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A Tribute To Western New York's Fallen Heroes


They gave their lives for Western New York and America

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The following are the faces of the fallen heroes of Western New York, who have given the ultimate sacrifice for our country while in support of the Global War on Terrorism in Operation Enduring Freedom (Afghanistan) and Operation Iraqi Freedom (Iraq)

Peter Tycz II

Peter Tycz II, 32
Army Sergeant 1st Class
City of Tonawanda
Died June 12, 2002
Afghanistan

Eric J. Orlowski

Eric J. Orlowski, 26
Marine Lance Corporal
Depew
Died March 22, 2003
Iraq

Tamario D. Burkett

Tamario D. Burkett, 21
Marine Lance Corporal
Buffalo
Died March 23, 2003
Iraq

David Evans Jr.

David Evans Jr., 18
Army Private
Buffalo
Died May 25, 2003
Iraq

Heath A. McMillin

Heath A. McMillin, 29
Army National Guard Sergeant
Canandaigua
Died July 27, 2003
Iraq

Michael L. Williams

Michael L. Williams, 46
Army National Guard
Specialist
Buffalo
Died October 17, 2003
Iraq

Charles E. Bush Jr.

Charles E. Bush Jr., 34
Army Specialist
Buffalo
Died December 19, 2003
Iraq

Shawn M. Clemens

Shawn M. Clemens, 28
Army Staff Sergeant
Olean
Died January 29, 2004
Afghanistan

David M. McKeever

David M. McKeever, 25
Army Sergeant
South Buffalo
Died April 5, 2004
Iraq

Jason Dunham

Jason Dunham, 22
Marine Corporal
Scio
Died April 22, 2004
Iraq

Phillip L. Witkowski

Phillip L. Witkowski, 24
Army Sergeant
Cheektowaga
Died May 1, 2004
Afghanistan

Brian K. Baker

Brian K. Baker, 27
Army Specialist
Springville
Died November 7, 2004
Iraq

James C. Matteson

James C. Matteson, 23
Army Staff Sergeant
Celeron
Died November 12, 2004
Iraq

David L. Roustum

David L. Roustum, 22
Army National Guard Specialist
West Seneca
Died November 20, 2004
Iraq

Cari Anne Gasiewicz

Cari Anne Gasiewicz, 28
Army Sergeant
Cheektowaga
Died December 4, 2004
Iraq

Jeff LeBrun

Jeff LeBrun, 21
Army Specialist
Buffalo
Died January 1, 2005
Iraq

Christopher W. Dill

Christopher W. Dill, 32
Army Reserve Staff Sergeant
Town of Tonawanda
Died April 4, 2005
Iraq

Jacob M. Pfister

Jacob M. Pfister, 27
Army Corporal
Evans
Died April 19, 2005
Iraq

Charles S. Cooper Jr.

Charles S. Cooper Jr., 19
Army Private
Jamestown
Died April 2005
Iraq

Michael M. McGreevy

Michael M. McGreevy, 30
Navy Lieutenant
Portville
Died June 2005
Afghanistan

Terrance K. Crowe

Terrance K. Crowe, 44
Army Reserve Lieutenant Colonel
Grand Island
Died June 7, 2005
Iraq

Robert V. Derenda

Robert V. Derenda, 42
Army Sergeant 1st Class
Cheektowaga
Died August 5, 2005
Iraq

Aram J. Bass

Aram J. Bass, 25
Army Staff Sergeant
Niagara Falls
Died November 23, 2005
Iraq

Benjamin C. Schuster

Benjamin C. Schuster, 21
Army National Guard Private 1st Class
Grand Island
Died February 25, 2006
Iraq

Michael D. Rowe

Michael D. Rowe, 23
Army Sergeant
East Bethany
Died March 28, 2006
Iraq

Christopher T. Howick

Christopher T. Howick, 34
Army Staff Sergeant
Hamburg
Died May 5, 2006
Afghanistan

Howard S. March Jr.

Howard S. March Jr., 20
Marine Lance Corporal
Buffalo
Died September 24, 2006
Iraq

Travis C. Kege

Travis C. Kege, 24
Army Private 1st Class
Cheektowaga
Died December 6, 2006
Iraq

Jason Denfrund

Jason Denfrund, 24
Army Sergeant
Village of Cattaraugus
Died December 25, 2006
Iraq

Lorne E. Henry

Lorne E. Henry, 21
Army Corporal
Niagara Falls
Died February 27, 2007
Iraq

Dwayne A. Covert Jr.

Dwayne A. Covert Jr., 20
Army Private 1st Class
Tonawanda
Died November 3, 2007
Iraq

Daniel J. Shaw

Daniel J. Shaw, 23
Army Sergeant
Niagara Falls
Died November 5, 2007
Iraq

Steven C. Ganczewski

Steven C. Ganczewski, 22
Army Sergeant
Niagara Falls
Died November 16, 2007
Iraq

Albert R. Jex

Albert R. Jex, 23
Army Pfc.
Lockport
Died February 9, 2009
Iraq

Daniel J. Beard

Daniel J. Beard, 24
Army Sergeant
Buffalo
Died April 3, 2009
Iraq

Alan Dikcis

Alan Dikcis, 21
Army Specialist
Niagra Wheatfield
Died March 5, 2010
Afghanistan

Frank J.A. World

Frank J.A. World, 25
Marine Sergeant
Tonawanda
Died April 1, 2010
Afghanistan