SARPY County Heroes

Sarpy County's Fallen Heroes


PFC Valdean Rosenboom, Army, 20 July 1950

Viet Nam

PFC Gordon Kaye Gethman , Army, Bellevue, 20 Sept 1970

HM2 Edward LeRoy Niebur, Navy, Bellevue, 7 April 1965

Sgt John Paul Johnson, Army, Bellevue, 20 Sept 1970

Lt. William Marshall Roark, Navy, Bellevue, 7 Apr 1965

Cpt. Delmar George Booze, Marines, Papillion, 15 Jan 1978

Operation Iraqi Freedom

Lance Cpl. Shane Edward Kielion, Marines, La Vista, 15 Nov 2004. Street Dedication

Capt. Joel Eric Cahill, Army, Papillion, 6 Nov 2005. News Coverage

Sgt. Lonnie Calvin Allen, Jr., Army, Bellevue, 18 May 2006. Street Dedication

Pvt. Timothy J Madison,Army, Bellevue, 8 June 2006. Street Dedication

Cpl. Matthew Alexander, Army, Gretna, 6 May 2007.

Spc. William Lee Bailey III, National Guard, Bellevue, 26 May 2007.A Salute from Iraq

Petty Officer 1 Jeffrey L. Chaney, Navy, Bellevue, 17 July 2007.

In the long and honored history of America
There are names that shine like beacons in the night
The Patriots whose vision gave us meaning
Who kept the lamp of freedom burning bright

In the long and honored history of America
There are those that paid the last and final price
Who were called upon by chance, or desperate circumstance
To make the ultimate sacrifice

A grateful nation bows its head in sorrow
And in thanks for guaranteeing our tomorrow
The last full measure of devotion
That's what they gave to the cause

The last full measure of devotion
And though they cannot hear our applause
We honor them forever and keep alive their story
Pay tribute to their lives and give them all the glory

The last full measure of devotion
Beyond the call of duty were their deeds
The last full measure of devotion
They gave themselves to serve the greater need

And for those who did survive
And came back home alive
They join in praise of comrades who were slain
And highly resolved, most highly resolved
That these dead shall not have died in vain

thanks to Military Salute Project

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