THOSE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES


Originally listed as
Missing in Action
of
Operation Desert Storm



    California

  1. Air Force Sergeant Damon V. Kanuha, 28 of San Diego. Listed as MIA when the AC-130 Specrte Gunship he was flying in was shot down on January 31. The Gunship was believed to be involved in Special Forces operations. On March 6, the gunship was found off the coast of Kuwait and all aboard will be listed as Killed in Action when their remains are identified. Is remembered at: Row 1 Block 2 on The Gulf War Veterans Memorial

    Florida

  2. Air Force Staff Sergeant John P. Blessinger, 33 of Fort Walton Beach, FL. Listed as MIA when the AC-130 Specrte Gunship he was flying in was shot down on January 31. The Gunship was believed to be involved in Special Forces operations. On March 6, the gunship was found off the coast of Kuwait and all aboard will be listed as Killed in Action when their remains are identified. Is remembered at Row 5 Block 2 on The Gulf War Veterans Memorial

  3. Air Force Senior Master Sergeant Paul G. Buege, 43 of Mary Esther, FL. Listed as MIA when the AC-130 Specrte Gunship he was flying in was shot down on January 31. The Gunship was believed to be involved in Special Forces operations. On March 6, the gunship was found off the coast of Kuwait and all aboard will be listed as Killed in Action when their remains are identified. Is remembered at: Row 7 Block 3 on The Gulf War Veterans Memorial

  4. Air Force Sergeant Barry M. Clark, 26 of Hulburt Field, FL. Listed as MIA when the AC-130 Specrte Gunship he was flying in was shot down on January 31. The Gunship was believed to be involved in Special Forces operations. On March 6, the gunship was found off the coast of Kuwait and all aboard will be listed as Killed in Action when their remains are identified. Is remembered at: Row 9 Block 2 on The Gulf War Veterans Memorial

  5. Air Force Capt. Arthur Galvan, 33 of Navarre. Listed as MIA when the AC-130 Specrte Gunship he was flying in was shot down on January 31. The Gunship was believed to be involved in Special Forces operations. On March 6, the gunship was found off the coast of Kuwait and all aboard will be listed as Killed in Action when their remains are identified. Is remembered at: Row 10 Block 2 on The Gulf War Veterans Memorial

  6. Air Force Capt. William D. Grimm, 28 of Hulburt Field. Listed as MIA when the AC-130 Specrte Gunship he was flying in was shot down on January 31. The Gunship was believed to be involved in Special Forces operations. On March 6, the gunship was found off the coast of Kuwait and all aboard will be listed as Killed in Action when their remains are identified. Is remembered at: Row 3 Block 1 on The Gulf War Veterans Memorial

  7. Air Force Tech. Sergeant Robert K. Hodges, 28 of Hulburt Field. Listed as MIA when the AC-130 Specrte Gunship he was flying in was shot down on January 31. The Gunship was believed to be involved in Special Forces operations. On March 6, the gunship was found off the coast of Kuwait and all aboard will be listed as Killed in Action when their remains are identified. Is remembered at: Row 8 Block 1 on The Gulf War Veterans Memorial

  8. Air Force Master Sergeant James B. May II, 40 of Fort Walton Beach. Listed as MIA when the AC-130 Specrte Gunship he was flying in was shot down on January 31. The Gunship was believed to be involved in Special Forces operations. On March 6, the gunship was found off the coast of Kuwait and all aboard will be listed as Killed in Action when their remains are identified. Is remembered at: Row 6 Block 3 on The Gulf War Veterans Memorial

  9. Air Force Staff Sergeant John L. Oelschlager, 28 of Niceville. Listed as MIA when the AC-130 Specrte Gunship he was flying in was shot down on January 31. The Gunship was believed to be involved in Special Forces operations. On March 6, the gunship was found off the coast of Kuwait and all aboard will be listed as Killed in Action when their remains are identified. Is remembered at: Row 1 Block 4 on The Gulf War Veterans Memorial

  10. Air Force Staff Sergeant Mark J. Schmauss, 30 of Hulburt Field. Listed as MIA when the AC-130 Specrte Gunship he was flying in was shot down on January 31. The Gunship was believed to be involved in Special Forces operations. On March 6, the gunship was found off the coast of Kuwait and all aboard will be listed as Killed in Action when their remains are identified. Is remembered at: Row 9 Block 4 on The Gulf War Veterans Memorial

  11. Navy Lt. Commander Michael Scott Speicher, 33 of Jacksonville. MIA on Jan. 17. Shot down in his F-18 on the opening day of the war. He is the father of two children. Is remembered at: Row 2 Block 3 on The Gulf War Veterans Memorial

  12. Air Force Capt. Dixon L. Walters, Jr., 29 of Navarre. Listed as MIA when the AC-130 Specrte Gunship he was flying in was shot down on January 31. The Gunship was believed to be involved in Special Forces operations. On March 6, the gunship was found off the coast of Kuwait and all aboard will be listed as Killed in Action when their remains are identified. Is remembered at: Row 10 Block 2 on The Gulf War Veterans Memorial

  13. Air Force Major Paul J. Weaver, 34 of Navarre. Listed as MIA when the AC-130 Specrte Gunship he was flying in was shot down on January 31. The Gunship was believed to be involved in Special Forces operations. On March 6, the gunship was found off the coast of Kuwait and all aboard will be listed as Killed in Action when their remains are identified. Is remembered at: Row 1 Block 1 on The Gulf War Veterans Memorial

    Illinois

  14. Air Force Capt. Stephen Richard Phillis, 30 of Rock Island. Is remembered at: Row 4 Block 3 on The Gulf War Veterans Memorial

    Iowa

  15. Air Force Staff Sergeant Timothy R. Harrison, 31 of Maxwell. Is remembered at: Row 4 Block 3 on The Gulf War Veterans Memorial

    Maryland

  16. Air Force 1st Lt. Thomas Clifford Bland, Jr., 26 of Gaithersburg. Listed as MIA when the AC-130 Specrte Gunship he was flying in was shot down on January 31. The Gunship was believed to be involved in Special Forces operations. On March 6, the gunship was found off the coast of Kuwait and all aboard will be listed as Killed in Action when their remains are identified. Is remembered at: Row 5 Block 1 on The Gulf War Veterans Memorial

    Virginia

  17. Navy Lt. Patrick K. Connor, 25 of Virginia Beach. Is remembered at: Row 1 Block 1 on The Gulf War Veterans Memorial

  18. Navy Lt. Cmdr. Barry T. Cooke, 35 of Virginia Beach. Is remembered at: Row 1 Block 2 on The Gulf War Veterans Memorial

    Unknown Hometown

  19. Army Specialist David Bush, 21.


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