Fallen Soldiers

Hall of Heroes
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SPC James A. "Jimmy" Chance, III

Specialist James A. Chance III

Kokomo, Mississippi
 
Specialist Chance was deployed to Iraq with Company C, 890th Engineer Battalion on November 6, 2003 when he was killed by an Improvised Explosive Device.
SPC Raphael S. Davis

Specialist Raphael S. Davis

Tutwiler, Mississippi
 
Specialist Davis was deployed to Iraq with Company C, 223rd Engineer Battalion on December 2, 2003, when he was killed by an Improvised Explosive Device.
SGT Joshua S. Ladd

Sergeant Joshua S. Ladd

Philadelphia, Mississippi
 
Sergeant Ladd was deployed to Iraq with the 367th Maintenance Company on May 1, 2004, when he was killed by a Rocket Propelled Grenade.
1LT Matthew R. Stovall

First Lieutenant Matthew R. Stovall

Philadelphia, Mississippi
 
First Lieutenant Stovall was deployed to Iraq with the 367th Maintenance Company on August 22, 2004, when he was killed by an Improvised Explosive Device.
SFC Sean M. Cooley

Sergeant First Class Sean M. Cooley

Ocean Springs, Mississippi
 
Sergeant First Class Cooley was deployed to Iraq with Company B, 150th Engineer Battalion on February 3, 2005, when he was killed by an Improvised Explosive Device.
SPC Robert A. McNail

Specialist Robert A. McNail

Meridian, Mississippi
 
Specialist McNail was deployed to Iraq with Detachment 1, Company B, 150th Engineer Battalion on February 11, 2005, when he was killed by a vehicle accident during an attack on his forward operating base.
SPC Joseph A. "Drew" Rahaim

Sergeant Joseph A. Rahaim

Laurel, Mississippi
 
Sergeant Rahaim was deployed to Iraq with Detachment 1, Company A, 1st Battalion, 155th Infantry Regiment on February 16, 2005, when the roadway beneath his M-998 HMMWV (Humvee) collapsed while conducting combat operations. The humvee rolled over, resulting in his death.
SGT Timothy Osbey

Sergeant Timothy Osbey

Magnolia, Mississippi
 
Sergeant Osbey was deployed to Iraq with the Headquarters & Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 155th Infantry Regiment on February 16, 2005, when the roadway beneath his M-998 HMMWV (Humvee) collapsed while conducting combat operations. The humvee rolled over, resulting in his death.
SGT Robert S. Pugh

Specialist Robert S. Pugh

Meridian, Mississippi
 
Specialist Pugh was deployed to Iraq with the Headquarters & Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 155th Infantry Regiment on March 2, 2005, when he was killed by an Improvised Explosive Device.
 
Specialist Pugh was posthumously awarded the Silver Star for his ​actions while serving as the company medic.
SSG Tommy S. Little

Staff Sergeant Tommy S. Little

Aliceville, Alabama
 
Staff Sergeant Little was deployed to Iraq with Battery A, 2nd Battalion, 114th Field Artillery Regiment on April 19, 2005, when his truck was struck by an improvised explosive device.  On May 2, 2005, he died of wounds received in action.
SGT Audrey D. Lunsford

Sergeant Audrey D. Lunsford

Sardis, Mississippi
 
Sergeant Lunsford was deployed to Iraq with Company C, 1st Battalion, 155th Infantry Regiment on May 23, 2005, when he was killed by an Improvised Explosive Device.
SSG Saubrant Parker

Staff Sergeant Saubrant Parker

Foxworth, Mississippi
 
Staff Sergeant Parker was deployed to Iraq with Company C, 1st Battalion, 155th Infantry Regiment on May 23, 2005, when he was killed by an Improvised Explosive Device.
SPC Daniel R. Varnado

Specialist Daniel R. Varnado

Sardis, Mississippi
 
Specialist Varnado was deployed to Iraq with Company C, 1st Battalion, 155th Infantry Regiment on May 23, 2005, when he was killed by an Improvised Explosive Device.
SPC Bryan E. Barron

Specialist Bryan E. Barron

Biloxi, Mississippi
 
Specialist Barron was deployed to Iraq with Company C, 1st Battalion, 155th Infantry Regiment on May 23, 2005, when he was killed by an Improvised Explosive Device.
SGT Larry R. Arnold, Sr.

