It is with a humble heart that the California National Guard honors these servicemembers who fought and died with honor while serving with their country.

 

 

Fallen Comrade SPC Michael G Mihalakishttp://calguard.ca.gov/Pages/Fallen-Comrade-SPC-Michael-G-Mihalakis.aspxFallen Comrade SPC Michael G MihalakisSpc.MichaelG.MihalakisSan JoseCalifornia270th Military Police CompanyOperation Iraqi Freedom19852003
Fallen Comrade SSG David Perryhttp://calguard.ca.gov/Pages/Fallen-Comrade-SSG-David-Perry.aspxFallen Comrade SSG David PerryStaff Sgt.DavidPerryBakersfieldCalifornia649th Military Police CompanyOperation Iraqi Freedom19662003
Fallen Comrade SGT Patrick R McCaffrey Srhttp://calguard.ca.gov/Pages/Fallen-Comrade-SGT-Patrick-R-McCaffrey-Sr.aspxFallen Comrade SGT Patrick R McCaffrey SrSgt.PatrickR.McCaffrey, Sr.TracyCalifornia579th Engineer BattalionOperation Iraqi Freedom19702004
Fallen Comrade SFC Michael C Ottolinihttp://calguard.ca.gov/Pages/Fallen-Comrade-SFC-Michael-C-Ottolini.aspxFallen Comrade SFC Michael C OttoliniSgt. 1st ClassMichaelC.OttoliniSebastopolCalifornia579th Engineer BattalionOperation Iraqi Freedom19592004
Fallen Comrade SPC Eric U Ramirezhttp://calguard.ca.gov/Pages/Fallen-Comrade-SPC-Eric-U-Ramirez.aspxFallen Comrade SPC Eric U RamirezSpc.EricU.RamirezSan DiegoCalifornia670th Military Police CompanyOperation Iraqi Freedom19722004
Fallen Comrade SGT Quoc Binh Tranhttp://calguard.ca.gov/Pages/Fallen-Comrade-SGT-Quoc-Binh-Tran.aspxFallen Comrade SGT Quoc Binh TranSgt.QuocBinhTranMission ViejoCalifornia185th Armor Regiment BattalionOperation Iraqi Freedom19772004
Fallen Comrade 1LT Andre D Tysonhttp://calguard.ca.gov/Pages/Fallen-Comrade-1LT-Andre-D-Tyson.aspxFallen Comrade 1LT Andre D Tyson1st Lt.AndreD.TysonRiversideCalifornia579th Engineer BattalionOperation Iraqi Freedom19702004
Fallen Comrade SPC Daniel P Ungerhttp://calguard.ca.gov/Pages/Fallen-Comrade-SPC-Daniel-P-Unger.aspxFallen Comrade SPC Daniel P UngerSpc.DanielP.UngerExeterCalifornia1-185th Infantry BattalionOperation Iraqi Freedom19852004
Fallen Comrade 1LT Michael W Vegahttp://calguard.ca.gov/Pages/Fallen-Comrade-1LT-Michael-W-Vega.aspxFallen Comrade 1LT Michael W Vega*1st Lt.MichaelW.VegaLathropCalifornia223rd Military Intelligence BattalionOperation Iraqi Freedom19622004
Fallen Comrade SSG Jerry L Bonifacio Jrhttp://calguard.ca.gov/Pages/Fallen-Comrade-SSG-Jerry-L-Boniacio-Jr.aspxFallen Comrade SSG Jerry L Bonifacio JrStaff Sgt.JerryL.Bonifacio, Jr.VacavilleCalifornia1-184th Infantry BattalionOperation Iraqi Freedom19772005
Fallen Comrade SGT Marcelino Corneilhttp://calguard.ca.gov/Pages/Fallen-Comrade-SGT-Marcelino-Corneil.aspxFallen Comrade SGT Marcelino CorneilSgt.MarcelinoCorneilCovinaCaliforniaCo. A, 1-184th Infantry BattalionOperation Iraqi Freedom19822005
