1st Brigade Desert Storm
The “1st Brigade (RFCT) in Desert Storm” section of this website is dedicated to the following:
The six soldiers of 1st Brigade who did not come home alive
Sergeant Tracy Hampton
Captain Joseph G. Kime III
Staff Sergeant Christopher H. Stephens
Private First Class Adrian L. Stokes
Staff Sergeant Roy J. Summerall
Specialist Peter L. Swano
The two soldiers of Alpha Troop, 4th Squadron, 7th Cavalry who died on the night of 26 February 1991
Staff Sergeant Kenneth Gentry
Sergeant Edwin Kutz
First Sergeant William “Bill” “The Bone” Corkran
Bill Corkran was First Sergeant of Delta Company, 1st Battalion, 68th Armor, 8th Infantry Division (Wildflecken) until shortly before Desert Storm when he was medevac’d back to the United States with a relapse of cancer. He died shortly after that. Many of his soldiers served as fillers and replacements in 1st Brigade during Desert Storm, and he is also dearly remembered as a great instructor and wise mentor at the Virginia Military Institute from 1986 to 1988.
First Sergeant Aaron Jagger
First Sergeant Aaron Jagger was killed in Irag on Wednesday, August 9, 2006. SSG Jagger was with the 4th Battalion, 34 Armor, 3d Armored Division in Desert Storm. We have reprinted the Stars and Stripes article with the details of this casualty of the most recent conflict in Iraq. Click on this LINK to go to the roster entry where you may click on his name to read the article and click on his position at that time to see a photo of him taken during Desert Storm.