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Military Monday.

March 7, 2011
Patriotic cake balls by Porter Cakes, photo by Visual Beginnings

Military Monday is something I’ve been doing for close to 2 years now. Every week I share a list of names of soldiers who have been killed in war, along with a photo of something with a patriotic theme. I figure remembering them this way is the very least I can do.

Marine Sgt. Jeremy R. McQueary February 18, 2010 27, of Columbus, Ind.
Marine Lance Cpl. Kielin T. Dunn February 18, 2010 19, of Chesapeake, Va.
Marine Lance Cpl. Larry M. Johnson February 18, 2010 19, of Scranton, Pa.
Marine Pfc. Kyle J. Coutu February 18, 2010 20, of Providence, R.I.
Marine Cpl. Gregory S. Stultz February 19, 2010 22, of Brazil, Ind.
Marine Lance Cpl. Joshua H. Birchfield February 19, 2010 24, of Westville, Ind.
Army Staff Sgt. Michael David P. Cardenaz February 20, 2010 29, of Corona, Ca
Marine Gunnery Sgt. Christopher W. Eckard February 20, 2010 30, of Hickory, N.C.
Marine Lance Cpl. Adam D. Peak February 21, 2010 25, of Florence, Ky.
Marine Lance Cpl. Matthias N. Hanson February 21, 2010 20, of Buffalo, Ky.
Marine Lance Cpl. Eric L. Ward February 21, 2010 19, of Redmond, Wa
Army Pfc. JR Salvacion February 21, 2010 27, of Ewa Beach, HAWAII
Army Chief Warrant Officer 2 Billie Jean Grinder February 21, 2010 25, of Gallatin, Tenn
Army Capt. Marcus R. Alford February 21, 2010 28, of Knoxville, Tenn.
Army Sgt. Marcos Gorra February 21, 2010 22, of North Bergen, NJ
Army Cpl. Daniel T. O’Leary February 23, 2010 23, of Youngsville, N.C.
Army Sgt. William C. Spencer February 25, 2010 40, of Tacoma, Wash.
Army Staff Sgt. William S. Ricketts February 27, 2010 27, of Corinth, Miss.
Marine Lance Cpl. Carlos A. Aragon March 01, 2010 19, of Orem, Utah
Army Spc. Matthew D. Huston March 01, 2010 24, of Athens, Ga.
Army Spc. Josiah D. Crumpler March 01, 2010 27, of Hillsborough, N.C.
Army Sgt. Vincent L.C. Owens March 01, 2010 21, of Fort Smith, Ark
Army Sgt. Ian T.D. Gelig March 01, 2010 25, of Stevenson Ranch, Ca
Army Sgt. Anthony A. Paci March 04, 2010 30, of Rockville, Md
Marine Lance Cpl. Nigel K. Olsen March 04, 2010 21, of Orem, Utah
Army Spc. Alan N. Dikcis March 05, 2010 21, of Niagara Falls, N.Y.
Army Pfc. Nicholas S. Cook March 07, 2010 19, of Hungry Horse, Mont
Army Sgt. Aaron M. Arthur March 08, 2010 25, of Lake City, S.C.
Army Spc. Lakeshia M. Bailey March 08, 2010 23, of Columbus, Ga
Army Pfc. Jason M. Kropat March 09, 2010 25, of White Lake, N.Y.
Army Sgt. Jonathan J. Richardson March 09, 2010 24, of Bald Knob, Ark
Marine Lance Cpl. Garrett W. Gamble March 11, 2010 20, of Sugar Land, TX
Army Sgt. 1st Class Glen J. Whetten March 12, 2010 31, of Mesa, AZ
Army Pfc. Erin L. McLyman March 13, 2010 26, of Federal Way, Wash
Army Spc. Steven J. Bishop March 13, 2010 29, of Christiansburg, Va.
Marine Cpl. Jonathan D. Porto March 14, 2010 26, of Largo, Fl
Army Staff Sgt. Richard J. Jordan March 16, 2010 29, of Tyler, TX
Marine Gunnery Sgt. Robert L. Gilbert II March 16, 2010 28, of Richfield, Oh
Army Sgt. Joel D. Clarkson March 16, 2010 23, of Fairbanks, Alaska
Army Spc. Robert M. Rieckhoff March 18, 2010 26, of Kenosha, Wis
Navy Special Warfare Operator Chief (SEAL) Adam L. Brown March 18, 2010 36, of Hot Springs, Ark
Army Sgt. 1st Class Carlos M. Santos-Silva March 22, 2010 32, of Clarksville, Tenn
Marine Lance Cpl. Justin J. Wilson March 22, 2010 24, of Palm City, Fl
Marine Lance Cpl. Jacob A. Ross March 24, 2010 19, of Gillette, Wyo
Marine Sgt. Maj. Robert J. Cottle March 24, 2010 45, of Whittier, Ca
Marine Lance Cpl. Rick J. Centanni March 24, 2010 19, of Yorba Linda, Ca
Marine Lance Cpl. Randy M. Heck March 28, 2010 20, of Steubenville, Oh
Army Spc. James L. Miller March 29, 2010 21, of Yakima, Wash.
Army Pfc. Raymond N. Pacleb March 29, 2010 31, of Honolulu, Hawaii

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