Thursday, November 24, 2011

Empty Chairs at Thanksgiving Tables

This Thanksgiving there are many empty chairs at tables across our country meant for our fallen service members.

We thank you for for sacrifice and live each day in your honor and with you and your families in our hearts.

These are the names of United States military personnel who have been identified as casualties since
January 1, 2011.

Diener II, Jackie L. ♦ Reiff, Zachary C. ♦ Dobereiner, Adam E. ♦ Corral, Joshua D. ♦ Burnett Jr., James R. ♦ Colin, Matthew C. ♦ Walsh, Sean M. ♦ McCain, Johnathan B. ♦ Pereda, Calvin M. ♦ Rushing, Theodore B. ♦ Norris, Cody R. ♦ Daniels, Nickolas A. ♦ Gailey, Christopher D. ♦ Butcher, Sarina N. ♦ Cullers, Ari R. ♦ Cabrera, David E. ♦ Newman, Christopher R. ♦ Darrough, James M. ♦ Eugenio, Carlo F. ♦ Dunning, Stephen J. ♦ Lyons, John A. ♦ Barfield, Jason N. ♦ Grace, Edward S. ♦ Bastean, Jordan S. ♦ Horns, Christopher A. ♦ Domeij, Kristoffer B. ♦ White, Ashley I. ♦ Rivera, Paul A. ♦ Oliveira, Jorge M. ♦ Border, Raymond J. ♦ Elm, Michael D. ♦ Miller Jr., Jerome D. ♦ Sancho, Jeremiah T. ♦ Cowdrey, Robert B. ♦ Taylor, Houston M. ♦ Harper, Scott D. ♦ Tatham, Michael R. ♦ Wilke, James B. ♦ Wyrick, Nathan L. ♦ Russell, Drew E. ♦ Lawrence, Joshua S. ♦ Cerros Jr., Ricardo ♦ Schmidt, Benjamin Whetstone ♦ Chen, Danny ♦ Nelson, Caleb A. ♦ Diaz, Christopher ♦ Sprovtsoff, Nicholas A. ♦ Siercks, Billy J. ♦ Butz, James A. ♦ Cagle, John R. Wimpey ♦ Lannelli, Ryan K. ♦ Lechowich, Ivan D. ♦ Gutowski, Steven E. ♦ Drake, David A. ♦ Watson, Franklin N. ♦ Fant, Garrett A. ♦ Zermeno, Andres ♦ Briseno-Alvarez Jr., Francisco J. ♦ Holtz, Tyler N. ♦ Baez, Rafael E. Bigai ♦ Aparicio, Carlos A. ♦ Wright, Terry C. ♦ Dyas, Robert E. ♦ Roelli, Jakob J. ♦ Sayne, Timothy D. ♦ Clark, Chazray C. ♦ Cook, Ryan J. ♦ Hosey, Michael W. ♦ Eppinger Jr., Garrick L. ♦ Prince, Mycal L. ♦ Dutcher, Michael J. ♦ Rodriguez Jr., Rodolfo ♦ Adams, Danial R. ♦ Rudd, Keith F. ♦ Quintana, Daniel A. ♦ Wood, Brett E. ♦ Isenhower, Bret D. ♦ Horton, Christopher D. ♦ Potter Jr., Tony J. ♦ Lundy, Brian K. ♦ Jeffries Jr., Douglas J. ♦ Contreras, Koran P. ♦ Coker, James W. "Will" ♦ Marquis, Christophe J. ♦ Scott, Christopher J. ♦ Stoda, Chester G. ♦ Shumaker, Kevin R. ♦ James Jr., Dennis ♦ Obod Jr., Alberto L. ♦ Green,Douglas J. ♦ Roberts, Michael C. ♦ Dietrich, Jesse W. ♦ Richmond, Colby Lee ♦ Daniels, Devin James ♦ Mullins, Brandon S. ♦ Tobin, Andrew R. ♦ Steele, Timothy J. ♦ Nelson, Travis M. ♦ Cordo, Douglas L. ♦ Seals, Joshua M. ♦ Jensen, Dennis G. ♦ Leehan, Damon T. ♦ VanDreumel, Joseph A. ♦ Harmon, Matthew A. ♦ Cunningham, Joe L. ♦ Price III, Charles L. ♦ Gallinger-Long, Riley ♦ Frank II, Edward J. ♦ Morris, Jordan M. ♦ Freeman, Jameel T. ♦ Lopez, Rueben J. ♦ Lay II, Patrick L. ♦ Ott, Nicholas S. ♦ Plutino, Alessandro L. “Sandrino” ♦ Robinson, Joshua J. ♦ Gonzales Jr., Adan ♦ Patron, Daniel J. ♦ Vaughn, Aaron Carson ♦ Strange, Michael J. ♦ Brown, John W. ♦ Mills, Stephen Matthew ♦ Houston, Kevin A. ♦ Ratzlaff, Thomas A. ♦ Reeves, Robert James ♦ Faas, John W. ♦ Bill, Brian R. ♦ Workman, Jason R. ♦ Tumilson, Jon T ♦ Spehar, Nicholas ♦ Nichols, Bryan J. ♦ Mason, Matthew D. ♦ Langlais, Louis J. ♦ Campbell, Christopher G. ♦ Douangdara, Johnny ♦ Benson, Darrik ♦ Robinson, Heath M. ♦ Pittman, Jesse ♦ Day, Jared Williams ♦ Vickers, Kraig M. ♦ Hamburger, Patrick D. ♦ Duncan, Spencer C. ♦ Zerbe, Daniel L. ♦ Bennett, Alexander J. ♦ Carter, David R. ♦ Harvell, Andrew W. ♦ Null, Nicholas H. ♦ Kelsall, Jonas B. ♦ Downer, Mark J. ♦ Lee, Jinsu ♦ Gurr, Daniel D. ♦ Peterson, Anthony Del Mar ♦ Ramsey, Waid C. ♦ Rai, Barun ♦ Baker, Cody G. ♦ Del Valle, Gil I. Morales ♦ Owen, Kirk A. ♦ Lucas Jr., Leon H. ♦ Scott, Brice M. ♦ Kancler, Dennis E. ♦ Dolphin, Patrick R. ♦ Wrinkle, Christopher M. ♦ GrossPaniagua, William B. ♦ Vicari, Augustus J. ♦ Ewy, Jered W. ♦ Stevenson, Benjamin A. ♦ Christen, James M. ♦ Molina, Jacob ♦ Jones, Omar A. ♦ Mowery, Brian K. ♦ VanGiesen, Kenneth R. ♦ Koehler, Edward W. ♦ Thompson, Jabari N. ♦ Elwell, Kenneth B. ♦ Springman, Tyler M. ♦ Arruda, Raphael R. ♦ Goldsmith, Wyatt A. ♦ Gross, Frank R. ♦ Camero, Christopher L. ♦ Lewis, Lex L. ♦ Summers, Jeremy R. ♦ Ullom, Aaron D. ♦ Greniger, Robert S. ♦ Nieves Jr., Rafael A. ♦ Hernandez, Norberto Mendez ♦ Protzenko, Paul ♦ Soderlund, Christopher P. ♦ Pasker, Terryl L. ♦ Dudley, Thomas J. Dodds ♦ Amper IV, Nicanor ♦ Suter, Preston J. ♦ Throckmorton, Joshua A. ♦ Schumann, Jordan Christopher ♦ Garcia, Michael J. ♦ Waters, James A. ♦ Frokjer, Chad D. ♦ Schneider, Kyle R. ♦ Goyet, Mark R. ♦ Farias, John F. ♦ Stacy, Donald V. ♦ Nolen, Michael C. ♦ Pate Jr., Ralph E. ♦ Douville, Daniel L. ♦ Hilaman, Kevin J. ♦ Bernier, Nicholas P. ♦ Myrie, Marlon E. ♦ Dimitri A. Del