Lance Corporal Nicholas R. Anderson easily made friends and enjoyed the worldâ€™s challenges.Â Even as a youngster he enjoyed being outdoors with his dad and uncles hunting and fishing; and liked to work out and lift weights.Â Â Continue reading →
Lance Cpl. Ryan J. Nass, 21, of Franklin, Wis.; was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii; He died Sept. 3 of a non-hostile gunshot wound at Camp Blessing, Continue reading →
Specialist Kyle Matthew Hemauer, age 21 of Chilton died on May 23, 2005 in Zabul, Afghanistan while serving his country with the 3rd Battalion, 116th Infantry Regiment, 29th Infantry Division, Virginia Army National Guard, of Manassas, VA. He was born Continue reading →
Spc. Robert J. Cook of Sun Prairie, Wisconsin was born to Sandra L. Selheim and Douglas Cook and was kind, tough as nails, a leader, and a hero to the service of this country. He leaves behind his mother, Sandra Continue reading →
Maj. Mathew E. Schram, the fifth of six children of Earl and Sarah Schram, always wanted to be a soldier, said his older sister, Susan Kuske. He joined the Reserve Officers Training Corps at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater before joining Continue reading →
BEAVER DAM â€” Barely a week after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, U.S. Marine Sgt. Kirk Straseskie penned a letter to his fellow soldiers voicing expectations of war and the possibility of dying.
Army Spc. Ryan P. Long was a fourth-generation soldier. He joined the Army after graduating in 1999 from Seaford (Del.) High School, where he was active in the Junior ROTC. He was deployed twice to Afghanistan. Long, 21, of Seaford, Continue reading →
PFC Anthony A. Gaunky, of Sparta, Wisconsin, always called Alex by his friends and family. He spent his early years in Mundelein, Illinois, before moving to Wisconsin after third grade. A happy teenager, he played the French Horn in the Continue reading →