Soldiers, Sailors, Marines, and Airmen We Lost in 2016

Servicemembers we lost in 2016. Share this in their honor.
From: http://thefallen.militarytimes.com

Senior Chief Petty Officer SCOTT COOPER DAYTON, USN
November 24, 2016
42, of Woodbridge, Virginia; assigned to Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit Two, died in northern Syria of wounds sustained in an improvised explosive device blast.

Staff Sgt. MATTHEW C. LEWELLEN, USA
November 4, 2016
27, of Lawrence, Kansas; assigned to the 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Fort Campbell, Kentucky; died in Jafr, Jordan, of wounds sustained when his convoy came under fire entering a Jordanian military base.

Staff Sgt. KEVIN J. McENROE, USA
November 4, 2016
30, of Tucson, Arizona; assigned to the 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Fort Campbell, Kentucky; died in Jafr, Jordan, of wounds sustained when his convoy came under fire entering a Jordanian military base.

Staff Sgt JAMES F. MORIARTY, USA
November 4, 2016
27, of Kerrville, Texas; assigned to the 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Fort Campbell, Kentucky; died in Jafr, Jordan, of wounds sustained when his convoy came under fire entering a Jordanian military base.

Capt. ANDREW D. BYERS, USA
November 3, 2016
30, of Rolesville, North Carolina; assigned to Company B, 2nd Battalion, 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Fort Carson, Colorado; died in Kunduz, Afghanistan, of wounds sustained while engaging enemy forces.

Sgt. 1st Class RYAN A. GLOYER, USA
November 3, 2016
34, of Greenville, Pennsylvania; assigned to Company B, 2nd Battalion, 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Fort Carson, Colorado; died in Kunduz, Afghanistan, of wounds sustained while engaging enemy forces.

Staff Sgt. ADAM THOMAS, USA
October 4, 2016
31, of Takoma Park, Maryland; assigned to B Company, 2nd Battalion, 10th Special Forces Group at Fort Carson, Colorado; died in Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan, from injuries caused by an improvised explosive device.

Aviation Boatswain’s Mate (Fuels) Airman DEVON M. FAULKNER, USN
September 20, 2016
24, of North Carolina, died from a non-combat-related injury while underway on USS Wasp, forward deployed in the central Mediterranean Sea.

1st Lt. JEFFREY D. COOPER, USA
September 10, 2016
25, of Mill Creek, Washington, died Sept. 10 in Kuwait from a non-combat-related injury. Lt. Cooper was assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 2nd Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, Fort Campbell, KY.

Staff Sgt. MATTHEW V. THOMPSON, USA
August 23, 2016
28, of Irvine, California, died Aug 23 in Helmand Province, Afghanistan, of injuries caused by an improvised explosive device that detonated near his patrol while conducting dismounted operations. Sgt. Thompson was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 1st Special Forces Group (Airborne), Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington.

Staff Sgt. CHRISTOPHER A. WILBUR, USA
August 12, 2016
36, of Granite City, Illinois, died in Kandahar, Afghanistan, from a non-combat-related injury. Sgt. Wilbur was assigned to 1st Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, in Fort Carson, Colorado

Lt. Col. FLANDO E. JACKSON, USANG
August 4, 2016
45, of Lansing, Michigan, Operation Inherent Resolve, of
a non-combat-related injury. Col. Jackson was assigned to the 194th Wing, Camp Murray, Washington National Guard, Washington.

1st Lt. ANAIS A. TOBAR, USAF
July 18, 2016
25, of Miami, Florida, in Southwest Asia from a non-combat-related injury. Lt. Tobar was assigned to the 4th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina.

Gunner’s Mate Seaman CONNOR A. McQUAGGE, USN
May 26, 2016, Operation Inherent Resolve
19, of Utah, from a non-combat-related injury. Seaman McQuagge was assigned to USS Harpers Ferry, forward deployed in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations.

1st Lt. DAVID A. BAUDERS, USA
May 6, 2016
25, of Seattle, Washington, Al Asad Air Base, Iraq, in a non-combat related incident. Lt. Bauders was assigned to 176th Engineer Company, Snohomish, Wash.

Special Warfare Operator 1st Class CHARLES H. KEATING IV, USN
May 3, 2016
31, of San Diego, California, in Tall Usquf, Iraq, of combat related causes. He was assigned to a West Coast-based Navy SEAL Team.

Staff Sgt LOUIS F. CARDIN, USMC
March 19, 2016
27, of North Carolina, Battalion Landing Team, 2nd Battalion, 6th Marines, of combat-related injuries in Makhmur, Iraq. Sgt. Cardin was deployed with the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit. Operation Inherent Resolve.

Army Staff Sgt. MATTHEW Q. McCLINTOCK, USANG
January 5, 2016
30, of Albuquerque, N.M., in Marjah District, Afghanistan, from combat-related wounds.Sgt. McClintock was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 19th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Washington National Guard, Buckley, Wash.

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