SGT Roberto Sanchez

SGT Roberto Daniel Sanchez from Florida, served with B_Co of 1_75_Ranger_Bn -

Sgt. Roberto Daniel Sanchez, 24, was a team leader assigned to 1st Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment at Hunter Army Airfield, Ga. Sanchez was killed during a combat operation in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan Oct.1, 2009.


SGT Michael O’Neill

SGT Michael C. O’Neill from Ohio, served with of 3_75_Ranger_Bn -

As a Ranger, Sgt. Michael O’Neill distinguished himself as a member of the Army’s premier light infantry unit, traveled to all corners of the world in support of the Global War on Terrorism.


CSM Jan Schalavin

CSM Jan Schalavin from Hungary, served with C_Co of 2_75_Ranger_Bn -

 

Ranger Schalavin served a tour in Korea, two tours in Germany and three tours in Vietnam. - Jan was an Army Ranger. He served as an instructor in the Ranger School, as well as being the first ever First Sergeant for Company C, 2nd Ranger Battalion. He was graduate of the Sergeants Major Academy, class #4 in 1978. He served a Sergeant Major of the the ROTC Program at Southwest Missouri State College, Command Sergeant Major of the 1st Ranger Battalion from May 1979 thru April 1982; and Command Sergeant Major of the 173rd light Infantry Brigade(sep) from April 1982 thru January 1985.


SPC Bradley Rappuhn

SPC Bradley D. Rappuhn from Mighigan, served with of 3_75_Ranger_Bn -

Col. Michael Kurilla, commander of the 75th Ranger Regiment, said Rappuhn was fighting in one of the most heavily defended areas in Afghanistan and that he helped in the destruction of a complex bunker system that included heavy machine guns and mortar systems and resulted in the deaths of seven Taliban fighters.


CPL Matthew Commons

CPL Matthew Allen Commons from Nevada, served with A_Co 1_75_Ranger_Bn -

CPL Matthew A. Commons, from Boulder City, Nevada, served with the 1/75 Ranger Battalion, A Company from April 4, 2001 until his death on March 4, 2002.


1SG Harvey Moore

1SG Harvey L. Moore Jr. from Georgia, served with C_Co of 1_75_Ranger_Bn -

First Sergeant Harvey L. Moore, Jr. was inducted into the Ranger Hall of Fame for his dedication to duty and contributions to the U.S. Army as a Ranger qualified leader. 1SG Moore was one of the 12 Special Operations troops killed when their helicopter crashed into Great Salt Lake in OCT 1992.


SGT Jonathan Peney

SGT Jonathan K. Peney from Florida, served with D_Co 1_75_Ranger_Bn -

Col. Michael E. Kurilla, commander of the 75th Ranger Regiment said, "Spc. Peney was the epitome of our Ranger medics -- warrior first, expert in advanced medical treatment, and selflessly dedicated to the care of others... He is a hero to our nation, the 75th Ranger Regiment and his family."


SGT Alessandro Plutino

SGT Alessandro Leonard Plutino from New Jersey, served with of 1_75_Ranger_Bn -

Killed in action in Afghanistan Monday .
Alessandro "Sandrino" Plutino, 28, was in the final weeks of his sixth tour of duty as a U.S. Army Ranger when he was killed by enemy gunfire in Afghanistan while leading his fellow Rangers in an assault.


SPC Jeremy Bird

SPC Jeremy B. Bird from Wisconsin, served with HHC of 1_75_Ranger_Bn -

19 year old Ranger Specialist Jeremy Bird was one of the 12 SPECOPS Warriors that did not survive an aviation crash during training.
May we remind each other that these men who died doing what they loved best will not fade away. We will remember and we will pray for them forever.


CPT Kyle Comfort

CPT Kyle Aaron Comfort from Alabama, served with D_Co of 3_75_Ranger_Bn -

 

Capt. Kyle Aaron Comfort, 27, was a Fire Support Officer assigned to Company D, 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment at Fort Benning, Ga.. He was born on Oct. 17, 1982 in Alabama. He was killed in action on May 8, 2010 during a combat operation in Helmand Province, Afghanistan.


CSM Robert Gallagher

CSM Robert Gallagher from New Jersey, served with of 3_75_Ranger_Bn -

Retired Command Sgt. Maj. Robert “Bob” Gallagher — who parachuted into Panama during Operation Just Cause, served as a platoon sergeant with Task Force Ranger in the Mogadishu, Somalia, battle made famous by “Black Hawk Down,” and fought on despite being wounded as Task Force 3rd Battalion, 15th Infantry, made its way to Baghdad in 2003 — was 52 years old.


SGT Dominick Pilla

SGT Dominick M Pilla from New Jersey, served with of 3_75_Ranger_Bn -

Dominick Pilla was with a convoy taking an injured soldier from the October 3 firefight to be treated. He was killed when the U.S. Humvees were ambushed. SGT Pilla was posthumously awarded the Bronze Star Medal for valor.


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