Fallen comrade SGT Arnold Duplantier IIhttp://calguard.ca.gov/Pages/Fallen-comrade-SGT-Arnold-Duplantier-II.aspxFallen comrade SGT Arnold Duplantier IISgt.ArnoldDuplantier IISacramentoCaliforniaCo. C, 1-184th Infantry Battalion Operation Iraqi Freedom19792005
Fallen Comrade SGT Shakere T Guyhttp://calguard.ca.gov/Pages/Fallen-Comrade-SGT-Shakere-T-Guy.aspxFallen Comrade SGT Shakere T GuySgt.ShakereT.GuyPomonaCalifornia1-184th Infantry BattalionOperation Iraqi Freedom19822005
Fallen Comrade CPT Raymond D Hillhttp://calguard.ca.gov/Pages/Fallen-Comrade-CPT-Raymond-D-Hill.aspxFallen Comrade CPT Raymond D HillCpt.RaymondD.HillTurlockCalifornia1-487th Field ArtilleryOperation Iraqi Freedom19662005
Fallen Comrade SGT Timothy C Kiserhttp://calguard.ca.gov/Pages/Fallen-Comrade-SGT-Timothy-C-Kiser.aspxFallen Comrade SGT Timothy C KiserSgt.TimothyC.KiserRedbluffCaliforniaDET1, HHD 340th FSBOperation Iraqi Freedom19682005
Fallen Comrade CPT Michael J MacKinnonhttp://calguard.ca.gov/Pages/Fallen-Comrade-CPT-Michael-J-MacKinnon.aspxFallen Comrade CPT Michael J MacKinnon†Cpt.MichaelJ.MacKinnonHelenaMontanaCo. A, 1-184th Infantry BattalionOperation Iraqi Freedom19742005
Fallen Comrade SSG Paul C Neubauerhttp://calguard.ca.gov/Pages/Fallen-Comrade-SSG-Paul-C-Neubauer.aspxFallen Comrade SSG Paul C NeubauerStaff Sgt.PaulC.NeubauerOceansideCalifornia1-184th Infantry BattalionOperation Iraqi Freedom19652005
Fallen Comrade SSG Jose Rangelhttp://calguard.ca.gov/Pages/Fallen-Comrade-SSG-Jose-Rangel.aspxFallen Comrade SSG Jose Rangel*Staff Sgt.JoseRangelSaratogaCalifornia1106th AVCRADOperation Iraqi Freedom19622005
Fallen Comrade SFC Daniel R Scheilehttp://calguard.ca.gov/Pages/Fallen-Comrade-SFC-Daniel-R-Scheile.aspxFallen Comrade SFC Daniel R ScheileSgt. 1st ClassDanielR.ScheileFallbrookCaliforniaCo. D, 1-184th Infantry BattalionOperation Iraqi Freedom19682005
Fallen Comrade SSG Alfredo B Silvahttp://calguard.ca.gov/Pages/Fallen-Comrade-SSG-Alfredo-B-Silva.aspxFallen Comrade SSG Alfredo B SilvaStaff Sgt.AlfredoBarajasSilvaCalexicoCaliforniaDET 1, HHB, 1-487th Field ArtilleryOperation Iraqi Freedom19692005
Fallen Comrade SGT Michael Sonoda Jrhttp://calguard.ca.gov/Pages/Fallen-Comrade-SGT-Michael-Sonoda-Jr.aspxFallen Comrade SGT Michael Sonoda JrSgt.MichaelSonoda, Jr.FallbrookCalifornia1-184th Infantry BattalionOperation Iraqi Freedom19712005
Fallen Comrade CPL Glenn J Watkinshttp://calguard.ca.gov/Pages/Fallen-Comrade-CPL-Glenn-J-Watkins.aspxFallen Comrade CPL Glenn J Watkins†Cpl.GlennJ.WatkinsCarlsbadCalifornia1-184th Infantry BattalionOperation Iraqi Freedom19632005
Fallen Comrade COL William W Woodhttp://calguard.ca.gov/Pages/Fallen-Comrade-COL-William-W-Wood.aspxFallen Comrade COL William W Wood†Col.WilliamW.WoodPanama CityFlorida1-184th Infantry BattalionOperation Iraqi Freedom19612005
