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York/Adams 21st-century war death total stands at more than 20

Littlestown’s Michael Dinterman is a recent casualty of fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan. Background post: York County historical war deaths top 1,000, York County Vietnam marker funding at half-way mark; looking for more and Neglect, racism undid all-black 24th in Korean War

Word came in this week, just days before the 7th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, that a young soldier from Adams County, Michael Dinterman, died in Afghanistan.
All together, more than 20 military men with ties to York and Adams counties have died in uniform since terrorists struck on American soil… .

The York Daily Record/Sunday News has compiled a map showing the hometowns of Michael Dinterman and the others who have died, with details about each of those who have made the ultimate sacrifice.
Visit: Wars’ fallen local connections.