The Global War on Terrorism

Paul Finken
Paul Finken - Lieutenant Colonel
Date Of Death: Nov 2, 2006
War / Conflict: Iraq
Hometown: Early, Iowa

Paul John Finken grew up in the small Iowa town of Earling in Shelby County. He was the youngest of Charles and Edna Finken’s 10 children, and a twin. He...

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David Giaimo
David Giaimo - 1st Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Aug 12, 2005
War / Conflict: Iraq
Hometown: Waukegan, Illinois

Year at ISU: 2003 - ISU ROTC member Died: Iraq

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Joseph Hamski
Joseph Hamski - Staff Sergeant
Date Of Death: May 26, 2011
War / Conflict: Iraq
Hometown: Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Joseph was born April 30, 1983 to Mary Ellen and John Hamski in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He joined two older sisters in the family, Jennifer and Nicole, and eventually had a...

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Deric Rasmussen
Deric Rasmussen - Chief Warrant Officer
Date Of Death: May 11, 2014
War / Conflict: Afghanistan
Hometown: Lincoln, Nebraska

Chief Warrant Officer Deric Rasmussen was born to Diane and Phil Rasmussen on November 2, 1980 in Lincoln, Nebraska. He was instructed by his family not to arrive on a...

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Eric Woods
Eric Woods - Private First Class
Date Of Death: Jul 9, 2005
War / Conflict: Iraq
Hometown: Omaha, Nebraska

Years at ISU: 1997-1999 Died: Iraq - Medic

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