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In Memoriam
Lieutenant Jeffrey A. Ammon   Lieutenant Jeffrey A. Ammon
Died May 20, 2008, while supporting Operation Enduring Freedom

37, of Orem, Utah, as a result of injuries suffered from an improvised explosive device in the Aband District, Afghanistan. Ammon was attached to Commander Navy Region Northwest, Bangor, Washington, and serving in Afghanistan as a member of Provincial Reconstruction Team Ghazni. For his service and sacrifice, LT Ammon was awarded the Bronze Star Medal for Valor and Purple Heart.

 
Chief Petty Officer Raymond J. Border   Chief Petty Officer Raymond J. Border
Died October 19, 2011, while supporting Operation Enduring Freedom

31, of West Lafayette, Ohio, while assessing a route in Paktika province, Afghanistan. Border, a Navy Seabee, was assigned to a provincial reconstruction team in Paktika province, Afghanistan. His home unit was Navy Mobile Construction Battalion 74 in Gulfport, Miss. For his service and sacrifice, CPO Border received the Purple Heart and Combat Action Ribbon.

 
Master-at-Arms Second Class Michael J. Brodsky   Master-at-Arms Second Class Michael J. Brodsky
Died July 21, 2012, while supporting Operation Enduring Freedom

33, of Taramac, Florida, of injuries suffered on July 7 related to a dismounted improvised explosive device blast in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan. He was assigned to Navy Region Southwest Security Detachment, San Diego. For his service and sacrifice, MA2 Brodsky received the Purple Heart.

 
Petty Officer Second Class Sean E. Brazas   Petty Officer Second Class Sean E. Brazas
Died May 30, 2012, while supporting Operation Enduring Freedom

26, of Greensboro, North Carolina, while conducting combat operations in Panjwa'l, Afghanistan. He was assigned to Naval Base Kitsap Security Detachment in Bremerton, Washington. For his service and sacrifice, MA2 Brazas was awarded the Purple Heart.

 
Petty Officer Second Class Anthony M. Carbullido   Petty Officer Second Class Anthony M. Carbullido
Died August 8, 2008, while supporting Operation Enduring Freedom

25, of Agat, Guam, from injuries suffered when his convoy vehicle hit an improvised explosive device in Sangatesh, Afghanistan. He was assigned to the Naval Hospital Corps School in Great Lakes, Illinois. For his service and sacrifice, PO2 Carbullido was awarded the Bronze Star Medal for Valor and Purple Heart.

 
Lieutenant Florence B. Choe   Lieutenant Florence B. Choe
Died March 27, 2009, while supporting Operation Enduring Freedom

35, of El Cajon, California, when an Afghan National Army soldier opened fire on personnel assigned to Combined Security Transition Command - Afghanistan at Camp Shaheen, Mazar-E-Sharif, Afghanistan. For her service and sacrifice, LT Choe was awarded the Bronze Star Medal for Valor.

 
Commander James K. Crawford   Commander James K. Crawford
Died September 7, 2011, while supporting Operation New Dawn

50, of East Concord, New York, as a result of a non-combat related incident in Manama, Bahrain.  Crawford was assigned to U.S. Naval Forces Central Command, supporting operations at the Combined Maritime Forces Coalition Coordination Center at Naval Support Activity, Bahrain.

 
Petty Officer First Class Steven Phillip Daugherty   Petty Officer First Class Steven Phillip Daugherty
Died July 6, 2007, while supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom

28, of Barstow, California, as a result of enemy action while conducting combat operations in the vicinity of Baghdad, Iraq.  Daugherty, died with two other Sailors who were assigned to an East Coast-based SEAL team. For his service and sacrifice, PO1 Daugherty was awarded the Bronze Star Medal for Valor and Purple Heart.

 
Petty Officer Second Class James A. Ehrlich   Petty Officer Second Class James A. Ehrlich
Died April 2, 2008, while supporting Operation Enduring Freedom

25, of Hartford, Wisconsin, as a result of a non-combat related incident in Fort Lewis, Washington. Ehrlich suffered severe brain trauma in a training accident in December 2007. He had volunteered to go to Iraq to be a gunner in Humvees. AC2 Ehrlich was assigned to AIROPS/NAVOSH PM Brunswick, Maine.

 
Petty Officer Third Class Kyler L. Estrada   Petty Officer Third Class Kyler L. Estrada
Died February 14, 2012, while supporting Operation Enduring Freedom

21, of Queen Creek, Arizona, of a non-combat related training incident in Djibouti. HM3 Estrada, a Navy hospital corpsman, was assigned to the 11th marine Expeditionary Unit based at Camp Pendleton, California.

