September 10, 2010

Fallen Heros: Page, Adkinson, Alcaraz, George

Pfc. James Page of Titusville, FL, was killed in a roadside attack, Logar Province, Afghanistan on Aug. 31, 2010.

Also killed were Staff Sgt. Vinson B. Adkinson III, 26, of Harper, KS, Sgt. Raymond C. Alcaraz, 20, of Redlands, CA, and Pfc. Matthew E. George, 22, of Gransboro, NC.

They were assigned to the 173rd Brigade Support Battalion, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, Bamberg, Germany, which was attached to Task Force Bayonet.

Pfc. Page, holder of a Bronze Star and Purple Heart, was posthumously promoted to the rank of specialist. 

 Requietum en Pacem, Soldiers

This Nation Will Remain The Land Of The Free 
Only So Long As It Is The Home Of The Brave
  - Elmer Davis

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