Jason Richard Freiwald

Jason Richard Freiwald

Age: 30
Branch: USN
Rank(s): ISSA, IS1, SOC
Unit(s): ST5, ST3, NSWDG, Special Warfare Tactical Warfare Development and Evaluation Squadron TWO
Station: Dam Neck, VA

Fallen on: 11 Sep 2008
Location: Afghanistan
Era: Global War on Terror
Campaign: Operation Enduring Freedom

Medals & Commendations: Silver Star, Bronze Star Medal with ‘V’ device for Valor, Purple Heart, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Joint Service Commendation Medal with ‘V’ device for Valor, Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal with ‘V’ device for Valor and 2 Gold Stars, Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal, Combat Action Ribbon w/ two Gold Stars, Navy Presidential Unit Citation, Navy Meritorious Unit Commendation, Good Conduct Medal w/ three Bronze Stars, National Defense Service Medal, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal w/ Bronze Star, Afghanistan Campaign Medal w/ three Bronze Stars, Iraq Campaign Medal w/ two Bronze Stars, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Navy Sea Service Deployment Ribbon w/silver star, NATO ISAF Afghanistan Medal w/ Bronze Star, Expert Rifle Medal, Expert Pistol Medal.

Hometown: Armada, MI

SOC Freiwald died of combat-related injuries sustained while supporting operations in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.