In Memory ... BOTH killed in combat together July 6, 2007 . Cpl.Kory Wiens and MWD Sgt. Cooper Weins ,both killed in action July 6, 2007 while on patrol in Muhammad Sath , Iraq. Kory and Cooper were the first Military Working Dog team killed in combat together since Vietnam.
An airman with the 436th Airlift Wing Base Honor Guard salutes transfer cases of military service members killed in action in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom on their arrrival at Dover Air Force Base. U.S. Air Force photo by Kristin Royalty ’03 (biomedical photography) care of
Rear Admiral Isaac C. Kidd was killed on the bridge of the USS Arizona (BB-39) during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. He was a posthumous recipient of the nation's highest military honor — the Medal of Honor. The highest ranking casualty at Pearl Harbor, he became the first U.S. Navy flag officer killed in action in World War II as well as the first killed in action against any foreign enemy.
George Watson was a private in the United States Army who was killed in action during World War II. He was one of seven African American soldiers to be awarded the Medal of Honor for their actions during World War II, and the only one of the seven to earn his medal while serving in the Pacific Theater.