5-20-2005 New York National Guard 42nd Infantry Division commander, Maj. Gen. Joseph J. Taluto (right) and Command Sgt. Maj. Richard F. Fearnside, salute to the memorial of fallen Soldier Pfc. Wesley R. Riggs. Riggs was killed in action in an improvised explosive device attack in Mukasheefah, Iraq, May 17, 2005.  -- IPTC Data ------------------ Creation Date: 20050520

5-20-2005
New York National Guard 42nd Infantry Division commander, Maj. Gen. Joseph J. Taluto (right) and Command Sgt. Maj. Richard F. Fearnside, salute to the memorial of fallen Soldier Pfc. Wesley R. Riggs. Riggs was killed in action in an improvised explosive device attack in Mukasheefah, Iraq, May 17, 2005.
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Creation Date: 20050520

Company D, 2nd Battalion, 7th Infantry, 3rd Infantry Division, Task Force Liberty, render a final salute to a Pfc. Wesley R. Riggs. Riggs was killed in action in an improvised explosive device attack in Mukasheefah, Iraq, May 17, 2005.

Company D, 2nd Battalion, 7th Infantry, 3rd Infantry Division, Task Force Liberty, render a final salute to a Pfc. Wesley R. Riggs.
Riggs was killed in action in an improvised explosive device attack in Mukasheefah, Iraq, May 17, 2005.

In honor of their fallen comrade, Soldiers of Company D, 2nd Battalion, 7th Infantry, 3rd Infantry Divisiion, Task Force Liberty, played a slide show of Pfc. Wesley R. Riggs before and after the memorial ceremony. Riggs was killed in action in an improvised explosive attack in Mukasheefah, Iraq, May 17, 2005.

In honor of their fallen comrade, Soldiers of Company D, 2nd Battalion, 7th Infantry, 3rd Infantry Divisiion, Task Force Liberty, played a slide show of Pfc. Wesley R. Riggs before and after the memorial ceremony. Riggs was killed in action in an improvised explosive attack in Mukasheefah, Iraq, May 17, 2005.

 

Soldiers from Company D, 2nd Battalion, 7th Infantry, 3rd Infantry Division, Task Force Liberty, file past the memorial of Pfc. Wesley R. Riggs. Their fallen comrade was killed in action May 17, 2005 in an improvised explosive attack in Mukasheefah, Iraq.

Soldiers from Company D, 2nd Battalion, 7th Infantry, 3rd Infantry Division, Task Force Liberty, file past the memorial of Pfc. Wesley R. Riggs. Their fallen comrade was killed in action May 17, 2005 in an improvised explosive attack in Mukasheefah, Iraq.

 

Soldiers from Company D, 2nd Battalion, 7th Infantry, 3rd Infantry Division, Task Force Liberty, file past a memorial of Pfc. Wesley R. Riggs. Their fallen comrade was killed in action May 17, 2005 in an improvised explosive attack in Mukasheefah, Iraq.

Soldiers from Company D, 2nd Battalion, 7th Infantry, 3rd Infantry Division, Task Force Liberty, file past a memorial of Pfc. Wesley R. Riggs. Their fallen comrade was killed in action May 17, 2005 in an improvised explosive attack in Mukasheefah, Iraq.

 

The seven-man firing party fires the first series of rounds in a volley of 21 in honor of Pfc. Wesley R. Riggs, Task Force 2-7 Infantry, 3rd Infantry Division. Riggs was killed in action May 17, 2005 in Mukasheefah, Iraq.

The seven-man firing party fires the first series of rounds in a volley of 21 in honor of Pfc. Wesley R. Riggs, Task Force 2-7 Infantry, 3rd Infantry Division. Riggs was killed in action May 17, 2005 in Mukasheefah, Iraq.

 

The very first Portrait of a Warrior that started Ken Pridgeon on his journey is of Pfc Wesley R. Riggs

The very first Portrait of a Warrior that started Ken Pridgeon on his journey is of Pfc Wesley R. Riggs

 

And still we pay tribute to Pfc Wesley R. Riggs in the 5K Run/Walk Benefitting the Wounded Warrior Project in Memory of Pfc Wesley R. Riggs and the Pfc Wesley R. Riggs Memorial Scholarship Fund

And still we pay tribute to Pfc Wesley R. Riggs in the 5K Run/Walk Benefitting the Wounded Warrior Project in Memory of Pfc Wesley R. Riggs and the Pfc Wesley R. Riggs Memorial Scholarship Fund

 

Some gave all!  We will never forget!

Some gave all! We will never forget!

 

 

Pfc Wesley R. Riggs, graduated from Barbers Hill High School in 3 years.

Pfc Wesley R. Riggs, graduated from Barbers Hill High School in 3 years.