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March 24, 2008
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Two events occured over the last week that pertained to Bush’s war. The first was Vice President Cheney’s cavalier answer when confronted with the fact that most Americans are not in favor of the war (video). The other event that occured was the fact the we reached 4,000 combat deaths in Iraq.

Well, Mr. Cheney, below are the men and women of Delaware who are my answer to your question.

Lance Cpl. Anthony P. Roberts Lancee Cpl. Anthony P. Roberts
Bear, DE
Died: 06 April 2004
Age: 18
Spec. Jarrett B. Thompson Spec. Jarrett B. Thompson
Dover, DE
Died: 07 September 2003
Age: 27
Lance Cpl. Richard C. Clifton Lance Cpl. Richard C. Clifton
Milford, DE
Died: 03 February 2005
Age: 19
Sr. Airman Elizabeth A. Loncki Airman Elizabeth A. Loncki
New Castle, DE
Died: 07 January 2007
Age: 23
Cpl. Stephen M. McGowan Cpl. Stephen M. McGowan
Newark, DE
Died: 04 March 2005
Age: 26
Sgt. 1st Class James S. “Shawn” Moudy Sgt. 1st Class James S. “Shawn” Moudy
Newark, DE
Died: 11 December 2005
Age: 37
Staff Sgt. Darren Harmon Staff Sgt. Darren Harmon
Newark, DE
Died: 03 June 2006
Age: 44
Staff Sgt. Joseph P. Garyantes Staff Sgt. Joseph P. Garyantes
Rehoboth, DE
Died: 18 May 2004
Age: 34
Spec. Ryan P. Long Spec. Ryan P. Long
Seaford, DE
Died: 03 April 2003
Age: 21
Cpl. Cory L. Palmer Cpl. Cory L. Palmer
Seaford, DE
Died: 06 May 2006
Age: 21
Lance Cpl. Richard Z. James Lance Cpl. Richard Z. James
Seaford, DE
Died: 13 May 2006
Age: 20
Sgt. Brian D. McGinnis Sgt. Brian D. McGinnis
Townsend, DE
Died: 30 March 2003
Age: 23
Sgt. Keith E. Fiscus Sgt. Keith E. Fiscus
Townsend, DE
Died: 02 December 2006
Age: 26
5 Comments leave one →
  1. cassandra m permalink
    March 24, 2008 5:41 pm

    Nicely done, nemski. Thank you for doing this.

  2. March 24, 2008 7:37 pm

    Cheney really is a piece of work. The sher hubris in that one-word question sums up the entirety of the Bush administration.

  3. March 25, 2008 2:55 pm

    Thanks for this, nemski. We attended many of the services for these young and women as Patriot Guard Riders. I remember each one.

  4. March 25, 2008 3:31 pm

    I appreciate the comments. I can definitely say that this was a difficult post to write, especially for those kids of 18 or 21 who died. Very difficult.


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