Three Fort Carson soldiers were remembered Wednesday, for serving their country, and sacrificing their lives. Specialist Collin Schockmel, Private First Class Ming Sun, and Private First Class Brian Williams were honored at a special memorial ceremony at the Mountain Post. All 3 soldiers deployed to Iraq in October, with the 1st Battalion 9th Infantry Division.
PFC Sun was killed January 9 in a grenade attack, while his platoon hunted down an insurgent cell in Ramadi, Iraq. SPC Schockmel was killed January 16 by small arms fire, while conducting combat operations, also in Ramadi. PFC Williams died January 8th while at home on leave in Albert Lea, Minnesota.