Shawn H McNabb

Shawn H McNabb

Birth
Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, USA
Death 26 Oct 2009 (aged 24)
Afghanistan
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot Section 60, Site 9522
Memorial ID 60747377 · View Source
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Staff Sgt Shawn McNabb was born in Dallas and attended school in Terrell, where he graduated from Terrell High School in 2003. He was active in athletics, but his true love was music and he won many awards and was a member of the Texas All State Band.

His ambition was to work in the medical profession and he had planned to attend Physicians Assistant School.

Shawn was a combat veteran of five deployments in the war on Terrorism and was serving with the 160th Special Operations Air Regiment (SOAR) as an airborne flight medic when he was killed in the crash of his MH-47 helicopter.

Staff Sergeant McNabb's awards include the Air Medal, the Army Commendation Medal for Valor, the Army Commendation Medal, three Army Achievement Medals, the Meritorious Unit Commendation Medal, two Army Good Conduct Medals, the National Defense Service Medal, the Korean Defense Service Medal, the Iraqi Campaign Medal-Campaign Star, the Global War On Terrorism Service Medal, the Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon, the Army Service Ribbon, the Overseas Service Ribbon, the Combat Action Badge, the Basic Aviation Badge, and the Parachutist Badge. He was posthumously awarded the Bronze Star Medal, the Meritorious Service Medal, and the Air Medal

He was survived by his parents, a sister, a fiance, his maternal grandparents as well as many other aunts/uncles, family and friends.

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  • Created by: Anne Cady
  • Added: 28 Oct 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 60747377
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Shawn H McNabb (14 May 1985–26 Oct 2009), Find A Grave Memorial no. 60747377, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Anne Cady (contributor 46985237) .