Many North Shore servicemen and servicewomen have served in Afghanistan and Iraq since the 9/11 attacks. Six were killed in action.
Army Staff Sgt. Christopher Piper
Died June 16, 2005, of wounds sustained in Afghanistan.
Army Lt. Derek Hines
Hometown: Newburyport (St. John's Prep graduate)
Died Sept. 1, 2005, in Afghanistan
Army Spc. Jared Raymond
Died Sept. 19, 2006, in Iraq
Marine Capt. Jennifer Harris
Died Feb. 7, 2007, in Iraq
Army Spc. Stephen Fortunato
Died Oct. 13, 2008, in Afghanistan
Army Sgt. James Ayube II
Died Dec. 8, 2010, in Afghanistan