Marine officer’s legacy lives through mind, body, spirit
Six years ago, Marine Corps Maj. Megan McClung was in the final month of her second, year-long deployment to Iraq when, while escorting journalists from Newsweek into Ramadi, her Humvee struck a massive improvised explosive device, instantly killing her and two U.S. Army soldiers, Dec. 6, 2006.
Pfc. Jaron D. Holliday, 21, of Tulsa, Okla. died on 4 Aug, 2007 in Hawr Rajab, Iraq, when the vehicle he was in struck an improvised explosive device during combat operations.
The Department of Defense announced the death of three soldiers who were supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. They died on 4 Aug, in Hawr Rajab, Iraq, when the vehicle they were in struck an improvised explosive device during combat operations. They were assigned to the 1st Squadron, 40th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, Fort Richardson, Alaska. Killed were: Sgt. Dustin S. Wakeman, 25, of Fort Worth, Texas. Cpl. Jason K. Lafleur, 28, of Ignacio…