U.S. Air Force A1C
Line of Duty Death: July 1, 2006

US Air Force Airman 1st Class Carl Jerome Ware Jr, a military security officer assigned to 15th Security Forces Squadron, Hickam Air Force Base, Hawaii, died on July 1, 2006 at Camp Bucca, Iraq while serving during Operation Iraqi Freedom. Camp Bucca is a military base in Southern Iraq that serves as an internment center for captured insurgents. 

A1C Ware enlisted in the Air Force in February 2004. He was drawn to police work and anticipated applying to become a K9 officer when he returned from Iraq.

A1C Ware, who was just 22 years of age at the time of his death, is survived by his wife Chrissie, who also served the country in the Air Force, and their two daughters.

The Tunnel to Towers Foundation has paid off the mortgage held on the Ware family’s home.