Hero Stories for October 2009

Russell S. Hercules, Jr.

Spc. Russell S. Hercules, Jr., 22 of Murfreesboro, Tennessee, died October 1, 2009, in Wardak province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using small arms fire. Spc. Hercules was assigned to the 4th Battalion, 101st Aviation Regiment, 159th Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Kentucky. </d


Paul E. Andersen

Spc. Paul E. Andersen, 49, of Dowagiac, Michigan, died October 1, 2009, in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his camp using indirect fire. Spc. Andersen was assigned to the 855th Quartermaster Company, South Bend, Indiana. </d