Bakke, Richard L.
Air Force Major

Richard L. Bakke.

Service era: Operation Eagle Claw/Operation Evening Light
Military history: Killed in an operation to free hostages taken on Nov. 4, 1979 after terrorists stormed the U.S. Embassy in Tehran, Iran.

Date of death: Thursday, April 24, 1980

Cemetery: Arlington National

Source: White House Commission on Rememberance, Congressional Record, National Archives

Lewis, Harold L. Jr.
Air Force Major

Harold L. Lewis Jr., age 35, from Mansfield Center, Connecticut, Tolland County

Service era: Operation Eagle Claw/Operation Evening Light

Spouse: Wendy-Lee (Kelton)

Children: James, 9; Kimberly, 7

Military history: Killed in an operation to free hostages taken on Nov. 4, 1979 after terrorists stormed the U.S. Embassy in Tehran, Iran.

Date of death: Thursday, April 24, 1980

Cemetery: Arlington National

Source: White House Commission on Rememberance, Congressional Record, National Archives, Hartford Courant (1980)

Mayo, Joel C.
Air Force Technican sergeant

Joel C. Mayo.

Service era: Operation Eagle Claw/Operation Evening Light
Military history: Killed in an operation to free hostages taken on Nov. 4, 1979 after terrorists stormed the U.S. Embassy in Tehran, Iran.

Date of death: Thursday, April 24, 1980

Source: White House Commission on Remembrance, Congressional Record

McIntosh, Lyn D.
Air Force Captain

Lyn D. McIntosh.

Service era: Operation Eagle Claw/Operation Evening Light
Military history: Killed in an operation to free hostages taken on Nov. 4, 1979 after terrorists stormed the U.S. Embassy in Tehran, Iran.

Date of death: Thursday, April 24, 1980

Source: White House Commission on Rememberance, Congressional Record, National Archives

McMillan, Charles T.
Air Force

Charles T. McMillan, age 28, of Corryton, Tennessee, Knox County

Service era: Operation Eagle Claw/Operation Evening Light
Military history: Killed in an operation to free hostages taken on Nov. 4, 1979 after terrorists stormed the U.S. Embassy in Tehran, Iran.

Date of death: Thursday, April 24, 1980

Source: White House Commission on Rememberance, Congressional Record, National Archives, Associated Press (1980)

Harvey, John D.
Marines Sergeant

John D. Harvey, age 21, of Roanoke, Virginia

Service era: Operation Eagle Claw/Operation Evening Light
Military history: Killed in an operation to free hostages taken on Nov. 4, 1979 after terrorists stormed the U.S. Embassy in Tehran, Iran.

Date of death: Thursday, April 24, 1980

Source: White House Commission on Remembrance, Congressional Record

Holmes, George N. Jr.
Marines Corporal

George N. Holmes Jr., age 22, from Pine Bluff, Arkansas, Jefferson County

Service era: Operation Eagle Claw/Operation Evening Light

Parent: George Holmes Sr.
Military history: Killed in an operation to free hostages taken on Nov. 4, 1979 after terrorists stormed the U.S. Embassy in Tehran, Iran.

Date of death: Thursday, April 24, 1980

Source: White House Commission on Remembrance, Congressional Record, Associated Press (1980)

Johnson, Dewey L.
Marines Staff sergeant

Dewey L. Johnson.

Service era: Operation Eagle Claw/Operation Evening Light
Military history: Killed in an operation to free hostages taken on Nov. 4, 1979 after terrorists stormed the U.S. Embassy in Tehran, Iran.

Date of death: Thursday, April 24, 1980

Source: White House Commission on Rememberance, Congressional Record