That inevitability makes the current fate of Fallujah all the more difficult for Americans, especially veterans, to accept.
The ultimate sacrifice The following Madison County residents died serving the U.S. military effort in the 2003-2011 Iraq War: -- Matthew R. Smith, 20, Anderson, Marine Corps, died May 10, 2003, in Kuwait. -- Robert E. Colvill Jr., 31, Anderson, Army, died July 8, 2004, in Baghdad. -- Raymond L. White, 22, Elwood, Army, died Nov. 12, 2004, in Baghdad. -- Brian K. Miller, 37, Pendleton, Army, died Aug. 2, 2008, in Abd Allah, Iraq. Source: The Associated Press