When a soldier pays the ultimate price and lays down his or her life protecting the freedom of our great country it goes largely unnoticed; until now. Every week I post names of those “who gave all” so I can pay my respects and remember why I have the freedom I emjoy. New videos have been added this week and if you have a video you would like to see on this post next week please bring it to my attention. You have full authority to share this weekly post anywhere you like.


  • Army Maj. Paul C. Voelke

    Army Maj. Paul C. Voelke - Died June 22, 2012 Serving During Operation Enduring Freedom. Age 36, of Monroe, N.Y.; assigned to the 1st Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga.; died June 22 in Mazar-E-Sharif, Afghanistan.

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  • Marine Pfc. Steven P. Stevens II

    Marine Pfc. Steven P. Stevens II - Died June 22, 2012 Serving During Operation Enduring Freedom. Age 23, of Tallahassee, Fla.; assigned to 1st Combat Engineer Battalion, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.; died June 22 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.

    Military Times
  • Marine Lance Cpl. Eugene C. Mills III

    Marine Lance Cpl. Eugene C. Mills III - Died June 22, 2012 Serving During Operation Enduring Freedom. Age 21, of Laurel, Md.; assigned to 1st Battalion, 8th Marines, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.; died June 22 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.

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  • Marine Lance Cpl. Hunter D. Hogan

    Marine Lance Cpl. Hunter D. Hogan - Died June 23, 2012 Serving During Operation Enduring Freedom. Age 21, of Norman, Ind.; assigned to 1st Battalion, 8th Marines, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.; died June 23 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan

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  • Marine Lance Cpl. Niall W. Coti-Sears

    Marine Lance Cpl. Niall W. Coti-Sears - Died June 23, 2012 Serving During Operation Enduring Freedom. Age 23, of Arlington, Va.; assigned to 1st Battalion, 7th Marines, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Twentynine Palms, Calif.; died June 23 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.

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