December 30, 2005 when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV during patrol operations. Green died on August 14, 2005, in Al Asad, Iraq, when multiple improvised explosive devices detonated near her unit during convoy operations.
LHCP David Day
Black Ribbon
Jan 2006
David Day
Age 25
Day died February 21, 2005 in Baghdad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated as he was exiting his military vehicle after it had rolled over.

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