Matthew John Leathers

Matthew John Leathers

Age: 33
Branch: USN
Rank(s): STG3, SO1
Unit: SDVT1
Station: Honolulu, HI

Fallen on: 19 Feb 2013
Location: Oahu, HI
Era: Global War on Terror
Campaign: Training

Medals & Commendations: Bronze Star Medal with Gold Star, Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal w/ Gold Star, Joint Service Achievement Medal, Combat Action Ribbon w/ Gold Star, Navy Unit Commendation Ribbon, Navy Battle ‘E’ Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal w/ three Bronze Stars, National Defense Service Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal w/ two Bronze Stars, Iraq Campaign Medal w/ Bronze Star, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Navy Sea Service Deployment Ribbon w/ four Bronze Stars, NATO ISAF Afghanistan Medal, Expert Rifle Medal, Expert Pistol Medal.

Hometown: Woodland, CA

SO1 Leathers was lost at sea during training off Kaena Point, HI.