“Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.”

— John 15:13



Memorial Day 2007:

Aguilar Jr., Andres, Cpl.-Victoria; Aguirre, Anthony, Lance Cpl.-Channelview; Aguirre, Nathaniel A., Spc.-Carrollton; Alaniz, Paul C., Capt.-Corpus Christi; Aldrich, Nickalous N., Lance Cpl.-Austin; Alexander Jr., George T., Staff Sgt.-Killeen; Allton, Eric L., Capt. Houston; Allmon, Jeremy, Spc.-Cleburne; Alonzo, Joshua C., Lance Cpl.-Dumas; Amaya, Daniel R., Cpl.-Odessa; Amundson Jr., William M., Cpl.-The Woodlands; Anderson, Danny L., Pfc.-Corpus Christi; Anguiano, Edward J., Sgt.-Brownsville; Arizola Jr., Roberto, Sgt.-Laredo; Arnold, Andrew T., CWO-Spring; Arriaga, Richard, Spc.-Ganado; Arsiaga, Robert R., Spc.-San Antonio; Aston, Trevor D., Lance Cpl.-Austin; Austin, Aaron C., Lance Cpl.-Sunray; Babbit, Travis A., Spc.-Uvalde; Babcock IV, Howard E. Petty Officer 1st Class Houston; Bales, Chad E., Pfc.-Coahoma; Balint, Paul Jr., Pfc.-Willow Park; Barrera, Michael P., Sgt.-Von Ormy; Barta, John, Spc.-Corpus Christi; Battles Sr., Michael, Sgt. 1C-San Antonio; Berg, Ryan R., Pfc.-Sabine Pass; Berry, Sean B., Sgt. Mansfield; Bevel, Ray M., Cpl.-Andrews; Bishop, Ryan A., Spc.-Euless; Blanco, Ernesto M., Capt. San Antonio; Boatright, Michael L., Sgt. Whitesboro; Bolding, Todd J., Lance Cpl.-Houston; Bonilla, Orlando A., Capt. Killeen; Boone, Clarence E., CWO-Fort Worth; Bradfield Jr., Hoby F., Spc.-The Woodlands; Bradshaw, Anthony M., Cpl.-San Antonio; Britt, Benjamin T., 1st Lt. Wheeler; Brown, Dominic, Lance Cpl.-Austin; Brown, Philip D., Spc.-El Paso; Brown, William R., Sgt.1st Class Fort Worth; Buford, Travis W., Pfc.-Galveston; Burk, Taylor, Spc.-Amarillo; Byler, William J., Spc.-Ballinger; Caban, Eric, Staff Sgt. Fort Worth; Calderon Jr., Juan, Sgt. Weslaco; Canning, Wesley J., Lance Cpl.-Friendswood; Carballo, Adolf C., Spc.-Houston; Carrillo Jr., Rafael, Spc.-Austin; Casper, James A., Lance Cpl.-Coolidge; Castillo, Mario A., Lance Cpl.-Brownwood; Castle, Samuel T., Staff Sgt. Naples; Castleberry Jr., Roger, Lance Cpl.-Austin; Castro, Roland L., Staff Sgt. San Antonio; Cepeda Sr., Aaron N., Sgt. San Antonio; Chapman, John A., Tech Sgt. Waco; Chapman, Nathan R., Sgt. 1C San Antonio; Cisneros-Alvarez, Julio C., Lance Cpl.-Pharr; Collins, Gary L., Staff Sgt. Hardin; Colunga, Zeferino E., Spc.-Bellville; Contreras, Pedro, Lance Cpl.-Harris; Cooper, Troy D., Pvt. Amarillo; Cox, Jr. Simon T., 1st. Lt. Mesquite; Craig, Brian T., Staff Sgt. Houston; Craver, Johnny K., 2nd Lt. McKinney; Cuervo, Rey D., Pvt. Laguna Vista; Daniel, Jason B., Cpl.-Fort Worth; Das, Eric B., Capt. Amarillo; DeLeon Jr., Lauro G., Spc.-Floresville; Durbin Jr., Jerry M., Staff Sgt. Spring; Dervishi, Ervin, Pfc.-Fort Worth; Diaz, Isaac E., Spc.-Rio Hondo; Dones, Jacob D., Sgt. Dimmitt; Donica, Dustin R., Spc.-Spring; Drake, Chad H., Spc.-Garland; Duerksen, Amy, Pfc.-Copperas Cove; Dunigan Jr., Joseph L., Staff Sgt. Belton; Dunn, Terrence D., Staff Sgt. Houston; Eason, Carl A., Spc.-Lovelady; Eckhart, William C., Sgt. Rocksprings; Eggers, Kyle A., Sgt. Euless; Esparza Gutierrez, Analaura, Pfc.