Texas Mourns its latest Fallen Heros
Texas loses six brave soldiers to the War in Afghanistan during the month of June 2010. To-date, Texas has lost 490 of its sons and daughters to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Sergent Brandon Bury (26), Kingwood, USMC
Lance Corporal Derek Hernandez (20), Edinburg, USMC
Specialist Matt Catlett (23), Houston, USA
Staff Sergent Michael Flores (31), San Antonio, USAF
Sergent Mario Rodriguez (26), Smithville, USA
Staff Sergent Edwardo Loredo (34), Houston, USA
The brave die never, though they sleep in dust:
Their courage nerves a thousand living men.
~Minot J. Savage