• The family of Staff Sergeant Richard J. Tieman gather together to unveil the plaque. From left to right: Colonel Cheri Provancha, Letterkenny Commander; Tyler Tieman, brother; retired Master Sergeant, Richard Tieman, father; First Sergeant Greg Stevens, Letterkenny Sergeant Major, Diane Tieman, mother and Paulina Tieman, wife.

    Unveiling the Plaque

    The family of Staff Sergeant Richard J. Tieman gather together to unveil the plaque. From left to right: Colonel Cheri Provancha, Letterkenny Commander; Tyler Tieman, brother; retired Master Sergeant, Richard Tieman, father; First Sergeant Greg...

  • Letterkenny Commander, Colonel Cheri Provancha, “Mrs. Tieman and the Tieman Family—when children are dropped off at the Tieman Child Development Center and see your husband, son and brother’s picture on the wall, it will be a daily reminder of the hero that was committed to his country ensuring that these little ones will continue to experience a life of freedom, hope and opportunity. SSG Tieman’s service will live on in the legacy of this center and serve as a reminder to all of those individuals, like Richard, who are willing to defend our rights, protect our freedom and selflessly serve.”

    COL Provancha welcomes crowd at the dedication

    Letterkenny Commander, Colonel Cheri Provancha, “Mrs. Tieman and the Tieman Family—when children are dropped off at the Tieman Child Development Center and see your husband, son and brother’s picture on the wall, it will be a daily reminder of...

  • Approximately 125 people attended the dedication to pay their respects and remember the legacy that Staff Sergeant  Tieman left behind.

    Crowd gathers to show respect to SSG Tieman

    Approximately 125 people attended the dedication to pay their respects and remember the legacy that Staff Sergeant Tieman left behind.

  • Major General James E. Rogers, Commanding General, AMCOM  says "You know the worth of a Soldier by the representation of his Soldiers that came from his unit all the way from Europe for this Child Development Center to be named after a local Soldier for what he did and what he believed in."

    MG Rogers speaks at the ceremony

    Major General James E. Rogers, Commanding General, AMCOM says "You know the worth of a Soldier by the representation of his Soldiers that came from his unit all the way from Europe for this Child Development Center to be named after a local Soldier...

  • First Sergeant Greg Stevens, Letterkenny Sergeant Major leads children from the Child Development Center in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance.

    Pledge of Allegiance

    First Sergeant Greg Stevens, Letterkenny Sergeant Major leads children from the Child Development Center in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance.

  • Major General Reuben D. Jones, Deputy Commanding General-Operations, Installation Management Command shares about the leadership qualities of Staff Sergeant Tieman. He would never let anyone do anything that he wasn't willing to do....that's a Soldier...thats a hero.

    MG Jones honors SSG Tieman

    Major General Reuben D. Jones, Deputy Commanding General-Operations, Installation Management Command shares about the leadership qualities of Staff Sergeant Tieman. He would never let anyone do anything that he wasn't willing to do....that's a...

  • Sergeant First Class Deanglo Bivins. United States Army, Retired shares many fond memories he had with Staff Sergeant Richard Tieman.

    SFC Bivins remembers the good times

    Sergeant First Class Deanglo Bivins. United States Army, Retired shares many fond memories he had with Staff Sergeant Richard Tieman.

  • Sergeant First Class Hugo Webster refers to Staff Sergeant Tieman as TNT--Dynamite and says that he can truly call him his hero.

    SFC Webster hugs the widow of SSG Tieman

    Sergeant First Class Hugo Webster refers to Staff Sergeant Tieman as TNT--Dynamite and says that he can truly call him his hero.

  • SSG Tieman was assigned to Special Troops Battalion V Corps, Heidelberg, Germany. Several of his fellow Soldiers traveled to be present at the dedication.

    SSG Richard Tieman's former unit shows support

    SSG Tieman was assigned to Special Troops Battalion V Corps, Heidelberg, Germany. Several of his fellow Soldiers traveled to be present at the dedication.

  • First Sergeant Greg Stevens, Letterkenny Sergeant Major, thanks the family of Staff Sergeant Tieman for his loyalty, service and sacrifice.

    1SG Stevens salutes the family of SSG Tieman

    First Sergeant Greg Stevens, Letterkenny Sergeant Major, thanks the family of Staff Sergeant Tieman for his loyalty, service and sacrifice.

  • The Children at the CDC present their handmade artwork to the father and widow of SSG Tieman. They drew what it meant to be a "hero" and described that a hero is someone who saves lives.

    Children from Child Development present artwork

    The Children at the CDC present their handmade artwork to the father and widow of SSG Tieman. They drew what it meant to be a "hero" and described that a hero is someone who saves lives.

  • The plaque reads: This facility is dedicated in memory of SSG Richard J. Tieman of Waynesboro, PA. Who died as the result of wounds sustained from an IED Kabul, Afghanistan, 18 May 2010.  From left to right: Colonel Cheri Provancha, Letterkenny Commander; Tyler Tieman, brother; retired Master Sergeant, Richard Tieman, father; First Sergeant Greg Stevens, Letterkenny Sergeant Major, Diane Tieman, mother and Paulina Tieman, wife.

    The family unveils the plaque

    The plaque reads: This facility is dedicated in memory of SSG Richard J. Tieman of Waynesboro, PA. Who died as the result of wounds sustained from an IED Kabul, Afghanistan, 18 May 2010. From left to right: Colonel Cheri Provancha, Letterkenny...

  • A Pennsylvania veteran, Timothy Wright brought his Fallen Heroes of the Mid-Atlantic war memorial wall to the dedication. The wall lists the names of fallen troops from seven states, during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

    Letterkenny Soldiers stand in formation at the dedication

    A Pennsylvania veteran, Timothy Wright brought his Fallen Heroes of the Mid-Atlantic war memorial wall to the dedication. The wall lists the names of fallen troops from seven states, during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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