Honoring our own on Memorial Day

  • Article by: EDITORIAL BOARD , Star Tribune
  • Updated: May 25, 2014 - 6:48 AM

Minnesotans who lost their lives in Iraq and Afghanistan ...

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They were Minnesota sons and husbands, fathers and friends. We asked them to fight for us in Afghanistan and Iraq, and they paid the ultimate sacrifice. As the war in Afghanistan draws to a close, we ask you to join us in honoring their memory.

AFGHANISTAN

2005

• Army Chief Warrant Officer 3 Corey Goodnature, 35, Clarks Grove

 

2006

• Army Chief Warrant Officer Eric W. Totten, 34, St. Paul

 

2007

• Army Specialist Conor G. Masterson, 21, Woodbury

 

2008

• Army Sgt. First Class Matthew Ryan Kahler, 29, Granite Falls

• Army Staff Sgt. Brian Studer, 28, Ramsey

 

2009

• Army National Guard Specialist Chester W. Hosford, 35, Hastings

• Air Force Capt. Thomas J. Gramith, 27, St. Paul

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