Jeffrey Alan Lucas

Jeffrey Alan Lucas

Age: 33
Branch: USN
Rank: ET1
Unit(s): ST1, CNSWDG, ST6, ST10
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 Commendation Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal w/ three Gold Stars, Combat Action Ribbon, Navy Meritorious Unit Commendation, Good Conduct Medal w/ four Bronze Stars, National Defense Service Medal w/ Bronze Star, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Kosovo Campaign Medal w/ Bronze Star, Afghanistan Campaign Ribbon w/ Bronze Star, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Armed Forces Service Medal, Humanitarian Service Medal, Navy Sea Service Deployment Ribbon w/ three Bronze Stars, Navy & Marine Corps Overseas Service Ribbon, NATO Medal (Kosovo), NATO ISAF Afghanistan Medal, Expert Rifle Medal, Expert Pistol Medal.

Hometown: Corbett, OR

ET1 Lucas 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 ET1 Lucas.