David Paul Mahlenbrock – Specialist, United States Army


NEWS RELEASE from the United States Department of Defense No. 1253-04 IMMEDIATE RELEASE DoD Identifies Army Casualty The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. Specialist David P. Mahlenbrock, 20, of Maple Shade, New Jersey, died December 3, 2004 in Kirkuk, Iraq, when he was clearing … Read more

Peter A. Petito – Colonel, United States Army

From a contemporary press report: Peter A. Petito, 84, a retired Army colonel and intelligence analyst, died of prostate cancer November 17, 1998 at the Hospice of Howard County, Maryland. Colonel Petito, who fought in the jungles of Burma during World War II, served in the Army Counterintelligence Corps for much of his career. He … Read more

Charles J. Zadd – Commander, United States Navy

From a contemporary press report: On Saturday, Aug. 26, 2000, retired United States Navy Commander Charles J. Zadd of Vienna, Virginia, died in his sleep after a one-year battle with cancer. He was born October 25, 1930 in New York City. He graduated from the United States Naval Academy, Class of 1955, and also received … Read more

David Evans, Jr. – Private, United States Army


NEWS RELEASE from the United States Department of Defense No. 368-03 (703)697-5131(media) IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 26, 2003 DOD IDENTIFIES ARMY CASUALTY The Department of Defense announced today that Private David Evans, Jr., 18, of Buffalo, New York, was killed May 25, 2003, in Ad Diwaniyah, Iraq.  Evans was killed in an explosion at a facility … Read more

Robert Patrick Tracy – Lieutenant Colonel, United States Air Force

From a contemporary press report Robert Patrick Tracy, 66, a retired Air Force lieutenant colonel who later became a civilian systems analyst, died of cancer February 15, 1999 at the Veterans Hospital at Fort Howard, Maryland. Colonel Tracy was born in Pittston, Pennsylvania, and graduated from Pennsylvania State University. He retired from the Air Force … Read more

United States Army Personnel – Buried in Arlington National Cemetery

For United States Army Personnel From “A” To “L” Click Here For United States Army Personnel From “M” To “Z” Click Here For Army Medal of Honor Recipients, Click Here To Return To The Main Biographical Pages, Click Here Michael Robert Patterson Michael Robert Patterson was born in Arlington and is the son of a … Read more

William Morrow Fechteler – Admiral, United States Navy


Born in San Rafael, California, March 6, 1896, the son of Augustus Francis Fechteler, he graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1916.  He served on the battleship USS Pennsyvlania during World War I and progressed through the regular alterntion of sea and shore duties, advancing to Captain and the post of Operations Office of … Read more

John Tazewell Helms – First Lieutenant, United States Army


First Lieutenant John Tazewell Helms, U.S.Army Born in Missouri January 21, 1909 Died in an accident December 30, 1935 Cadet U.S. Military Academy 1927-31 Graduated as No. 9314, Class of 1931 Second Lieutenant September 11, 1931 First Lieutenant August 1, 1935 Detailed to Air Corps, September 11, 1931 Student, Air Corps Primary Flying School, 1931-32 … Read more

Alexander Edmund Wetherbee – First Lieutenant, United States Marine Corps

NEWS RELEASE from the United States Department of Defense No. 892-04 IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sep 13, 2004 Dod Identifies Marine Casualty The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. First Lieutenant Alexander E. Wetherbee, 27, of Fairfax, Virginia, died September 12, 2004, from injuries received from enemy … Read more

James A. Willis, Jr. – First Lieutenant, United States Army

3 ARMY OFFICERS DIE IN PLANE CRASH Lieutenant J. A. Willis, Jr., Pilot; His Father, Major Willis, And Major J. A. Parker Killed HIT FOG OVER VIRGINIA March 20, 1933 WASHINGTON, March 19, 1933 – Lieutenant James A. Willis, Jr., and his two passengers, Major James A. Willis, Sr., his father, and Major John A. Parker, were killed … Read more

Chester E. McCarty – Major General, United States Air Force


MAJOR GENERAL CHESTER E. MCCARTY Retired March 1, 1966, Died April 5, 1999 Major General Chester E. McCarty of Portland, Oregon, assumed duties as chief of staff for U.S. Air Forces in Europe in February 1963. He came to Germany from  Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C., where he served an assistant chief of staff … Read more

