James R. Hornbarger, 33
Hornbarger died Sept. 12, 2009 as the result of illness related to a heart attack while he was stationed on the Mediterranean island nation of Cyprus, where he was serving in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. He joined the Air Force in 1996, a year after he graduated from Elko High. He is survived by a wife and daughter.
Sources: Times research, Defense Department, iCasualties.org