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www.pantagraph.com Pantagraph Sunday, July 15, 2007 Af " Central Illinois at war After the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks put the U.S. on high alert, the Illinois Army National Guard assisted security efforts at airports as part of Operation Noble Eagle. The war in Afghanistan soon began, on Oct. 7, 2001. Here are key events in Central Illinois' history in support of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. 0 JGft Jan. 27, 2005: Marine Cpl. Jonathan S. Beatty of Streator dies in Iraq. Oct. 28, 2005: Army Guard 1st Lt. Debra A. Banaszak, formerly of Clinton and Sullivan, dies in Kuwait. O T) June 2006: 190-soldier 190-soldier 190-soldier Guard unit is mobilized for Iraq war. Q Early October 2006: 1744th arrives in Iraq after time 9 in Kuwait and Camp Atterbury, Ind. The unit Is sent to Camp Anaconda near Balad, north of Baghdad. Feb. 24, 2005: Army Staff Sgt. Daniel G. Gresham of Lincoln dies in Iraq. Sept. 2007: Unit expected home from duty.Ol May 13, 2006: Army Spc. Ronald W. Gebur of Delavan dies in Iraq. . The 1144th is providing roadside security on route between Kuwait and northern Iraq. May 26, 2007: Army Spc. Francis Trussel dies in Iraq. o March 15, 2007: Marine Lance Cpl. Raymond J. Holzhauer r-O r-O r-O Jan- Jan- 8, 2003: Chicago-based Chicago-based Chicago-based 244th Army Liaison Team is first Illinois Guard unit deployed after 911, suppbrting the war in Afghanistan. of Dwight dies in Iraq. 0 2007 "i'Zf4 i(i.' v' ("Sr. 1 ? II f - :i mummA I I JUL Oil I Vr ol o " H2006J 5 Yo03 IBP o 2007 I r O March 20, 2003: U.S. invasion of Iraq begins; Marine Capt. Ryan Beaupre, below, of St. Anne, dies in Kuwait that day. 0 4jHE ma s. ,j. , , r n i mi , r o May 23, 2004: Army Spc. Jeremy L. Ridlen of Maroa dies in Iraq. March 29, 2003: First member of Illinois Guard killed since 911; Staff Sgt. Jacob L. Frazier of the Illinois Air National Guard in Afghanistan. 6 Oct, 2004: Army Guard Spc. Jessica L. Cawvey of Mahomet killed in Iraq. , Aug. 5, 2005: 0 Marine Gunnery Sgt. Terry W. Ball of East Peoria fatally wounded in Iraq. QJan. 10, 2005: Army Cpl. Daniel Castillo of Streator, an Iraq war veteran, dies in exercise at Fort Campbell, Ky. . ''. 4 Early October 2006: Army specialists Kristofer Walker and George Obour Jr., both of Creve Coeur and graduates of East Peoria Comm. High School, die in Iraq. KD April 27, 2007: 60 soldiers deploying for up to one year in the unit's first ,. post-911 post-911 post-911 deployment, set for 12 months, Summer 2007: At Iraq, Kuwait bases.Q-j bases.Q-j bases.Q-j T -"rO -"rO June 2006: Unit mobilized for Iraq war as security forces. About lb soldiers called up for the unit s first post-911 post-911 post-911 deployment, which is stheduled to last as long as 18 months. O October 2006: Unit arrives in Iraq. ; October 2007: Unit scheduled to return. O ' Photos from Pantagraph archives and Associated Press SOURCES: Illinois National Guard's public affairs office; Pantagraph archives; Associated Press; Washington Post. Pantagraph graphlcRYAN DENHAM

Clipped from The Pantagraph15 Jul 2007, SunPage 7

The Pantagraph (Bloomington, Illinois)15 Jul 2007, SunPage 7
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