Regelin, Chad R., EOD1
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Last Rank
Petty Officer First Class (E-6)
Last Primary Designator/NEC
EOD-5334-Senior EOD Tech
Last Rating/NEC Group
Explosive Ordnance Disposal
Last Duty Station
2011-2012, EOD-5334, MARSOC
Service Years
2006 - 2012
EOD-Explosive Ordnance Disposal
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Home State
California
California
Year of Birth
1987
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Redding
Last Address
Cottonwood, CA

Casualty Date
Jan 02, 2012
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Improvised Explosive Device (IED)
Location
Afghanistan
Conflict
Global War on Terror/Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF)
Location of Interment
Northern California Veterans Cemetery - Igo, California
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Section 4 Site 150

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Global War on Terrorism FallenThe National Gold Star Family RegistryUnited States Navy Memorial
  2014, Global War on Terrorism Fallen [Verified]
  2014, The National Gold Star Family Registry
  2014, United States Navy Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page

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 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  2006, Recruit Training (RTC Great Lakes, IL)
 Duty Stations
RTC Great Lakes, ILNaval School Explosive Ordnance Disposal (NAVSCOLEOD)EODGRUONE (EODGRU-1)/EODMU-3EODGRUONE (EODGRU-1)
MARSOC
  2006-2006, RTC Great Lakes, IL
  2007-2008, EOD-5302, Naval School Explosive Ordnance Disposal (NAVSCOLEOD)
  2008-2012, EOD-5334, EODGRUONE (EODGRU-1)/EODMU-3
  2010-2012, EOD-5334, EODGRUONE (EODGRU-1)/Det Coronado
  2011-2012, EOD-5334, MARSOC
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  2003-2010 Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF)/Iraqi Surge (2007-08)
  2010-2010 OEF - Afghanistan/Consolidation III (2009-11)
  2011-2011 OEF - Afghanistan/Transition I (2011-14)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technician 1st Class Chad R. Regelin, a bomb expert with EOD Mobile Unit 3 based at Naval Amphibious Base Coronado, was operating with Marine Corps Special Operations Company Bravo when an improvised explosive device detonated, killing him.

“He was doing a presence patrol in that area,” said Lt. Dave Bennett, an EOD Group 1 spokesman in San Diego.

Regelin, of Cottonwood, Calif., enlisted in 2006 and was named the USO’s “Sailor of the Year” for 2011 for his EOD work during his first combat deployment to Afghanistan from August 2010 to March 2011, according to his hometown newspaper, the Anderson Valley Post. The honor was presented to his parents, Scott and Shirene Regelin, at the USO Gala in Washington on Oct. 6, because he was again deployed to Afghanistan.
   
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