Wednesday, October 7, 2009

Wednesday Hero Blogroll

Well folks. I couldn't post the entire thing because the link to the HTML is down or has too high of traffic. So if you'd like to see the whole thing in it's proper format, go here.

Sgt. Michael Egan

36 years old from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

104th Cavalry Regiment, 28th Infantry Division, Pennsylvania Army National Guard

September 19, 2005

News of Egan’s death came to Pennsauken shortly after 6 a.m. Tuesday, Krista Egan, Sgt. Egan's sister-in-law, said. His mother, Irene, was on the telephone when an Army sergeant walked up to the door. "My mother-in-law was talking on the telephone to Mike’s wife, Maria, when he came. Maria had just got the news. The Army sergeant told my mother-in-law it was his first time notifying a family."Sgt. Egan served in the Marine Corps for eight years, was a civilian for a year, then joined the National Guard. As a Marine, he had been previously served in Afghanistan."He was well-liked by everyone," Patrick Egan, Sgt. Egan's brother, said.

Sgt. Michael Egan was killed when an IED detonated near his vehicle while on patrol in Ramadi. Also killed in the attack were Spc. William Evans, 22, of Hallstead, PA, Spc. William Fernandez, 37, of Reading, PA and Lt. Mark Dooley of the Vermont National Guard.

Godspeed Sgt Egan and the others of the 104th CAV, PA nat'l Guard. ANd may you enjoy drinking with friends at Fiddler's Green!

Scouts out!

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