The Department of Defense announced today the death of four soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.
They died Oct. 6, in Zhari District, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained when enemy forces attacked their unit with an improvised explosive device.
1st Lt. Jennifer M. Moreno, 25, of San Diego, Calif., assigned to Madigan Army Medical Center, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash.
Sgt. Patrick C. Hawkins, 25, of Carlisle, Pa., assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, Fort Benning, Ga.
Sgt. Joseph M. Peters, 24, of Springfield, Mo., assigned to the 5th Military Police Battalion, Vicenza, Italy.
Pfc. Cody J. Patterson, 24, of Philomath, Ore., assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, at Fort Benning, Ga.
"He which hath no stomach to this fight let him depart. But
we in it shall be remembered. We few, we happy few, we band of brothers!! For he today, that sheds his
blood with me, shall always be my brother.” (W.Shakespeare)
Rest in peace my Brothers, you have not been forgotten.