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Fielder, Michael S., USA
19 August 2007, Holly Springs, NC

Army Capt. Michael S. Fielder, 35, of Holly Springs, N.C.; assigned to the 248th Medical Detachment, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 44th Medical Command, XVIII Airborne Corps, Fort Bragg, N.C.; died Aug. 19 in Baghdad of injuries sustained from a non-combat related incident.


Flynn, Paul J., USA
22 August 2007, Whitsett, NC

Army Chief Warrant Officer 2 Paul J. Flynn, 28, of Whitsett, N.C.; assigned to the 4th Squadron, 6th U.S. Air Cavalry Regiment, Fort Lewis, Wash.; died Aug. 22 in Multaka, Iraq, of injuries suffered when his helicopter crashed. Also killed were Capt. Corry P. Tyler, Sgt. Matthew L. Tallman, Spc. Rickey L. Bell, Capt. Derek A. Dobogai, Staff Sgt. Jason L. Paton, Sgt. Garrett I. McLead, Cpl. Jeremy P. Bouffard, Cpl. Phillip J. Brodnick, Cpl. Joshua S. Harmon, Cpl. Nathan C. Hubbard, Spc. Michael A. Hook, Spc. Jessy G. Pollard and Spc. Tyler R. Seideman.


Forbes, Aaron M., USA
28 December 2005, Oak Island, NC

Army Spc. Aaron M. Forbes, 24, of Oak Island, N.C.; assigned to the 1st Battalion, 67th Armored Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas; killed Dec. 28 when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee during combat operations in Baghdad.


Garner, Mark A., USA
06 July 2009, Elkin, NC

Capt. Mark A. Garner, 30, of Elkin, North Carolina, died July 6 in Argandab District, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment, Joint Multinational Readiness Center, Hohenfels, Germany.


Gass, Girard D. Jr., USA
03 August 2014, Lumber Bridge, NC

Staff Sgt. Girard D. Gass Jr., of Lumber Bridge, North Carolina, died Aug. 3, in Jalalabad Air Field Hospital, Afghanistan, from a non-combat related incident while on patrol that occurred in Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group, Fort Bragg, North Carolina.


George, Matthew E., USA
31 August 2010, Grantsboro, NC

Army pfc. Matthew E. George, 22, of Gransboro, N.C.; assigned to the 173rd Brigade Support Battalion, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, Bamberg, Germany; died Aug. 31 in Logar province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his vehicle with an improvised explosive device. Also killed were Staff Sgt. Vinson B. Adkinson III, Sgt. Raymond C. Alcaraz and PFC James A. Page.
Note: Department of Defense listed Home of Record as Gransboro, NC


Gibbs, Nicholas R., USA
06 December 2006, Stokesdale, NC

Army Spc. Nicholas R. Gibbs, 25, of Stokesdale, N.C.; assigned to the 1st Battalion, 37th Armor Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, Giessen, Germany; died Dec. 6 of injuries sustained when he came in contact with enemy forces using small arms fire while conducting observation and security operations in Ramadi, Iraq.

Gill, Carlos E., USA
26 January 2010, Fayetteville, NC

Army Sgt. Carlos E. Gill, 25, of Fayetteville, N.C.; assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 1st Infantry Regiment, 5th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Fort Lewis, Wash.; died Jan. 26 at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, D.C., of an illness. He was evacuated Dec. 19, 2009, from Kandahar Air Field, Afghanistan, where he was supporting combat operations.


Ginett, Adam K., USAF
19 January 2010, Knightdale, NC

Air Force Tech. Sgt. Adam K. Ginett, 29, of Knightdale, N.C.; assigned to the 31st Civil Engineer Squadron, Aviano Air Base, Italy; died Jan. 19 near Kandahar Air Field, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered from an improvised explosive device.


Golla, Cliff, USMC
01 September 2006, Charlotte, NC

Marine Lance Cpl. Cliff K. Golla, 21, of Charlotte, N.C.; assigned to 3rd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.; died Sept. 1 from wounds sustained while conducting combat operations in Taqaddum, Iraq.


Grant, Sandra S., USN
31 December 2006, Linwood, NC

Navy Seaman Sandra S. Grant , 23, of Linwood, N.C.; assigned to the aircraft carrier Eisenhower; died Dec. 31, 2006, of natural causes while on the Arabian Sea.


Green, Anthony G., USA
16 October 2009, Matthews, NC

Army Spc. Anthony G. Green, 28, of Matthews, N.C.; assigned to the 143rd Infantry Detachment, Austin, Texas; died Oct. 16 in Wardak province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his vehicle with an IED. Also killed was Staff Sgt. Chris N. Staats.


Greene, David S., USMC
28 July 2004, Raleigh, NC

Marine Lt. Col. David S. Greene, 39, of Raleigh, N.C.; assigned to Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 775, Marine Aircraft Group 16, 3rd Marine Air Wing, Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif.; killed July 28 by enemy action in Anbar province, Iraq.


Guerrera, Joseph R., USA
26 October 2003, Dunn, NC

Army Pvt. Joseph R. Guerrera, 20, of Dunn, N.C.; assigned to C Company, 2nd Battalion, 325th Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C.; killed on patrol Oct. 26 when his vehicle was hit with an improvised explosive device in Baghdad.


