SSGT Ryan David Hammond

SSGT Ryan David Hammond

Birth
Glen Dale, Marshall County, West Virginia, USA
Death 2 Oct 2015 (aged 26)
Jalalabad, Nangarhar, Afghanistan
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot Section: 60 - Grave: 11082
Memorial ID 153280202 · View Source
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•SSgt (rank since March 2012), US Air Force, Loadmaster, 39th Airlift Squadron, Operation Freedom's Sentinel; he enlisted in 2007; F-15 Avionics Technician, Tyndall AFB (FL) and Seymour Johnson AFB (NC); Loadmaster, Dyess AFB; also member of the US Air Force Honor Guard.•

•He along with 5 other Air Force members (3 of the others, Capt. Jonathan J. Golden, CA, Capt. Jordan B. Pierson, TX and SA Quinn L. Johnson, Harris, WI, in his same Squad, based at Dyess AFB, TX and 2, SA Nathan C. Sartain, FL and A1C Kcey E. Ruiz, GA from the 66th Security Forces Squadron, based at Hanscom AFB, Mass.) and 5 civilians died in crash of a C-130J (Super Hercules) during takeoff at Jalalabad International Airport.•


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  • Created by: Thats My Cuz
  • Added: 4 Oct 2015
  • Find A Grave Memorial 153280202
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for SSGT Ryan David Hammond (29 Mar 1989–2 Oct 2015), Find A Grave Memorial no. 153280202, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Thats My Cuz (contributor 48113240) .