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Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery

The Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery was dedicated and opened for burials on May 12, 2000. The cemetery is situated on a 638.5-acre parcel of land that overlooks picturesque Mountain Creek Lake. Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery is the sixth national cemetery in Texas and the 118th in the national cemetery system.

The first phase of construction encompassed 110 acres of the 638-acre cemetery for 12,000 projected gravesites, 2,000 lawn crypts and 2,200 columbaria/garden niches for cremated remains. Fully developed, Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery will provide burial space for 280,000 eligible veterans and dependents.

Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery contains the graves of the following people, who fought for the United States of America and who gave their lives in the War in Afghanistan and/or Operation Enduring Freedom:

06 November 2006 , Sergeant 1st Class William R. Brown, aged 30
10 February 2009 , Corporal Peter John Courcy, aged 22
20 February 2009 , Staff Sergeant Jeremy E. Bessa, aged 26
01 June 2009 , Private 1st Class Matthew Dwight Ogden, aged 33
26 October 2009 , Staff Sergeant Shawn Henry McNabb, aged 24
08 June 2010 , Sergeant Zachary Joe Walters, aged 24
14 October 2010 , Sergeant Carlos A. Benitez, aged 24
27 November 2010 , Private 1st Class Devon J. Harris, aged 24
12 January 2011 , Sergeant Omar Aceves, aged 30
03 April 2011 , 1st Lieutenant Robert Forrest Welch III, aged 26
06 April 2011 , Staff Sergeant Jeremy D. Smith, aged 26
23 May 2011 , Private 1st Class Andrew M. Krippner, aged 20
27 August 2011 , Specialist Michael C. Roberts, aged 23
11 April 2012 , Specialist Philip C. S. Schiller, aged 21
28 September 2012 , Sergeant 1st Class Riley G. Stephens, aged 39
24 December 2012 , Sergeant Enrique Mondragon, aged 23
13 September 2013 , Staff Sergeant Robert E. Thomas Jr., aged 24

Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery contains the graves of the following people, who fought for the United States of America and who gave their lives in the War in Iraq and/or Operation Iraqi Freedom:

3 April 2003 , Private 1st Class Chad Eric Bales, aged 20
18 September 2003 , Specialist James C. Wright, aged 27
31 March 2004 , Specialist Michael Greg Karr Jr., aged 23
6 April 2004 , Sergeant Gerardo Moreno, aged 23
24 August 2004 , Lance Corporal Jacob Raul Lugo, aged 21
5 September 2004 , Specialist Ryan Michael McCauley, aged 20
20 September 2004 , Sergeant Foster Lee Harrington, aged 31
14 October 2004 , Specialist Josiah Hanan Vandertulip, aged 21
16 November 2004 , Lance Corporal Louis W. Qualls, aged 20
5 December 2004 , Staff Sergeant Kyle Andrew Eggers, aged 27
4 March 2005 , Staff Sergeant Juan Manuel Ascencion Solorio, aged 32
16 April 2005 , Private 1st Class Aaron Mark Hudson, aged 20
24 July 2005 , Specialist Ernest W. Dallas Jr., aged 21
17 February 2006 , Captain Anthony Ricardo Garcia, aged 48
14 May 2006 , Major Matthew Wade "Bubba" Worrell, aged 34
27 May 2006 , Specialist J. Adam "Adam" Garcia, aged 20
22 July 2006 , Captain Blake Harrison Russell, aged 35
26 September 2006 , Staff Sergeant Jose A. Lanzarin, aged 28
26 November 2006 , Captain Jason R. Hamill, aged 31
25 December 2006 , Specialist Aaron Lee Preston, aged 29
23 March 2007 , Sergeant Lance Craig Springer II, aged 23
28 April 2007 , Sergeant Glenn Dale Hicks Jr., aged 24
5 May 2007 , Master Sergeant Kenneth Nathaniel Mack, aged 42
29 May 2007 , Sergeant Jonathan A. Markham, aged 22
9 November 2007 , Specialist Jermaine Donnell Franklin, aged 22
12 March 2008 , Specialist Dustin Cody Jackson, aged 21
15 March 2008 , Corporal William David O'Brien, aged 19
29 April 2008 , Staff Sergeant Clay Allen Craig, aged 22
4 June 2008 , Specialist Jonathan David Emard, aged 20
14 September 2008 , Sergeant Wesley Roy Durbin, aged 26
18 September 2008 , Chief Warrant Officer Corry A. Edwards, aged 38
18 September 2008 , Sergeant Daniel Michael "Dan the Man" Eshbaugh, aged 43
18 September 2008 , Sergeant Anthony Luke Mason, aged 37
18 September 2008 , Sergeant Major Julio Cesar Ordˇ˝ez, aged 54
18 September 2008 , Chief Warrant Officer Brady Joe Rudolf, aged 37
18 September 2008 , Sergeant Michael Eyre "Mikey" Thompson, aged 23
18 September 2008 , Captain Robert Vallejo II, aged 28
16 February 2010 , Chief Petty Officer Sean Leach Caughman, aged 43
3 November 2011 , 1st Lieutenant Dustin D. Vincent, aged 25
30 January 2005 , Lance Corporal Nazario Serrano, aged 20
20 March 2005 , Specialist Francisco Gregorio Martinez, aged 20

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