FORT LEWIS, Wash. – Soldiers of the 1st Special Forces Group (Airborne) will honor two fallen comrades during a sunrise re-dedication ceremony at the unit’s memorial wall on Veteran’s Day.
On Wednesday, Nov. 11, at 7:30 a.m., the names of Sgt. 1st Class Christopher D. Shaw and Staff Sgt. Jack M. Martin III will be unveiled as the most recent additions to the roster of fallen Soldiers memorialized on the wall.
The 1st Special Forces Group Memorial Wall honors Soldiers who have died while serving on missions around the world. The wall currently has 164 names memorialized on it.
Shaw and Martin died Sept. 29 on Jolo Island, Philippines when their vehicle struck an IED.