Sgt. Maj. Phillip R. Albert 41 Headquarters Company, 2nd Battalion, 87th Infantry Regiment, 10th Mountain Division Terryville, Connecticut Killed when a MH-53M Pave Low helicopter accidentally crashed in Afghanistan on November 23, 2003


Sgt. Benjamin L. Gilman 28 Company A, 41st Engineer Battalion, 10th Mountain Division Meridan, Connecticut Killed when a weapons cache prematurely exploded on January 29, 2004, in Ghazni, Afghanistan. Initially listed as missing, his remains were recovered on February 2, 2004.


Lt. Col. Michael J. McMahon 41 Headquarters Troop, 3rd Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division West Hartford, Connecticut Killed when his contract aircraft crashed in Bamian, Afghanistan, on November 27, 2004


Maj. Stephen C. Reich 34 Company B, 3rd Battalion, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment Washington Depot, Connecticut One of 16 U.S. troops killed when a MH-47D Chinook helicopter was shot down while trying to reinforce a four-man SEAL reconnaissance team near Asadabad, Afghanistan, in Kunar Province on June 28, 2005


Staff Sgt. Joseph E. Phaneuf 38 1st Battalion, 102nd Infantry Regiment, Connecticut Army National Guard Eastford, Connecticut Killed when a roadside bomb detonated near his Humvee during combat operations in Mehtar Lam, Afghanistan, on December 15, 2006