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LT Brian R. Hoke II, USN

Class of 1996, 22nd Company; 17th Company

Died in the Jalalabad area of Afghanistan while serving in an unspecified capacity. (October 2016)

 

 

Capt Brian T. Kennedy, USMC

Class of 2007, 30th Company

Died after two U.S. Marine CH-53E helicopters crash off the Hawaiian island of Oahu while conducting training. (January 2016) Operational Loss

 

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Capt Stanford H. Shaw III, USMC

Class of 2006, 6th Company

Died in a UH-60 helicopter crash off the coast of the Florida Panhandle while conducting training. (March 2015) Operational Loss

 

Maj Elizabeth R. Kealey, USMC

Class of 2005, 30th Company

Died as a result of injuries from a helicopter crash while conducting training aboard Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, CA. (January 2015) Operational Loss

 

LT Nathan T. Poloski, USN

Class of 2009, 7th Company

Died in an apparent collision between the F/A-18C Hornet he was flying and another Hornet aircraft during routine flight operations in the western Pacific Ocean. (September 2014) Operational Loss

 

LT J. Wesley Van Dorn, USN

Class of 2007, 24th Company

Died in a helicopter crash off Virginia's southern coast conducting "routine mine countermeasure operations". (January 2014) Operational Loss

 

LCDR Landon L. Jones, USN

Class of 2001, 23rd Company; 2nd Company

Died as a result of a wave strike that washed his helicopter off the flight deck of the USS William P. Lawrence while conducting resupply operations in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. (September 2013) Operational Loss

 

LTJG William B. McIlvaine III, USN

Class of 2010, 16th Company

Died during a routine training exercise flight across Eastern Washington. (March 2013) Operational Loss

 

DelaneyLT Valerie Cappelaere Delaney, USN

Class of 2009, 17th Company

Died during a routine training exercise flight across Eastern Washington. (March 2013) Operational Loss

  

LCDR Alan A. Patterson, USN

Class of 2000, 29th Company

Died during a routine training exercise flight across Eastern Washington. (March 2013) Operational Loss

BudrejkoMaj Thomas A. Budrejko, USMC

Class of 1996, 32nd Company

Died during a midair collision with another helicopter during a training exercise in the California desert. (February 2012) Operational Loss

 

Capt Michael M. Quin, USMC

Class of 2006, 7th Company

Died during a midair collision with another helicopter during a training exercise in the California desert. (February 2012) Operational Loss

Capt Daniel B. Bartle, USMC

Class of 2006, 25th Company

Died in a helicopter crash while serving his second tour of duty in Helmand Province Afghanistan. (January 2012) Operational Loss  

 

2ndLt Patrick T. Wayland, USMC

Class of 2010, 21st Company

Was injured in a training exercise from which he was unable to recover while at Aviation Pre-flight Training, NAS, Pensacola, Florida. (August 2011) Operational Loss

LT J. Brendan A. Looney, USN

Class of 2004, 18th Company

Died in a helicopter crash during combat operations in the Zabul province, in Afghanistan. (September 2010) Killed In Action

LtCol Mario D. Carazo, USMC

Class of 1991, 19th Company

Died while supporting combat operations in Helmand Province Afghanistan. (July 2010) Killed In Action 

Capt Brandon A. Barrett, USMC

Class of 2006, 29th Company

Died while supporting combat operations in Helmand Province Afghanistan. (May 2010) Killed In Action

LT John J. Houston, USN

Class of 2002, 2nd Company

Naval Aviator - Navy T-34C Tubomentor plane. Crash off the Gulf Coast of Texas during a training mission. (October 2009) Operational Loss

 

LT Bret T. Miller, USN

Class of 2001, 11th Company

Naval Aviator - Navy T-34C Tubomentor plane. Crash off the Gulf Coast of Texas during a training mission. (October 2009) Operational Loss

 

Capt Aaron D. Cox, USMC

Class of 2005, 25th Company  

Died while on a training flight when the Super Cobra, carrying live ordnance, crashed over the San Diego County highlands. (May 2009) Operational Loss

 

