Chief Warrant Officer Michael Grant Cahill (Ret.) was both a RN and a PA at Ft. Hood, also father of three and grandfather of one.
Maj. Libardo Eduardo Caraveo was a father and a psychologist who helped prisoners and was deploying with a combat stress unit.
Army Staff Sgt. Justin DeCrow was deploying to Iraq, and was a father of a 13-yr-old girl.
Capt. John Gaffaney was a pyschiatric nurse who helped elderly victims of abuse and a father.
Spc. Frederick Greene was assigned to the 20th Engineer Batallion at Fort Hood and was a computer whiz who could also build a truss.
Spc. Jason Dean Hunt was preparing for his second deployment to Iraq and had just gotten married.
Sgt. Amy Krueger joined up after 9/11 and was deploying to Afghanistan. She was a strong high school athlete.
Pfc. Aaron Thomas Nemelka was the youngest of four children and followed a family tradition of service as he deployed to Afghanistan.
Pfc. Michael Pearson was a skilled guitarist who had trained to deactivate IED’s on his upcoming deployment.
Capt. Russell Seager was a VA nurse who helped soldiers with PTST and a father who was deploying to Iraq.
Pvt. Francheska Velez was an Iraq veteral who was three months pregnant.
Lt. Col. Juanita L. Warman was a physician’s assistant who was mother to two and grandmother to six.
Spc. Kham Xiong was deploying to Afghanistan and a father of three.
This week is hard, y’all.
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