The Ministry of Defense yesterday made several cash donations to families of fallen members of the Armed Forces who lost their lives in service and civilians working at the Ministry.According to the Chief of Staff of the Republic of Liberia, Major General Subaj-Abdurahman, the fallen soldiers served the nation and the Armed Forces of Liberia with diligence.
He said the Ministry regrets the loss of these men and women who died while contributing their quota to the nation's security.
For his part, the Defense Minister of the Republic of Liberia, Minister Brownie J. Samukai Jr. said the Ministry had wished to honor its colleagues alive and not as dead men.
The Liberian Defense Minister said it is good to give a man his flowers while he is alive.
He extended words of condolence to the families of the fallen military and civilians for responding to their calls.
Representing the beneficiaries, George Kiadee said the kind gestures of the Defense Ministry will forever be remembered.
He admonished others to follow suit as it will show that the state remembers the efforts of those that served it.
Those uniform soldiers who lost their lives are Roland Davis PFC C-2-23, Marline Kaewolor PVT HHC-2-23, Alex Zorgbah PFC A-2-23, Joseph T. Bai Bandsman AFL Band, Aaron Zoegar PFC C-1-23 and Joseph S. Fallah CPL C-1-23.
Other civilians are Joe D. Watson, Communication Department, Roseline Paasewe, Receptionist/COIC, John N. William, photographer, James Verdier, Chauffeur/SAAM (Driver), and Christopher S.K. Kanimu Assistant Director of Security.