Neil Christopher Roberts

Neil Christopher Roberts

Age: 32
Branch: USN
Rank(s): EM3, AE1, ABH1
Unit(s): ST2, DEVGRU
Station: Dam Neck, VA

Fallen on: 04 Mar 2002
Location: Shah-e-Khot Eastern Afghanistan
Era: Global War on Terror
Campaign: Operation Anaconda

Medals & Commendations: Silver Star Medal, Purple Heart, Joint Service Achievement Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal w/ Gold Star, Army Achievement Medal, Combat Action Ribbon w/gold star, Joint Meritorious Unit Commendation, Navy Unit Commendation Ribbon, Navy Meritorious Unit Commendation Ribbon, Coast Guard Meritorious Unit Commendation Ribbon, Navy Battle ā€˜Eā€™ Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal w/ three Bronze Stars, National Defense Service Medal w/ Bronze Star, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Southwest Asia Service Medal w/ three Bronze Stars, Afghanistan Campaign Medal w/ Bronze Star, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Armed Forces Service Medal, Navy Sea Service Deployment Medal w/ four Bronze Stars, Navy and Marine Corps Overseas Service Deployment Ribbon, NATO Ribbon w/ Bronze Star, NATO ISAF Afghanistan Medal, Saudi Arabian for the Liberation of Kuwait, Kuwait Liberation of Kuwait Medal, Expert Rifle Medal, Expert Pistol Medal.

Hometown: Woodland, CA

ABH1 Roberts the first Navy SEAL killed in action during Operation Enduring Freedom, Afghanistan.