Daegan William-Tyeler Page

Rank: Marine Corps Corporal
Age: 23
Location: Omaha, Nebraska

Our beloved son, Corporal Daegan William-Tyeler Page, 23, was killed in Afghanistan yesterday. Daegan joined the U.S. Marine Corps after graduating from Millard South High School. He loved the brotherhood of the Marines and was proud to serve as a member of the 2nd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California.

Daegan’s girlfriend Jessica, his mom, dad, step-mom, step-dad, 4 siblings, and grandparents are all mourning the loss of a great son, grandson, and brother. Daegan was raised in Red Oak, Iowa and the Omaha metro area and was a longtime member of the Boy Scouts. He enjoyed playing hockey for Omaha Westside in the Omaha Hockey Club and was a diehard Chicago Blackhawks fan. He loved hunting and spending time outdoors with his dad, as well as being out on the water. He was also an animal lover with a soft spot in his heart for dogs.

Daegan always looked forward to coming home and hanging out with his family and many buddies in Nebraska. To his younger siblings, he was their favorite jungle gym and to his friends, he was a genuinely happy guy that you could always count on. After finishing his enlistment, Daegan planned to come home and go to a local trade school, possibly to become a lineman.

Daegan will always be remembered for his tough outer shell and giant heart. Our hearts are broken, but we are thankful for the friends and family who are surrounding us during this time. Our thoughts and prayers are also with the other Marine and Navy families whose loved ones died alongside Daegan.

Statement from the Page family to KETV

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Darin Taylor Hoover

Rank: Marine Staff Sergeant
Age: 31
Location: Sandy, Utah

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Hunter Lopez

Rank: Marine Corps Corporal
Age: 20
Location: Riverside County, California

Hunter was the victim of vicious evil and was killed because he wore a United States Marine uniform with love and pride. Our entire community feels the anguish, and we mourn the death of Hunter, who answered the call to serve, defend and protect our nation.

Riverside Sheriffs’ Association

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David Lee Espinoza

Rank: Marine Corps Lance Corporal
Age: 20
Location: Rio Bravo, Texas

City of Rio Bravo is mourning the loss of one of our own 🙏

Beside his grave old glory waved for his country his life he gave, staring at his name etched in stone, he gave all and is not alone, looking up all I could see, were sacrifices made for you and me, tears of sorrow rolled down my face, what I would give to take his place, hard to express my feelings inside, empty and helpless most of all pride, we mourn our loss and our souls greive, he fought and died for what he believed, our flag will fly our anthem will play, never taking for granted our freedom today, priceless are the memories of our time together, the difference he made will last forever, I took my wife’s hand and we walked away, we buried our son a fallen hero today.

Thank you for your Service David Lee Espinoza, City of Rio Bravo is mourning the loss of a HERO

Gilbert Aguilar Jr, Mayor of Rio Bravo, TX

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Jared Schmitz

Rank: Marine Corps Lance Corporal
Age: 20
Location: Wentzville, Missouri

His life meant so much more. I’m so incredibly devastated that I won’t be able to see the man that he was very quickly growing into becoming.

Mark Schmitz, father of Jared Schmitz, to KMOX radio

https://www.facebook.com/SchroerMO/posts/5036130306414531

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Maxton Soviak

Rank: Navy Fleet Marine Force Hospital Corpsman
Age: 22
Location: Berlin Heights, Ohio

His final words to (Rachel) over FaceTime, when he was telling her goodbye was after she told him to be safe and he said ‘Don’t worry mom, my guys got me they won’t let anything happen to me.’ Today she realized that they all just went together.

Kip and Rachel Soviak, Max’s parents, in a statement to CNN

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Rylee James McCollum

Rank: Marine Corps Lance Corporal
Age: 20
Location: Jackson, Wyoming

I never thought in a million years [my son] would die for nothing, for nothing, because that feckless, dementia-ridden piece of crap who decided he wanted a photo-op on September 11th. That’s what kills me. I wanted my son to represent our country, to fight for my country. But I never thought that a feckless piece of crap would send him to his death and smirk on television while he’s talking about people dying with his nasty smirk.

Kathy McCollum, mother of Rylee James McCollum, in a phone call to “The Wilkow Majority” / SiriusXM

Ryan Knauss

Rank: US Army Staff Sergeant
Age: 23
Location: Knoxville, Tennessee

The president of the United States has the ability to help our troops, have enough men and women to stay safe. In all of our history, in all of the time that we have been fighting, where did you leave these men and women but at one airport, one location, one gate to funnel thousands through? And who did you trust? You trusted our enemy to allow who would come through.

Paula Knauss, mother of Ryan Knauss

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