Fallen Comrade SGT Christopher Dwayne Younghttp://calguard.ca.gov/Pages/Fallen-Comrade-SGT-Christopher-Dwayne-Young.aspxFallen Comrade SGT Christopher Dwayne YoungSgt.ChristopherD.YoungLos AngelesCaliforniaCo. C, 3-160th Infantry BattalionOperation Iraqi Freedom19862005
Fallen Comrade SFC Isaac S Lawsonhttp://calguard.ca.gov/Pages/Fallen-Comrade-SFC-Isaac-S-Lawson.aspxFallen Comrade SFC Isaac S LawsonSgt. 1st ClassIsaacS.LawsonSacramentoCaliforniaHHC, 49th Military Police BrigadeOperation Iraqi Freedom19712006
Fallen Comrade SFC Rudy A Salcidohttp://calguard.ca.gov/Pages/Fallen-Comrade-SFC-Rudy-A-Salcido.aspxFallen Comrade SFC Rudy A SalcidoSgt. 1st ClassRudyA.SalcidoOntarioCalifornia1114th Transportation CompanyOperation Iraqi Freedom19742006
Fallen Comrade SGT Eric M Holkehttp://calguard.ca.gov/Pages/Fallen-Comrade-SGT-Eric-M-Holke.aspxFallen Comrade SGT Eric M Holke*Sgt.EricM.HolkeCrestlineCaliforniaCo. A, 1st Battalion, 160th InfantryOperation Iraqi Freedom19762007
Fallen Comrade SGT Rhys W Klasnohttp://calguard.ca.gov/Pages/Fallen-Comrade-SGT-Rhys-W-Klasno.aspxFallen Comrade SGT Rhys W KlasnoSgt.RhysW.KlasnoLa PuenteCalifornia1114th Transportation CompanyOperation Iraqi Freedom19862007
Fallen Comrade SGT Dennis L Sellen Jrhttp://calguard.ca.gov/Pages/Fallen-Comrade-SGT-Dennis-L-Sellen-Jr.aspxFallen Comrade SGT Dennis L Sellen Jr*Sgt.DennisL.Sellen, Jr.NewhallCaliforniaHHC (-) 1-185th Infantry BattalionOperation Iraqi Freedom19872007
Fallen Comrade MAJ Rocco M Barneshttp://calguard.ca.gov/Pages/Fallen-Comrade-MAJ-Rocco-M-Barnes.aspxFallen Comrade MAJ Rocco M Barnes*Maj.RoccoM.BarnesLos AngelesCaliforniaTactical Command Post 3, 40th IDOperation Iraqi Freedom19582009
Fallen Comrade SGT Carlo F Eugeniohttp://calguard.ca.gov/Pages/Fallen-Comrade-SGT-Carlo-F-Eugenio.aspxFallen Comrade SGT Carlo F EugenioSgt.CarloF.EugenioRiversideCalifornia756th Transportation CompanyOperation Enduring Freedom19822011
Fallen Comrade SPC Sean M Walshhttp://calguard.ca.gov/Pages/Fallen-Comrade-SPC-Sean-M-Walsh.aspxFallen Comrade SPC Sean M WalshSpc.SeanM.WalshSan JoseCalifornia870th Military Police CompanyOperation Enduring Freedom19902011

 Information

​For further detail surrounding these fallen servicemembers, please reference their individual biographies below. For clarification regarding official terms and designations please refer to the attached guide.

* These servicemembers' deaths were classified by the Department of Defense as "non-hostile". Non-hostile deaths are those where the circumstances are not directly attributable to hostile action or terrorist activity.

† These servicemembers were not assigned to the California National Guard at the time of their death, but were associated with CNG units or activities.

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