Strachota, Michael J.
Army Sergeant

Michael J. Strachota, age 28, from White Hall, Arkansas, Jefferson county.

Service era: Afghanistan
Military history: 96th Transportation Company, 180th Transportation Battalion, 4th Sustainment Brigade, 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), Fort Hood, Texas.

Date of death: Sunday, June 24, 2012
Death details: Died in Kandahar, Afghanistan while supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. Staff Sgt. Robert A. Massarelli was also killed.

Source: Department of Defense, Military Times

Massarelli, Robert A.
Army Staff sergeant

Robert A. Massarelli, age 32, from Hamilton, Ohio, Butler county.

Service era: Afghanistan
Military history: 96th Transportation Company, 180th Transportation Battalion, 4th Sustainment Brigade, 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), Fort Hood, Texas.

Date of death: Sunday, June 24, 2012
Death details: Died in Kandahar, Afghanistan while supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. Sgt. Michael J. Strachota was also killed.

Source: Department of Defense

Hensley, Nicholas C. D.
Army Specialist

Nicholas C. D. Hensley, age 28, from Prattville, Alabama, Autauga county.

Service era: Afghanistan
Military history: 4th Sqaudron, 4th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kansas

Date of death: Friday, June 24, 2011
Death details: Died in Landstuhl, Germany from injuries sustained in Kandahar, Afghanistan on June 15 when enemy forces attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device.

Source: Department of Defense, Military Times

Repkie, Robert K. L.
Army Private 1st class

Robert K. L. Repkie, age 20, from Knoxville, Tennessee, Knox county.

Parents: Russell Repkie

Service era: Afghanistan
Schools: Sweetwater High
Military history: 782nd Brigade Support Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina.

Date of death: Thursday, June 24, 2010
Death details: Died at Forward Operating Base Farah, Afghanistan of injuries sustained from a non-combat related incident.
Cemetery: Arlington National

Source: Department of Defense, Military Times

Loredo, Edwardo
Army Staff sergeant

Edwardo Loredo, age 24, from Houston, Texas.

Spouse: Jennifer Loredo
Children: Eddie Loredo, 2; Laura Loredo, 7; step daughter Alexis, 13

Service era: Afghanistan
Schools: Sam Houston High
Military history: 2nd Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina.

Date of death: Thursday, June 24, 2010
Death details: Died at Jelewar, Afghanistan when insurgents attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device.

Source: Department of Defense, Houston Chronicle, Military Times

Hills, Casey L.
Army Specialist

Casey L. Hills, age 23, from Salem, Illinois, Marion county. Their last known residence was in Salem.

Service era: Iraq
Military history: 100th Battalion, 442nd Infantry Regiment, Pago Pago, American Samoa.

Date of death: Wednesday, June 24, 2009
Death details: Died in Iraq of injuries sustained during a vehicle roll-over.

Source: Department of Defense, Military Times

Kelley, Dwayne Maurice
Army Major

Dwayne Maurice Kelley, age 48, from Willingboro, New Jersey, Burlington county.

Service era: Iraq
Military history: Hhc, 432D Civil Affairs Battalion, Fort Bragg, North Carolina

Date of death: Tuesday, June 24, 2008
Death details: Hostile; Baghdad, Iraq

Source: Department of Defense, Military Times

Connolly, Ryan James
Army Sergeant

Ryan James Connolly, age 24, from Vacaville, Georgia, Solano county.

Service era: Iraq
Military history: Hhc, 173D Special Troops Battalion, Bamberg, Germany

Date of death: Tuesday, June 24, 2008
Death details: Hostile; Khogyani District, Afghanistan

Source: Department of Defense, Military Times

Byrd, Henry George III
Army Specialist

Henry George Byrd III, age 20, from Veguita, New Mexico.

Service era: Iraq
Military history: Company C, 1St Battalion, 30Th Infantry, 2 Bct, Fort Stewart, Georgia

Date of death: Sunday, June 24, 2007
Death details: Landstuhl, Germany

Source: Department of Defense, findagrave.com