Zemek, Bryan Andrew
Mississippi National Guard Chief warrant officer

Bryan Andrew Zemek, age 36, from Mississippi.

Spouse: Married
Children: Four children

Schools: New Albany High (2005)
Military history: Delta Company of the 2nd Battalion, 151st Lakota Medical Evacuation unit

Date of death: Monday, February 19, 2024
Death details: Killed in the crash of a AH-64 Apache helicopter during a routine training flight near Booneville, Mississippi.

Source: Stars and Stripes, Oxford Eagle

Burks, Joshua
Army Specialist

Joshua Burks, age 20, from San Jose, California, Santa Clara county.

Service era: Afghanistan
Military history: 2ndBattalion, 44th Air Defense Artillery Regiment, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Kentucky

Date of death: Saturday, August 13, 2022
Death details: Found dead from a gunshot wound near Olmstead, Kentucky

Source: WKRN, News Democrat & Leader

Cruz, Jesse Robert
Army Sergeant

Jesse Robert Cruz, age 23, from Kileen, Texas.

Spouse: Briana Celiz (married May 2020)
Children: Giavonna Kapri Cruz

Service era: Afghanistan
Military history: 3rd Cavalry Regiment, Fort Hood

Date of death: Saturday, August 13, 2022
Death details: Killed in an hit-and-run accident when his motorcycle was hit by a pickup truck.

Source: Viss Family Funeral Home, KWTX

Fitzgibbon, Evan Patrick
Army 2nd lieutenant

Evan Patrick Fitzgibbon, age 23, from Windermere, Florida, Orange county.

Parents: John Patrick and Cynthia Renee Waller Fitzgibbon
Spouse: Engaged to Anna Judith Fabry

Service era: Afghanistan
Schools: West Point (2021), Foundation Academy in Winter Garden, Florida (2017)
Military history: Infantry Basic Officer Leader Course at Fort Benning in Florida, 7th Special Forces Group at Elgin Air Force Base in Florida

Date of death: Tuesday, August 9, 2022
Death details: Died during a training exercise in Dahlonega, Georgia after being stuck by a falling tree at Yonah Mountain.
Cemetery: Woodlawn

Source: WKMG, Orlando Sentinel, Woodlawn Funeral Home & Memorial Park

Taber, George Lindley
Army Staff sergenat

George Lindley Taber, age 30, from Glen Saint Mary, Florida, Baker county.

Parents: Melynda Sheri (Rea) Coker, stepfather Robert (Trey) Coker, George L. Taber IV, stepmother LaNell (Keahey) Taber)

Service era: Afghanistan
Schools: Conway High, Arkansas (2010); Hendrix College (2014)
Military history: Quint entered the Army in March 2017 and completed Advanced Individual Training at Ft. Benning, GA. He completed the Special Forces (SF) Qualification Course in 2018 and continued through the SF pipeline, completing 18D Combat Medical Sergeant Training, Military Freefall Parachutist Course, Spanish Language school, SF Sniper Course, and Survival, Evasion, Resistance, and Escape Course. Quint was assigned to Operational Detachment Alpha (ODA) 7214, A Company, 2nd Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne) at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida.

Date of death: Tuesday, August 9, 2022
Death details: Died during a training exercise in Dahlonega, Georgia after being stuck by a falling tree at Yonah Mountain.
Cemetery: Jacksonville National

Source: WKMG, Orlando Sentinel, Quinn-Shalz Family Funeral Home

Clark, Michael David
Army Sergeant 1st class

Michael David Clark, age 41, from Bolton, Connecticut, Tolland county.

Parents: David Maurice Clark and Victoria Lodge
Spouse: Rachel A. (Gomez) Clark, married 15 years
Children: Logan, Hailey

Service era: Afghanistan
Schools: Glastonbury High (1999)
Military history: 933rd FRSD

Date of death: Saturday, July 30, 2022
Death details: Killed by lightning strike at Fort Gordon, Georgia

Source: Orlando Sentinel, Carmon Windsor Funeral Home

Sax, John J.
Marines Captain

John J. Sax, age 33, from Placer, California, Placer county.

Parents: Steve

Service era: Afghanistan
Military history: 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing

Date of death: Wednesday, June 8, 2022
Death details: Died in a training mission when an MV-22B Osprey crashed in the desert of Southern California

Source: U.S. Marines, CNN

Losapio, Nicholas P.
Marines Captain

Nicholas P. Losapio, age 31, from Rockingham, New Hampshire, Rockingham county.

Service era: Afghanistan
Military history: 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing

Date of death: Wednesday, June 8, 2022
Death details: Died in a training mission when an MV-22B Osprey crashed in the desert of Southern California

Source: U.S. Marines

Carlson, Nathan E.
Marines Corporal

Nathan E. Carlson, age 21, from Illinois, Winnebago county.

Service era: Afghanistan
Military history: 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing

Date of death: Wednesday, June 8, 2022
Death details: Died in a training mission when an MV-22B Osprey crashed in the desert of Southern California

Source: U.S. Marines

Rasmuson, Seth D.
Marines Corporal

Seth D. Rasmuson, age 21, from Wyoming, Johnson county.

Service era: Afghanistan
Military history: 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing

Date of death: Wednesday, June 8, 2022
Death details: Died in a training mission when an MV-22B Osprey crashed in the desert of Southern California

Source: U.S. Marines