Hero Stories for Vermont

Anthony J. Rosa

Lance Cpl. Anthony J. Rosa, 20, of Swanton, Vermont, died September 23, 2010, while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan. Lance Cpl. Rosa was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. </d


Tristan H. Southworth

Spc. Tristan H. Southworth, 21, of West Danville, Vermont, died August 22, 2010, at Paktika, Afghanistan, of wounds sustained when insurgents attacked his unit with small arms and rocket propelled grenade fire. Spc. Southworth was assigned to the 172nd Infantry, 86th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Jericho, Vermont. </d

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Joseph D. Fortin

2nd Lt. Joseph D. Fortin, 22, of St. Johnsbury, Vermont, died August 23, 2009, in Hussaniyah, Iraq, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his vehicle with an improvised explosive device. 2nd Lt. Fortin was assigned to 1st Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas. </d