Capt Matthew C. H. Freeman, USMC

Class of 2002, 12th Company  

Died while supporting combat operations in Kapisa province Afghanistan (August 2009) Killed In Action

 

Maj Douglas A. Zembiec, USMC

Class of 1995, 8th Company; 23rd Company  

Died while leading a raid on insurgents in Bagdad. (May 2007) Killed In Action

 

LT Richard F. Andersen, USN

Class of 2002, 19th Company

Died when the SH-60F helicopter he was flying in crashed in the Nevada desert during a training exercise. (May 2007) Operational Loss

 

1stLt Travis J. L. Manion, USMC

Class of 2004, 18th Company

Died while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq. (April 2007) Killed In Action

 

Capt Jennifer J. Harris, USMC

Class of 2000, 18th Company

Died when the CH-46 Sea Knight helicopter she was piloting crashed as a result of enemy action in Anbar province, Iraq. (Feb. 2007) Killed In Action

 

Maj Megan M. L. McClung, USMCR

Class of 1995, 23rd Company; 29th Company

Killed during operations in Al Anbar province.  (Dec. 2006) Killed In Action

 

LCDR Frank C. Wittwer, USN

Class of 1994, 7th Company; 33rd Company

Died when his F/A-18C Hornet fighter jet went down near Seeley, a town adjacent to El Centro Naval Air Facility. He had been a pilot for Strike Fighter Squadron 97. (Jan. 2006) Operational Loss

 

1stLt Brian R. S. J. Deforge, USMC

Class of 2003, 18th Company

Died during an F-18 fighter jet training exercise in a mid-air collision while practicing dogfighting maneuvers when they crashed over Ft. Hunter Liggett. (June 2006) Operational Loss

 

1stLt Michael L. LiCalzi, USMC

Class of 2004, 26th Company

LiCalzi died in Al Anbar Province, Iraq while he was a platoon leader in ''A'' Company, 2nd Tank Battalion. (May 2006) Operational Loss

 

LT Raul D. Jimenez, USN

Class of 1998, 17th Company

Jimenez died as a result of injuries sustained in aircraft flight manuevers. (January 2006) Operational Loss

 

SGT Steve Morin Jr., USANG

Class of 1997, 13th Company

Morin died west of Umm Qasr, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated, overturning the Humvee in which he was riding. (Sept. 2005) Killed In Action

 

LCDR Erik S. Kristensen, USN

Class of 1995, 21st Company; 2nd Company

Killed while conducting combat operations when the MH-47 helicopter that he was aboard crashed in the vicinity of Asadabad, Afghanistan in Kumar Province on June 28. (June 2005) Killed In Action

 

LT Michael M. McGreevy Jr., USN

Class of 1997, 10th Company

Killed while conducting combat operations when the MH-47 helicopter that he was aboard crashed in the vicinity of Asadabad, Afghanistan in Kumar Province on June 28. (June 2005) Killed In Action

 

LT Nicolas J. Juron, USN

Class of 2002, 21st Company

Died while conducting anti-drug operations on Columbia's Pacific Coast when the SH-60B Seahawk went down just after launching from the USS DeWert. (December 2005) Operational Loss

 

LT Christopher H. Snyder, USN

Class of 2000, 22nd Company

Died while conducting anti-drug operations on Columbia's Pacific Coast when the SH-60B Seahawk went down just after launching from the USS DeWert (December 2005) Operational Loss

 

LCDR Scott T. Bracher, USN

Class of 1994, 15th Company; 30th Company

One of two Navy officers who died when their S-3B Viking jet crashed while making an approach to land at NAS Jacksonville. (September 2005) Operational Loss

 

2ndLt James P. Blecksmith, USMC

Class of 2003, 26th Company

Enemy action in the province that includes the city of Fallujah. (November 2004) Killed In Action

 

LtCol Brett M. Bekken, USMCR

Class of 1989, 17th Company

Died when his jet crashed in the California desert on 21 April during a training mission. (April 2004) Operational Loss

 

