Ryan “Biggles” Curtis Job

Ryan “Biggles” Curtis Job

Age: 28
Branch: USN
Rank(s): AO3, SO2
Unit: ST3
Station: Coronado, CA

Fallen on: 24 Sep 2009
Location: Scottsdale, AZ
Era: Global War on Terror
Campaign: Training

Medals & Commendations: Bronze Star Medal with ‘V’ device for Valor, Purple Heart, Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal with ‘V’ device for Valor and Gold Star, Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal with ‘V’ device for Valor and Gold Star, Combat Action Ribbon, Navy Meritorious Unit Commendation Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal w/ Bronze Star, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Navy Sea Service Deployment Ribbon, Expert Rifle Medal, Expert Pistol Medal.

Hometown: Issaquah, WA

SO2 Job was covering a crew of about 25 SEALs on 2 August 2006 when a sniper’s round struck his Mk 48 machine gun and then struck his eye. He died following surgery of his eye orbit as a result of those wounds.