Please take a moment to remember these brave young men and their sacrifice for our great country. Also, watch the entire video that follows this post. It is a very moving video and gives you and idea of what these families go through when losing a family member. It's the very least we can do to show respect and honor to these fallen hero's.

KIA States last week: MN-SC-AR-NC

  • Marine Lance Cpl. Dale W. Means

    Marine Lance Cpl. Dale W. Means - Died November 18, 2012 Serving During Operation Enduring Freedom. Age 23, of Jordan, Minn.; assigned to Combat Logistics Battalion 2, Combat Logistics Regiment 2, 2nd Marine Logistics Group, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.; died Nov. 18, while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.

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  • Army Sgt. Channing B. Hicks

    Army Sgt. Channing B. Hicks - Died November 16, 2012 Serving During Operation Enduring Freedom. Age 24, of Greer, S.C.; assigned to the 1st Battalion, 28th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kan.; died Nov. 16, in Paktika province, Afghanistan, from injuries suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device and small arms fire.

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  • Army Spc. Joseph A. Richardson

    Army Spc. Joseph A. Richardson - Died November 16, 2012 Serving During Operation Enduring Freedom. Age 23, of Booneville, Ark.; assigned to the 1st Battalion, 28th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kan.; died Nov. 16, in Paktika province, Afghanistan, from injuries suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device and small arms fire.

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  • Army Staff Sgt. Rayvon Battle Jr.

    Army Staff Sgt. Rayvon Battle Jr. - Died November 13, 2012 Serving During Operation Enduring Freedom. Age 25, of Rocky Mount, N.C.; assigned to the 38th Engineer Company, 4th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash.; died Nov. 13, in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan.

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