Week ending Feb. 27, 2010
Week ending Feb. 27, 2010 the US Department of Defense released the names of 10 military personnel who died, while serving in the United States armed forces.
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Capt. Marcus R. Alford, 28, of Knoxville, TN. 1st Squadron, 230th Cavalry Regiment, Louisville, TN.
Sgt. Marcos Gorra, 22, of North Bergen, N.J., 2nd Battalion, 82nd Combat Aviation Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C.
Chief Warrant Officer Billie J. Grinder, 25, of Gallatin, Tenn. 1st Squadron, 230th Cavalry Regiment, Louisville, TN.
Lance Cpl. Matthias N. Hanson 20, of Buffalo, Ky.; 3rd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.
Cpl. Daniel T. O’Leary, 23, of Youngsville, N.C., 307th Brigade Support Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C.
Lance Cpl. Adam D. Peak, 25, of Florence, Ky., 2nd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.
Pfc. JR Salvacion, 27, of Ewa Beach, HI. 1st Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colo.
Sgt. William C. Spencer, 40, of Tacoma, WA. 2nd Battalion, 146th Field Artillery Regiment, Olympia, Wash.
Lance Cpl. Eric L. Ward, 19, of Redmond, Wash; 2nd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.;