fallen Gregory Stone


You can visit Gregory at the Arlington National Cemetery, Section 60, Site 7864.  To easily find Greg, stand at the intersection of York Drive and Halsey drive and face to the east.  You should be looking directly at Tombstone 7899 (its a full size).  Greg is 35 stones inward.

Gregory was killed in a grenade attack near the Iraq/Kuwait border prior to the invasion of Iraq. The individual that threw the grenade was a disgruntled US Army soldier who believed his actions would affect the outcome of the war. Another officer was killed in the attack. The individual in question was sentenced to life without the possibility of parole in Ft Leavenworth Military Prison.

Air Force Maj. Gregory Stone, assigned to 124th Air Support Operations Squadron, Idaho Air National Guard, Boise; died on the 25th of March of injuries suffered in a grenade attack March 22 at Camp Pennsylvania near the Iraq-Kuwait border during Operation Iraqi Freedom. Major Stone was attached to the 101st Airborne when the attack happened. A disgruntled US soldier was charged with throwing the grenades that killed Stone and another officer. Most of Stone’s family lives in the Portland area.