Hager, Roger G., USMC
08 July 2009, Gibsonville, NC

Lance Cpl. Roger G. Hager, 20, of Gibsonville, N.C.; assigned to 2nd Reconnaissance Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.; died July 8 while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle. Also killed was Master Sgt. John E. Hayes.


Hardison, Jeremy F., USA
01 October 2012, Maysville, NC

Army Sgt. Jeremy F. Hardison, 23, of Maysville, N.C.; assigned to the 514th Military Police Company, 60th Troop Command, Winterville, N.C.; died Oct. l, in Khost, Afghanistan, of injuries suffered when an insurgent detonated a suicide vest
while on dismounted patrol. Also killed were Army Sgt. Thomas J. Butler IV, 25, of Wilmington, N.C., and Army Sgt. Donna R. Johnson, 29, of Raeford, N.C.


Harriman, Stanley L., USA
02 March 2002, Wade, NC

Army Chief Warrant Officer 2 Stanley L. Harriman, 34, of Wade, N.C.; assigned to the 3rd Special Forces Group, Fort Bragg, N.C.; killed on March 2, 2002, in Afghanistan.


Harris, Josh, USN
30 August 2008, Lexington, NC

Petty Officer 1st Class Joshua Harris, 36, of Lexington, N.C., died Aug. 30 from injuries sustained while conducting combat operations in Afghanistan. SO1 Harris was a Navy Seal on temporarily forward deployed from his assignment at Naval Special Warfare Development Group, Dam Neck, Va.


Hess, Kenneth D., USA
11 April 2006, Asheville, NC

Army Spc. Kenneth D. Hess, 26, of Asheville, N.C.; assigned to the 4th Squadron, 14th Cavalry Regiment, 172nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, Fort Wainwright, Alaska; killed April 11 as the result of a suicide bomber attack while he was conducting a dismounted patrol in Rawah, Iraq.


Hickman, David E., USA

14 November 2011, Greensboro, NC

Spc. David E. Hickman, 23, of Greensboro, N.C., died Nov. 14, in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries suffered after encountering an improvised explosive device. He was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C.


Hicks, Darrion T. USA
19 July 2012, Raleigh, NC

Spc. Darrion T. Hicks, 21, of Raleigh, N.C., died July 19 in Ghazni, Afghanistan, from injuries sustained from an enemy improvised explosive device. He was assigned to the 54th Engineer Battalion, 18th Engineer Brigade, 21st Theater Sustainment Command, Bamberg, Germany

Hiett, Anton J., USA
12 March 2006, Mount Airy, NC

Army Sgt. Anton J. Hiett, 25, of Mount Airy, N.C.; assigned to the 391st Engineer Battalion, Army Reserve, Greenville, S.C.; killed March 12 when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee during combat operations west of Asadabad, Afghanistan. Also killed were: Staff Sgt. Joseph R. Ray, Sgt. Kevin D. Akins and Spc. Joshua L. Hill.


Hill, Christopher K., USA
11 March 2004, Charlotte, NC

Army Spc. Christopher K. Hill, 26, of Charlotte, N.C. (formally Ventura, Calif.); assigned to the 1st Battalion, 16th Infantry Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, based at Fort Riley, Kan.; killed March 11 when his vehicle was hit by an improvised explosive device in Fallujah, Iraq.


Holden, Brian Lee, USA
09 April 2007, Claremont, NC

Army Pfc. Brian L. Holden, 20, of Claremont, N.C.; assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 17th Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colo.; died April 9 in Baghdad when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle. Also killed were Spc. Ismael G. Solorio and Pvt. Brett A. Walton.


Honaker, Christopher S., USA
05 July 2007, Cleveland, NC

Army Spc. Christopher S. Honaker, 23, of Cleveland, N.C.; assigned to 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment (Airborne), 173rd Airborne Brigade, Vicenza, Italy; died July 5 of wounds sustained from enemy small-arms fire and indirect fire in the Watapor Valley of Kunar Province, Afghanistan. Also killed was Pfc. Joseph A. Miracle.


Houck, David B., USMC
26 November 2004, Winston-Salem, NC

Marine Lance Cpl. David B. Houck, 25, of Winston Salem, N.C.; assigned to 1st Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.; killed Nov. 26 by enemy action in Anbar province, Iraq.


Howman, Gregory C., USMC
15 September 2004, Charlotte, NC

Marine Lance Cpl. Gregory C. Howman, 28, of Charlotte, N.C.; assigned to 2nd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.; killed Sept. 15 by enemy action in Anbar province, Iraq.


Huffman, Jason, USA
06 December 2006, Conover, NC

Army Cpl. Jason I. Huffman, 23, of Conover, N.C.; assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 27th Infantry, 3rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii; died Dec. 6 of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle while on patrol in Hawijah, Iraq. Also killed were: Sgt. Jesse J.J. Castro, Spc. Joshua B. Madden, Spc. Yari Mokri and Pfc. Travis C. Krege.


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