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SGM Larry L. Strickland, USA

Sergeant Major Larry Lee Strickland served as the senior enlisted advisor to the Deputy Chief of Staff for Personnel since November 1990. He had over 29 years of service and was 52 years old. SGM Strickland was scheduled to retire upon completion of 30 years of service.  SGM Larry Strickland was born on February 14, … Continued

Edna L. Stephens

Edna Lee Stephens entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, September 11, 2001. She was born on April 19, 1948 to Pastor Eddie Stephens and the late Willie Mae Lott Stephens in Gainesville, Georgia. She was educated in the Gainesville City School System and graduated from the E.E. Butler High School in 1966.  Soon after graduation, … Continued

Patricia J. Statz

Patricia Statz was born January 25, 1960 in Chippewa Falls; the daughter of JoAnn (Marek) and Vincent Statz. She attended McDonell High School and pursued a degree in Theater at the University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire that she completed at the University of Wisconsin–Stevens Point in 1983.  She traveled to Germany a year later to work … Continued

LTC Gary F. Smith, USA, Retired

Gary F. Smith, Chief of Army Retirement Services, began his military career on January 28, 1968 with an ROTC commission from Creighton University. His first command assignment was in 1968 as Company Commander/Platoon Leader with the 560th Signal Battalion in Vicenza, Italy. In 1970, he served as a Communications Officer with the 546th Infantry and … Continued

ITC Gregg H. Smallwood, USN

Gregg H. Smallwood served 19 years in the United States Navy, reaching the rank of Chief Petty Officer in 2000, in his Pentagon post at the Office of the Chief Information Systems Technician. His career in the United States Navy included the following duty stations: U.S.S. Henry B. Wilson (DDG 7), November 1976 to May … Continued

Cheryle D. Sincock

Cheryle D. Sincock, a 15-year civil service employee, mother of four children, and beloved wife of Chief Warrant Officer Five Craig W. Sincock, was one of the many victims of the September 11, 2001 attack on the Pentagon. She and her husband were married for nearly 25 years and had planned to celebrate their anniversary … Continued

Donald D. Simmons

Don was born and raised in Illinois and served in the Army from 1964 to 1966. He met his wife, Peggy, while assigned to Ft. Myer and they were married in 1968. His innate honesty, love of God and generous spirit made him a friend to everyone. He was an avid fisherman, inventor and artist. … Continued

Antionette M. Sherman

Antionette Sherman, 35, died of her injuries at Washington Hospital Center’s burn unit. But loved ones said the extra days they had with her were a gift.  “She knew we were there. She would move her head,” said Vincent Edwards, 39, Sherman’s close friend, who was in the waiting room when she died. “She knew … Continued

CDR Dan F. Shanower, USN

CDR Dan F. Shanower was born on February 7, 1961 in Naperville, Illinois. He was a member of Naperville Central High School’s varsity soccer team and graduated in 1979. He attended Carroll College in Waukesha, Wisconsin, graduating in 1983 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science. While a student at Carroll, he participated … Continued

Marian H. Serva

The cups of coffee at dusk are among the most cherished moments missed.  “That’s what we used to do every day after work,” said Bruce Serva, whose wife, Marian, was listed as missing more than three weeks after the terrorist attack on the Pentagon. “We would just sit with our coffee, look at the sunset … Continued