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Alaska Decoration of Honor

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Soldiers stationed in Alaska killed in action

Army Sgt. Shawn Adams of Dixon, Calif., died July 22, 2007 in Owaset, Iraq.

Army Sgt. 1st Class. Jesse Byron Albrecht of River Falls, Wis., died May 17, 2007 in Iskandariya, Iraq.

Army Pfc. Christopher M. Alcozer of DeKalb, Ill., died Nov. 19, 2005 in Mosul, Iraq.

Army Staff Sgt. Eugene Henry Eli Alex of Bay City, Mich., died Sept. 2, 2006 in Baghdad, Iraq.

Air Force Airman 1st Class Carl Anderson Jr. of Georgetown, S.C., died Aug. 29, 2004 in Mosul, Iraq.

Army Sgt. Brian D. Ardron of Acworth, Ga., died May 21, 2007 in Baghdad, Iraq.

Army Spc. Daniel D. Bartels of Huron, S.D., died Oct. 19, 2005 in Mosul, Iraq.

Army Sgt. Ryan J. Baum of Aurora, Colo., died May 18, 2007 in Karmah, Iraq.

Army Staff Sgt. Shane R. Becker of Helena, Mont., died April 3, 2007 in Baghdad, Iraq.

Army Spc Jeffery Dean Bisson of Vista, Calif., died Jan. 20, 2007 in Anbar, Iraq.

Army Sgt. Jeremiah J. Boehmer, Jeremiah of Parkston, S.D., died Feb. 5, 2006 in Al Husayniyah, Iraq.

Army Spc. Matthew T. Bolar of Montgomery, Ala., died May 3, 2007 in Baghdad, Iraq.

Army Pfc. John G. Borbonus of Boise, Idaho, died April 12, 2007 in Baghdad, Iraq.

Army Spc. James L. Bridges of Buhl, Idaho, died Nov. 4, 2006 in Baghdad, Iraq

Army 1st. Lt. Jamie L. Campbell of Ephrata, Wash., died Jan. 7, 2006 in Tal Afar, Iraq.

Army Spc. Johnathan Bryan Chism of Prairieville, La., died Jan. 20, 2007 in Karbala, Iraq.

Army Chief Warrant Officer Donald V. Clark of Memphis, Tenn., died Nov. 15, 2008 in Mosul, Iraq.

Air Force Master Sgt. Brad A. Clemmons of Chillicothe, Ohio, died Aug. 21, 2006 in Taji, Iraq.

Army Cpl. Ryan D. Collins of Vernon, Texas, died May 19, 2007 in Baghdad, Iraq.

Army Spc. Jason Jarrard Corbett of Casper, Wyo., died Jan. 15, 2007 in Karmah, Iraq.

Army Spc. Shawn R. Creighton of Windsor, N.C., died April 8, 2006 in Rawah, Iraq.

Air Force Capt. Eric B. Das of Amarillo, Texas, died April 7, 2003 in Iraq

Army Sgt. David J. Davis of Mount Airy, Md., died Sept. 17, 2006 in Baghdad, Iraq.

Army Cpl. Michael W. Davis of San Marcos, Texas, died May 21, 2007 in Baghdad, Iraq.

Army Spc. Dustin R. Donica of Spring, Texas, died Dec. 28, 2006 in Karmah, Iraq.

Army Sgt. Scott Douglas Dykman of Helena, Mont., died Dec. 20, 2006 in Jurf al Sakhar, Iraq.

Army Pfc. Cody J. Eggleston of Eugene, Ore., died Oct. 16, 2008 in Baqubah, Iraq.

Army Pfc. Shawn Patrick Falter of Homer, N.Y., died Jan. 20, 2007 in Mahawil, Iraq.

Army Sgt. Sean Patrick Fennerty of Portland, Ore., died Jan. 20, 2007 in Anbar, Iraq.

Army Staff Sgt. Sean P. Fisher of Santee, Calif., died Aug. 14, 2007 in Taqaddum, Iraq.

Army Pfc. Victor M. Fontanilla of Stockton, Calif., died May 17, 2007 in Iskandariya, Iraq.

