he Washington National Guard Honors the Memory of Our Fallen Heroes
We Will Never Forget
Our deepest condolences go out to all family, friends and comrades-in-arms. Selfless sacrifice such as these brave souls serve as the ultimate exemplar of duty to the cause of freedom and the defense of our great nation. Please also visit: http://www.timeofremembrance.org/.
|MSG Tommy Carter killed in action – 25 April 2004+|
|SGT Jeffrey R. Shaver killed in action – 12 May 2004|
|SPC Daniel P. Unger killed in action – 25 May 2004*|
|2LT Andre D. Tyson killed in action – 22 June 2004*|
|SPC Patrick R. McCaffrey killed in action – 22 June 2004*|
|SPC Jeremiah W. Schmunk killed in action – 08 July 2004|
|SPC Donald R. McCune II died of wounds – 05 August 2004**|
|SGT Quoc Tran killed in action – 07 November 2004|
|SFC Michael Ottolini killed in action – 10 November 2004|
|SGT Damien T. Ficek killed in action – 30 December 2004|
|CPL Glenn J. Watkins died of wounds – 05 April 2005|
|CW2 David Shephard killed in action – 19 September 2005***|
|SSG Christopher Vanderhorn killed in action – 01 January 2006|
|1LT Jamie Campbell killed in action – 07 January 2006++|
|SGT Velton Locklear killed in action – 23 September 2006|
|MAJ Guy “Bear” Barattieri died of wounds – 4 October 2006***|
|MAJ Alan Johnson died of wounds – 27 January 2007+++|
|SPC Samuel Stone died of wounds – 31 May 2009|
|SGT William Spencer died of injuries – 25 Feb 2010|
|* Five members of the California National Guard died while assigned to the 1-185 Armor Battalion, CAARNG. This battalion deployed to Iraq in 2004 as part of the WA-based 81st Brigade Combat Team.
** SPC McCune transferred from the Michigan National Guard in order to deploy with the 81st Brigade.
*** Special Forces officers who served in the initial liberation of Iraq in 2003 and later were killed while serving as a contractor at time of death.
+ MSG Carter was a former member of A/1/19 SFG (A) and was killed as member of Oregon National Guard
++ 1LT Campbell was a former member of the 66th AVN BDE and was killed as member of Alaska National Guard
+++ MAJ Alan Johnson was a long time member of the WAARNG who was later killed as member of 402nd CA BN, USAR