Castillo, ♦ Kelly, Nigel D. ♦ Hensley, Nicholas C. D. ♦ Nuncio, Levi E. ♦ Singh, Gurpreet ♦ Verbeek, Jared C. ♦ Jetton, Joshua L. ♦ Rios-Ordonez, Gustavo A. ♦ Harvey II, James W. ♦ Ibarra, Josue ♦ Boatwright, Alvin A. ♦ Dixon III, Edward F. ♦ Snyder, Alan L. ♦ Kreinz, Tyler R. ♦ Backus, Brian J. ♦ Smith, Scott D. ♦ Bradley, Mark A. ♦ Larson, Ryan J. ♦ Soufrine, Eric D. ♦ Katzenberger, Jeremy A. ♦ O’Connor, Sean M. N. ♦ McDaniels, Joshua B. ♦ Newton, Michael W. ♦ Hill, Jason D. ♦ Richard, Matthew T. ♦ O’Brien, Nicholas S. ♦ Woitowicz, William J. ♦ Garrison, Joseph M. ♦ Bradley J. Gaudet ♦ White, Kenneth R. ♦ Snyder, Devin A. ♦ Bell, Christopher Roger ♦ Powell, Joshua D. ♦ Voakes Jr., Robert L. ♦ Zanowick, Paul W. ♦ Sherer, Jeffrey C. S. ♦ Emmons III, Richard C. ♦ Nunn, Anthony M. ♦ Blasjo, Aaron J. ♦ Apolinar, Martin R. ♦ Schultz, Joseph W. ♦ Clore, Peter ♦ Hamilton, Adam S. ♦ Johnson, John C. ♦ Runkle, John M. ♦ Mills Jr., Edward D. ♦ Osman, Ergin V. ♦ Bohall, Thomas A. ♦ Velazquez, Louie A. Ramos ♦ Patton, Adam J. ♦ Solesbee, Kristoffer M. ♦ Hamski, Joseph J. ♦ Thibodeau, Christopher R. ♦ Lorenzo, Kristofferson B. ♦ Blevins, William S. ♦ Krippner, Andrew M. ♦ Allers, Thomas C. ♦ Kirton, Brandon M. ♦ Self, David D. ♦ Melton, Bradley L. ♦ Tucker, Lamarol J. ♦ Pressley, Cheziray ♦ Riley Jr., Brian D. ♦ Schlote, Robert C. ♦ Aguilar, Amaru ♦ Palmer, Benjamin J. ♦ Balduf, Kevin B. ♦ Frison, Demetrius M. ♦ Hermogino, Ken K. ♦ Spaulding, Riley S. ♦ White, Kevin W. ♦ Hermanson, Matthew D. ♦ Dennis, Preston J. ♦ Freeman, Ronald D. ♦ Jones, Adam D. ♦ Villanueva, Jonathan M. ♦ Ambard, Philip D. ♦ Ausborn, Jeffrey O. ♦ Brodeur, David L. ♦ Brown, Tara R. ♦ Bryant Jr., Frank D. ♦ Estelle II, Raymond G. ♦ Nylander, Nathan J. ♦ Ransom, Charles A. ♦ Jackson, Joe M. ♦ Hughes, Bradley S. ♦ Day, David P. ♦ Bitner, Benjamin F. ♦ Justice, James, A. ♦ Varnadore II, Terry L. ♦ Ciaramitaro, Dominic J. ♦ Callahan, Sean T. ♦ McClimans, Joshua M. ♦ Castro, John P. ♦ Kihm, John F. ♦ Moses, Sonny Jade ♦ Ramirez, Joel A. ♦ Wren, Charles J. ♦ Atim, Paul J. ♦ Ridgley Jr., Charles E. ♦ Adkins, Charles L. ♦ Taylor, Cynthia R. ♦ Pierre, Linda L. ♦ Cemper, Joseph B. ♦ Kennedy, Joseph A. ♦ Nichols, Donald L. ♦ Maher, Brent M. ♦ Pickering, Brandon T. ♦ Pietri, Jose M. Caraballo ♦ Buzinski, Keith T. ♦ Rogers, Jason A. ♦ Rast, Benjamin D. ♦ Smith, Jeremy D. ♦ Burgess, Scott