Daniel Richard Healy

Daniel Richard Healy

Age: 36
Branch: USN
Rank(s): SN, ITC, ITCS
Unit(s): SDVT2, SDVT1
Station: Little Creek, VA

Fallen on: 28 Jun 2005
Location: Asadabad, Afghanistan
Era: Global War on Terror
Campaign: Operation RED WINGS

Medals & Commendations: Bronze Star Medal with ‘V’ device for Valor, Purple Heart, Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal w/ Gold Star, Combat Action Ribbon, Joint Meritorious Unit Commendation, Navy Meritorious Unit Commendation Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal w/ three Bronze Stars, National Defense Service Medal w/ Bronze Star, Afghanistan Campaign Medal w/ Bronze Star, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Navy Sea Service Deployment Ribbon w/bronze star, NATO ISAF Afghanistan Medal, Expert Rifle Medal, Expert Pistol Medal.

Hometown: Exeter, NH

ITCS Healy was one of 16 U.S. troops aboard a MH-47 Chinook helicopter who were killed as they flew into a mountainous region of eastern Afghanistan to aid a band of U.S. troops fighting militants. Eight SEALs perished in the crash, including ITCS Healy.