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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.
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I've never been married, so it's only been Reggie and me for his whole life.
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"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 http://www.homeofheroes.com/valor/08...T/01_main.html 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
http://www.arlingtoncemetery.net/tjbarbieri.htm

Shane Becker:
http://www.rockymountainnews.com/drm...611854,00.html

David Bernstein:
http://dsf.chesco.org/heroes/Bernstein/bernstein.htm

John Borbonus:
http://www.idahopress.com/articles/2...news/news5.txt

Jacob Butler:
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2003/jun/05/iraq21

Alwyn Cashe:
http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/led...y&pid=15737118

Cornell Chao:
http://la.indymedia.org/news/2007/01/192547.php

Russell Collier:
http://www.militarycity.com/valor/389583.html

Jerry Durbin:
http://www.militarycity.com/valor/1496816.html

Justin Estes:
http://www.militarycity.com/valor/2610357.html

Ray Fuhrmann:
http://www.militarycity.com/valor/1052017.html

Jason Harkins:
http://www.militarycity.com/valor/2749188.html

Jeffrey Kaylor:
http://www.arlingtoncemetery.net/jeffrey-kaylor.htm

John Marshall:
http://www.arlingtoncemetery.net/jwmarshall.htm

James Matteson:
http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpag...51C1A9629C8B63

Michael McLaughlin:
http://www.militarycity.com/valor/1456380.html

Michael McMullen:
http://www.arlingtoncemetery.net/mjmcmullen.htm

Harrison Meyer:
http://iraq.pigstye.net/article.php/20041130082222636

Johnathon Millican:
http://www.armytimes.com/news/2007/0...erstar_070705/

William Moore:
http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/new...y&pid=87713974

Andrew Perkins:
http://www.militarycity.com/valor/2610388.html

Terry Prater:
http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/kno...y&pid=86896439

Joseph Proctor:
http://www.ng.mil/features/silverstar/Proctor.aspx

Robert Pugh:
http://iraq.pigstye.net/article.php/PughRobertShane

Mark Resh:
http://iraq.pigstye.net/article.php/ReshMarkT

Benjamin Sebban:
http://www.arlingtoncemetery.net/blsebban.htm

Wentz Shanaberger III:
http://iraq.pigstye.net/article.php/2004033008091796

Sean Sims:
http://iraq.pigstye.net/article.php/20041118082848523

Michael Stack:
http://www.arlingtoncemetery.net/mbstack.htm

Robert Stever:
http://www.militarycity.com/valor/256645.html

Patrick Tanish:
http://bearcreekledger.com/2009/02/1...hero-02112009/

Michael Tarlavsky:
http://www.arlingtoncemetery.net/mytarlavsky.htm

Jose Velez:
http://iraq.pigstye.net/article.php/20041118082240925

Thomas E. Vitagliano:
http://www.courant.com/news/custom/n...,1534359.story

Donald Walters:
http://iraq.pigstye.net/article.php/2003040710550094

James Witkowski:
http://www.militarycity.com/valor/1220880.html

Matthew Worrell:
http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/...n/6168675.html

Anthony Yost:
http://iraq.pigstye.net/article.php/YostAnthony

Marc Lee:
http://www.militarycity.com/valor/2011760.html

Michael Monsoor:
http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,220757,00.html

Aaron Austin:
http://www.militarycity.com/valor/257251.html

Michael Bitz:
http://iraq.pigstye.net/article.php/20030327121336585

Jeffrey Bohr:
http://www.militarycity.com/valor/256622.html

Dale Burger:
http://iraq.pigstye.net/article.php/20041119080821680

Richard Gannon:
http://iraq.pigstye.net/article.php/20040423081039870

Theodore Holder:
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/news/i...er&listoffset=

Phillip Jordan:
http://www.courant.com/news/custom/n...,7702726.story

Jeffrey Kirk:
http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/the...ry&pid=2944844

John McKenna:
http://iraq.pigstye.net/article.php/McKennaJohnJ

Frederick Pokorney:
http://www.arlingtoncemetery.net/fepokorney.htm

Patrick Rapicault
http://www.arlingtoncemetery.net/pmmrapicault.htm

Yadir Reynoso:
http://iraq.pigstye.net/article.php/20040810082513495

Sean Stokes:
http://www.auburnbuzz.com/content/view/332/67/

Riayan A. Tejeda
http://www.militarycity.com/valor/256646.html

David Wimberg:
http://www.wave3.com/Global/story.asp?S=3398359

Douglas Zembiec:
http://www.militarycity.com/valor/2758555.html
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