Maj. Tad T. Hervas
Hometown: Coon Rapids, Minnesota
34th Red Bull Infantry Division
Died: October 6, 2009 in Basrah, Iraq
Maj. Tad Hervas, 48, of Coon Rapids, MInn., died October 6, 2009, in Basrah, Iraq, in a non-combat-related incident.
Maj. Tad Hervas was born January 16, 1961, in Cumberland, Wisconsin. Hervas graduated from Coon Rapids High School in Coon Rapids, Minn., in 1979 and entered the U.S. Air Force through the Reserve Officer Training Corps program at the University of Minnesota-Duluth, serving as a lieutenant in the first Gulf War. Maj. Hervas deployed to Iraq in 2004 and was deployed again in 2009 with the 34th Red Bull Infantry Division.