-Houston; Estrella-Soto, Ruben, Pvt. El Paso; Everett, Christopher L., Staff Sgt. Huntsville; Fernandez, George A., Master Sgt. El Paso; Fite, Joseph E., Cpl.-Round Rock; Flores, Jonathan R., Lance Cpl.-San Antonio; Flores, Omar D., Staff Sgt. Mission; Folks Jr.. Tommy I., Staff Sgt. Amarillo; Folmar, Timothy Shane, Sgt. Sonora; Ford, Philip C., Spc.-Freeport; Fortenberry, Wesley C., CWO-Woodville; Frantz, Robert L., Pvt. San Antonio; Fraser, David M., 1st Lt. Houston; Fry, John D., Gunnery Sgt. Lorena; Funkhouser, James A., Cpt. Katy; Galvan, Daniel, Sgt. Mercedes; Galvan, Jose A., Cpl.-San Antonio; Garces, Tomas, Spc.-Weslaco; Garcia, J. Adan, Spc.-Irving; Garcia, Anthony R., Cpt. Fort Worth; Garcia, Israel Devora, Sgt. Clint; Garza, Israel, Spc.-Lubbock; Garza, Joseph J., 1st Sgt. Robstown; Garza Jr., Juan Guadalupe, Pfc.-San Benito; Garza Jr., Rogelio R., Army Spc.-Corpus Christi; George, Phillip C., Lance Cpl.-Houston; Gertson, Clinton R., Spc.-Houston; Gibbs, Todd C., Sgt. Angelina; Gill, Steven P. Cpl.-Round Rock; Given, Nathaniel A., Pfc.-Dickinson; Goldman, Shane L., Pfc.-Orange; Gonzalez-Garza, Rodrigo, Spc.-San Antonio; Gordon, Lyle, Capt. Midlothian; Grant, Brian K., Pvt. Dallas; Graham, Lance T., Lance Cpl.-San Antonio; Graham, Shawn A. Sgt., Red Oak; Green, Jeffrey G., Cpl.-Dallas; Green, Ryan P., Sgt. The Woodlands; Guereca Jr., Jose, Sgt. Missouri City; Guerrero, Marieo, Spc.-Fort Worth; Guyton, Larry I., Pfc.-Brenham; Harrington, Foster L., Sgt. Fort Worth; Harris, Adam J., Pfc.-Abilene; Hasse, Donald J., Sgt. Wichita Falls; Henderson, Miles P., CWO-Amarillo; Henson, Clayton W., Pfc.-Stanton; Herlem, Bryant A., Staff Sgt. Copperas Cove; Hernandez, Tony, Lance Cpl.-Canyon Lake; Hewitt, Thomas J., Pfc.-Temple; Hinton, Dominic J. Spc.-Jacksonville; Holland, Daniel E., Lt. Col. San Antonio; Holler, Luke J., Lance Cpl.-Bulverde; Holloway, Matthew W., Lance Cpl.-Fulton; Holter, Paul C., Cpl.-Corpus Christi; Hornbeck, Kelly L., Master Sgt. Fort Worth; Horrigan, Robert M., Master Sgt. Austin; Houghton, Andrew R., Capt. Houston; Hudson, Aaron M., Pvt. Highland Village; Hufstedler, Doyle M., 1st Lt. Abilene; Huston, Seth, Lance Cpl.-Perryton; Hutchinson, Ray J., Pfc.-League City; Jamar, Scott, CWO-Granbury; Jaynes, Allen B., Pfc.-Henderson; Jerak, Ivica, Master Sgt. Houston; Johnson, John P., Spc.-Houston; Johnston, Gary S., Sgt. Windthorst; Jones III, Roy L., Pfc.-Houston; Jordan, Phillip A., Staff Sgt. Brazoria- Karr Jr., Michael G., Spc.-San Antonio- Kathiria, Hatim S., Spc.-Fort Worth- Kennedy, Brian M., Cpl.-Houston- Kesinger, James C., Spc.-Pharr- Kiehl, James M., Spc.-Comfort; Kilpatrick, Christopher R., Pfc.-Columbus; Kimble, Dexter, Staff Sgt.-Houston; Kolda, Zachary A., Cpl.-Corpus Christi; Kosters, Cory C., Spc.-The Woodlands; Kruger, Eric J., Lt. Col.-Garland; Kubik, Brian J., Pcf.-Harker Heights; Lanzarin, Jose A., Army Staff Sgt.-Lubbock; Laramore, Tracy L., Spc.-Greenville; Larson Jr., Scott Q., Spc.-Houston; Latimer, Aaron P., Spc.