Harris, Justin A.
MarinesSergean

Justin A. Harris, age 23, from Toledo, Ohio, Lucas County

Service era: Operation Restore Hope (Somalia)

Date of death: Monday, February 20, 1995

Death details: MIssing after helicopter from USS Essex went down into the ocean near Mogadishu

Source: White House Commission on Remembrance, Allentown Morning Call (1995)

Barnes, Brian P.
Air Force Staff Sergeant

Brian P. Barnes, age 26, from Cole Camp, Missouri, Benton county.

Spouse: Beverly
Children: Brandon and Garrett

Service era: Operation Restore Hope (Somalia)

Date of death: Monday, March 14, 1994
Death details: Among seven Air Force crew members killed when a gunship crashed off the coast of Kenya.
Cemetery: Cole Camp, Missouri

Source: White House Commission on Remembrance, findagrave.com, Springfield News-Leader (1994), Associated Press

Daniel, Robert Lee
Air Force Technician sergeant

Robert Lee Daniel, age 34, from Gray, Georgia, Jones county.

Parents: Lestenne and Robert Lee McClelland, adopted by L.E. Daniel
Spouse: Paula K. Daniel
Children: Savanna and Tamra Daniel

Service era: Operation Restore Hope (Somalia)
Schools: Jones County High (1977)

Date of death: Monday, March 14, 1994
Death details: Among seven Air Force crew members killed when a gunship crashed off the coast of Kenya.
Cemetery: Barrancas National

Source: White House Commission on Remembrance, findagrave.com, Springfield News-Leader (1994), Associated Press, Fort Myers News Press (1994)

Duncan, Roy S.
Air Force Master Sergeant

Roy S. Duncan, age 40, from Miami, Florida, Dade county.

Spouse: Carmen
Children: Angel and Cindy

Service era: Operation Restore Hope (Somalia)

Date of death: Monday, March 14, 1994
Death details: Among seven Air Force crew members killed when a gunship crashed off the coast of Kenya.
Cemetery: Barrancas National

Source: White House Commission on Remembrance, findagrave.com, Springfield News-Leader (1994), Associated Press, Miami Herald (1994)

Eyler, William C.
Air Force Staff sergeant

William C. Eyler, age 32, from Tulsa, Oklahoma, Tulsa county.

Service era: Operation Restore Hope (Somalia)

Date of death: Monday, March 14, 1994
Death details: Among seven Air Force crew members killed when a gunship crashed off the coast of Kenya. Eyler was seen parachuting from the stricken plane and was listed as missing but then presumed dead.
Cemetery: Cumblernad Memorial Gardens in Fayetteville, North Carolina

Source: White House Commission on Remembrance, findagrave.com, Springfield News-Leader (1994), Associated Press

Mehlhop, David
Air Force Captain

David Mehlhop, age 30, from Zellwood, Florida, Orange county.

Service era: Operation Restore Hope (Somalia)

Date of death: Monday, March 14, 1994
Death details: Among seven Air Force crew members killed when a gunship crashed off the coast of Kenya.
Cemetery: Calverton National

Source: White House Commission on Remembrance, findagrave.com, Springfield News-Leader (1994), Associated Press

Moser, Mike E.
Air Force Staff sergeant

Mike E. Moser, age 32, from Mount Ayr, Iowa, Ringgold county.

Service era: Operation Restore Hope (Somalia)
Schools: Mount Ayr Community School (1980)

Date of death: Monday, March 14, 1994
Death details: Among seven Air Force crew members killed when a gunship crashed off the coast of Kenya.
Cemetery: Rose Hill in Mount Ayr

Source: White House Commission on Remembrance, findagrave.com, Springfield News-Leader (1994), Associated Press, Pensacola New Journal (1994)

Quam, Mark A.
Air Force Captain

Mark A. Quam, age 27, from Madison, Wisconsin, Dane county. Their last known residence was in Mary Esther, Florida.

Parents: Lawrence
Spouse: Anna (Bugner). Married in 1989

Service era: Operation Restore Hope (Somalia)
Schools: LaFollette High (Madison), University Wisconsin Madison (1989)

Date of death: Monday, March 14, 1994
Death details: Among seven Air Force crew members killed when a gunship crashed off the coast of Kenya.
Cemetery: Memorialized at Roselawn Memorial in Monona, Wisconsin

Source: White House Commission on Remembrance, findagrave.com, Springfield News-Leader (1994), Associated Press, Wisconsin State Journal (1994)

Stefanik, Anthony R. Jr.
Air Force Captain

Anthony R. Jr. Stefanik, age 32, from Johnstown, Pennsylvania, Cambria county.

Parents: Donna
Spouse: Catherine
Children: Anthony, 2

Service era: Operation Restore Hope (Somalia)
Schools: Johnstown High graduate

Date of death: Monday, March 14, 1994
Death details: Among seven Air Force crew members killed when a gunship crashed off the coast of Kenya.
Cemetery: Grandview in Southmont, Pennsylvania

Source: White House Commission on Remembrance, findagrave.com, Springfield News-Leader (1994), Associated Press, Somerset Daily American (1994), Pensacola News (1994)

Houston, Cornell Lemont Sr.
Army Sergeant

Cornell Lemont Sr. Houston, age 31, from Mobile, Alabama, Mobile county.

Spouse: Carmen
Children: Five children, ages 3 to 14

Service era: Operation Restore Hope (Somalia)
Schools: Lisbon High
Military history: Purple Heart. 41st Engineer Battalion, Fort Drum, New York

Date of death: Wednesday, October 6, 1993
Death details: Killed from a gunshot wound suffered during battle in Somalia
Cemetery: Mobile National

Source: White House Commission on Remembrance, Department of Veterans Affairs, grave marker, Tulsa World