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Photo courtesy of the U.S. Army
Chief Warrant Officer 2 Lawrence "Shane" Colton and Inge Colton on their wedding day May 5, 1995, at Landstuhl, Germany. Colton was an attack helicopter pilot assigned to the Army's 1st Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division at Fort Hood, Texas, who was shot down April 11, 2004, in Baghdad, Iraq. Inge Colton and other spouse survivors will be honored on Gold Star Spouse Day April 5.

Gold Star Spouses Day: Honoring spouses of fallen service members April 5

by Mary Ann Davis Installation Management Command

While many Americans were hunting Easter eggs or enjoying holiday brunch, Inge Colton was getting the most devastating news of her life.

March 30, 2017 ×