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North Dakota's Heroes: Fallen

Spc. Tyler J. Orgaard
2012
Bismarck, ND
Afghanistan - Fallen
Branch of Service: National Guard
Company/Division: 818th Eng Co (Sapper), Williston, N.D.
Date of Loss: December 3, 2012 / Age: 20

Died Dec. 3 in southern Afghanistan of wounds caused by an improvised explosive device.

Sgt. 1st Class Darren M. Linde
2012
Devils Lake, ND
Afghanistan - Fallen
Branch of Service: National Guard
Company/Division: 818th Eng Co (Sapper), Williston, N.D.
Date of Loss: December 3, 2012 / Age: 41

Died Dec. 3 in southern Afghanistan of wounds caused by an improvised explosive device.

Spc. Keenan A. Cooper
2010
Wahpeton, ND
Afghanistan - Fallen
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: 4th Squadron, 73rd Armor Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, NC
Date of Loss: July 5, 2010 / Age: 19

Died July 5, 2010 in Yakuta, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained when insurgents attacked his unit using an improvised explosive device.

Army Staff Sgt. David C. Kuehl
2007
Wahpeton, ND
Iraq - Fallen
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: 4th Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division (Stryker Brigade Combat Team), Fort Lewis, Wash
Date of Loss: May 22, 2007 / Age: 27

Died May 22 in Taji, Iraq, of wounds sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his unit.

Army Spc. Chris Kleinwachter
2006
Wahpeton, ND
Afghanistan - Fallen
Branch of Service: National Guard
Company/Division: 1st Battalion, 188th Air Defense Artillery, Grand Forks, N.D.
Date of Loss: November 30, 2006 / Age: 29

Died Nov. 30 of injuries sustained when his vehicle rolled over during combat operations in Ghazni, Afghanistan.

Army Cpl. Nathan J. Goodiron
2006
Mandaree, ND
Afghanistan - Fallen
Branch of Service: National Guard
Company/Division: 1st Battalion, 188th Air Defense Artillery, Grand Forks, N.D.
Date of Loss: November 23, 2006 / Age: 25

Died Nov. 23 of injuries sustained when his unit came in contact with enemy forces using small-arms fire and rocket propelled grenades in Qarabagh, Afghanistan.

Army Spc. Paul A. Beyer
2006
Jamestown, ND
Iraq - Fallen
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: 2nd Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky
Date of Loss: June 23, 2006 / Age: 21

Died June 23 from injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee during combat operations in the vicinity of Baghdad.

Army Cpl. Jeremiah S. Santos
2006
Devils Lake, ND
Iraq - Fallen
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: 2nd Battalion, 8th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade, 4th Infantry Division
Date of Loss: June 15, 2006 / Age: 21

Died June 15, 2006 in Baghdad, Iraq of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV during combat operations.

Army Spc. Curtis R. Mehrer
2006
Bismarck, ND
Afghanistan - Fallen
Branch of Service: National Guard
Company/Division: 1st Battalion, 188th Air Defense Artillery, Grand Forks, N.D.
Date of Loss: June 6, 2006 / Age: 21

Killed June 6 when his Humvee struck two anti-tank mines during combat operations in Khogyani, Afghanistan.

Army Sgt. Travis A. Van Zoest
2006
Larimore, ND
Afghanistan - Fallen
Branch of Service: National Guard
Company/Division: 1st Battalion, 188th Air Defense Artillery, Grand Forks, N.D.
Date of Loss: June 6, 2006 / Age: 21

Killed June 6 when his Humvee struck two anti-tank mines during combat operations in Khogyani, Afghanistan.

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