Navy Special Warfare Operator Class Patrick D. Feeks, of Edgewater, Md. assigned to a West Coast-based naval special warfare unit; 16 in a Black Hawk helicopter crash northeast of Kandahar, Afghanistan.
A young Emmett Till; his death at the hands of white racists helped galvanize the Civil Rights Movement.Emmett Louis Till was an African-American teenager who was murdered in Mississippi at the age of after reportedly flirting with a white woman.
George Kennedy - ) served under General Patton, and was in the United States Army for 16 years, seeing combat and working in the Armed Forces radio. He was involved with the opening of the first Army Information Office.