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Passings away in 2017
« on: August 17, 2017, 03:57:24 PM »
Hi all I thought we had a 2017 topic, not seeing it.
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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deaths_in_2017

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Re: Passings away in 2017
« Reply #1 on: August 17, 2017, 04:01:16 PM »
August 12
Heather D. Heyer, 32, vehicular homicide

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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Unite_the_Right_rally#Vehicular_ramming_into_counter-protesters
File:2017 Charlottesville vehicle-ramming attack.webm

Video of the vehicular ramming that killed one person and injured 19

After the aborted rally, at around 1:45 p.m.[92] on August 12, a man drove his car into a crowd of people who were protesting against the rally, injuring 20 people, in what police have called a deliberate attack. The ramming occurred at a pedestrian mall at Water and Fourth streets, about four blocks away from Emancipation Park (38°01′46.17″N 78°28′46.29″W).[96] One of the injured, 32-year-old Heather D. Heyer, a paralegal from Charlottesville, was pronounced dead at the University of Virginia's University Hospita

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Re: Passings away in 2017
« Reply #2 on: August 17, 2017, 04:06:25 PM »
August 12 

Lieutenant H. Jay Cullen 48, of Midlothian, Virginia, and Trooper-Pilot Berke M.M. Bates, 40, of Quinton, Virginia They were the two state troopers who were a few miles away patrolling over from the Charlottesville, VA Unite the Right Rally.

Helicopter crash
At around 4:40 p.m. on August 12, a Bell 407 helicopter owned by the Virginia State Police crashed 7 miles (11 km) southwest of Charlottesville-Albemarle Airport, killing two Virginia state troopers who were on board. Lieutenant H. Jay Cullen, 48, of Midlothian, Virginia, and Trooper-Pilot Berke M.M. Bates, 40, of Quinton, Virginia, were on the way to assist with security and public safety in the city. The crash is being investigated by the Federal Aviation Administration, National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), and Virginia State Police.

The NTSB announced a preliminary report detailing the facts and circumstances of the crash should be available on their website by September 6, 2017

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Re: Passings away in 2017
« Reply #3 on: August 17, 2017, 04:09:46 PM »
Will post more...PLS feel free to post here about those who have lost their lives in military, anyone who is significant to you...

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Re: Passings away in 2017
« Reply #4 on: August 17, 2017, 04:18:13 PM »
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There have been at least 11 deaths of American military personnel in and near Afghanistan in 2017
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http://icasualties.org/oef/  Operation Enduring Freedom 

http://thefallen.militarytimes.com/    Honor the Fallen