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Fallen Heroes – Navy

Honor Our Fallen Heroes

Since September 2001, the Naval Special Warfare community has lost many warriors during training and in combat, at home and on foreign shores. We mourn the loss of each and honor them and their families for their sacrifice.

Name Photo Date of Death
David Wayne LaConte
NAVY David Wayne LaConte
Senior Chief Special Warfare Operator (SEAL)
Date of death
November 13, 2009
Afghanistan
Erik S. Kristensen
NAVY Erik S. Kristensen
Lieutenant Commander (SEAL)
Date of death
June 28, 2005
Afghanistan
Michael E. Koch
NAVY Michael E. Koch
Chief Special Warfare Operator (SEAL)
Date of death
February 4, 2008
Iraq
Jonas B. Kelsall
NAVY Jonas B. Kelsall
Lieutenant Commander (SEAL)
Date of death
August 6, 2011
Afghanistan
Charles Humphrey Keating, IV
No Photo
Charles Humphrey Keating, IV
Chief Special Warfare Operator (SEAL)
Date of death
May 3, 2016
Iraq
Matthew G. Kantor
NAVY Matthew G. Kantor
Special Warfare Operator 1st Class (SEAL)
Date of death
November 1, 2012
Afghanistan
Robert Andrew "Gus" Kaminski
NAVY Robert Andrew
Commander (SEAL)
Date of death
May 27, 2011
San Diego
Cary Louis Kaminski, Jr.
No Photo
Cary Louis Kaminski, Jr.
Chief Engineman (TECH)
Date of death
May 23, 2015
Mississippi
Daniel Jacob Hubman
NAVY Daniel Jacob Hubman
Special Warfare Operator 2nd Class (SEAL)
Date of death
October 12, 2012
Virginia Beach, VA
Kevin A. Houston
NAVY Kevin A. Houston
Chief Special Warfare Operator (SEAL)
Date of death
August 6, 2011
Afghanistan
Brian Ray Hoke
NAVY Brian Ray Hoke
Lieutenant (SEAL)
Date of death
October 21, 2016
Afghanistan
Daniel R. Healy
NAVY Daniel R. Healy
Senior Chief Information Systems Technician (SEAL)
Date of death
June 28, 2005
Afghanistan
Joshua T. Harris
NAVY Joshua T. Harris
Special Warfare Operator 1st Class (SEAL)
Date of death
August 30, 2008
Afghanistan
Nathan H. Hardy
NAVY Nathan H. Hardy
Chief Special Warfare Operator (SEAL)
Date of death
February 4, 2008
Iraq
Nathan Hall
NAVY Nathan Hall
Logistics Specialist First Class (Tech)
Date of death
June 19, 2015
Virginia
Travis Haire
NAVY Travis Haire
Lieutenant Commander (Tech)
Date of death
October 9, 2015
Hawaii
Devon J. Grube
NAVY Devon J. Grube
Special Warfare Operator 1st Class (SEAL)
Date of death
December 28, 2016
Virginia Beach
Scott Edward Groeschner
NAVY Scott Edward Groeschner
Lieutenant Commander (SEAL)
Date of death
November 12, 2004
Ukraine
Gary M. Garbers
NAVY Gary M. Garbers
Chief Warrant Officer (SEAL)
Date of death
August 24, 2013
California
Jason R. Freiwald
NAVY Jason R. Freiwald
Chief Special Warfare Operator (SEAL)
Date of death
September 11, 2008
Afghanistan
Jacques J. Fontan
NAVY Jacques J. Fontan
Chief Fire Controlman (SEAL)
Date of death
June 28, 2005
Afghanistan
Sean Michael Flynn
NAVY Sean Michael Flynn
Chief Special Warfare Operator (SEAL)
Date of death
February 1, 2009
Virginia Beach
Jason C. Finan
NAVY Jason C. Finan
Chief Petty Officer (EOD)
Date of death
October 20, 2016
Iraq
David A. Fegyo
NAVY David A. Fegyo
Chief Special Warfare Operator (SEAL)
Date of death
October 5, 2014
Virginia
Patrick D. Feeks
NAVY Patrick D. Feeks
Special Warfare Operator 1st Class (SEAL)
Date of death
August 16, 2012
Afghanistan
John W. Faas
NAVY John W. Faas
Chief Special Warfare Operator (SEAL)
Date of death
August 6, 2011
Afghanistan
Kevin R. Ebbert
NAVY Kevin R. Ebbert
Special Warfare Operator 1st Class (SEAL)
Date of death
November 24, 2012
Afghanistan
Cletus Wayne Doyle, Jr.
No Photo
Cletus Wayne Doyle, Jr.
Special Warfare Boat Operator 2nd Class (SWCC)
Date of death
October 20, 2005
Mississippi
Michael Lawrence Doyle
NAVY Michael Lawrence Doyle
Information Systems Technician 1st Class (TECH)
Date of death
November 20, 2004
Mississippi
John Douangdara
NAVY John Douangdara
Master at Arms 1st Class (TECH)
Date of death
August 6, 2011
Afghanistan
Glen A. Doherty
NAVY Glen A. Doherty
Special Warfare Operator 1st Class (SEAL)
Date of death
September 12, 2012
Libya
Danny P. Dietz, Jr.
No Photo
Danny P. Dietz, Jr.
Gunner's Mate 2nd Class (SEAL)
Date of death
June 28, 2005
Afghanistan
Daniel DelBianco
NAVY Daniel DelBianco
Seaman
Date of death
April 5, 2016
Coronado

n February 14, 1969, senior Army, Marine Corps, Navy, and Air Force officers of the EOD School formed the EOD Memorial committee to design and construct a memorial to honor fallen EOD warriors.

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