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inmemoriam

U.S.casualties in Afghanistan in November 2012 as reported at www.freedomremembered.com

1st Cpl Alex F Domion
3rd PO 2nd Class Matthew G kantor
5th Staff Sgt Dain T Venne
Spc Ryan P Jayne
Sgt Brett E Gornewicz
6th Pfc Brandon L Buttry
11th Spc Daniel L Carlson
12th Staff Sgt Kenneth Wade Bennett
Capt James D Nahl
13th Staff Sgt Matthew H Stiltz
16th Staff Sgt Rayvon Battle Jnr
18th Sgt Joseph A Richardson
Sgt Channing Bo Hicks
20th L/Cpl Dale W Means
25th Petty Officer 1st Class Kevin R Ebbert
26th Spc Zachary A Shanafelt
27th Cpl Christopher M Monaban Jnr

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British military casualties - Editorial policy

In the service of our country.

Eulogies for all personnel killed on UK operations in Afghanistan, Iraq and elsewhere are posted as soon as they have been released by the UK Ministry of Defence. Each eulogy we publish for men down in operations brings a lump to the throat. We are losing the best of the best. Politicians must ensure that, when the newspaper cuttings have faded, their sacrifice has had some meaning, has helped bring about a good result. Anything else would be a waste for which they will be eternally condemned.

There is invariably at least a 24 hour gap between the official release of news of an event and the naming of the dead. This is to allow families to be informed and proper eulogoies to be produced. Occasionally families request no euologies or comment. We abide by guidance we receive on such sensitive matters. We regret that information on those who sacrifice almost as much through grave injury is seldom released by the MoD for operational reasons, and so we are unable to pay tribute.

 

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