-Ennis; Ledesma, Rene, Sgt.-Abilene; Ledsome, Michael C., Cpl.-Austin; Leija, Hector, Staff Sgt.-Houston; Leon-Perez, Jesus A., Pfc.-Houston; Lloyd, Michael C., Army Staff Sgt.-San Antonio; Longoria, John M. Cpl.-Nixon; Lopez, Hilario F., Lance Cpl.-Ingleside; Losano, Raymond, Airman 1C-Del Rio; Ludlam, Jason C., Pfc.-Arlington; Lugo, Jacob R., Lance Cpl.-Flower Mound; Lyerly, Sean E., Capt.-Pflugerville; Maciel, Fred L., Lance Cpl.-Spring; Mack, Kenneth N., Marine Master Sgt.-Fort Worth; Marin, Javier Jr., Sgt.-Mission; Mariotti, Keith R., Chief Warrant Officer; Martinez, Francisco G., Spc.-Forth Worth; Martinez, Robert A., Lance Cpl.-Splendora; Mason, Johnnie V., Staff Sgt.-Rio Vista; Mata, John Villareal, CWO-El Paso; Matula, Matthew E., Cpl.-Spicewood; McCauley, Rayan M., Pfc.-Lewisville; McCrackin, Christopher M., Lance Cpl.-Liverpool; McDowell, Robert M., Sgt.-Deer Park; McElroy, Brian, Staff Sgt.-San Antonio; Medellin, Jesus M.A., Cpl.-Fort Worth; Meeuwsen, William B., Sgt.-Kingwood; Menchaca, Kristian, Pfc.-Houston; Methvin, Daniel K., Sgt.-Belton; Meza, Berry K., Sgt.-League City; Miller, Anthony S., Pfc.-San Antonio; Miller, Ryan A., Lance Cpl.-Pearland; Miller, William L., Lance Cpl.-Pearland; Minjares Jr., Gilbert, Petty Officer 1st Class-El Paso; Mintzlaff, Brian L., Staff Sgt.-Fort Worth; Mokri, Yari, Spc.-Pflugerville; Moore, Horst G., Major-Los Fresnos; Moore, Stuart W., Pfc.-Livingston; Morris, Stephen L., Lance Cpl.-Lake Jackson; Moreno, Gerardo, Sgt.-Terrell; Morin, Steve Jr., Sgt.-Arlington; Morningstar, Christopher R., Staff Sgt.-San Antonio; Morris Jr., Ricky A., Pfc.-Lubbock; Moss, Keelan L., Sgt.-Houston; Mosteiro, Allen, Sgt. 1st Class-Fort Worth; Muldoon, James P., Sgt.-Bells; Mutz, Mitchel T., Spc.-Falls City; Narvaez, Joe A., Staff Sgt.-San Antonio; Neal, Jacob H., Cpl.-San Marcos; Newman, Clinton T., Staff Sgt.-San Antonio; Nguyen, Dan H., Spc.-Sugarland; Nolen, Kyle A., Hospitalman-Ennis; Norquist, Joseph C., Spc.-San Antonio; Norwood, Byron W., Sgt.-Pflugerville; Orr, Cody J., Pfc.-Kerrville; Paliwoda, Eric T., Capt.-Killeen; Parker, James D., Pfc.-Bryan; Patriquin, Travis L., Capt.; Peña Jr., Roger P., Sgt.-San Antonio; Peralez, Jr., Johnny J., Sgt.-Kingsville; Perez, Emily J.T., 2nd Lt.; Perez III, Jose A., Spc.-San Diego; Perez, Hector R., Staff Sgt.-Corpus Christi; Perez, Nicholas, Lance Cpl.-Austin; Perez, Stephen J., Lance Cpl.-San Antonio; Poindexter, Jason T., Pfc.-San Antonio; Polley Jr., Larry E., Spc.-Center; Preston, Aaron L., Spc.-Dallas; Priest, Tina M., Pfc.-Austin; Puckett, Mathew D., Lance Cpl.-Mason; Pugh, Kenneth I., Cpl.-Houston; Qualls, Louis W., Lance Cpl.-Temple; Rairdan, Rhonald Dain, Lance Cpl.-San Antonio; Ramirez, Benito A., Lance Cpl.-Edinburg; Ramirez, Christopher, Sgt.-Edinburg; Ramirez, Gene, Sgt.-San Antonio; Ramirez, Reyes, Sgt.-Willis; Rangel, Ray, Sgt.-San Antonio; Reynolds, Jr., Edward C., Army Staff Sgt.-Groves; Richardson, William D. Staff Sgt.-Houston; Rico, Ariel, Sgt.-El Paso; Riggs, Wesley, Pfc.-Baytown; Roark, Timothy J., Staff Sgt.