Remember the Fallen: May

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Submission from Noonie Fortin

This month please remember these women who died during May while serving our country in or during war times:

 

2 May 1991:                   FLARNG SGT Tracey Brogdon, accident in Saudia Arabia, DESERT STORM

2 May 2007:                   USA PFC Katie M (Soenksen) Rowella, 19, IED, IRAQ

2 May 2008:                   USMC L/CPL Casey Lynne Casanova, 22, IED, IRAQ

3 May 2008:                   USA SPC Emily Ort, found unconscious from accidental multiple prescription drug toxicity, Ft Irwin, CA

3 May 2013:                   USAF CPT Victoria A Pinckney, 27, KC-135 aircraft crash,AFGHANISTAN

3 May 2013:                  USA SGT Maribel M Ramos, 36, murdered in CA

3 May 2014:           USA PFC Daniela Rojas, 19, Homburg, Germany due to a non-combat related illness

8 May 2003:                   CIVILIAN Elizabeth Neuffer, 46, journalist, IRAQ

8 May 2004:                   USA SPC Isela Rubalcava, 25, IRAQ

8 May 2007:                   CIVILIAN Marcie Bents, 48, from injuries in Pentagon on 9/11/01

9 May 1898:                   Army Contract Nurse Lulu Plant, undiagnosed illness, SPANISH AMERICAN WAR

9 May 1967:                   CIVILIAN Philippa Schuyler, journalist, VIETNAM

9 May 2008:                   USA SPC Mary J Jaenichen, 20, non-combat, IRAQ

9 May 2014:                   USA SGT Heidi L Ruh, 33, shot on base, Kosovo

10 May 1944:       CIVILIAN Carolyn Chapin, ARC, B-25 crash, Corsica, WW II

10 May 2012:       USA PFC Shanon E Pirofsky, 35, died at Ft Eustis, VA

11 May 2008:       USA CPL Jessica A Ellis, 24, IED, IRAQ

12 May 2015:       USMC CPL Sara A Medina, helicopter crash in Nepal

12 May 1945:       CIVILIAN Harriet E Gowen, 27, ARC, P-47 crash, New Guinea, WW II

12 May 2015:       USMC CPL Sara Medina, 23, helicopter crash, Nepal

13 May 1945:       USA PFC Alethia Fair from CA, C-47 crash, New Guinea

13 May 1945:       USA SGT Helen Kent from CA, C-47 crash, New Guinea

13 May 1945:       USA PFC Mary Landau from NY, C-47 crash, New Guinea

13 May 1945:       USA T/3 Marion McMonagle from PA, C-47 crash, New Guinea

13 May 1945:       USA SGT Belle Naimer from NY, C-47 crash, New Guinea

13 May 1951:       USN SN Doris Frances Brown, non-hostile death, KOREA

13 May 1991:       CAARNG CPT Sashai Dawn, 34, helicopter crash in Honduras

13 May 1991:       CAARNG 1LT Vicki Boyd, 30, helicopter crash in Honduras

13 May 1991:       CAARNG SSG Linda Simonds, 34, helicopter crash in Honduras

14 May 1945:       USA PFC Eleanor Hanna from PA, from injuries C-47 crash, New Guinea

9 May 2014:                   USA SGT Heidi L Ruh, 33, shot on base, Kosovo

15 May 1945:       USA SGT Laura Besley from PA, from injuries C-47 crash, New Guinea

16 May 2004:       USN PO3 CT Laura A (Skinner) Alford, 21, murdered by a roommate, Virginia Beach, VA

18 May 1944:       USA ANC 2LT Eloise Richardson, 24, MIA declared dead on 19 May 1945, WW II

18 May 2007:       AKARANG Martina Ann Delp, 33, electrocuted while cutting tree in AK

19 May 2009:       USN LT Allison Oubre, 27, helicopter crash near Coronado Islands, CA

20 May 1917:       USA ANC Edith Ayers, Attica, OH, WW I

20 May 1917:       USA ANC Helen Burnett Wood, Evanston, IL, WW I

20 May 2004:       USA PFC Leslie D. Jackson, 18, IRAQ

20 May 2009:       USA SPC Crystal J Carney, 21, found dead in her home on Fort Hood, TX

20 May 2009:       USAF 1LT Roslyn L Schulte, 25, St Louis, MO, IED, AFGHANISTAN

22 May 1943:       ANC 2LT Mafaida Arney, plane crash at Peterson Army Airfield, Colorado Springs, CO

24 May 2015:       INARNG SGT April L James, 32, suicide, Evansville, IN

25 May 2009:       USN PO Debbie Russell, 44, murdered by husband after serving in Iraq

26 May 2009:       USAF SrAirman Ashton L M Goodman, 21, IED, AFGHANISTAN

26 May 2014:        USA Vanessa L (Hernandez) Alcorte, 32, murdered, Lubbock, TX

29 May 1997:        USAF CPT Amy Lynn Svoboda, 29, plane crash near Gila Bend, AZ

30 May 1945:       USA PFC Rose Brohinsky from NY, C-47 crash off Derwin Point, Africa

30 May 1945:       USA SGT Doris Cooper from IL, C-47 crash off Derwin Point, Africa

30 May 1945:       USA PFC Flossie Flannery from IN, C-47 crash off Derwin Point, Africa

30 May 1945:       USA PFC Frieda Friend from NY, C-47 crash off Derwin Point, Africa

30 May 1945:       USA PFC Mary Gollinger from CA, C-47 crash off Derwin Point, Africa

30 May 1945:       USA CPL Velma Holden from NC, C-47 crash off Derwin Point, Africa

30 May 1945:       USA PFC Odessa Hollingsworth from OK, C-47 crash off Derwin Point, Africa

30 May 1945:       USA PFC Alice King from OR, C-47 crash off Derwin Point, Africa

30 May 1945:       USA PFC Wilma Liles from TX, C-47 crash off Derwin Point, Africa

30 May 1945:       USA PFC Evelyn McBride from TX, C-47 crash off Derwin Point, Africa

30 May 1945:       USA PFC Alice McKinney from WI, C-47 crash off Derwin Point, Africa

30 May 1945:       USA PFC Rose Puchalla from MN, C-47 crash off Derwin Point, Africa

30 May 1945:       USA PFC Mildred Rice from MO, C-47 crash off Derwin Point, Africa

30 May 1945:       USA PVT Pearl Roomsburg from CA, C-47 crash off Derwin Point, Africa

30 May 1945:       USA PFC Helen Rozzelle from Washington, DC, C-47 crash off Derwin Point, Africa

30 May 1945:       USA PFC Leona Seyfert from IL, C-47 crash off Derwin Point, Africa

30 May 1945:       USA PFC Ruth Warlick from TX, C-47 crash off Derwin Point, Africa

30 May 1945:       USA PFC Bonnie Williams from KS, C-47 crash off Derwin Point, Africa

30 May 1962:       CIVILIAN Dr Eleanor Ardel Vietti, Christian & Missionary Alliance, VIETNAM

30 May 2014:         USA SGT Shaina B Schmigel, 21, paratrooper training accident, Ft Bragg, NC

 

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.