Today's list includes only one name but it is still one too many. We also need to honor those families dealing with the tragedy that happened in Midland Texas last Thursday killing four wounded war hero's as a train smashed into the float they were riding on. Please take a moment to remember these brave young men and their sacrifice for our great country.

KIA States last week: WA

  • Army Sgt. Matthew H. Stiltz

    Army Sgt. Matthew H. Stiltz - Died November 12, 2012 Serving During Operation Enduring Freedom. Age 26, of Spokane, Wash.; assigned to 1st Battalion, 28th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kan.; died Nov. 12, at Zerok, Afghanistan, of wounds caused by indirect fire.

    Military Times
  • Honoring Those Killed In The Midland Texas Veterans Parade

    Four veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan, including an Army sergeant who apparently sacrificed his life to save his wife, were killed last Thursday afternoon and 16 people more injured in a scene of both tragedy and heroism as a train doing 60 mph crashed into a flatbed during a parade. The four veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan killed were Marine Chief Warrant Officer 3 Gary Stouffer, 37; Army Sgt. Maj. Lawrence Boivin, 47; Army Sgt. Joshua Michael, 34; and Army Sgt. Maj. William Lubbers, 43.