Matthew Alan Trim

Matthew Alan Trim of Kalamazoo passed from this life unexpectedly on Friday, June 29, 2018 at Bronson Methodist Hospital in Kalamazoo. Matt was born September 22, 1975 in Sturgis, Michigan. He grew up in Kalamazoo and attended Gull Lake Schools. In 1993 Matt enlisted in the United States Air Force. He proudly served with the […]

Ethan Carpenter

SFC Ethan Charles Carpenter Sergeant First Class (SFC) Ethan Charles Carpenter was born, October 19, 1988, in Sayre, Pennsylvania to Charles and Kathleen Carpenter. He grew up in Trumansburg, NY. Ethan joined the United States Army as an Airborne Ranger in August 2007. His bravery during seven deployments to Afghanistan and one deployment to Iraq […]

Jay A. Blessing

Sgt. Jay A. Blessing was born Jan. 4, 1980, in Washington and claimed Tacoma as home. He was killed Nov. 14, 2003, in eastern Afghanistan after an improvised explosive device detonated as his unit was conducting a combat patrol there. Blessing volunteered for Army service in August 1998. He completed One Station Unit Training in […]