Monday, March 30, 2009



03/29/09 :
DoD Identifies Navy Casualties

Lt. Florence B. Choe, 35, of El Cajon, Calif.,

and Lt. j.g. Francis L. Toner IV, 26, of Narragansett, R.I., died March 27 when an Afghan National Army soldier opened fire on personnel assigned to Combined Security Transition Command - Afghanistan...

While the initial announcement indicated that Lt. Choe and Lt. Toner were killed by a member of the Afghan army, later reports revealed that the two sailors were killed by an insurgent dressed up as a member of the Afghan National Army.

In addition to her husband, Lt. Florence Choe is survived by her three-year-old daughter, Kristin.

Lt. Frankie Toner was scheduled to come home on leave on Wednesday. He is survived by his wife, Brooke, his father and stepmother, Frank and Sharon Toner, his mother, Becky Toner, and his siblings, Amanda, John, and Michael. He will be buried in Arlington National Cemetery.

Additional information and photos from IGTNT

1 comment:

Göran Koch-Swahne said...

So sad, so sad...

Prayers ascending!