 
Petty Officer Third Class Anthony C. Garcia   Petty Officer Third Class Anthony C. Garcia
Died August 5, 2009, while supporting Operation Enduring Freedom

21, of Panama City, Florida, while supporting combat operations in Farah Province, Afghanistan. Hospital Corpsman Garcia was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 3rd Marines, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base, Hawaii. For his service and sacrifice, HM3 Garcia was awarded the Purple Heart.

 
Mass Communications Specialst First Class Victor W. Jeffries   Mass Communications Specialst First Class Victor W. Jeffries
Died December 31, 2007, while supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom

52, of Honolulu, Hawaii, as a result of injuries suffered Dec. 24 in a vehicular accident in Kuwait. He was permanently assigned to the Navy Expeditionary Logistics Support Group, Kuwait. For his service and sacrifice, MC1 Jeffries was awarded the Bronze Star Medal.

 
Lieutenant Kylan A. Jones-Huffman   Lieutenant Kylan A. Jones-Huffman
Died August 21, 2003, while supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom

31, of Aptos, California, was killed in Al Hillah, Iraq, by an unidentified gunman. Jones-Huffman was assigned to Naval Support Activity Bahrain and was on temporary duty with the I Marine Expeditionary Force. For his service and sacrifice, LT Jones-Huffman was awarded the Purple Heart and Navy & Marine Corps Commendation Medal.

 
Petty Officer Third Class Anthony C. Garcia   Commander Matthew A. Lacroix
Died January 5, 2011, while supporting Operation Enduring Freedom

37, of Toms River, NJ, of non-hostile causes at Stuttgart, Germany. Lacroix was deployed to HQ European Command. He was assigned to Submarine Atlantic Strike Group Operations Det E.

 
Petty Officer Second Class Justin McNeley   Petty Officer Second Class Justin McNeley
Died July 23, 2010, while supporting Operation Enduring Freedom

30, of Wheatridge, Colorado, in Lugar Province, Afghanistan.  Coalition Forces recovered his body July 25 after an extensive search.  McNeley was a Hull Technician assigned to Assault Craft Unit One (ACU-1), San Diego, California. For his service and sacrifice, HT2 McNeley was awarded the Purple Heart and Combat Action Ribbon.

 
Commander Philip A. Murphy-Sweet   Commander Philip A. Murphy-Sweet
Died April 7, 2007, while supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom

42, of Caldwell, Idaho, as a result of enemy action in the vicinity of Baghdad.  He was operationally assigned to Joint Contracting Command, Multi-National Force – Iraq and was deployed from his permanently assigned command of Naval Inventory Control Point, Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania. For his service and sacrifice, CDR Murphy-Sweet was awarded the Bronze Star Medal and Purple Heart.

 
Petty Officer Third Class Jarod Newlove   Petty Officer Third Class Jarod Newlove
Died July 23, 2010, while supporting Operation Enduring Freedom

25, of Renton, Washington, from wounds sustained from an incident in Logar province, Afghanistan.   Coalition forces recovered his body July 28 after an extensive search.  Newlove was a Culinary Specialist assigned to commander, Navy Reserve Force Command, Norfolk, Virginia. For his service and sacrifice, CS3 Newlove was awarded the Purple Heart and Combat Action Ribbon.

 
Petty Officer Second Class Brian M. Patton   Petty Officer Second Class Brian M. Patton
Died November 19, 2009, while supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom

37, of Freeport, Illinois, from wounds sustained in a non-combat accident in Kuwait.

 
Seaman Third Class Benjamin D. Rast   Seaman Third Class Benjamin D. Rast
Died April 6, 2011, while supporting Operation Enduring Freedom

23, of Niles, Michigan, while conducting a dismounted patrol northeast of Patrol Base Alcatraz, Helmand province, Afghanistan.  Rast was assigned as a hospitalman to the 1st Battalion, 23rd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division.  Rast was stationed at Naval Medical Center, Expeditionary Medical Force Detachment, San Diego, California. For his service and sacrifice, SN3 Rast was awarded the Purple Heart and Combat Action Ribbon.