Capt Franklin R. Hooks II, USMC

Class of 1997, 12th Company; 17th Company

Was on a routine training mission about 60 miles south of the Azores when his F/A-18 Hornet was  reported missing. (June 2004) Operational Loss

 

1stLt Ronald D. Winchester, USMC

Class of 2001, 25th Company

Killed by a roadside bomb while guarding convoys in Iraq. (September 2004) Killed In Action

                   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LtCol David S. Greene, USMCR

Class of 1986, 33rd Company

Small-arms fire from the ground killed Greene as he was flying a Cobra helicopter in the Al Anbar Province in western Iraq. (July 2004) Killed In Action

LCDR Scott A. Zellem, USN

Class of 1991, 35th Company

One of four Navy officers who died when their S-3B Viking surveillance aircraft crashed on the island of Kita Iwo Jima during operations from the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis. (August 2004) Operational Loss

LT Kylan A. Jones-Huffman, USN

Class of 1994, 2nd Company; 26th Company

Huffman was a Naval Reservist shot in an ambush in Al Hillah, Iraq. (August 2003) Killed In Action

 

LT Thomas M. Adams, USN

Class of 1997, 25th Company

An exchange officer with the Royal Navy's 849 Squadron - killed when two Royal Navy Sea King helicopters collided over international waters. (March 2003) Operational Loss

LtCol William R. Watkins III, USAF

Class of 1989, 32nd Company

Watkins was the weapons system officer of an F-15E that went down April 7 during a combat mission in Iraq. (April 2003) Killed In Action

LCDR Anthony R. Domino, USNR

Class of 1991, 13th Company

Naval Aviator - a training flight through rain and snow in an F5E Tiger 11, a single-seat fighter jet, about 10 miles South of Fallon Naval Air Station. (April 2003) Operational Loss

Capt Seth R. Michaud, USMC

Class of 1998, 5th Company

Helicopter Pilot - Killed during a friendly fire incident while participating in a training exercise as part of the Combined Joint Task Force in eastern Africa. (June 2003) Operational Loss

CDR Kevin A. Bianchi, USN

Class of 1985, 23rd Company

Helicopter Pilot - Killed during a routine training mission with the Heavy Helicopter Combat Support Squadron Four in Italy. (July 2003) Operational Loss

CDR William C. McCool, USN

Class of 1983, 17th Company

Died along with six colleagues when the Shuttle Columbia broke apart over the Western United States
(February 2003) Operational Loss

LT Matthew S. Shubzda, USN

Class of 1998, 13th Company

Naval Aviator - Super Hornet fighter jet. Crash in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Point Sur. (October 2002) Operational Loss

Capt Matthew W. Bancroft, USMC

Class of 1994, 7th Company

Command Pilot - KC-130/R Crash in Pakistan. (January 2002) Operational Loss

LT Terri S. Fussner, USN

Class of 1996, 34th Company

Pilot - SH-60B Seahawk Crash in Mediterranean Sea. (March 2002) Operational Loss

LCDR Robert E. Clukey III, USN

Class of 1991, 30th Company

A fighter pilot - F/A-18 Hornet. Crash off the waters off Italy. (November 2002) Operational Loss

LCDR Christopher C. Tragna, USN

Class of 1991, 24th Company

Navy Pilot - Died during training at the Naval Air Station Patuxent River. (April 2002) Operational Loss

LT Joel A. Korkowski, USN

Class of 1994, 34th Company

Navy Pilot - Presumed dead after his F/A-18F Super Hornet fighter collided with another jet southwest of Monterey, CA during training exercises. (October 2002) Operational Loss

CDR Peter G. Oswald, USN

Class of 1984, 2nd Company

Died of injuries sustained during a military training exercise in southern El Salvadore. (August 2002) Operational Loss

LCDR William R. Muscha, USN

Class of 1987, 7th Company

Navy Pilot - Died when his T-39 Sabreliner crashed into the Gulf of Mexico. (May 2002) Operational Loss

1stLt John N. Wilt, USMC

Class of 2000, 28th Company

Navy Pilot - Died when his T-39 Sabreliner crashed into the Gulf of Mexico. (May 2002) Operational Loss

 

 

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