Army 1st Sergeant Robert N. Barton
Army 1st Sergeant Robert Barton is the son of Correctional Officer Rebecca Paugh-Coleman from Lakin Correctional Center, West Virginia
1st Sergeant Barton of Roxie, Mississippi, was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault). He died on June 7, 2010 when insurgents attacked his vehicle with an improvised explosive device in Konar, Afghanistan. 1st Sergeant is survived by his wife, Rebecca and his mother Rebecca Paugh-Coleman.
Army Specialist 1st Class Robert J. Fike
Correctional Sergeant at Albion State Correctional Institution, Pennsylvania Department of Corrections
Correctional Sergeant/Sergeant 1st Class Fike of Conneautville, Pennsylvania, was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 110th Infantry Regiment, Pennsylvania National Guard. He died on June 11, 2010 from wounds sustained when insurgents attacked his unit using an improvised explosive device at Forward Operating Base Bullard, Afghanistan. Sergeant 1st Class Fike is survived by his daughter MacKenzie and his parents James and Christine.
Army Specialist Blair D. Thompson
Army Specialist Thompson is the son of Correctional Officer Vincent Thompson of Marcy Correctional Facility in New York
Army Specialist Thompson, 19, of Rome, New York was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 327th Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Kentucky. He died June 25, 2010 at Asadabad, Afghanistan of wounds sustained when insurgents attacked his unit using rocket-propelled grenades and small-arms fire. Specialist Thompson is survived by his father.
Army Specialist David A. Holmes
Correctional Officer at Washington State Prison, Georgia Department of Corrections
Correctional Officer/Army Specialist Holmes of Tennille, Georgia was assigned to the 810th Engineer Company, Georgia National Guard. He died on June 26, 2010 of wounds sustained when insurgents attacked his unit using an improvised explosive device in Sayed Abad, Afghanistan. Army Specialist Homes is survived by his wife, Latonya and sons Daveion and Tejuan.
Marine Lance Corporal Anthony J. Rosa
Marine Lance Corporal Rosa is the step-son of Casework Supervisor David Talcott from Chittenden Regional Correctional Facility, Vermont Department of Corrections
Marine Lance Corporal Rosa of Swanton, Vermont, was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force. He died on September 23, 2010 of injuries he received when he was shot while on patrol as he was supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan. Marine Lance Corporal Rosa is survived by his mother Darcy and step-father David.
Army Staff Sergeant Jason A. Reeves
Staff Sergeant Reeves is the son of Ruthie Reeves, a Managerial Accountant with UNICOR, Federal Correction Complex – Victorville, California
Staff Sergeant Reeves of Odessa, Texas, was assigned to Alpha Company, 2nd Military Intelligence Battalion, 66th Military Intelligence Brigade. He died on December 5, 2010 of wounds he sustained while conduction operations with the Combined Joint Special Operations Task force in the vicinity of the Gardez Region of the Paktika Province in Afghanistan. Staff Sergeant Reeves is survived by his mother Ruthie Reeves, father David Reeves and sister Stacy Roeber.