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Old 08 August 2009, 07:16 PM
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Local kid, killed in Iraq a few months ago and posthumously earning the Silver Star when he gave his life to save three buddies.
I've never been married, so it's only been Reggie and me for his whole life.
"See, my parents are gone, I have no siblings, no one I could've left Tank with."
First of all, there's no listing for someone named "Paul Mallory" as having been killed in Iraq (or Afghanistan).

Second, it was a sobering task, but I meticulously went through the listings at and looked up the obituaries of every single member from any of the four service branches who was listed as having posthumously received a Silver Star after being killed in Iraq. Every single one of them left behind some combination of parents, siblings, wives, fiancees, and children -- not one of them was unmarried with no living parents or siblings:

Thomas Joseph Barbieri II

Shane Becker:,00.html

David Bernstein:

John Borbonus:

Jacob Butler:

Alwyn Cashe:

Cornell Chao:

Russell Collier:

Jerry Durbin:

Justin Estes:

Ray Fuhrmann:

Jason Harkins:

Jeffrey Kaylor:

John Marshall:

James Matteson:

Michael McLaughlin:

Michael McMullen:

Harrison Meyer:

Johnathon Millican:

William Moore:

Andrew Perkins:

Terry Prater:

Joseph Proctor:

Robert Pugh:

Mark Resh:

Benjamin Sebban:

Wentz Shanaberger III:

Sean Sims:

Michael Stack:

Robert Stever:

Patrick Tanish:

Michael Tarlavsky:

Jose Velez:

Thomas E. Vitagliano:,1534359.story

Donald Walters:

James Witkowski:

Matthew Worrell:

Anthony Yost:

Marc Lee:

Michael Monsoor:,2933,220757,00.html

Aaron Austin:

Michael Bitz:

Jeffrey Bohr:

Dale Burger:

Richard Gannon:

Theodore Holder:

Phillip Jordan:,7702726.story

Jeffrey Kirk:

John McKenna:

Frederick Pokorney:

Patrick Rapicault

Yadir Reynoso:

Sean Stokes:

Riayan A. Tejeda

David Wimberg:

Douglas Zembiec:
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