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4 fallen Fort Carson soldiers honored at Mountain Post Warrior ceremony

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Posted at 12:12 PM, May 26, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-26 14:12:35-04

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Memorial Day is not just a day off of work, it’s a day to reflect on those who made the ultimate sacrifice for our country.

Four Fort Carson soldiers are among the thousands who lost their lives in support of overseas contingency operations and were honored at the Mountain Post Warrior ceremony Thursday.

The names of the four soldiers were inscribed on the memorial stones, which already holds the names of 395 servicemen and woman who have paid the ultimate sacrifice.

The four Soldiers who joined the memorial are:

  • Staff Sgt. Christopher A. Wilbur
  • Staff Sgt. Adam S. Thomas
  • Maj. Andrew D. Byers
  • Sgt. 1st Class Ryan A. Gloyer

Maj. Gen. Ryan F. Gonsalves, 4th Infantry Division and Fort Carson commanding general, was the keynote speaker.