H. ♦ Lammerts, Michael S. ♦ Lew, Harry ♦ Welch III, Robert F. ♦ Poulin, Dennis C. ♦ Arrechaga, Ofren ♦ Adamski III, Frank E. ♦ Lindskog, Jameson ♦ Faulkner, Jeremy P. ♦ Feldhaus, Dustin J. ♦ Burgess, Bryan A. ♦ Ross, Justin D. ♦ Filpi III, Vincent A. ♦ Mahr, Michael C. ♦ Gire, Joshua S. ♦ Malachowski, James M. ♦ McDaniel, Mecolus C. ♦ Mickler Jr., Donald R. ♦ Acosta, Rudy A. ♦ Bowers, Jamal H. ♦ Meis, Christopher S. ♦ Tompkins, Travis M. ♦ Rodriguez, Arturo E. ♦ Park, Daehan ♦ Muller, Ian M. ♦ Harper, Andrew M. ♦ Trueblood, Eric S. ♦ Buffalo, Loren M. ♦ Wade, Andrew P. ♦ Johnson, Kalin C. ♦ Wells, Mark C. ♦ Craig, Adam D. ♦ Stanton, Jordan R. ♦ Weaver, Jason M. ♦ Alden, Nicholas J. ♦ Fahey Jr., David R. ♦ Mays, Chauncy R. ♦ Hizon Rudolph R. ♦ Stark, Christopher G. ♦ Gould, Kristopher J. ♦ Tabada, Brian ♦ Wilfahrt, Andrew C. ♦ Firtamag, Jerome ♦ Taylor, Johnathan W. ♦ Sisson Jr., Robert C. ♦ Hidalgo, Daren M. ♦ Carpenter, Andrew P. ♦ Deyoung, Matthew J. ♦ Pilgeram, Jonathan A. ♦ Hart, Bradley C. ♦ Carse, Nathan B. ♦ Swanson, Aaron M. ♦ Carroll, Patrick R. ♦ Pyeatt, Lucas T. ♦ Gartner, Ryan A. ♦ Soltero, Omar ♦ Muhr, Shawn A. ♦ Campbell, Joshua R. ♦ Venetz Jr., Anthony ♦ Williams, Leslie D. ♦ Amores, Jason G. ♦ Sinkler, Amy R. ♦ Cruz, Dominique ♦ Lancaster, Joshua T. ♦ Whitehead, Joseph C. ♦ Salmon, Zachary S. ♦ Mooldyk, Evan J. ♦ Creamer, Zainah C. ♦ Aceves, Omar ♦ King, Jarrid L. ♦ Moore, Benjamin G. ♦ Near, Robert J. ♦ Laningham, Ira B. ♦ Hardin, Ethan C. ♦ Giese, Joseph R. ♦ Romig, Christian J. ♦ Pharris, Robert W. ♦ Nettleton, Eric M. ♦ Tate, Jacob A. ♦ Htaik, Maung P.

3 comments:

  1. Thank you for knowing this and honoring these fallen.

    Jeff Wilfahrt, father of CPL Andrew Wilfahrt, 552nd MP Company, KIA 2-27-2011, Kandahar, Afghanistan

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  2. We will always remember your son and these men and women who gave the ultimate sacrifice.

    Maria Tyson, President
    Iowa Troop Pantry

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  3. Thanks for posting this. Steve's chair was empty, but his presence felt. He was the topic of everyone's thoughts and conversations.

    We miss you so much!!! You left us way too soon!

    Robert Dunning, father of SSgt Stephen J. Dunning, KIA, Helmand Province, 10/27/11.

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