SFC Eric Michael Emond

SFC Eric Michael Emond

Riverside, Riverside County, California, USA
Death 27 Nov 2018 (aged 39)
Andar, Ghazni, Afghanistan
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot Section 60 Site 11838
Memorial ID 195040245 · View Source
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1st Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group (Airborne) out of Fort Bragg, NC

His military service spanned 21 years in the US Marine Corps and the US Army. He was on his 7th deployment when he died from injuries sustained after his vehicle was struck by an improvised explosive device in Andar, Ghazni province, Afghanistan. Among his military awards and decorations were the Bronze Star Medal (3); Purple Heart (2); Meritorious Service Medal; Joint Service Commendation Medal; Joint Service Achievement Medal; NATO Achievement Medal (2); Afghanistan Campaign Medal (4); NATO Medal; Army Good Conduct Medal; Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal; Overseas Service Ribbon (2); National Defense Service Medal; Special Forces Tab; Ranger Tab; Combat Infantry Badge; and Combat Action Badge.

He was survived by his wife; their three children; and his sister.

Interment on January 11, 2019.

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  • Added: 28 Nov 2018
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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for SFC Eric Michael Emond (23 Sep 1979–27 Nov 2018), Find A Grave Memorial no. 195040245, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by A Horan (contributor 47237309) Burial Details Unknown.