Sergeant Larry R. Arnold, Sr

Carriere, Mississippi
 
Sergeant Arnold was deployed to Iraq with Company B, 150th Engineer Battalion on June 11, 2005, when he was killed by an Improvised Explosive Device.
SPC Terrance D. Lee, Sr.

Specialist Terrance D. Lee, Sr.

Moss Point, Mississippi
 
Specialist Lee was deployed to Iraq with Company B, 150th Engineer Battalion on June 11, 2005, when he was killed by an Improvised Explosive Device.
SSG Travis S. Cooper

Staff Sergeant Travis S. Cooper

Macon, Mississippi
 
Staff Sergeant Cooper was deployed to Iraq with the Headquarters & Headquarters Battery, 2nd Battalion, 114th Field Artillery Regiment on July 16, 2005, when he was killed by an Improvised Explosive Device.
SPC Joshua E. Russell

Specialist Joshua E. Russell

Petal, Mississippi
 
Specialist Russell was mobilized in support of Hurricane Katrina relief operations with the Detachment 1, Company A, 890th Engineer Battalion, on August 29, 2005, when his M-998 HMMWV (Humvee) struck storm debris while conducting rescue operations. A Veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom, Specialist Russell was the first Mississippi Guardsman killed in the line of duty while conducting relief operations on State Active Duty (SAD or T32).
MAJ Lowell T. Miller, II

Major Lowell T. Miller, II

Flint Township, Michigan
 
Major Miller was deployed to Iraq with the Headquarters & Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 155th Infantry Regiment on August 31, 2005, when he was killed by enemy small arms fire.
1LT Robert C. "Todd" Oneto-Sikorski

First Lieutenant Robert C. Oneto-Sikorski

Bay St. Louis, Mississippi
 
First Lieutenant Oneto-Sikorski was deployed to Iraq with Company C, 1st Battalion, 155th Infantry Regiment on October 31, 2005, when he was killed by an Improvised Explosive Device.
SGT Gregory L. Tull 

Sergeant Gregory L. Tull

Pocahontas, Indiana
 
Sergeant Tull was deployed to Iraq with the Headquarters & Headquarters Battery, 2nd Battalion, 114th Field Artillery Regiment on November 25, 2005, when he was killed by an Improvised Explosive Device.
SFC Christopher L. Robinson

Sergeant First Class Christopher L. Robinson

Brandon, Mississippi
 
Sergeant First Class Robinson was deployed to Afghanistan with the Headquarters Detachment, 2nd Battalion, 20th Special Forces Group on March 25, 2006, when he was killed by enemy small arms fire.
SGT James M. Gordon, II

Sergeant James M. Gordon II

Bruce, Mississippi
 
Sergeant Gordon was mobilized in support of Hurricane Gustav relief operations with the 859th Engineer Company, 223rd Engineer Battalion, on September 3, 2008, when his M-998 HMMWV (Humvee) rolled over while conducting recovery operations.
Sergeant First Class Severin W. Summers

Sergeant First Class Severin W. Summers

Bentonia, Mississippi
 
Sergeant First Class Summers was deployed to Afghanistan with the 2nd Battalion, 20th Special Forces Group on August 2, 2009, when he was killed by an Improvised Explosive Device.
Sergeant First Class Alejandro Granado

Sergeant First Class Alejandro Granado

Longview, Texas
 
Sergeant First Class Granado was deployed to Afghanistan with the 2nd Battalion, 20th Special Forces Group on August 2, 2009, when he was killed by an Improvised Explosive Device.
SGT New

Staff Sergeant Stephen M. New

Bartlett, Tennessee
 
Staff Sergeant New was a member of Company C, 2nd Battalion, 20th Special Forces Group, deployed to Afghanistan with the 3rd Special Forces Group. On July 28, 2013, he died of wounds received from enemy small arms fire while rendering aid to other wounded Soldiers.
Revised: 5/27/2016 5:41