We remember these seven heroes who gave their lives for freedoms cause and the families they left behind.

June 2014 Heroes

Capt. Jason B. Jones, 29, of Orwigsburg, PA,
Pfc. Matthew H. Walker, 20, of Hillsboro, MO,
Spc. Terry J. Hurne, 34, of Merced, CA,
Staff Sgt. Scott R. Studenmund, 24, of Pasadena, CA,
Staff Sgt. Jason A. McDonald, 28, of Butler, GA,
Spc. Justin R. Helton, 25, of Beaver, OH,
Cpl. Justin R. Clouse, 22, of Sprague, WA,
Pvt. 2nd Class Aaron S. Toppen, 19, of Mokena, IL,
Staff Sgt. David H. Stewart, 34, of Stafford, VA,
Cpl. Brandon J. Garabrant, 19, of Peterborough, NH,
Lance Cpl. Adam F. Wolff, 25, of Cedar Rapids, IA,
Sgt. Thomas Z. Spitzer, 23, of New Braunfels, TX

May 2014 Heroes

Pfc. Daniela Rojas, 19, of Los Angeles, CA,
Chief Warrant Officer Deric M. Rasmussen, 33, of Oceanside, CA,
Command Sgt. Maj. Martin R Barreras, 49, of Tucson, AZ,
Spc Adrian M. Perkins, 19, of Pine Valley, CA,
Pfc. Jacob H. Wykstra, 21, of Thornton, CO.

April 2014 Heroes

Capt. James E. Chaffin III, 27, of West Columbia, SC
Spc. Kerry M. G. Danyluk, 27, of Cuero, Texas
Pfc. Christian J. Chandler, 20, of Trenton, TX
Sgt. Shawn M. Farrell II, 24, of Accord, NY

There were no reported casualties in March.

February 2014 Heroes

PFC Joshua A. Gray, 21, of Van Lear, KY,
SPC Christopher A. Landis, 27, of Independence, KY.,
SPC John A. Pelham, 22, of Portland, OR,
SFC Roberto C. Skelt, 41, of York, FL,
Master Sgt. Aaron C. Torian, 36, of Paducah, KY,
Lance Cpl. Caleb L. Erickson, 20, of Waseca, MN,
Master Sgt. David L. Poirier, 52, of North Smithfield, RI,

January 2014 Heroes

Sgt. Jacob M. Hess, 22, of Spokane, Wash.,
Sgt. First Class William K. Lacey, 38, of Laurel, Fla.,
Chief Warrant Officer Andrew L. McAdams, 27, of Cheyenne, WY,
Sgt. Drew M. Scobie, 25, of Kailua, Hawaii,
Sgt. Daniel T. Lee, 28, of Crossville, Tenn.,
Spc. Andrew H. Sipple, 22, of Cary, NC,
Chief Warrant Officer Edward Balli, 42, of Monterey, Calif.,

December 2013 Heroes

Lance Cpl. Matthew R. Rodriguez, 19, of Fairhaven, MA,
Petty Officer 1st Class James L. Smith, 38, of Huffman, Texas,
Chief Warrant Officer 2 Randy L. Billings, 34, of Heavener, OK,
Chief Warrant Officer 2 Joshua B. Silverman, 35, of Scottsdale, AZ
Sgt. Peter C. Bohler, 29, of Willow Spring, NC
Sgt. 1st Class Omar W. Forde, 28, of Marietta, GA
Spc. Terry K. D. Gordon, 22, of Shubuta, MS
Staff Sgt. Jesse L. Williams, 30, of Elkhart, IN,
Sgt. Daniel M. Vasselian, 27, of Abington, Mass.,
Capt. David I. Lyon, 28, of Sandpoint, Idaho.

November 2013 Heroes

Sgt. 1st Class Forrest W. Robertson, 35, of Westmoreland, Kan.,
Staff Sgt. Richard L. Vazquez, 28, of Seguin, Texas,
Staff Sgt. Alex A. Viola, 29, of Keller, Texas, died Nov. 17, in Kandahar, Afghanistan.

October 2013 Heroes

Lance Cpl. Christopher O. Grant, 20, of Richwood, La.
Sgt. Lyle D. Turnbull, 31, of Norfolk, Va.
Staff Sgt. Patrick H. Quinn, 26, of Quarryville, Pa
Spc. Angel L. Lopez, 27, of Parma, Ohio
1st Lt. Jennifer M. Moreno, 25, of San Diego, Calif.
Sgt. Patrick C. Hawkins, 25, of Carlisle, Pa.
Sgt. Joseph M. Peters, 24, of Springfield, Mo.
Pfc. Cody J. Patterson, 24, of Philomath, Ore
Lance Cpl. Jeremiah M. Collins, Jr., 19, of Milwaukee, Wis