Monday, May 31, 2004

Never Forgotten

Below are the names of soldiers from the Western New York region who will forevermore be among those we honor on Memorial Day. I never knew any of them; I can only thank them and honor them in some small way here.

Army Green Beret Sgt. 1st Class Peter P. Tycz II, 32, Tonawanda

Marine Lance Cpl. Eric Orlowski, 26, Depew

Marine Lance Cpl. Tomorio D. Burkett, 21, Buffalo

Army Pvt. David Evans Jr., 18, Buffalo

Army National Guard Sgt. Heath A. McMillin, 29, Canandaigua

Army National Guard Spc. Michael Williams, 46, Buffalo

Army Spc. Charles E. "Chuck" Bush Jr., 34, Buffalo

Staff Sgt. Shawn M. Clemens, 28, Allegany

Army Sgt. David M. McKeever, 25, Buffalo

Marine Cpl. Jason L. Dunham, 22, Scio

Army Sgt. Philip L. Witkowski, 24, Fredonia

(names via The Buffalo News)

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