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Maj. Tad T. Hervas

Age: 48 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
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SPC George W. Cauley

Age: 24 Hometown: Walker, Minnesota 114th Transportation Company Died: October 10, 2009 in Bagram, Afghanistan Spc. George W. Cauley, 24, of Walker, Minn., died October 10, 2009 at Bagram, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained from an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) attack on October 7, 2009.  Specialist Cauley’s convoy was en route to the 2nd Marine Expeditionary
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Staff Sgt. Joshua R. Hanson

Age: 27 Hometown: Dent, Minnesota A Company, 2nd Combined Arms Battalion, 136th Infantry Died: August 30, 2006 in Khalidyah, Iraq Joshua Robert Hanson was born August 22, 1979, in Fergus Falls, Minnesota, the son of Robert and Kathy (Elizondo) Hanson. In November 1979 he was baptized at the Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in St.
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Staff Sgt. David F. Day

Age: 25 Hometown: St. Louis Park, Minnesota C Battery, 1st Battalion, 151st Field Artillery Died: February 21, 2005 in Baghdad, Iraq Additional Links http://news.minnesota.publicradio.org/features/2005/02/22_ap_gaurdkilled/ https://www.dvidshub.net/image/4453/stairway-heaven-display#.VOYWMC6T43M http://news.minnesota.publicradio.org/features/2005/12/06_steilm_guardhome/?refid=0 http://www.iraqwarheroes.org/day.htm http://www.edenprairie.org/amenities/parks-trails-and-amenities/recreational-amenities/veterans-memorial/veterans-wall/staff-sergeant-david-day http://www.fallenheroesmemorial.com/oif/profiles/daydavidf.html https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/14803155 https://www.legacy.com/obituaries/twincities/obituary.aspx?n=David-Day&pid=3203493 http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A49141-2005Feb24.html http://www.fox9.com/news/minnesota-national-guard-remembers-3-young-soldiers-killed-12-years-ago https://www.stevenscountytimes.com/news/3683805-area-soldiers-remembered-10-years-later https://thefallen.militarytimes.com/army-staff-sgt-david-f-day/683511 https://www.leg.state.mn.us/docs/2010/other/101583/www.governor.state.mn.us/mediacenter/pressreleases/printerfriendly/PROD007548.html

Sgt. Jesse M. Lhotka

Age: 24 Hometown: Appleton, Minnesota C Battery, 1st Battalion, 151st Field Artillery Died: February 21, 2005 in Baghdad, Iraq Sergeant Jesse M. Lhotka, of Alexandria, MN, was born on March 10, 1980 in Appleton, MN. He graduated from Lac Qui Parle Valley High School in Madison, MN.  Sergeant Lhotka’s military career began when he enlisted
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