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Post by News Tribune Staff on June 25, 2007 at 11:47 am with No Comments »
June 25, 2007 11:47 am

Fort Lewis has four memorial ceremonies scheduled today and Tuesday.

&bull At 1 p.m. today, the post will remember Cpl. Damon G. LeGrand, who died June 12 in an ambush in Baqouba. LeGrand was assigned to the 571st Military Police Company. The ceremony will be held in the Main Post Chapel.

&bull At 11 a.m. Tuesday, a ceremony will be held for Sgt. Danny R. Soto, Sgt. Cory M. Endlich and Spc. Zachary A. Grass, all of the 4th Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division. The ceremony will be held in the Evergreen Chapel. Endlich was killed June 9 in Taji, and Soto and Grass died June 16 in Rashidiyah.

&bull At 1 p.m., a ceremony will be held in the Main Post Chapel for Cpl. Llythaniel Fenderand Cpl. Meresebang Ngiraked, who were assigned to the 5th Battalion, 5th Air Defense Artillery Regiment. They were killed June 10 in Mahmudiya.

&bull At 4 p.m., the post will remember former Fort Lewis soldier Sgt. 1st Class Christopher D. Henderson at the Evergreen Chapel. Henderson, killed June 17 in Afghanistan, was stationed here with the 2nd Cavalry Regiment and the I Corps Special Troops Battalion in 2005-06 before he was assigned to a team of advisers out of Fort Riley, Kan. His wife and daughter live at Fort Lewis.

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