Michael Martin McGreevy Jr

Michael Martin McGreevy Jr

Age: 30
Branch: USN
Rank(s): LTJG, LT
Unit(s): ST4, ST8, 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, Army Commendation Medal with ‘V’ device for valor, Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal with gold star, Combat Action Ribbon, Navy Unit Commendation Ribbon, Meritorious Unit Commendation, National Defense Service Medal w/bronze star, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Ribbon w/bronze star, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Navy Sea Service Deployment Ribbon w/2 bronze stars, NATO ISAF Afghanistan Medal, Expert Rifle Medal, Expert Pistol Medal.

Hometown: Portville, NY

LT McGreevy was one of 16 U.S. troops aboard a MH-47 Chinook helicopter who were killed Tuesday as they flew into a mountainous region of eastern Afghanistan to aid a band of U.S. troops fighting militants. 8 SEALs perished in the crash including LT McGreevy.