Wednesday, August 6, 2008

Sgt. Gary M. Henry, Spc. Jonathan D. Menke

The Department of Defense announced today the death of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. They died Aug. 4 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when debris from an improvised explosive device detonation on an overpass fell onto their vehicle. They were assigned to the 38th Military Police Company, 38th Infantry Division, Indiana Army National Guard, Danville, Ind.

Killed were:

Sgt. Gary M. Henry, 34, of Indianapolis, Ind.

Spc. Jonathan D. Menke, 22, of Madison, Ind.


Anonymous said...

Gary Henry was a neighbor and friend of mine. He was a wonderful person and a great father. Gary leaves behind his wife and his children and so many friends. Gary was the most heroic man I have ever met. He was a firefighter captain, paramedic, diver, reserve police officer and now, angel. Gary will be missed dearly and never forgotten. My family and I are crushed that he was taken. I do feel a sense of peace knowing he is in heaven and that we will meet again. Cindy B., Indianapolis

whoricswife said...

My husband attended the Hero's Flight for Sgt. Henry this week in Iraq. He was very upset seeing another flag draped casket. Even more so knowing that this Soldier's family would be receiving the news. I'm so sorry for your loss. May God help to ease the pain.

Another Army Wife