Fallen Hometown Heroes -  Montgomery County, MD

We solemnly remember and pay tribute to the County’s fallen service members who have died in service to our country since World War I. 

Vietnam Memorial, Killed in Action, Missing in Action

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The records show these men and women as enlisting, being originally from, or having at one time lived in Montgomery County, MD. We consider the U.S. Department of Defense home of entry records as the official designation of military residency.

Gulf War (PDF)  (August 2, 1990 – February 28, 1991)

Thomas Clifford Bland, Jr.

Air Force Capt Thomas Clifford Bland, Jr.

Air Force Capt Thomas Clifford Bland, Jr., 26, of Gaithersburg, Maryland. He was co-pilot of AC-130H Spectre Gunship “Spirit 03” of the 16th Special Operations Squadron, U.S. Air Force Special Operations Command. Bland was killed in action in an aircraft crash off the coast Kuwait. Gave his life January 31, 1991. Row 5 Block 1 on the Gulf War Veterans Memorial. Graduated from Seneca Valley High School 1982.


Compiled by the Montgomery County Commission on Veterans Affairs.
Sources: National Archives, Find A Grave, Together We Served, Ancestry.com, Newspapers.com, Fold3.com
To submit edits, please email [email protected] or call 240-777-1252 (V), MD Relay 711

Military Department Seals

Proudly Recognizing the Military Service of Our U.S. Armed Forces, U.S. Uniformed Services & Their Families