Plaques and photos of five paratroopers who died in Iraq sit on a table Friday as Army Sgt. Eric Bitzen looks over the display honoring his fellow soldiers before a memorial service at Fort Richardson. The service was for Army Spc. Douglas L. Tinsley, 21, of Chester, S.C., Joseph A. Strong, 21, of Lebanon, Ind., Jeremiah J. Johnson, 23, of Vancouver, Wash., Dustin R. Donica, 22, of Spring, Texas, and Pfc. Alan R. Blohm, 21, of Kenai.
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