Army Spc. Phillip Cody Ford of Freeport, Texas, died Dec. 10, 2006 in Baghdad, Iraq

Army Sgt. Kraig D. Foyteck of Skokie, Ill., died Oct. 30, 2006 in Baghdad, Iraq.

Army Spc. Lucas Frantz of Tonganoxie, Kan., died Oct. 18, 2005 in Mosul, Iraq.

Army 1st Lt. Jacob Noval Fritz of Verdon, Neb., died Jan. 20, 2007 in Karbala, Iraq.

Army Sgt. Brennan Chriss Gibson of Tualatin, Ore., died Dec. 10, 2006 in Baghdad, Iraq.

Army Spc. Micah S. Gifford of Redding, Calif., died Dec. 7, 2006 in Baghdad, Iraq.

Army Spc. Dustin Harris of Bangor, Maine, died April 6, 2006 in Bayji, Iraq.

Army Pfc. Raymond L. Henry of Anaheim, Calif., died April 25, 2006 in Mosul, Iraq.

Army Sgt. Irving Hernandez Jr. of New York, N.Y., died July 12, 2006 in Mosul, Iraq.

Army Spc. Adam Herold of Omaha, Neb., died June 10, 2007 in Karbala, Iraq.

Army Spc Patrick W. Herried of Sioux Falls, S.D., died Feb. 6, 2006 in Rahwah, Iraq.

Army Cpl. Kenneth Hess of Asheville, N.C., died April 11, 2006 in Rawah, Iraq.

Army Pfc. Jaron Holliday of Tulsa, Okla., died Aug. 4, 2007 in Hawr Rajab, Iraq.

Army Sgt. Michael R. Hullender of Little Falls, N.J., died April 28, 2007 in Iskandariya, Iraq.

Army Chief Warrant Officer Christian P. Humphreys of Fallon, Nev., died Nov. 15, 2008 in Mosul, Iraq.

Army Spc. Steven R. Jewell of Bridgeton, N.C., died Aug. 14, 2007 in Taqaddum, Iraq.

Army Chief Warrant Officer Christopher C. Johnson of Grandville, Mich., died Aug. 14, 2007 in Taqaddum, Iraq.

Army Cpl. Jeremiah Jewell Johnson of Vancouver, Wash., died Jan. 5, 2007 in Baghdad, Iraq.

Army Cpl. Alexander Jordon of Miami, Fla., died Sept. 15, 2006 in Baghdad, Iraq.

Army Sgt Adam P. Kennedy of Norfolk, Mass., died April 8, 2007 in Diwaniyah, Iraq.

Army Sgt. Russell A. Kurtz of Bethel Park, Pa., died Feb. 11, 2007 in Fallujah, Iraq.

Army Cpl. Jason K. LaFleur of Austin, Texas, died Aug. 4, 2007 in Hawr Rajab, Iraq

Army Sgt. Jason Lantieri of Killingworth, Conn., died Oct. 10, 2007 in Iskandariya, Iraq.

Army Spc. Aaron Latimer of Enis, Texas, died May 9, 2006 in Mosul, Iraq.

Army Staff Sgt. Henry W. Linck of Manhattan, Kan., died Dec. 7, 2006 in Baghdad, Iraq.

Army Spc. James T. Lindsey of Florence, Ala., died April 12, 2007 in Baghdad, Iraq.

Army Spc. Jeremy M. Loveless, of Estacada, Ore., died May 29, 2006 in Mosul, Iraq.

Army Sgt. Bryan C. Luckey of Tampa, Fla., died June 12, 2006 in Mosul, Iraq.

Army Sgt. Bradley W. Marshall of Little Rock, Ark., died July 31, 2007 in Kalsu, Iraq.

Army 1st. Lt. Thomas M. Martin of Ward, Ark., died Oct. 14, 2007 in Al Busayifi, Iraq.

Air Force Staff Sgt. Brian McElroy of San Antonio, Texas, died Jan. 22, 2006 in Taji, Iraq

Army CWO Jackie McFarlane Jr. of Virginia Beach, Va., died Aug. 14, 2007 in Taqaddum, Iraq.

Army Staff Sgt. Jacob Gerald McMillan of Lafayette, La., died Dec. 20, 2006 in Baghdad, Iraq.

