Michael Thomas Ernst

Michael Thomas Ernst

Age: 36
Branch: USN
Rank(s): SO3, SO2, SOC
Unit: ST10

Fallen on: 19 Feb 2023
Location: Arizona
Era: Global War on Terror

Medals & Commendations: Silver Star with “V” device for valor, Joint Service Commendation Medal (with Combat Device), Army Commendation Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal w/2 bronze stars, Army Achievement Medal, Combat Action Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal w/bronze star, National Defense Service Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal, 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: Cohasset, MA

Michael Ernst died after a mishap during military free-fall training in Arizona.