-Houston; Robertson, Michael T., Sgt.-Houston; Rodriguez, Joseph E., Sgt.-Brownsville; Rodriguez-Velasco, Juan R., Lance Cpl.-El Cenizo; Rosales, Benjamin S., Cpl.-Houston; Rozier, Jonathan D., 2nd Lt.-Katy; Rubalcava, Isela, Sgt.-El Paso; Ruiz, Lorenzo Ponce, Sgt.-El Paso; Russell, Blake H., Cpt.-Fort Worth; Russell, John W., Sgt.-Portland; Sanchez, Paul T., Sgt.-Irving; Sanchez, Virrueta A., Staff Sgt.-Houston; Sanders, Ryan T., 1st Lt.-College Station; Sandoval Jr., Leroy, Pfc.-Houston; Schockmel, Collin R., Spc.-Richwood; Schultz, Christian C., Spc.-Colleyville; Sekula, Dustin M., Pfc.-Edinburg; Serrano, Nazario, Lance Cpl.-Irving; Shank, Michael A., Staff Sgt.-Bonham; Shipp, Darrell W., Spc.-San Antonio; Simpson, Jonathan J., Sgt.-Rockport; Sims, Sean P., Capt.-El Paso; Slay, Russell L., Sgt.-Humble; Smith, Aaron A., Sgt.-Killeen; Smith, Brian D., 2nd Lt.-McKinney; Smith, Richard A., Spc.-Grand Prairie; Solorio, Juan M., Staff Sgt.-Dallas; Soriano, Armando, Pfc.-Houston; Sotelo Jr., Tomas, Cpl.-Houston; Springer, Lance C. II, Spc.-Fort Worth; Stalvey, John R., Cpl.-Conroe; Stephens, John S., Sgt. 1st Class-San Antonio; Suell, Joseph D., Sgt.-Lufkin; Swanson, Timothy A., Cpl.-San Antonio; Sweger, Franklin A., Lance Cpl.-San Antonio; Tanton, Nickolas A., Pfc.-San Antonio; Tapia, Samuel, Lance Cpl.-San Benito; Taylor, John E., Sgt. 1C-Wichita Falls; Taylor, Michael C., Sgt.-Hockley; Teal, John “Mike,” Staff Sgt.-Dallas; Terrazas, Miguel, Lance Cpl.-El Paso; Tijerina, James R., Sgt.-Beasley; Torres, David, Sgt.-Fort Worth; Torres, Juan M., Spc.-Houston; Torres, Michael S., Lance Cpl.-El Paso; Torrez III, Elias, Lance Cpl.-Veribest; Torshizi Jr., Saeed Jafarkhani, Lance Cpl.-Bedford; Totten, Eric W., CWO-3; Tribble, Brett L., Pfc.-Lake Jackson; Trotter, John B., Sgt.-Marble Falls; Trovillion, Tyler S., Cpl.-Richardson; Tucker, Steven C., Pfc.-Grapevine; Ulloa Jr., George M., Sgt.-Austin; Valdez Jr., Ruben, Lance Cpl.-San Diego; Valles, Melissa, Staff Sgt.-Eagle Pass; Vandertulip, Josiah H., Spc.-Irving; Velez, Andrew, Spc.-Lubbock; Velez, Jose A., Spc.-Lubbock; Villa Jr., Ruben J., Army Sgt. 1C-El Paso; Villanueva, Javier A. Spc.-Temple; Villareal-Mata, Johnny, CWO-El Paso; Volker, Robert J., Spc.-Big Spring; Wafford, Michael B., Lance Cpl.-Spring; Waller, Richard P., Cpl.-Fort Worth; Walters Jr., Gary W., Spc.-Victoria; Waterbury, Forrest J., Spc.-Richmond; Weger, Michael S., Spc.-Houston; Westhusing, Theodore S., Col.-Dallas; White, Steven Wayne, Sgt.-Fruitvale; White, Nathan D., Lt.-Abilene; Wiekamp, Jeffery S., Sgt.-Utopia; Williams, Benjamin D., Staff Sgt.-Orange; Winegeart, Daniel W., Spc.-Kountze; Worrel, Matthew W., Maj.-Lewisville; Wright, James C., Spc.-Morgan; Wyatt, Stephen E., Pfc.-Kilgore; Ybarra III, Henry, Sgt.-Austin; Yepsen, Luke C., Lance Cpl.-Kingwood; Yolkin, Viktar V., Pfc.-Spring Beach; Zapata, Mark Anthony, Spc.-Edinburg; Zapp, Thomas J., Lance Cpl.-Houston; Zimmerman, Christopher M., Marine Sgt.-Stephenville



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