Wednesday’s Hero

Cpl. Lance M. Thompson 21 years old from Upland, Indiana 2nd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force November 15, 2004 The father of Cpl. Lance Thompson said his son would be proud knowing he fought and died to help Iraqis vote in an election. Cpl. Lance Thompson died in during fighting in Ramadi by a truck ...continue reading

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 ...continue reading