|Army Special Operations Command to remember fallen Soldiers, May 25|
RELEASE NUMBER: 120516-01
USASOC Public Affairs Office
FORT BRAGG, N.C. (USASOC News Service, May 16, 2012) – The U.S. Army Special Operations Command will honor 32 Special Operations Forces Soldiers killed while supporting combat operations during the past year in a ceremony, May 25, at 2 p.m. at the Fallen Special Operations Soldiers Memorial Wall adjacent to the USASOC headquarters building.
USASOC commanding general, Lt. Gen. John F. Mulholland will add the Soldiers' names to the wall, paying tribute to them and more than 300 ARSOF Soldiers who have made the ultimate sacrifice in defending the United States in the war against terrorism.
Hundreds of family members, friends and special guests of those fallen Soldiers from many hometowns across the country are expected to attend.
After the Memorial Wall is unveiled, the names of those who died during current combat operations will be read. They are (please click on name for bio):
Master Sgt. Danial R. Adams
Sgt. Justin B. Allen
Members of the media who wish to cover the ceremony must register with USASOC PAO by May 23 before 4 p.m.
Please provide the number of news team members, video/still photographers, live trucks and other special equipment you plan to bring to the ceremony. Media planning live coverage during or after the program must provide that information to USASOC PAO when responding to this invitation. Special needs or interview requests should be submitted at this time as well. Media should provide after-hours contact information to include email address, so we may inform you of changes.
USASOC PAO will meet media at Stryker Gold Course on Bragg Boulevard by noon, May 25. The media convoy will depart Stryker no later than 12.15 p.m. due to the heavy traffic associated with that time of the day. USASOC PAO will escort live trucks in that convoy. If live trucks require earlier arrival, please coordinate with USASOC PAO no later than May 23 before 4 p.m.