Remember the Fallen - December

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This month please remember these women who died during December while serving our country in or during war times:
 
 
 
2 Dec 2008:           USN PO2 Juantissa Hill, 24, murdered in her apartment in Alexandria, VA
 
3 Dec 1943:           WAFS Dorothy E. Scott, WW II
 
3 Dec 2011:           USA Kathleen (McGee) Korolevich, 30, murdered by husband upon her return from Germany
 
3 Dec 2013:           SCARNG Amanda Ginsburg, 25, vehicle accident in Cayce, SC
 
4 Dec 1944:           CIVILIAN Nurse Helen Corra
 
4 Dec 2004:           USA SGT Cari Ann Gasiewicz, 28, IRAQ
 
4 Dec 2014:          USA PFC Christina Bukovcik, 20, murdered by husband in El Paso, TX
 
6 Dec 2006:           USMC MAJ Megan M. McClung, 34, IRAQ
 
9 Dec 1898:           Army Contract Nurse Ellen May Tower, Typhoid Fever, SPANISH AMERICAN WAR
 
9 Dec 1944:           WASP Mary Louise Webster, WW II
 
10 Dec 2005:        USA SGT Julia V. Atkins, 22, IRAQ
 
12 Dec 1985:        USA SPC Christine McCleery, 21, Gander, Newfoundland plane crash
 
12 Dec 1985:        USA SPC Virginia Word, Gander, Newfoundland plane crash
 
12 Dec 1985:        USA SPC Cathleen Ziegler, Gander, Newfoundland plane crash
 
12 Dec 1985:        CIVILIAN Stacy Cutler (Cutlar), Cabin Crew, Gander, Newfoundland plane crash
 
12 Dec 1985:        CIVILIAN Maia Matasowski, Cabin Crew, Gander, Newfoundland plane crash
 
12 Dec 1985:        CIVILIAN Desiree McKay, Cabin Crew, Gander, Newfoundland plane crash
 
12 Dec 1985:        CIVILIAN Ruthie Phillips, Cabin Crew, Gander, Newfoundland plane crash
 
12 Dec 1985:        CIVILIAN Jean Sarafin, Cabin Crew, Gander, Newfoundland plane crash
 
12 Dec 2006:        USA MAJ Gloria D Davis, 47, non-combat gunshot, IRAQ
 
12 Dec 2011:        USA CPT Anne M Montgomery, 25, helicopter crash at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA
 
13 Dec 2004:        USAR SGT Tina S. Time (pronounced Tee-may), 22, IRAQ
 
14 Dec 1990:        USA CWO2 Carol L. McKinney, 36, helicopter crash near Cleveland, TX
 
14 Dec 2003:        USA SSG Kimberly A. (Fahnestock) Voelz, 27, IRAQ
 
14 Dec 2007:        USMC L/CPL Maria Lauterbach, 20, murdered by US marine at Camp Lejeune, NC
 
14 Dec 2008:        USA PFC Moneeka Mayo, 29, collapsed and died during a German Armed Forces Badge for Military Proficiency march at Fort Huachuca, AZ
 
17 Dec 2007:        USA AGR SFC Carolyn Farrar-Johnson, 58, murdered by her husband at Ft Belvoir, VA
 
18 Dec 1918:        ANC Crystal McCord, WWI
 
21 Dec 2011:        USA SPC Mikayla A. Bragg, 21, died in AFGHANISTAN
 
21 Dec 2015:        USAF MAJ Andrianna M Vorderbruggen, 36, suicide bomber, AFGHANISTAN
 
22 Dec 1952:        USAF AN Virginia May McClure, non-hostile air crash, KOREA
 
22 Dec 1952:        USAF AN Margaret Fae Perry, non-hostile air crash, KOREA
 
23 Dec 2005:        USAR SGT Regina Reali, 25, IRAQ
 
24 Dec 2005:        USAR SGT Myla Maravillosa (pronounced Mar-RA-vi-OS-a), 24, IRAQ
 
30 Dec 1917:        ANC Lettie M Berry, WWI
 
30 Dec 2009:        CIVILIAN CIA Jennifer Matthews, 45, suicide bomber ambush, AFGHANISTAN
 
30 Dec 2009:        CIVILIAN CIA Elizabeth Hanson, 31, suicide bomber ambush, AFGHANISTAN
 
31 Dec 2006:        USN DCFA Sandra S (Grant) Fry, 23, natural causes, USS Eisenhower, Arabian Sea
 
 
 
You can learn a little more about these women as well as those who died in The Pentagon on 9/11/01 and in the Oklahoma City bombing by going to my webpages honoring them at:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
If I have left anyone off--kindly let me know. I am still trying to find exact dates for those who died in earlier wars--those women will be listed each January if I can't find any other dates.
 
 
 
Noonie Fortin
1SG, USA (Ret)
Author and Speaker
Researcher and Consultant
 
 
 
A Veteran - whether active duty, retired, National Guard or Reserve - is someone who, at one point in his or her life, wrote a blank check made payable to "The People of the United States of America", for any amount "up to and including my life". ~ Author unknown.