2010 Honorees

LHCP Honorees

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Kevin M. Kryst Nicholas S. Cook Timothy L. Bowles Erin L. McLyman
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Dec 2010 Nov 2010 Oct 2010 Sept 2010
Kevin Kryst Nicholas S. Cook Timothy L. Bowles Erin L. McLyman
Age 27 Age 19 Age 24 Age 26
of West Bend, Wis.; assigned to the Marine Light-Attack Helicopter Squadron 267, Marine Aircraft Group 39, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, I Marine Expeditionary Force Camp Pendleton, Calif.; died Dec. 18 from wounds sustained while conducting combat operations in Anbar province, Iraq of Hungry Horse, Mont.; assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, Camp Ederle, Italy; died March 7 in Dab Sar, Afghanistan, of wounds sustained when insurgents attacked his unit using small arms fire. of Tucson, Ariz. was assigned to the 3rd Logistics Readiness Squadron, Elmendorf Air Force Base, Alaska and died March 15 2009 of wounds sustained when his vehicle encountered an improvised explosive device. He was a Tucson High graduate and was killed in Afghanistan of Federal Way, Wash.; assigned to the 296th Brigade Support Battalion, 3rd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash.; died March 13 in Balad, Iraq, of wounds sustained when enemy forces attacked her base with mortar fire
Gregory Owens Jr Rafael Peralta Jeffery L. Hartley John P. Pryor
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Aug 2010 July 2010 June 2010 May 2010
Gregory Owens Jr. Rafael Peralta Jeffery L. Hartley John P. Pryor
Age 24 Age 25 Age 25 Age 42
of Garland, TX, where he joined the Army in 2007. He was assigned to the 4th Battalion, 25th Field Artillery (Strike), 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), Fort Drum, NY. Sgt. Owens died July 20th in Maydan Shahr, Afghanistan, from wounds sustained by an IED detonating near his vehicle followed by an attack from enemy forces using small arms and rocket-propelled grenades. Three others were killed in the attack. of San Diego; assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Hawaii; killed Nov. 15 by enemy action in Anbar province, Iraq of Hempstead, Texas; assigned to the 1st Battalion, 10th Field Artillery Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Benning, Ga.; died April 8, 2008 in Kharguliah, Iraq, of wounds sustained when his vehicle encountered an improvised explosive device. of Moorestown, N.J.; assigned to the 1st Medical Detachment, Forward Surgical Team, Fort Totten, N.Y.; died Dec. 25 in Mosul of wounds sustained when a mortar round impacted near his living quarters.
Ryan J. Connolly Katie M. Soenksen Joseph M. Hernandez Anthony C Garcia
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Apr 2010 Mar 2010 Feb 2010 Jan 2010
Ryan J. Connolly Katie M. Soenksen Joseph M. Hernandez Anthony C. Garcia
Age 24 Age 19 Age 24 Age 21
of Vacaville, Calif.; assigned to 173rd Special Troops Battalion, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, Bamberg, Germany; died June 24 in Khogyani, Afghanistan, of wounds sustained when his vehicle struck a suspected landmine. of Davenport, Iowa was assigned to the 410th Military Police Company, 720th Military Police Battalion, 89th Military Police Brigade, Fort Hood, Texas died May 2, 2007 in Baghdad of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near her vehicle. of Hammond, Ind.; assigned to the 1st Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment, Hohenfels, Germany.; died Jan. 9 in Jaldak, Afghanistan, of wounds sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle. Also killed were Maj. Brian M. Mescall and Spc. Jason R. Parsons. of Panama City, Fla.; assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 3rd Marines, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditonary Force, Marine Corps Base Hawaii; died Aug. 5 while supporting combat operations in Farah province, Afghanistan.

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