Danny “D.J.” Phillip Dietz, Jr

Danny “D.J.” Phillip Dietz, Jr

Age: 25
Branch: USN
Rank: GM2
Unit: SDVT2
Station: Virginia Beach, VA

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

Medals & Commendations: Silver Star Medal (Posthumously), Purple Heart (Posthumously), Navy Unit Commendation, National Defense Service Medal, Medal of Honor (Posthumously)

Hometown: Patchogue, NY

GM2 Dietz perished with two other SEALs during the Operation RED WINGS Special Reconnaissance Mission in Orgun, Afghanistan.