United States Army Aircrew – 8 May 1944



John Davis Lodge – Captain, United States Navy Member of Congress – American Diplomat


Born in Washington, D.C. October 20, 1903, he served with the United States Navy as a Lieutenant and Lieutenant Commander, August 1942-January 1946. He was a liaison between the French and U.S. Fleets during World War II. He was decorated with the rank of Chevalier in the French Legion of Honor and with the Croix … Read more

Sophia Dziadura – Major, United States Air Force

By Jerry Vondas COURTESY OF THE PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW Sunday, November 4, 2007 As a retired military intelligence Air Force officer who spent 26 years on active duty, Major Sophia Dziadura, a former resident of Carnegie, Pennsylvania, was also recognized for her efforts in developing the Deinheim Orphanage in Germany in the years following World War … Read more

George Brinton McClellan – Member, U.S. House of Representatives Mayor of New York City Lieutenant Colonel, United States Army


Born in Dresden, Saxony (Germany) where his parents were visiting, on November 23, 1865. He was the son of General George Brinton and Ellen M. (Marcy) McClellan. Received his A.B. degree from Princeton in 1886, his A.M. degree and L.L.B. degree from Fordham in 1905 and Union Univesity in 1906. He married Georgiana L. Heckscher, … Read more

Creswell Garlington – Brigadier General, United States Army

Brigadier General Creswell Garlington, U.S. Army Born in Rock Island, Illinois June 23, 1887 Died, Hunters Field, Georgia March 11, 1945 Cadet, U.S. Military Academy 1906-10 Graduated as No. 4854, Class of 1910 Second Lieutenant June 15, 1910 First Lieutenant February 27, 1913 Captain July 1, 1916 Major (NA) August 5, 1917 Lieutenant Colonel (NA) … Read more

Donald B. Miller – Colonel, United States Army

Retired U.S. Army Colonel Donald B. Millar, a former resident of Redlands, California, and recipient of the Roy Coble Award, died February 12, 2007, in Colorado Springs, following an illness. He was 89. He had lived in Redlands from 1976 until 2005, when he and his wife moved to Colorado Springs to be with their … Read more

George Lippitt Andrews – Brigadier General, United States Army


Born at Providence, Rhode Island, April 22, 1828. Educated in the grammar schools, Providence, Rhode Island. Married: Alice Beverly Potter. Married a second time: Emily Kemble (Oliver) Brown, May 13, 1874. The father of George A. Andrews.  He was in business life beginning in June 1841 at Providence, and afterward in New York and St Louis, … Read more

St. Clair Streett – Major General, United States Air Force


Courtesy of the United States Air Force MAJOR GENERAL ST. CLAIR STREETT Retired February 1952, Died October 1, 1970 St. Clair Streett was born in Washington, D.C., in 1893. After graduating from high school, he enlisted as a sergeant in the Signal Corps, Enlisted Reserve, on December 8, 1916 and was assigned to the Curtis … Read more

Henry Kennedy Benham – Lieutenant, United States Navy


DEATH OF LIEUTENANT BENHAM WASHINGTON, April 8, 1904 – The Navy Department has been advised by the Commandant of the United States Naval Station, Key West, Florida, of the death there today of Lieutenant Henry Kennedy Benham.  The deceased was a son of Rear Admiral Benham, retired, and was born in and appointed from New York. … Read more

Clayton Sinnot Adams – Brigadier General, United States Army


Clayton Sinnot Adams (1890-1965).  Born in Champaign, Illinois on December 7, 1890. Commissioned in the infantry reserve following attendance at Training Camp, Fort Sheridan in 1917. Called to active duty September 1940. Served in the office of the Adjutant General 1940-1942. Brigadier General in September 1942.  Head of Army postal Service 1942-1943. Duty with Army … Read more

Brian D. Rizzolli – Captain, United States Air Force & William B. Satterly – First Lieutenant, United States Air Force


February 5, 2002 Captain Brian D. Rizzoli and First Lieutenant William B. Satterly, of the 47th Airlift Wing, died when their C-21 crashed near Ellsworth Air Force Base, South Dakota. The C-21 is the military version of the Learjet 35A. University of Dayton: It is with profound sadness that we report that Captain Brian D. … Read more