Army Sgt. Phillip David McNeill of Cincinnati, Ohio, died Jan. 20, 2007 in Anbar, Iraq.

Army Sgt. Benjamin E. Mejia of Salem, Mass., died May 31, 2006 in Marez, Iraq.

Army Pfc. Johnathon Miles Millican of Locust Fork, Ala., died Jan. 20, 2007 in Karbala, Iraq.

Army Sgt. Robert J. Montgomery of Scottsburg, Ind., died May 22, 2007 in Baghdad, Iraq.

Army Sgt. Trista L. Moretti of South Plainfield, N.J., died June 25, 2007 in Nasir Lafitah, Iraq.

Army Staff Sgt. Christopher R. Morningstar of San Antonio, Texas, died Feb. 5, 2006 in Al Husayniyah, Iraq.

Army Spc. Shawn Matthew Murphy of Fort Bragg, N.C., died Dec. 10, 2006 in Baghdad, Iraq.

Air Force Tech Sgt. Jason L. Norton of Miami, Okla., died Jan 22. 2006 in Taji, Iraq

Army Spc. Toby Richard Olsen of Manchester, N.H., died Jan. 20, 2007 in Karma, Iraq.

Army Spc. Joshua M. Pearce of Guymon, Okla., died Feb. 26, 2006 in Mosul, Iraq.

Army Spc. Coty J. Phelps of Lake Havasu City, Ariz., died May 17, 2007 in Iskandariya, Iraq.

Army Spc. Heath K. Pickard of Palestine, Texas, died Oct. 16, 1968 in Baquaba, Iraq.

Army Cpl. Cody A. Putman of Lafayette, Ind., died April 12, 2007 in Baghdad, Iraq.

Army Spc. Daniel F. Reyes of San Diego, Calif., died July 31, 2007 in Kalsu, Iraq.

Army Spc. Michelle R. Ring of Martin, Tenn., died July 5, 2007 in Baghdad, Iraq.

Army Staff Sgt. Timothy J. Roark of Houston, Texas, died Oct. 2, 2005 in Balad, Iraq.

Army Staff Sgt. Jonathan Rojas of Hammond, Ind., died Oct. 3 2006 in Baghdad, Iraq.

Army Sgt. 1st. Class Daniel R. Sexton of Wentzville, Mo., died Sept. 10, 2008 in Balad, Iraq.

Army Sgt. Nicholas R. Sowinski of Tempe, Ariz., died Oct. 11, 2006 in Baghdad, Iraq.

Army Spc. Clifford A. Spohn III of Albuquerque, N.M., died April 9, 2007 in Karmah, Iraq.

Army Spc. Lance Craig Springer II of Fort Worth, Texas, died March 23, 2007 in Baghdad, Iraq.

Army Spc. Joseph A. Strong of Lebanon, Ind., died Dec. 26, 2006 in Baghdad, Iraq.

Army Staff Sgt. Stephen Sutherland of West Deptford, N.J., died Nov. 12, 2005 in Al Qadisiyah, Iraq.

Army Spc. Douglas L. Tinsley of Chester, S.C., died Dec. 26, 2008 in Baghdad, Iraq.

Army 1Lt. Colby J. Umbrell of Doylestown, Pa., died May 3, 2007 in Musayyib, Iraq.

Army 2Lt. John S. Vaughan of Edwards, Colo., died June 7, 2006 in Mosul, Iraq.

Army Sgt. Dustin S. Wakeman of Fort Worth, Texas, died Aug. 4, 2007 in Hawr Rajab, Iraq.

Army Staff Sgt. Mark A. Wall of Alden, Iowa, died April 27, 2006 in Mosul, Iraq.

Army Staff Sgt. Shannon Weaver of Rome, Ga., died May 21, 2007 in Baghdad, Iraq.

Army Sgt. Mason Douglas Whetstone of Utah died July 17, 2003 in Baghdad, Iraq.

Army Staff Sgt. Jamie Duggan Wilson of Temple, Texas, died Jan. 22, 2007 in Karma, Iraq.



This article published in The Alaska Star on Thursday, June 11, 2009.