CPT Andrew Michael Pedersen-Keel

CPT Andrew Michael Pedersen-Keel

Birth
South Miami, Miami-Dade County, Florida, USA
Death 11 Mar 2013 (aged 28)
Jalrez, Wardak, Afghanistan
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot Section 60, Site 10108
Memorial ID 106818325 · View Source
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Capt. Andrew M. Pedersen-Keel, 28, of South Miami, Fla., was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group (Airborne), Fort Bragg, N.C. He died March 11, in Jalrez District, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained when they were attacked by small arms fire. His military education includes U.S. Army Airborne School, U.S. Army Ranger School, Combat Lifesaver Course, Combatives Level I Course, Sniper Employment Leaders Course, Pathfinder Course, Maneuver Captain's Career Course, the Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape Course, and the Special Forces Detachment Officer Qualification Course. Pedersen-Keel's awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal (2), the Army Commendation Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Afghanistan Campaign Medal with two Campaign Stars, the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, the Army Service Ribbon, the Overseas Service Ribbon, the NATO Medal, the Air Assault Badge, the Expert Infantryman Badge, the Parachutist Badge, the Pathfinder Badge, the Combat Infantryman Badge, the Ranger Tab, and the Special Forces Tab. He is survived by his parents and sister.


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Gravesite Details Interred March 27, 2013
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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for CPT Andrew Michael Pedersen-Keel (8 Jun 1984–11 Mar 2013), Find A Grave Memorial no. 106818325, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Elizabeth Reed (contributor 46561848) .