Desert Storm Combat Women

In memory of our fallen sisters 

  1. Dorothy Fails
    Dorothy Fails
    AZARNG PVT Dorothy Lee Fails was killed in a military traffic accident in Saudi Arabia. She served with the Arizona National Guard’s 1404th Transportation Company.
  2. Kathleen Sherry
    Kathleen Sherry
    USA 2LT Kathleen Marie Sherry died while serving as a new platoon leader in her Signal Corps company at the time. She was a 1989 graduate of West Point.
  1. Marie Cayton
    Marie Cayton
    USA MAJ Marie Therese (Rossi) Cayton was killed in northern Saudi Arabia. She was flying a CH-47D Chinook cargo helicopter, which had been supplies to other units, when it hit an unlighted microwave tower in bad weather.
  2. Cheryl O’Brien
    Cheryl O’Brien
    USA SGT Cheryl Lorraine (LaBeau) O’Brien was a helicopter technician. She died in a helicopter crash. Her husband got notification of his wife’s death the day he returned home from the Gulf, where he had been serving with a different unit.