Specialist Matthew R. Gallagher, 22, North Falmouth
Gallagher, who lived in Hyde Park before moving with his family to North Falmouth during high school, joined the military with the idea of following his father into police work. He was assigned to the Sixth Squadron, Ninth Cavalry Regiment, Third Brigade Combat Team, First Cavalry Division out of Fort Hood, Texas. He was preparing to celebrate his 23d birthday on July 5 and to take a two-week leave at home this summer with his wife, Katie. He died June 26, 2011, of injuries suffered in a noncombat incident in Wasit province, Iraq.