As some of you know, my son Kris was a U.S. Army Ranger.
He was deployed to the USS Kitty Hawk in October 2001 as part of the Enduring Freedom
campaign. On October 19 he, and another Ranger, Jonn Edmunds, were killed in a helicopter accident in Pakistan during
operation Rhino. This operation parachuted about 200 Rangers into a small airfield
southwest of Kandahar, Afghanistan.
I've created this special section mostly for my family but also for others that have
expressed an interest.
If you knew Kris and have any "stories" to relate please e-mail me. I
never get tired of hearing what Kris was up to when I wasn't around. It seems to be
More information about my son, Kris, can be found by following the links to the left.
I'll be adding more information and pictures from time to time. Watch for these
additions in the update history at the right.
Moved to new server. Installed new hit counter.
Added a page of photos of my Honor the Fallen Quilt (see
photos) and a link to Unsung Heroes, a local veterans support organization.
Added a link to Honor the Fallen. I'm
making a quilt panel for their memorial quilt.
Added a "Montana in Winter" page under Photos. It shows some winter
versions of the photos in the Return 2004 section.
Added a section about our trip back to Upper Holland Lake. See "Return
Added a link to American Gold Star Mothers on Links page.
Added several articles that I have written for various newspapers. Listed under
A few spelling corrections for aunt Linn.
Earlier Updates can be found on the Updates