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6 Troops Die In Helicopter Crash – Week 50 Honor Post

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Although reported earlier that it was Marines who died in a recent helicopter crash in Afghanistan, it was in fact six troops from the United States Army who lost their lives. Our hearts, thoughts and prayers again are extended to these families.

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Week 49 Honor Post


Chief Warrant Officer 2 Randy L. Billings, United States Army
Chief Warrant Officer 2 Randy L. Billings, United States Army
 

Chief Warrant Officer 2 Randy L. Billings - Age 34 from Heavener, Oklahoma.  Died 17 December in a helicopter crash in the Helmand province of Afghanistan. Chief Warrant Officer 2 Randy L. Billings was assigned to the 3rd Assault Helicopter Battalion, 1st Aviation Regiment, 1st Combat Aviation Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, KS.

 
Chief Warrant Officer 2 Joshua B. Silverman, United States Army
Chief Warrant Officer 2 Joshua B. Silverman, United States Army
 

Chief Warrant Officer 2 Joshua B. Silverman - Age 35 from Scottsdale, Arizona.  Died 17 December in a helicopter crash in the Helmand province of Afghanistan. Chief Warrant Officer 2 Joshua B. Silverman was assigned to the 3rd Assault Helicopter Battalion, 1st Aviation Regiment, 1st Combat Aviation Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, KS.

 
Sgt. Peter C. Bohler, United States Army
Sgt. Peter C. Bohler, United States Army
 

Sgt. Peter C. Bohler - Age 29 from Willow Spring, North Carolina. Died 17 December in a helicopter crash in the Helmand province of Afghanistan. Sgt. Peter C. Bohler was assigned to the 3rd Assault Helicopter Battalion, 1st Aviation Regiment, 1st Combat Aviation Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, KS.

 
Sgt. 1st Class Omar W. Forde, United States Army
Sgt. 1st Class Omar W. Forde, United States Army
 

Sgt. 1st Class Omar W. Forde - Age 28 from Marietta, Georgia. Died 17 December in a helicopter crash in the Helmand province of Afghanistan. Sgt. 1st Class Omar W. Forde was assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Combat Aviation Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, KS.

 
Staff Sgt. Jesse L. Williams, United States Army
Staff Sgt. Jesse L. Williams, United States Army
 

Staff Sgt. Jesse L. Williams - Age 30 from Elkhart, Indiana. Died 17 December in a helicopter crash in the Helmand province of Afghanistan. Staff Sgt. Jesse L. Williams was assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Troop, Regimental Support Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment, Vilseck, Germany.

 
Spc. Terry K. D. Gordon, United States Army
Spc. Terry K. D. Gordon, United States Army
 

Spc. Terry K. D. Gordon - Age 22 from Shubuta, Mississippi. Died 17 December in a helicopter crash in the Helmand province of Afghanistan. Spc. Terry K. D. Gordon assigned to 1st Squadron, 6th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Combat Aviation Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, KS.

 

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