Master Sergeant Stuart Binger died on January 8, 2007. He left behind his wife Carol, two sisters (Sherry and Stacey), his mother and father. He will be missed by his family, friends, and comrades. Stuart had a distinguished 35-year military career serving in campaigns from Vietnam through Afghanistan as a Master Sergeant in the U.S.…

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Today, the Stronghold Freedom Foundation remembers  Robert “Bob” Kitchen who died December 15, 2003. Bob was one of the first boots on the ground at Karshi-Khanabad. As a civilian member of National Intelligence Support Team #1, a Joint Chiefs of Staff sponsored, multi-discipline, multi-Intelligence Agency Military and Civilian Volunteer group that was formed, then deployed…

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Today the Stronghold Freedom Foundation honors Lee Kirkpatrick, who died of cancer on 6 December 2018. He deployed initially to Karshi-Khanabad in 2001 in support of Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF). He served as a Human Intelligence Specialist with Task Force 202. His team eventually moved to support operations in Qandahar. He estimated that he produced…

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Today The Stronghold Freedom Foundation remembers Mark L. Wallace, devoted father, son, husband, and C-130 Flight Engineer. Mark died Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2007, at Memorial Hospital in Savannah, Ga. It was his 45th birthday. Mark was born in Heidelberg, Germany, and lived in Savannah, Ga., most of his life. He was a member of the Wilmington…

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Today, we remember Eric Alan Adams – National Guard Army medic – Citizen Soldier, a registered nurse who succumbed to his cancer on November 19, 2017.  He deployed with the Kentucky National Guard, out of Louisville serving 14 years also supporting the 10th Mountain Division performing high-risk search and rescue missions in Afghanistan along the…

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William C Sanderson – Today we remember Sergeant First Class William (Bill), Carroll Sanderson.  20th Special Forces Group warrior – God – Duty – Country – Husband to Theresa, father of 5, grandfather of 9 – Lost to K2 caused lung cancer on November 19, 2013. Bill was in a single unit that has a…

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The Stronghold Freedom Foundation is sad to relay the news that CSM Parry Baer, Retired, has passed. CSM Baer was at Karshi-Khanabad, Uzbekistan, as part of Task Force Dagger. Many of our veterans knew or served with CSM Baer. God Speed, Command Sergeant Major. Official announcement: CSM(R) Parry L Baer September 13, 2020 (Age 61)…

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