Thursday, August 06, 2009

772


I remember putting up photos of the faces of the fallen along the church walls back when the Iraq count was somewhere around 580 or so. It seems a long, sad time ago.

08/06/09 :
DoD Identifies Navy Casualty
The Department of Defense announced today the death of a sailor who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. Petty Officer 3rd Class Anthony C. Garcia, 21, of Tyndall, Fla. died Aug. 5 while supporting combat operations in Farah Province, Afghanistan.

08/06/09 AP:
Attacks kill 4 U.S. troops, 15 Afghans
Four U.S. Marines were killed Thursday when a roadside bomb struck their vehicle in western Afghanistan, driving up Western military deaths at a pace that would make August one of the deadliest months of the war.

08/04/09 :
DoD Identifies Army Casualties (3 of 3)
Capt. Ronald G. Luce Jr., 27, of Fayetteville, N.C... of the Mississippi Army National Guard, and assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 20th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Jackson, Miss.

08/04/09 :
DoD Identifies Army Casualties (2 of 3)
Sgt. 1st Class Alejandro Granado, 42, of Fairfax, Va... of the Mississippi Army National Guard, and assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 20th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Jackson, Miss.

08/04/09 :
DoD Identifies Army Casualties (1 of 3)
Sgt. 1st Class Severin W. Summers III, 43, of Bentonia, Miss... of the Mississippi Army National Guard, and assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 20th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Jackson, Miss.


2 comments:

Göran Koch-Swahne said...

Prayers ascending!

Grandmère Mimi said...

May they rest in peace and rise in glory.

How many more dead before we wake up and know that we cannot "win" in Afghanistan?

And then we leave the people (the poor women!) at the mercy of the Taliban.