28, of Edgewater, Md.; assigned to a West Coast-based naval special warfare unit; died Aug. 16 in a Black Hawk helicopter crash northeast of Kandahar, Afghanistan. Also killed were Army Chief Warrant Officer 2 Suresh N. A. Krause, 29, of Cathedral City, Calif.; Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technician 1st Class Sean P. Carson, 32, of Des Moines, Wash.; Army Sgt. Richard A. Essex, 23, of Kelseyville, Calif.; Army Sgt. Luis A. Oliver Galbreath, 41, of San Juan, Puerto Rico; Army Chief Warrant Officer 3 Brian D. Hornsby, 37, of Melbourne, Fla.; and Navy Special Warfare Operator 2nd Class David J. Warsen, 27, of Kentwood, Mich.
To honor SO1 Patrick D. Feeks, his widow, Emily Feeks and her brother’s family, Esther and James Booth and their kids retrieved this stone from their property in Gorham, Maine in the small flower garden outside their home.