“Regard your soldiers as your children, and they will follow you into the deepest valleys; look upon them as your own beloved sons, and they will stand by you even unto death.” ― Sun Tzu, The Art of War
Marine Lance Cpl. Jeremy Z. Long Died August 10, 2006 Serving During Operation Iraqi Freedom 18, of Sun Valley, Nev.; assigned to 1st Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Twentynine Palms, Calif.; killed Aug. 10 while conducting combat operations in Zella, Iraq.
Army Pfc. Ming Sun Died January 9, 2007 Serving During Operation Iraqi Freedom 20, of Cathedral City, Calif.; assigned to the 1st Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colo.; died Jan. 9 in Ramadi, Iraq, of wounds suffered when his unit came in contact with enemy forces using small-arms fire during combat patrol operations.