Sergeant Lawrence A. Roukey, 33, Westbrook, Maine
Roukey, a postal worker and Army reservist, died April 26, 2004, in a large explosion in Baghdad while performing site security. He left a wife, Ryann, a 2-year-old son Nicholas, and a stepdaughter, Sonya, 15. An Army veteran, he reenlisted in the Army Reserves after the 2001 terrorist attacks and was promoted to sergeant in January 2002. On the day of his funeral, post offices all over Maine observed a minute of silence.