Abbott, Derek Joshua
Mississippi National Guard Chief warrant officer

Derek Joshua Abbott, age 42, from Mississippi.

Spouse: Married
Children: Three children

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, National Guard Association of Mississippi, Oxford Eagle

Wolfe, Cade M.
Army Sergeant

Cade M. Wolfe, age 24, from Blue Earth County Mankato, Minnesota .

Date of death: Friday, November 10, 2023
Death details: Killed in a helicopter crash in the Mediterranean Sea during routine flight training.

Source: Department of Defense, Stars and Stripes (2023)

Southard, Andrew P.
Army Sergeant

Andrew P. Southard, age 27, from Pinal County Apache Junction, Arizona .

Date of death: Friday, November 10, 2023
Death details: Killed in a helicopter crash in the Mediterranean Sea during routine flight training.

Source: Department of Defense, Stars and Stripes (2023)

Gauna, Timothy Lee
Navy Seaman

Timothy Lee Gauna, age 21, from Rice, Texas, Navarro 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

Parlett, Langdon
Navy Seaman

Langdon Parlett, age 19, from Churchville, Maryland, Harford county.

Service era: War on Terror

Parents: Leroy and Etta Parlett

School: Harford Christian (1999)

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

Triplett, Andrew
Navy Ensign

Andrew Triplett, age 31, from Macon, Mississippi, Noxubee 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