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Army SFC Ronald W. Sawyer, 38, of Trenton, Missouri. Died August 25, 2009, serving during Operation Enduring Freedom. Assigned to 1st Battalion, 17th Infantry Regiment, 5th Stryker Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, Fort Lewis, Washington. Died of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle during combat operations in Sha Wali Kot, Kandahar Province, Afghanistan.

Army SFC. Trenton L. Rhea, 33, of Oakley, Kansas. Died May 15, 2013, serving during Operation Enduring Freedom. Assigned to 603rd Military Police Company, 530th Military Police Battalion, 300th Military Police Brigade, 200th Military Police Command, Belton, Missouri. Died in Kandahar, Afghanistan, of drowning while attempting to cross a body of water during combat operations.

Army PFC Christian J. Chandler, 20, of Trenton, Texas.. Died April 28, 2014, serving during Operation Enduring Freedom. Assigned to 2nd Battalion, 87th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light), Fort Drum, New York. Died of wounds sustained when hit by enemy small-arms fire during combat operations in Baraki Barak District, Logar Province, Afghanistan.

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General H Norman "Stormin Norman" Schwarzkopf as a young officer servin in Vietnam was wounded twice receiving purple hearts, three Silver Stars, three Bronze Stars and the Distinguished Service Medal. Retires as a four-star general.

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Fallen Canadian and British Soldiers Come Home

Fallen Canadian Soldiers Come Home. When a fallen soldier is repatriated onto Canadian soil the precession travels from Trenton Ontario to Toronto Ontario along a stretch of HWY 401 that has been re-named Highway of Heroes. Supporters gather on overpasses, on-ramps, and along the side of the highway to salute, applaud, stand silent, or otherwise show their support. It is an amazingly moving thing to witness, to be a part of.