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