SFC Robert Joseph Mogensen

SFC Robert Joseph Mogensen

Birth
Albany, Linn County, New York, USA
Death 29 May 2004 (aged 26)
Zabol, Afghanistan
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot Sec 60 Site 7987
Memorial ID 11425154 · View Source
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Sgt. 1st Class Robert J. Mogensen of Leesville, Louisiana enlisted in the Army in 1995 and served in a number of Special Forces assignments with the 3rd SFG. He completed Infantry Training, Airborne Training at Fort Benning, Ga., before being assigned to the 82nd Airborne Division at Fort Bragg, N.C. After completing Special Forces Training, Ranger School and French Language Sraining, he was assigned to 1st Bn., 3rd SFG in October 2000. He was a senior Special Forces noncommissioned officer and served three tours in Afghanistan, one in Africa and many more missions that are still classified. He received a Purple Heart for injuries suffered during his first tour in Afghanistan. His awards and decorations include the Purple Heart, the Army Commendation Medal, the Army Achievement Medal, the Army Good Conduct Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, the Humanitarian Service Medal, the Army Service Ribbon, the Combat Infantryman Badge, the Expert Infantryman Badge, the Parachutist Badge, the Ranger Tab and the Special Forces Tab. He is survived by his wife, Tanya, and three children. Robert died in Kandahar, Afghanistan, when his vehicle hit a land mine at age 26.

Army
1st Battalion
3rd Special Forces Group (Airborne)
Fort Bragg, N.C.


  • Created by: Elizabeth Reed
  • Added: 25 Jul 2005
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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for SFC Robert Joseph Mogensen (17 Feb 1978–29 May 2004), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11425154, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Elizabeth Reed (contributor 46561848) .