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Another one from my old unit gone.
Ryan "Bill" W.
Passed away Friday from what appears to be natural causes while working as a contractor in Afghanistan.
Father and Grandfather
Retired Marine Combat Veteran
28 year friend
His remains should be arriving at Dover in about 15 minutes.
Another one of the good guys gone.
Please say a prayer for his family.
RIP Brother, you'll never be forgotten.
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LTC. Rennie Cory 7APR2001 Vietnam
ETERNAL R&R Sir...
In Vietnam a Russian-made M-17 helicopter carrying a team searching for American MIAs crashed and all aboard were reported killed. Rescuers recovered the bodies of 9 Vietnamese and 7 Americans the next day.
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RIP Rudy Seabron
Article doesn't state his name but it was verified and his next of kin has been notified.
Horrible way to go. He served multiple combat deployments and gets hit by a car while stateside and left for dead only for another car to hit him. Served with him in 2-108 Infantry Battalion. Always had a smile on his face and a good story to tell. Til Valhalla.
SSG Mark Walton
April 8, 1975-February 7, 2011
SSG Walton was a U.S. Army veteran who honorably served with distinction as a staff sergeant with A Company, 2nd Battalion, 29th Infantry at Fort Benning, Ga. He proudly served numerous tours and was awarded several commendations, including a Purple Heart and the Bronze Star.
Army Capt. Christopher Scott Seifert
Assigned to the 1st Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky.; killed in a grenade attack near the Iraq-Kuwait border.
Army Sgt. 1st Class Nathan L. Winder
Died June 26, 2007 Serving During Operation Iraqi Freedom
Assigned to 2nd Battalion, 1st Special Forces Group (Airborne), Fort Lewis, Wash.; died June 26 in Diwaniyah, Iraq, of wounds sustained from enemy small-arms fire.
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27 Feb 07 SrA Geraldine Marquez Rincon - Suicide bomber at Bagram
6 Feb 202 TSgt Curtis Eccleston - murdered by Jody who conspired with wife
14 May 2015 MSgt Drew Pence - Cancer
11 April 2017 SrA Kristen Taylor - Cancer
My Friends, My Family. Never forgotten.
LTC Michael McLaughlin 44, of Mercer, Pa.; assigned to the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 28th Infantry Division, Pennsylvania Army National Guard, Washington, Pa.; killed Jan. 5 when he was conducting a dismounted patrol at an Iraqi police recruiting station and an individual-borne improvised explosive device detonated near his position in Ramadi, Iraq. He was the first officer of the Pennsylvania Army National Guard to be KIA since WWII
Lost on January 5, 2006. Leaving behind a wife and two daughters.
Bank when I first joined the guard he was a Major at our Battalion HQ. He visited out unit and decided to do a uniform inspection. Being brand new and before i even went to basic I was standing at the back of the formation when he came to me I saluted (didn't know the squad leader was the only one who had to do it) and said something to the effect of "what's up" (was 17 and still in HS). He cracked up and corrected me politely and later talked to me about my joining, just as two guys shooting the breeze. Hell of a guy.
This is one post I fucking hate to see be placed back on top when I search!!!!!
So many years later and still so many brothers and sisters still gone! Now we are in the world of people disrespecting our flag and it's PC!
Fuck all who hate my countries flag and song! I have seen black and white Americans give there life for there country!
SrA Nathan Sartain & SrA Kcey Ruiz, 66th SFS/451st AEG
KIA 2 Oct 2015, Jalalabad, AFG, when the C-130J they were aboard crashed immediately after takeoff.
I had gone through FAST training and pre-deployment with them at Ft. Bliss a few months prior. I remember it like it was yesterday. I was at Ali-Al-Salem AB in Kuwait when our team lead called us in to tell us that a plane had crashed in AFG with people that we all knew on board. Just a shitty couple of days that followed when we learned it was them.
I came across this old copper bracelet while cleaning out my basement. I knew I had this P.O.W./M.I.A. bracelet in my possession but have never been able to find it. Today I wanted to remember the man.
Earl Glenn Cobeil, Lieutenant Colonel United States Air Force
Republic F-105F Thunderchief
Phuc Yen Air Base
Hoa Lo Prison
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Today it pains me to say the man who I looked up to my whole life! I was always told by family that I should have been his son!
Thomas Gibb Sgt USMC!
Wounded in Vietnam as apart of a Marine CAP unit on July 19, 1970! Left for dead as he had an M-79 blow up in his hand! Barrel of the M-79 when thought his head and he lost his left arm! Was told by military Doctor that he would not live past 30 years old!
He was 18 or 19 at the time! July 19, 2020! 50 years after he should have died he has taken his final breath! Passed away from pneumonia!
He is going to be buried at Arlington cemetery! I just wish I could be there for him!
God speed and hope you are in peace, SGT Gibb!!! This date will always be remembered by me!
Edited= My Uncle and more importantly MY BROTHER as a Marine and combat veteran!
PFC. Martin Denson
SPEC. Jeffrey Daves
B/CO. 1/504 P.I.R.
Operation Just Cause
Until Valhalla Brothers.
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My father died this past Saturday morning at 4am in the morning...Man I miss him so much. See you on the other side sir rest easy dad.
Marine Corps 1968-1989
2 tours to Vietnam
03-11 Infantry and 3043 Military Supply
Paul Kim killed in Ukraine. I knew him briefly from training, he fought for Ukraine against Russian aggression after his time in the U.S. Army.
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