Master Sgt. Jefferson Donald Davis 39 Company D, 2nd Battalion, 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne) Watauga, Tennessee One of three soldiers killed when a 2,000-pound satellite-guided bomb was targeted incorrectly and hit near his position north of Kandahar, Afghanistan, on December 5, 2001


Pfc. Daniel B. McClenney 19 3rd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division Shelbyville, Tennessee Killed by hostile fire near Bari Khout in Afghanistan's Kunar Province on June 24, 2004


Sgt. 1st Class Robert K. McGee 37 Company B, 2nd Battalion, 1st Special Forces Group (Airborne) Antioch, Tennessee McGee was found dead in his hotel room in Manila, Philippines, on July 1, 2004. He was deployed as part of an advance team to assist in infantry training. The cause of death remains under investigation.


Master Sgt. James W. Ponder III 36 Headquarters Company, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment Franklin, Tennessee 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


Capt. Jeremy A. Chandler 30 Company C, 1st Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group Clarksville, Tennessee Died of non-hostile injuries while he was conducting training operations at Forward Operating Base Ripley in Tarin Kowt, Afghanistan, on August 11, 2005


Chief Warrant Officer 3 William T. Flanigan 37 R Troop, 4th Squadron, 278th Armored Cavalry Regiment, Tennessee Army National Guard Milan, Tennessee Killed when his AH-64 Apache attack helicopter crashed shortly after take off from Kandahar Airfield in southern Afghanistan on July 2, 2006


Pfc. Kevin F. Edgin 31 Headquarters Company, 2nd Battalion, 87th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division Dyersburg, Tennessee Killed when his convoy encountered enemy small-arms fire in Baghran Valley, Afghanistan, on July 6, 2006


Sgt. David M. Hierholzer 27 Company C, 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division Lewisburg, Tennessee Died of injuries sustained when his platoon encountered enemy forces small arms fire in Pesch, Afghanistan, on July 24, 2006


Sgt. David A. Stephens 28 2nd Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division Tullahoma, Tennessee One of two soldiers killed when their vehicle was struck by a roadside bomb during combat operations in Miri, Afghanistan, on April 12, 2007


Sgt. Alexander Van Aalten 21 1st Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division Monterey, Tennessee Died of wounds suffered when a land mine exploded near his unit during combat operations in Sangin, Afghanistan, on April 20, 2007


Cpl. Jason D. Hovater 24 2nd Battalion, 503d Infantry Regiment (Airborne), 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team Clinton, Tennessee One of nine soldiers killed when their outpost was attacked by small-arms fire and rocket-propelled grenades by enemy forces in Wanat, Afghanistan, on July 13, 2008