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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
Jared W. Day
NAVY Jared W. Day
Information Systems Technician 1st Class (TECH)
Date of death
August 6, 2011
Afghanistan
Steven P. Daugherty
NAVY Steven P. Daugherty
Cryptologic Technician Technical 1st Class (TECH)
Date of death
July 6, 2007
Iraq
James Michael Curran
NAVY James Michael Curran
Builder Seaman 3rd Class (TECH)
Date of death
April 15, 2012
Virginia Beach, VA
Jeremy Allan Crow
NAVY Jeremy Allan Crow
Senior Chief Special Warfare Boat Operator (SWCC)
Date of death
February 15, 2010
Virginia
Gene "Geno" Clayton, Jr.
No Photo
Gene
Special Warfare Officer 3rd Class (SEAL)
Date of death
January 5, 2012
California
Nicolas D. Checque
NAVY Nicolas D. Checque
Chief Special Warfare Operator (SEAL)
Date of death
December 8, 2012
AFGHANISTAN
James Celani
NAVY James Celani
Lieutenant Commander (TECH)
Date of death
June 10, 2017
San Diego
Mark T. Carter
NAVY Mark T. Carter
Chief Special Warfare Operator (SEAL)
Date of death
December 11, 2007
Iraq
Sean P. Carson
NAVY Sean P. Carson
Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technician 1st Class (EOD)
Date of death
August 16, 2012
Afghanistan
Christopher G. Campbell
NAVY Christopher G. Campbell
Chief Special Warfare Operator (SEAL)
Date of death
August 6, 2011
Afghanistan
Ryan Daniel Burris
NAVY Ryan Daniel Burris
Electronics Technician 2nd Class (TECH)
Date of death
May 21, 2015
Abu Dhabi
Zacharias Edward Buob
NAVY Zacharias Edward Buob
Chief Special Warfare Boat Operator (SWCC)
Date of death
May 28, 2015
San Diego
Leslie A. Bruner
NAVY Leslie A. Bruner
Senior Chief Cryptologic Technician Collections (TECH)
Date of death
September 7, 2017
Virginia Beach, VA
Richard Allen Bruce
NAVY Richard Allen Bruce
Photographer's Mate 3rd Class (SEAL)
Date of death
June 2, 2004
Iraq
Adam L. Brown
NAVY Adam L. Brown
Chief Special Warfare Operator (SEAL)
Date of death
March 17, 2010
Afghanistan
Matthew J. Bourgeois
NAVY Matthew J. Bourgeois
Chief Hospital Corpsman (SEAL)
Date of death
March 27, 2002
Afghanistan
Jeffrey P. Blish
NAVY Jeffrey P. Blish
Special Warfare Boat Operator 2nd Class (SWCC)
Date of death
December 16, 2006
San Diego
Brian R. Bill
NAVY Brian R. Bill
Chief Special Warfare Operator (SEAL)
Date of death
August 6, 2011
Afghanistan
Darrik C. Benson
NAVY Darrik C. Benson
Chief Special Warfare Operator (SEAL)
Date of death
August 6, 2011
Afghanistan
Bryan Christopher Beiriger
NAVY Bryan Christopher Beiriger
Master Chief Special Warfare Operator (SEAL)
Date of death
October 23, 2015
San Diego
Matthew G. Axelson
NAVY Matthew G. Axelson
Sonar Technician Surface 2nd Class (SEAL)
Date of death
June 28, 2005
Afghanistan

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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