CWO Jonathan Shelby Gibson

CWO Jonathan Shelby Gibson

Birth
Fort Wainwright, Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska, USA
Death 22 Sep 2013 (aged 32)
At Sea
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot Memorial Section K Site 324
Memorial ID 167432366 · View Source
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CWO3 US Navy

He entered the Navy in 1999 at the age of 18, and died as a result of an MH-60S Knighthawk helicopter crash while operating in the central Red Sea. He was assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron Six at Naval Air Station North Island, San Diego, CA. Among his military decorations and awards were four Navy Achievement Medals; Iraq Campaign Medal; Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal; and numerous Sailors of the Month and quarterly awards.

A private ceremony was held on October 7, 2013 at Breakers Beach in Coronado, CA. Upon the return of the USS Nimitz Battle Group, a public ceremony was held aboard USS Midway in San Diego.


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  • Created by: A Horan
  • Added: 26 Jul 2016
  • Find A Grave Memorial 167432366
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for CWO Jonathan Shelby Gibson (15 Feb 1981–22 Sep 2013), Find A Grave Memorial no. 167432366, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by A Horan (contributor 47237309) .