United States Army Staff Sergeant Ergin V. Osman, 35, whose surviving spouse resides in Indianapolis, Indiana.
Died May 26, 2011. He was one of six soldiers from the Army's 101st Airborne Ranger Pathfinders based at Fort Campbell, Kentucky who died when an improvised explosive device hit their unit in Kandahar province. He was on his second tour of duty in Afghanistan.
He originally joined the Marines then switched to the Army in 2007.