To honor those who have battled internal wars – may they always be remembered.
SPC Jonathan Bogert
5/28/1968 – 7/1/2013
Jon was a great friend who loved to laugh and joke. He adored his girls and enjoyed playing the guitar. Regardless of what was going on Jon was sure to be there to make you smile. Until next time my friend.
Carla Roselyn Briggs
1/19/1953 – 11/30/2010
Carla was a hard working single mother who loved her only son, Garrett, tremendously. She is loved and remembered today for her strength during her own internal war. Always loved, never forgotten, Carla.
SGT Sean P. Kelly
8/8/1987 – 11/7/2019
Your friend, Austin, misses you dearly and wishes you were not a part of the 22-a-day epidemic. Sean was the best friend the Army ever gave Austin. He remembers them always playing Pokémon go and talking crap to each other and playing magic the gathering. Hanging out with him when they both got out of the Army. He was a down to earth guy who was a big goofball and just the most amazing person Austin has probably ever known in his life.
SPC Nickolas J. Maner
5/5/1991 – 10/30/2017
Nickolas was the youngest of 3 boys. He loved his family and we loved him. I miss his calls and our chats. His oldest nephew remembers his Uncle Nick and likes items with the American Flag (he likes to honor his Uncle). We miss you Nickolas.
3/23/1993 – 6/25/2017
Garnett enlisted in the United States Army on August 14, 2012 where he served for 5 years in active duty as a combat medic. Staff Sergeant Garnett S. Morrison was suddenly and tragically snatched from our lives and replaced with memories and tears. He was a great soldier and will be missed by so many. It was an honor to have known who he was.
Sean D. Maxwell
10/6/1986 – 9/1/2013
Sean D. Maxwell 26, formally of Bridgewater, NJ passed into eternal rest on September 1, 2013 in Bluffton, SC. He was a Sergeant and a Tank Commander in the United States Army and served in Iraq (2010-2011) and in the Republic of Korea (2011-2012). He was awarded the US Army Commendation Medal, Iraqi Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, US Army Achievement Medal x2.
Jeremy Wayne Berczik
7/19/1986 – 11/9/2012
Specialist Jeremy Wayne Berczik, 26, entered the military in September 2004 as an M1 armor crewman. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Squadron, 3rd Cavalry Regiment, Fort Hood, since September 2012. Berczik deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom from October 2008 to January 2009. He also deployed in support of Operation News Dawn from August 2010 to August 2011. Berczik’s awards and decorations include two Army Commendation Medals, Army Achievement Medal, two Army Good Conduct Medals, National Defense Service Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal with two Campaign Stars, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Non-commissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon, Army Service Ribbon, two Overseas Service Ribbons, Combat Action Badge and Driver and Mechanic Badge Wheeled Vehicle.
Brad C Knoll
4/10/1991 – 3/17/2012
Bradley was a very special person that I considered my little brother! He had a great smile and always cracks jokes. His laugh was truly infectious. Growing up I can remember all the random stuff we shared laughs about. He also had a special bond with his dog and truly had many friends and family that can share stories on stories of adventure.
8/8/1982 – 4/30/2018
Rich was super smart and was really good at his job. He was so good that his workmates would come to him for troubleshooting assistance. It was taking a lot of his work time so he wrote a 300 page help manual for them to reference.
His brain would not shut off so he was constantly thinking how to solve problems and we were told he was a great problem solver.
He had to rat terrier dogs that were his babies—AMA & Little Big Guy.
Richard loved to cook and have his friends over for game night and his smile and laugh would melt your heart. His depression and anxiety was too great for him to endure. We miss him greatly and pray that others in similar shoes can seek the help they need.
Paul Tomeyoshi Drogos
4/9/1969 – 4/15/2019
Paul was born in San Francisco on April 9, 1969 and was raised in Fairfield, CA. Growing up, Paul had a passion for martial arts and firearms. Four months after graduating from Fairfield high school, Paul joined the US Marine Corps. Paul deployed with 2nd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment during the 1st gulf war as a Scout Sniper. After 4 years in the Marine Corps, Paul became a police officer then spend 23 years as a Federal Law Enforcement Officer at FCC Butner in NC. He was 3 months short of retirement. Paul met his soulmate in March 2017, married her in November 2018 and after just 5 months of marriage, he left this world.
Paul had a heart of gold and he can make anyone laugh and smile. Paul passed away on April 15, 2019 at Carolina Beach. He always felt peaceful on the beach. Paul was an avid marksman, a survivalist, a devoted husband, a dedicated bonus dad, a loving son, a caring brother, a steadfast friend to many, a selfless man and man of honor.
PFC Logan Castello
1/18/1998 – 11/20/2019
Logan was caring, kind, smart and hilarious. He had the brightest smile and most infectious laugh. He was loved by everyone who ever met him. Joining the military was a lifelong dream. He was an amazing son, brother and friend. He took his life while stationed at Fort Hood.
William Michael Woodruff
2/19/1986 – 2/26/2019
He was a loving father, loved being outdoors. He loved hunting and working in his shop. He served in the United States Navy and was an electrician.