Wednesday’s Hero

Spc. Kenneth W. Haines 25 years old from Fulton, New York 2nd Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery, 3rd Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division December 3, 2006 Spc. Kenneth Haines joined the United States Army in September 2000 as a fire support specialist and had been assigned to his unit for just over three years. He deployed to Iraq in October of 2006. During … [Read more...]

Wednesday’s Hero

Pvt. Nathan Z. Thacker 18 years old from Greenbrier, Arkansas 2nd Battalion, 22nd Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division October 12, 2007 Pvt. Nathan Z. Thacker had only been in the country for two weeks before his death, according to the soldier's father, Stephen Thacker. Thacker's father said his son felt a duty to … [Read more...]