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Sgt. Corey J. Aultz Army Sgt. Corey J. Aultz, 31, of Port Orchard, was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 77th Armor Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Schweinfurt, Germany, Aultz died Jan. 30 at Ramadi, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle during combat operations.
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Banner Location: Mile Hill Drive, Port Orchard
Sponsor: USS Enterprize Chapter U.S.D 1812


Benjamin V. Brand Army Sgt. Benjamin V. Brand was born in Renton, Wash. on March 7, 1988.
He was assigned to the 78th Aviation Battalion from July 2009 to December 2011. Sgt. Brand was promoted from corporal to sergeant posthumously.
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Banner Location: Lincoln St, Port Angeles
Sponsor: VFW Post 1024


Sgt. Corey J. Aultz Navy Master-at-Arms 2nd Class (EXW) Sean E. Brazas, 26, of Greensboro, N.C.; assigned to Naval Base Kitsap Security Detachment, Bremerton, Wash.; died May 30 in Panjway, Afghanistan, while conducting combat operations.
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Banner Location: Kitsap Mall Blvd, Silverdale
Sponsor: Chief Petty Officers of Naval Base Kitsap


Staff Sgt. Christopher Bunda Staff Sgt. Christopher Bunda, 29. Stryker brigade soldier drowned Jan. 25, 2004, patrolling in police boat that capsized in Tigris River. Body recovered Feb. 10. Bunda is the first West Sound soldier to die in Operation Iraqi Freedom
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Banner Location: Farrugut & Navy Yard Hwy (Hwy 304), Bremerton
Sponsor: American Legion Post 68


Staff Sgt. Michael Lee Burbank Staff Sgt. Michael Lee Burbank, 34, of Bremerton, died Oct. 11, 2004, in Mosul when a vegetable truck loaded with explosives blew up his Stryker military vehicle, leaving a 5-foot deep crater. Ten soldiers under his command were injured. Burbank was assigned to the 1st Squadron, 14th Cavalry Regiment, Fort Lewis. A Bremerton High graduate and seven-year-Army veteran, he was scheduled to come home in a week. Wife, Shela Culley, Bremerton.
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Banner Location: Farrugut & Navy Yard Hwy (Hwy 304), Bremerton
Sponsor: American Legion Post 149


Josh Carrell U. S. Navy Seabee, Joshua Dae Ho Carrell, age 23, originally of Port Angeles, passed away after a battle with malaria on December 26, 2009, at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Germany. Joshua was a 3rd Class Petty Officer with Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 3. Joshua had contracted Falciparum malaria, the most dangerous form of the mosquito-borne disease, while deployed to Monrovia, Liberia. At the time of his passing, Joshua was helping to build a hospital on a humanitarian project.
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Banner Location: Lincoln St, Port Angeles
Sponsor: VFW Post 1024


Pfc. Devon Gibbons Pfc. Devon Gibbons, Port Orchard, died June 23rd 2006 at the Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, Tex., of injuries sustained on April 11 when a makeshift bomb exploded near his Bradley fighting vehicle during combat operations in Taji. He was a cavalry scout with the 10th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade, 4th Infantry Division based at Fort Hood, Texas
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Banner Location: Armory, Port Orchard
Sponsor: American Legion Post 30


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Banner Location: Viking Way, Poulsbo
Sponsor: Family and Friends


Pfc. Charles B. Hester Pfc. Charles B. Hester, 23, died in Baghdad, on May 26, 2007, when his vehicle was hit by a homemade bomb. Hester was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 3rd Infantry Regiment, with the 3rd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, Fort Lewis’ Stryker Brigade Combat Team, which has been in Iraq since June.
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Banner Location: Farrugut & Navy Yard Hwy (Hwy 304), Bremerton
Sponsor: Friends & Co-workers of Hester & Flanig's


Brandon Hocking SGT Brandon Hocking (Big Hock), 24, of Seattle, Wash.; assigned to 87th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 3rd Sustainment Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga.; died March 21 in Samarra, Iraq, when enemy forces attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device.
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Banner Location: Farrugut & Navy Yard Hwy (Hwy 304), Bremerton
Sponsor: Warrior Brotherhood Veterans M/C


Staff Sgt. Joseph M. Kane Army Staff Sgt. Joseph M. Kane, 35, Belfair, assigned to the 1st Battalion, 67th Armor Regiment, 2nd Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas; died Oct. 14, 2006 of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle in Baghdad.
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Banner Location: Highway 3, Belfair
Sponsor: Mikayla, Daniel & Brendan


Staff Sgt. Joseph M. Kane Daniel Tyler Malone, 19, of Port Orchard, Wash., died July 9, 2013. Danny was a Navy corpsman stationed at Naval Base Kitsap in Bremerton.
Banner Location: Mile Hill Drive, Port Orchard
Sponsor: A Vietnam Vet 67-68 Never Forget


Staff Sgt. Joseph M. Kane Anson Ray Martin, 33, of Port Orchard, Wash., died on May 31, 2010 in Bremerton. Anson served in the Marine Corps from Nov. 1995 - Nov. 1999 where he was stationed in Bangor, WA and the Army from 2005 - 2009 stationed in Fort Hood, TX and served 1 yr in Iraq. Anson was in the Reserves for 10 years before retiring.
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Banner Location: Mile Hill Drive, Port Orchard
Sponsor: Silverdale H.O.G. Ch 3500 LOH & Martin Family


Adam Patton US Army Spc. Adam J. Patton, age 21 from Port Orchard, Washington, was killed in action in Kandahar, Afghanistan when his unit was hit by an insurgent bomb. Spc. Patton served with the 4th Battalion, 101st Aviation Regiment, 159th Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), based at Fort Campbell, Kentucky .
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Banner Location: Bethel Ave. & Mile Hill Drive, Port Orchard
Sponsor: Saenz & Miller Family


Bryce Jetson Reidinger Bryce Jetson Reidinger, 20, of Silverdale died Saturday, November 22, 2008, in Southern California. Bryce was serving as a Lance Corporal Infantryman in the United States Marine Corp with First Battalion, 5th Marines, C Company, of Camp Pendleton, CA. After a successful seven-month deployment with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, he was scheduled to redeploy early next year.
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Banner Location: Silverdale Way & Bucklin Hill Road, Silverdale
Sponsor: VFW Post 239


Joseph W. Shultz Capt. Joseph W. Schultz, 36, of Port Angeles, Washington died May 29, in Wardak province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device. He was assigned to the 3rd Special Forces Group, Fort Bragg, N.C.
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Banner Location: Lincoln St, Port Angeles
Sponsor: Olympic Peninsula Bed & Breakfast Association


Sgt. 1st Class Johnny C. Walls Sgt. 1st Class Johnny C. Walls, 41, died November 2, 2007 in Operation Enduring Freedom. Sgt Walls was killed when insurgents attacked his unit using small arms fire during combat operations in Uruzgan, Afghanistan. He was with the 1st Brigade, 1st Infantry Division,based at Fort Riley, Kansas.
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Banner Location: Farrugut & Navy Yard Hwy (Hwy 304), Bremerton
Sponsor: Blue Star Banner Program of Kitsap County


Wrightsman Marine Sgt. Joe Lee Wrightsman, 23, who grew up in Poulsbo, died July 18, 2010 while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan during Operation Enduring Freedom. Sgt. Wrightsman was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii.
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Banner Location: Viking Way, Poulsbo
Sponsor: North Kitsap VFW Post 2463




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