Remember the Fallen: March

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Submitted by Noonie Fortin

This month please remember these women who died during March while serving our country in or during war times:
 
Mar 1918:                CIVILIAN YMCA Volunteer Marion G. Crandall, WW I
Mar 1918:                CIVILIAN YMCA Volunteer Winona Martin, WW I
Mar 1918:                CIVILIAN American Red Cross Ruth Landon, WW I
1 Mar 1991:             USA MAJ Marie Therese (Rossi) Cayton, 32, helicopter crash in Saudi Arabia, DESERT STORM
1 Mar 2004:             USA ANC LTC Francis Liberty, Veteran of 3 wars, passed away
1 Mar 2005:             USA SPC Lizbeth Robles, 31, IRAQ
1 Mar 2006:             USA PFC Tina Priest, 20, non-combat gunshot, IRAQ
1 Mar 2008:             USA SGT Randi Miller, 25, Iraq Vet, murdered in Seattle
1 Mar 2009:             ILARNG SPC Simone A Robinson, 21, IED died at BAMC from burns
2 Mar 2008:             SGT Randi Martin, 25, murdered along with her husband at Ft Lewis
3 Mar 2007:             USA SGT Ashly L Moyer, 21, IRAQ
3 Mar 2009:             USA PFC Jessica Y Sarandrea, 22, mortar, IRAQ
3 Mar 2012:             USA SPC Shardae (Wright) Durant, murdered by husband in Clarksville, TN
4 Mar 1945:             USA ANC 1LT Jane M Blevins, plane crash India, WW II
4 Mar 1945:             USA ANC 1LT Evelyn Burton, plane crash India, WW II
4 Mar 1945:             USA ANC 1 LT Catherine Marie Larkin, 30, plane crash India, WW II
4 Mar 1945:             USA ANC 1LT Genevieve R Monaham, plane crash India, WW II
4 Mar 1945:             USA ANC 2LT Julia S Barnes, plane crash India, WW II
4 Mar 1945:             USA ANC 2LT Rita F Erard, plane crash India, WW II
4 Mar 1945:             USA ANC 2LT Evelyn M Gerdrum, plane crash India, WW II
4 Mar 1945:             USA ANC 2LT Lyndell A Glisson, 25, plane crash India, WW II
4 Mar 1945:             USA ANC 2LT Ethel L Harris, plane crash India, WW II
4 Mar 1945:             USA ANC 2LT Helen J Henley, plane crash India, WW II
4 Mar 1945:             USA ANC 2LT Kathryn Lucille McCarthy, 25, plane crash India, WW II
4 Mar 1945:             USA ANC 2LT Ann L Merrill, plane crash India, WW II
4 Mar 1945:             USA ANC 2LT Mayo C Onken, 25, plane crash India, WW II
4 Mar 1963:             CIVILIAN Janie A. Makil, baby with missionary, VIETNAM
4 Mar 2005:             USA SPC Adriana N. Salem, 21, IRAQ
4 Mar 2011:             USA PVT Galina Klippel, 24, suicide, Hawaii
6 Mar 1944:            USA ANC 2LT Gerda M Mulack, plane crash in New Guinea, WW II
7 Mar 1943:             WASP Margaret C.  Sanford Oldenburg, WW II
7 Mar 2004:             USA CPT Gussie M. Jones, 41, IRAQ
7 Mar 2008:             USAFR SrAirman Blanca Luna, murdered at Sheppard AFB, TX
7 Mar 2009:             USA PFC Ashley C Barnes-Lambert, 18, murdered by her husband at Clarksville, TN while home on leave from AFGHANISTAN
8 Mar 1901:            USA CPT Ella Gibson, served with the 1 Wisconsin Heavy Artillery during the Civil War
8 Mar 2010:             USA SPC Lakeshia M Bailey, 23, rollover accident in IRAQ
9 Mar 2004:             CIVILIAN Fern L. Holland, 33, lawyer DoD, IRAQ
10 Mar 1991:          USA PFC Pamela V. Gay, 19, DESERT STORM
11 Mar 2006:          USA PFC Amy A Duerkson, 19, non-combat gunshot, IRAQ
11 Mar 2009:          USA CPT Agnes “Irish” Bresnahan, 58, died from Agent Orange complications following her VA Appeals Hearing while in Washington, DC
11 Mar 2013:          USA CPT Sara M Knutson, 27, helicopter crash, AFGHANISTAN
11 Mar 2013:          USN LT (jg) Valerie Cappelaere Delaney, 26, died in plane crash near Spokane, WA
12 Mar 1991:          USA 2LT Kathleen M Sherry, 23, DESERT STORM
13 Mar 2010:          USA PFC Erin L McLyman, 26, mortar fire, IRAQ
13 Mar 2010:          US Consular Employee Lesley Enriquez, 35, murdered, Juarez, Mexico
14 Mar 1991:          USA PFC Cindy Deanna Jane “DJ” Bridges, 20, DESERT STORM
15 Mar 2004:          CIVILIAN Karen Denise Watson, 38, missionary, IRAQ
15 Mar 2004:          CIVILIAN Jean (Dover) Elliot, 58, missionary, IRAQ
16 Mar 2006:          USA SPC Amanda Pinson, 21, non-combat incident, IRAQ
17 Mar 2004:          USA ANC CPT Chris Banigan, Vietnam Nurse, passed away suddenly
19 Mar 1991:          AZARNG PVT Dorothy Fails, 25, accident in Saudi Arabia, DESERT STORM
21 Mar 1943:          WAFS Cornelia Fort, plane accident, WW  II
21 Mar 2013:          USMC L/CPL Sara Castromata, 19, murdered at Quantico, VA
23 Mar 2003:          USA PFC Lori Ann Piestewa, 23, IRAQ
23 Mar 2003:          USAF 1LT Tamara (Long) Archuleta, 23, AFGHANISTAN
27 Mar 1944:          WASP Frances Fortune Grimes, WW II
27 Mar 2007:          CIVILIAN Carolyn C Edwards, 38, contractor, IRAQ
27 Mar 2009:          USN LT Florence B Choe, 35, nurse, AFGHANISTAN
28 Mar 1918:          ANC Patricia Byron, died at Camp McArthur, TX
30 Mar 1965:          CIVILIAN Barbara Robbins, secretary CIA, VIETNAM
30 Mar 2015:         USA SSG Michelle R Langhorst, 31, suicide in VA Hospital parking lot, Pittsburg, PA
31 Mar 1945:         USA PFC Emma Jane (Burrows) Windham from TX, B-17 hit by another plane landing in England
 
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:
www.nooniefortin.com/iraq.htm
www.nooniefortin.com/afghanistan.htm
www.nooniefortin.com/otherareas.htm
www.nooniefortin.com/thepentagon.htm
www.nooniefortin.com/okc.htm
www.nooniefortin.com/desertstorm.htm
www.nooniefortin.com/vietnam.htm
www.nooniefortin.com/earlierwars.htm

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)
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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.