Friday, July 01, 2005

Heroes All

The following names have been released by the Pentagon and the families.

Senior Chief Petty Officer Dan Healy, 36, Navy SEAL.
Four children — two who live in San Diego and two who live in Honolulu. Other survivors include two sisters, Jennifer, 36, of San Diego, and Shannon, 22, of Exeter, and his mother.

Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Jeff Taylor, 30, Navy SEAL, quick response team medic.
Little Creek, Va. Taylor is survived by his wife, Erin. They have no children.

Jeffrey Alan Lucas, 33, Navy SEAL.
Corbett , OR. Lucas had a 12 year long marriage with Rhonda; they have a 4-year-old son, Seth.

Army Maj. Steve Reich, 34, 160th Special Operations Aviation
regiment, company commander and pilot.
Washington, Conn. Newlywed, having married his wife, Jill, in March.

Army Sgt. 1st Class James W. "Tre" Ponder III
Clarksville, Tenn. Deployed for only three weeks.
He had a wife, Leslie, and two daughters.

Lt. Michael McGreevy, 30, Navy SEAL.
Portville, N.Y. McGreevy and his wife, Laura, have a 1-year-old daughter.

Army Master Sgt. Michael Russell, 31, a flight engineer.
Fredericksburg, Va. Sixth tour in Afghanistan since the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
He is survived by his wife, Annette, and two daughters.

A Pentagon spokesman said that seven soldiers recovered in this week's crash were from the 3rd Battalion, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (Airborne), Hunter Army Airfield, Ga.; one from the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (Airborne), Fort Campbell, Ky.; and eight Navy SEALs assigned to units in Norfolk, Va, San Diego, CA, and Honolulu, HA.

The life of Indigo Red is full of adventure. Tune in next time for the Further Adventures of Indigo Red.


dcat said...

The scumbags that did this will pay!

This was a very nice write up about the brave soldiers Indigo, nicely done.

Kathy said...

It's heartbreaking to read this list.