Eduardo David “Eddie” Valadez

Eduardo David “Eddie” Valadez

Age: 42
Branch: USN
Rank(s): GM2(SW), GM1, SOC
Unit(s): SDVT1, NSWG3

Fallen on: 19 Dec 2017
Location: Ewa Beach, HI
Era: Global War on Terror

Medals & Commendations: Bronze Star Medal w/bronze star and a “V” device for Valor, Joint Service Commendation Medal with “V” device for Valor, Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal w/bronze star, Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal w/2 bronze stars, Combat Action Ribbon, Expert Rifle Medal, Expert Pistol Medal.

Hometown: Downers Grove, IL

Eddie Valadez died as a result of his struggles with PTSD.