Image courtesy: Pfc. David Hauk, U.S. Army. Kandahar, Afghanistan, November 12, 2009

Thursday, March 4, 2010

Real sacrifice

Image courtesy: Lance Cpl. Tommy Bellegarde

The struggle for Afghanistan continues every single day, regardless of whether the national media decides to give it airtime. Over the last week, the Pentagon has announced the following casualties from multiple provinces in the war theater.

Sgt. Vincent Owens, 21, Fort Smith, Arkansas
Lance Cpl. Carlos Aragon, 19, Orem, Utah
Lance Cpl. Joshua Birchfield, 24, Westville, Indiana
Staff Sgt. William Ricketts, 27, Corinth, Mississippi
Sgt. Marcos Gorra, 22, North Bergen, New Jersey
Pfc. JR Salvacion, 27, Ewa Beach, Hawaii

These fallen warriors hailed from all around the United States, with unique backgrounds and life stories. With a heavy heart, The Unknown Soldiers will bring those stories to you in the days ahead.

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