Capt Bryan D. Willard

Capt Bryan D. Willard

Birth
Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 17 Feb 2006 (aged 33)
Djibouti
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot Sec 60 Site 8320
Memorial ID 13404489 · View Source
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Capt. Bryan D. Willard, 33, of Hummelstown, Pa.; was assigned to Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 464, Marine Air Group 29, 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing, II Marine Expeditionary Force, New River, N.C.; deployed to Djibouti as part of the Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa; killed Feb. 17 when two CH-53 helicopters crashed into the Gulf of Aden in the vicinity of Ras Siyyan, northern Djibouti, while flying a training mission in the Godoria Range area. Also killed were Marine 1st Lt. Brandon R. Dronet, Sgt. James F. Fordyce, Lance Cpl. Samuel W. Large Jr., Sgt. Donnie Leo F. Levens, Cpl. Matthieu Marcellus, Sgt. Jonathan E. McColley and Lance Cpl. Nicholas J. Sovie; and Air Force Senior Airman Alecia S. Good and Staff Sgt. Luis M. Melendez Sanchez.


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  • Created by: Elizabeth Reed
  • Added: 21 Feb 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 13404489
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Capt Bryan D. Willard (17 Aug 1972–17 Feb 2006), Find A Grave Memorial no. 13404489, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Elizabeth Reed (contributor 46561848) .