Tyrone “Ty” Snowden Woods Sr
Rank(s): HA, HMCS
Unit(s): ST3, NSWC PARA TM, NSWC SCI, CIA
Fallen on: 12 Sep 2012
Location: Benghazi, Libya
Era: Global War on Terror
Medals & Commendations: Congressional Gold Medal, Bronze Star Medal with ‘V’ device for valor, Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal w/2 gold stars, Combat Action Ribbon w/gold star, Navy Meritorious Unit Commendation Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal w/silver star, National Defense Service Medal w/bronze star, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal w/bronze star, Iraq Campaign Medal w/2 bronze stars, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Korea Defense Service Medal, Navy Sea Service Deployment Ribbon, Navy Recruiting Service Medal, NATO ISAF Afghanistan Medal w/bronze star, Expert Rifle Medal, Expert Pistol Medal.
Hometown: Portland, OR
Tyrone Woods Sr was killed in Libya in an attack on the US Consulate that began on September 11, 2012 and killed Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens and Sean Smith along with Glen Doherty.