Remembering the Fallen

Glen Rose Reporter
At the first home football of the season last Friday, Glen Rose High School and Glen Rose ISD honored the 13 members killed in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Aug. 26 by leaving 13 seats empty at Tiger Stadium. Suicide bombers attacked the airport in Kabul where the U.S. troops died: Marine Corps Lance Cpl. David L. Espinoza, 20, of Rio Bravo, Texas; Marine Corps Sgt. Nicole L. Gee, 23, of Sacramento, California; Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Darin T. Hoover, 31, of Salt Lake City; Army Staff Sgt. Ryan C. Knauss, 23, of Corryton, Tennessee; Marine Corps Cpl. Hunter Lopez, 22, of Indio, California;  Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Rylee J. McCollum, 20, of Jackson, Wyoming; Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Dylan R. Merola, 20, of Rancho Cucamonga, California; Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Kareem M. Nikoui, 20, of Norco, California; Marine Corps Sgt. Johanny Rosario Pichardo, 25, of Lawrence, Massachusetts; Marine Corps Cpl. Humberto A. Sanchez, 22, of Logansport, Indiana; Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Jared M. Schmitz, 20, of St. Charles, Missouri; Navy Hospital Corpsman Maxton W. Soviak, 22, of Berlin Heights, Ohio; Marine Corps Cpl. Daegan W. Page, 23, of Omaha, Nebraska. More than 100 individuals were killed in the attack while 140 more were injured.