Michael Anthony Monsoor

Michael Anthony Monsoor

Age: 25
Branch: USN
Rank(s): QM3, MA2
Unit: ST3
Station: Coronado, CA

Fallen on: 2008
Location: Ramadi, Iraq
Era: Global War on Terror

Medals & Commendations: Medal of Honor, Silver Star, Bronze Star with ‘V’ device for Valor, Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal w/ Bronze Star, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Navy Sea Service Deployment Ribbon, Navy and Marine Corps Overseas Service Ribbon, NATO ISAF Afghanistan Medal, Expert Rifle Medal, Expert Pistol Medal.

Hometown: Garden Grove, CA

SO2 Monsoor died of combat-related injuries sustained when he saved his teammates by throwing himself on top of a grenade that was thrown into their position in Ramadi, Iraq.