FORT RILEY, Kan. (WIBW) -- Fort Riley held a special memorial ceremony to honor the five fallen 'Big Red One' soldiers killed in southern Afghanistan last month.
The ceremony was scheduled for Thursday at 11 a.m. at Fort Riley's Morris Hill Chapel. The memorial is designed to give fellow Soldiers and their families a chance to honor their fallen brethren and recognize their sacrifice.
The soldiers, listed below, along with Staff Sgt Jesse Williams of the 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment in Vilseck, Germany were killed on December 17 when their Black Hawk helicopter crashed in Afghanistan.
Those Soldiers to be honored at the memorial ceremony are: