Thousands of service members have served overseas to help bring peace and stability to our allies. Here’s list of local military members who have died while serving in Iraq and Afghanistan:
• Pvt. James F. McClamrock, 22, of Huntersville: Sept. 7, 2010 in Tuz Khurmatu, Iraq; U.S. Army.
• LCpl. Nicholas O’Brien, 21, of Stanley: June 9, 2011 in Helmand Province, Afghanistan; U.S. Marine.
• Sgt. John D. Rode, 24, of Pineville: Feb. 14, 2007 in Ba’qubah, Iraq; U.S. Army.
• LCpl. Cliff Golla, 21, of Charlotte: Sept. 1, 2006 in Taqaddum, Iraq; U.S. Marine.
• CWO3 Mitchell Carver Jr., 31, of Charlotte: Jan. 13, 2006 in Mosul, Iraq; U.S. Army.
• Sgt. Leonard Adams, 42, of Mooresville: Jan. 24, 2005 in Camp Bucca, Iraq; U.S. Army National Guard.
• Cpt. William Jacobsen Jr., 31, of Charlotte: Dec. 31, 2004 in Mosul, Iraq; U.S. Army.
• L.Cpl. Gregory Howman, 28, of Charlotte: Sept. 15, 2004 in Al Anbar Governorate, Iraq; U.S. Marine.
(Information courtesy of Herald Weekly archives and icasualties.org)