#DesertStorm30: Remembering Them

Paying tribute to the fallen


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As we reflect back on Desert Storm and all those who served 30 years ago, let us take a moment to pause and remember the fallen. Below are names of 32 service members who were killed in action and buried in VA’s national cemeteries. People can visit their virtual memorial by clicking on their name.

The National Cemetery Administration provides a virtual memorial for all Veterans and service members who are interred in a national cemetery. The Veterans Legacy Memorial serves as a way for people to virtually visit the graves of our interred.

Please join us in honoring them by visiting their memorial, leaving a tribute, a memory, or a story.

The Fallen

Cpl. Frank C. Allen, Marine Corps
National Memorial Cemetery of Pacific

Photo of Wreaths on display at two gravesites in Barrancas National Cemetery.

Wreaths on display at the graves of 7 crew members of Spirit 03 at Barrancas National Cemetery. Their virtual memorials are listed here.

Staff Sgt. John Perry Blessinger, Air Force
Barrancas National Cemetery

Capt. Douglas Lloyd Bradt, Air Force
Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery

Senior Master Sgt. Paul Garfield Buege, Air Force
Barrancas National Cemetery

Sgt. Jason C. Carr, Army
Quantico National Cemetery

Sgt. Barry M. Clark, Air Force
Barrancas National Cemetery

Pfc. Melford Ray Collins, Army
Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery

Lt. William Thompson Costen, Navy
Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery

Pfc. Marty Davis, Army
Fort Leavenworth National Cemetery

Sgt. Young Min Dillon, Army
Fort Logan National Cemetery

Capt. Mario Fajardo, Army
Calverton National Cemetery

Sgt. Douglas Lance Fielder, Army
Nashville National Cemetery

Capt. Arthur Galvan, Air Force
Barrancas National Cemetery

Staff Sgt. Michael A. Harris, Army
New Bern National Cemetery

Tech. Sgt. Robert Kevin Hodges, Air Force
Barrancas National Cemetery

Pfc. Aaron W. Howard, Army
Fort Custer National Cemetery

Cpl. Phillip J. Jones, Marine Corps
Marietta National Cemetery

Staff Sgt. Damon V. Kanuha, Air Force
Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery

Pfc. Jerry Leon King, Army
Salisbury National Cemetery

Pfc. David Walter Kramer, Army
Riverside National Cemetery

Sgt. Scott J. Lindsey, Army
Fayetteville National Cemetery

Senior Master Sgt. James Blaine May II, Air Force
Barrancas National Cemetery

Pvt. Adrienne L. Mitchell, Army
Riverside National Cemetery

Spc. James R. Murray Jr., Army
Gerald B.H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery

Tsgt. John Lee Oelschlager, Air Force
Barrancas National Cemetery

Staff Sgt. Patbouvier E. Ortiz, Army
Long Island National Cemetery

Lance Cpl. Christian Jay Porter, Marine Corps
Camp Butler National Cemetery

Chief Warrant Officer 2 Hal Hooper Reichle, Army
Marietta National Cemetery

Staff Sgt. Christopher Hoyt Stephens, Army
Houston National Cemetery

Pfc. Adrian L. Stokes, Army
Port Hudson National Cemetery

Pfc. Roger Edward Valentine, Army
Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery

Sgt. 1st Class Harold P. Witzke III, Army
Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery

Author

Kenneth Holliday

Ken Holliday is part of the Veterans Legacy Program at the National Cemetery Administration. He is a proud Army Veteran, having served as an Infantryman with combat deployments in both Iraq and Afghanistan.

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