June 2, 2006
U.S. Army SSG Duane Enderle, son of Kay and Duane Enderle of Hagerstown, received the Bronze Star for exceptional valorous conduct in the face of the enemy of the United States of America as an infantry squad leader, 1st Platoon, B Company 1-125IN (M), Camp Habbiniyah, Iraq, on Oct. 27, 2005, during Operation Iraqi Freedom. During a platoon movement for an operation on MSR Michigan, the second vehicle of a six-vehicle formation was hit by an IED. A collision occurred with an M2 Bradley fighting vehicle.
May 19, 2003
U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. James A. Mills has been serving in and around Iraq since February. He is a member of the VMU-1 Special Unit. Upon return to the United States, he will be stationed at Twentynine Palms, Calif. where his wife, Christine, lives. A 1998 graduate of Clear Spring High School, he is the son of Shirley L. Mills of Hagerstown. U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Mark A. Wiley, 33, serves in Quality and Training Aircrew Life Support with the 436th Operations Support Squadron at Dover (Del.