 
Hospitalman Third Class Marc A. Retmier   Hospitalman Third Class Marc A. Retmier
Died June 18, 2008, while supporting Operation Enduring Freedom

19, of Hemet, California, as a result of wounds suffered from an enemy rocket attack in northern Paktika province, Afghanistan.  Retmier was assigned to Provincial Reconstruction Team Sharana in Afghanistan. For his service and sacrifice, HM3 Retmier was awarded the Purple Heart and Combat Action Ribbon.

 
Commander Joseph M. Salkeld   Commander Joseph M. Salkeld
Died February 17, 2009, while supporting Operation Enduring Freedom

53, of Argyle, Texas, as a result of a non-combat related incident in Fort Jackson, South Carolina. Salkeld collapsed and died during combat training. He was a helicopter pilot who served on active duty from 1982 to 1992 and had returned to active duty for a one year mobilization. CDR Salkeld was attached to NAVOPSPTCEN FT Worth, Texas (Naval Air Reserve-Fort Worth).

 
  Commander Charles K. Springle
Died May 11, 2009, while supporting Operation Enduring Freedom

52, of Wilmington, N.C., from injuries sustained from a non-combat related incident at Camp Liberty, Iraq. For his service and sacrifice, CDR Springle was awarded the Bronze Star Medal.

 
  Hospital Corpsman Third Class Eichmann A. Strickland
Died September 9, 2008, while supporting Operation Enduring Freedom

Washington,from injuries suffered when the vehicle he was driving hit an improvised explosive device in Afghanya Valley, Afghanistan. Strickland was assigned to Combat Service Support Det. 36, Iwakuni, Japan.  He was a member of a US Marine embedded Training Team deployed to Afghan Regional Security Integration Command Central. For his service and sacrifice, HM3 Strickland was awarded the Purple Heart.

 
Aviation Ordnanceman Airman Third Class Darren Ethan Tate   Aviation Ordnanceman Airman Third Class Darren Ethan Tate
Died July 8, 2009, while supporting Operation Enduring Freedom

21, of Canyon, Texas, of non-hostile causes, at Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan. He was assigned to the USS Iwo Jima and deployed as an Individual Augmentee to Combined Security Transition Command - Afghanistan.

 
  Lieutenant Commander Keith E. Taylor
Died January 29, 2005, while supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom

47, of Irvine, Calif., in a rocket attack on the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad. Taylor was assigned to Commander, U.S. Naval Forces, Central Command, Iraq Detachment. For his service and sacrifice, LCDR Taylor was awarded the Bronze Star Medal and Purple Heart.

 
  Navy Construction Mechanic First Class Ross L. Toles III
Died June 18, 2008, while supporting Operation Enduring Freedom

37, of Davison, Michigan, as a result of wounds sustained from an enemy rocket attack in Zerok, Afghanistan. He was assigned to Provincial Reconstruction Team Sharana in Afghanistan. For his service and sacrifice, CM1 Toles was awarded the Purple Heart and Combat Action Ribbon.

 
  Lieutenant Junior Grade Francis L. Toner IV
Died March 27, 2009, while supporting Operation Enduring Freedom

26, of Narragansett, Rhode Island, when an Afghan National Army soldier opened fire on personnel assigned to Combined Security Transition Command - Afghanistan at Camp Shaheen, Mazar-E-Sharif, Afghanistan. For his service and sacrifice, LTJG Toner was awarded the Silver Star Medal.

 
Petty Officer Second Class Jorge Luis Velasquez   Petty Officer Second Class Jorge Luis Velasquez
Died February 11, 2012, while supporting Operation Enduring Freedom

35, of Houston, Texas, of a non-combat related incident in Manama, Bahrain. PO3 Velasquez was assigned to Commander, Task Force (CTF) 56 in Bahrain, which conducts maritime security operations and theater security efforts in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility.

 
Commander Duane G. Wolfe   Commander Duane G. Wolfe
Died May 25, 2009, while supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom

54, of Port Hueneme, California, from injuries suffered as a result of an improvised explosive device attack on his convoy southeast of Fallujah. Wolfe was assigned to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Gulf Region Division in Iraq. For his service and sacrifice, CDR Wolfe was awarded the Bronze Star for Valor and Purple Heart.

 
Petty Officer Second Class Zarian Wood   Petty Officer Second Class Zarian Wood
Died May 16, 2010, while supporting Operation Enduring Freedom

29, of Houston, Texas, of wounds sustained from an improvised explosive device blast while on dismounted patrol, in Helmand Province, Afghanistan.  Wood was assigned as a hospital corpsman to Third Battalion, First Marine Regiment, First Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force. For his service and sacrifice, HM2 Wood was awarded the Purple Heart.