CPO Mark Thomas Carter

CPO Mark Thomas Carter

Birth
Death 11 Dec 2007 (aged 27)
Salah ad Din, Iraq
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot Sec 60 Site 8725
Memorial ID 23658496 View Source

Chief Petty Officer Mark T. Carter of Fallbrook, Calif., enlisted in the U.S. Navy October 6, 1998 and volunteered for SEAL training in 1999, and served at two West Coast-based SEAL teams after graduation from Basic Underwater Demolition/SEAL training. In April of 2004, he was permanently assigned to an East Coast-based Navy SEAL team. Among his awards are two Bronze Stars with "V" for valor, and a Joint Service Commendation Medal with "V." He died as a result of enemy action while conducting combat operations in Iraq at age 27. He was permanently assigned as an East Coast-based Navy SEAL. He is survived by his parents, three brothers and four sisters