SPC Hartley was killed in action on July 15th, 2005 when a vehicle born improvised explosive device struck the vehicle he was in while on a security mission. SPC Hartley was a member of Dustin's security team. Dustin was in the vehicle with SPC Hartley that day and was wounded during the attack. We will not take one day for granted and will honor fallen heroes while on the road in memory of JED.
SGT Frank Katona served in the infantry in World War II. He passed away on February 23, 2013. Frank is Leslie's Grandfather. He represents all Veterans who have answered the call to serve our country. We are proud of Frank's service to our nation and will honor his memory by helping Veterans while we are on the road.