A soldier who died from health-related issues at Fort Rucker earlier this month was buried on Thursday with full military honors.

1st Lt. William Pickel, 30, was buried at the Chattanooga National Cemetery, his obituary states. He is survived by his wife and two children.

Read More Show Less

Edwards Air Force Base, California, is mourning the loss of Staff Sgt. Adam Erickson, who was killed in a Sept. 10 training parachute accident, according to the 412th Test Wing.

"We are deeply saddened by this tragic loss," Brig. Gen. E. John Teichert, commander, 412th Test Wing, said in a wing news release. "Adam touched many lives during his time here and our hearts and prayers go out to his family, friends and coworkers."

Read More Show Less
A formation of U.S. Army soldiers with III Corps and Fort Hood honor the American flag as they lower it during the Retreat ceremony March 27, 2014. Retreat is conducted at the end of the day, every day, to honor the flag, which is raised during the Reveille ceremony each morning. All activity on the base stops for the duration of both ceremonies as soldiers pause, face the flag, and salute. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Ken Scar, 7th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment) (Photo Credit: Sgt. Ken Scar)

The Army has released the name of a soldier who died last week at Fort Hood.

Pfc. Mason Webber, 22, from Marion, Iowa, died from injuries sustained while he was conducting maintenance on a Bradley Fighting Vehicle, according to a press statement released Monday.

Read More Show Less

A little after 3 p.m. on Thursday a plane landed at Sarasota Bradenton International Airport. Passengers were asked to wait on board as a sign of respect while a service member's remains were unloaded.

Draped in an American flag, the casket carrying the remains of 20-year-old PFC Austin Stump, an Army Ranger and a 2017 graduate of Manatee High School, was rolled off the plane and into the waiting hands of an Army Honor Guard detail.

Read More Show Less

A U.S. and Romanian service member were both killed in action on Sept. 5 in Kabul, Afghanistan, Resolute Support announced Thursday morning.

Read More Show Less
A police line (Flickr/Tony Webster)

A Camp Lejeune Marine was killed over the weekend in a motorcycle crash in Georgia.

Read More Show Less
© 2018 Hirepurpose. All rights reserved. Registration on or use of this site constitutes acceptance of our Terms of Service.