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On Memorial Day, remember Hillsborough's fallen heroes

On this Memorial Day weekend, we honor and remember the sacrifice of those from Hillsborough County who have died serving our nation in Iraq and Afghanistan.

• Army Capt. James Adamouski, 29, Tampa. Iraq, April 2, 2003.

• Army Staff Sgt. Kevin D. Akins, 29, Plant City. Afghanistan, March 12, 2006.

• Army Spc. Marc A. Anderson, 30, Brandon/Fort Myers. Afghanistan, March 4, 2002.

• Marine Sgt. Daniel M. Angus, 28, Thonotosassa. Afghanistan, Jan. 24, 2010.

• Marine Lance Cpl. Andrew J. Aviles, 18, Tampa. Iraq, April 7, 2003.

• Army Pfc. Roberto C. Baez, 19, Tampa. Iraq, Oct. 3, 2005.

• Army Pfc. Brandon K. Bobb, 20, Riverview. Iraq, July 17, 2007.

• Army 1st. Lt. Dimitri A. del Castillo, 24, Tampa. Afghanistan, June 25, 2011.

• Army Sgt. Cory L. Clark, 25, Plant City. Afghanistan, Aug. 28, 2007.

• Army Spc. David A. Croft Jr., 22, Plant City. Iraq, Jan. 5, 2010.

• Army Pfc. Paul O. Cuzzupe, 23, Plant City. Afghanistan, Aug. 8, 2010.

• Army Staff Sgt. Wilbert Davis, 40, Tampa. Iraq, April 3, 2003.

• Army Pfc. Marc A. Delgado, 21, Lithia. Iraq, Nov. 24, 2005.

• Army Sgt. 1st Class Jason J. Fabrizi, 29, Seffner. Afghanistan, July 14, 2009.

• Marine Lance Cpl. Ronald D. Freeman, 25, Plant City. Afghanistan, April 28, 2011.

• Army Staff Sgt. Joseph F. Fuerst III, 26, Tampa. Afghanistan, June 24, 2006.

• Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Ronald A. Ginther, 37, Auburndale. Iraq, May 2, 2004.

• Army Cpl. Aaron M. Griner, 24, Tampa. Afghanistan, June 28, 2006.

• Army Staff Sgt. John L. Hartman Jr., 39, Tampa. Iraq, Nov. 30, 2006.

• Air Force 1st Lt. Joseph D. Helton, 24, Tampa. Iraq, Sept. 8, 2009.

• Army Sgt. 1st Class David A. Heringes, 36, Tampa. Iraq, Aug. 24, 2007.

• Army Spc. David A. Hess, 25, Ruskin. Afghanistan, Oct. 10, 2010.

• Army 1st Lt. Ivan D. Lechowich, 27, Valrico. Afghanistan. Sept. 28, 2011.

• Army Sgt. Michael R. Lehmiller, 23, Tampa. Afghanistan, Aug. 21, 2005.

• Army Spc. Eric Lembke, 25, Plant City. Afghanistan, Oct. 23, 2009.

• Army Sgt. Bryan Luckey, 25, Tampa. Iraq, June 29, 2006.

• Army Pfc. Christophe J. Marquis, 40, Tampa. Afghanistan, Sept. 4, 2011.

• Army Sgt. Benjamin E. Mejia, 25, Tampa. Iraq, May 31, 2006.

• Army Pfc. Jody W. Missildine, 19, Plant City. Iraq, April 8, 2006.

• Army Pfc. Cody J. Orr, 21, Ruskin. Iraq, Jan. 17, 2004.

• Marine Lance Cpl. James R. Phillips, 21, Plant City. Iraq, Dec. 23, 2004.

• Army Staff Sgt. Michael B. Quinn, 37, Tampa. Iraq, May 27, 2003.

• Army Cpl. John T. Rivero, 23, Tampa. Kuwait (Iraq war), April 17, 2003.

• Army Spc. Alexis Roman-Cruz, 33, Brandon. Iraq, Nov. 16, 2005.

• Army Staff Sgt. Ricardo Seija, 31, Tampa. Afghanistan, July 8, 2012.

• Marine Lance Cpl. Antonio Sledd, 20, Tampa. Kuwait (Operation Enduring Freedom/Afghanistan war), Oct. 8, 2002.

• Army 1st Lt. Kevin J. Smith, 28, Brandon. Iraq, Dec. 8, 2005.

• Army Sgt. 1st Class Paul R. Smith, 33, Tampa. Iraq, April 4, 2003. Awarded Medal of Honor.

• Air Force Capt. James M. Steel, 29, Tampa. Afghanistan, April 3, 2013.

• Army Maj. David G. Taylor Jr., 37, Tampa. Iraq, Oct. 22, 2006.

• Army Staff Sgt. Michael D. Thomas, 34, Seffner. Afghanistan, April 27, 2007.

• Army Sgt. Antwan L. Walker, 22, Tampa. Iraq, May 18, 2005.

• Marine Lance Cpl. Kevin G. Waruinge, 22, Tampa. Iraq, Aug. 3, 2005.

• Marine Lance Cpl. Nicholas Wilt, 23, Tampa. Iraq, Sept. 3, 2004.

• Army Lt. Col. Peter E. Winston, 56, Plant City. Iraq, Nov. 13, 2006.

Compiled from Times files, Associated Press casualty databases.

On Memorial Day, remember Hillsborough's fallen heroes 05/25/13 [Last modified: Friday, May 24, 2013 2:40pm]
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