Santiago, Ronchester Managan
Navy Petty officer 3rd class

Ronchester Managan Santiago, age 22, from Kingsville, Texas, Kleberg county.

Service era: War on Terror

Date of death: Thursday, October 12, 2000
Death details: Died aboard the U.S.S. Cole when suicide bombers detonated an explosive-laden boat against the ship’s port side, tearing a 40-by-40-foot hole in the hull and sending seawater gushing into the engineering compartment.

Source: Department of Defense

Palmer, Lakiba Nicole
Navy Seaman

Lakiba Nicole Palmer, age 22, from San Diego, California, San Diego county.

Service era: War on Terror

Date of death: Thursday, October 12, 2000
Death details: Died aboard the U.S.S. Cole when suicide bombers detonated an explosive-laden boat against the ship’s port side, tearing a 40-by-40-foot hole in the hull and sending seawater gushing into the engineering compartment.

Source: Department of Defense, U.S. Navy

Owens, Ronald Scott
Navy Petty officer 2nd class

Ronald Scott Owens, age 24, from Vero Beach, Florida, Indian River county.

Service era: War on Terror

Date of death: Thursday, October 12, 2000
Death details: Died aboard the U.S.S. Cole when suicide bombers detonated an explosive-laden boat against the ship’s port side, tearing a 40-by-40-foot hole in the hull and sending seawater gushing into the engineering compartment.

Source: Department of Defense

Nieto, Marc Ian
Navy Petty officer 2nd class

Marc Ian Nieto, age 24, from Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, Fond du Lac county.

Service era: War on Terror

Date of death: Thursday, October 12, 2000
Death details: Died aboard the U.S.S. Cole when suicide bombers detonated an explosive-laden boat against the ship’s port side, tearing a 40-by-40-foot hole in the hull and sending seawater gushing into the engineering compartment.

Source: Department of Defense

McDaniels, James Rodrick
Navy Seaman

James Rodrick McDaniels, age 19, from Norfolk, Virginia, Norfolk county.

Service era: War on Terror

Date of death: Thursday, October 12, 2000
Death details: Died aboard the U.S.S. Cole when suicide bombers detonated an explosive-laden boat against the ship’s port side, tearing a 40-by-40-foot hole in the hull and sending seawater gushing into the engineering compartment.

Source: Department of Defense

Gunn, Cherone Louis
Navy Seaman

Cherone Louis Gunn, age 22, from Rex, Georgia, Clayton county.

Service era: War on Terror

Date of death: Thursday, October 12, 2000
Death details: Died aboard the U.S.S. Cole when suicide bombers detonated an explosive-laden boat against the ship’s port side, tearing a 40-by-40-foot hole in the hull and sending seawater gushing into the engineering compartment.

Source: Department of Defense

Francis, Lakeina Monique
Navy Seaman

Lakeina Monique Francis, age 19, from Woodleaf, North Carolina, Rowan county.

Service era: War on Terror

Date of death: Thursday, October 12, 2000
Death details: Died aboard the U.S.S. Cole when suicide bombers detonated an explosive-laden boat against the ship’s port side, tearing a 40-by-40-foot hole in the hull and sending seawater gushing into the engineering compartment.

Source: Department of Defense

Clodfelter, Kenneth Eugene
Navy Petty officer 2nd class

Kenneth Eugene Clodfelter, age 21, from Mechanicsville, Virginia, Hanover county.

Service era: War on Terror

Date of death: Thursday, October 12, 2000
Death details: Died aboard the U.S.S. Cole when suicide bombers detonated an explosive-laden boat against the ship’s port side, tearing a 40-by-40-foot hole in the hull and sending seawater gushing into the engineering compartment.

Source: Department of Defense

Costelow, Richard
Navy Chief petty officer

Richard Costelow, age 35, from Morrisville, Pennsylvania, Bucks county.

Service era: War on Terror

Date of death: Thursday, October 12, 2000
Death details: Died aboard the U.S.S. Cole when suicide bombers detonated an explosive-laden boat against the ship’s port side, tearing a 40-by-40-foot hole in the hull and sending seawater gushing into the engineering compartment.

Source: Department of Defense, U.S. Navy

Roy, Patrick Howard
Navy Seaman

Patrick Howard Roy, age 19, from Cornwall on Hudson, New York, Orange county.

Service era: War on Terror

Date of death: Thursday, October 12, 2000
Death details: Died aboard the U.S.S. Cole when suicide bombers detonated an explosive-laden boat against the ship’s port side, tearing a 40-by-40-foot hole in the hull and sending seawater gushing into the engineering compartment.

Cemetery: Antietam National

Source: Department of Defense, grave marker