Mills, Stephen, SOC

Fallen
 
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Last Rank
Chief Petty Officer (E-7)
Last Primary Designator/NEC
SO-5326-Special Warfare Operator
Last Rating/NEC Group
Special Warfare Operator
Primary Unit
2005-2011, SO-5326, Naval Special Warfare Command (NSWC)/Naval Special Warfare Development Group (NSWDG)
Service Years
1997 - 2011
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Operation Enduring Freedom
Operation Iraqi Freedom
Order of the Shellback
SO-Special Warfare Operator
Three Hash Marks

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Home State
Texas
Texas
Year of Birth
Not Specified
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Not Specified
Last Address
Not Specified

Casualty Date
Aug 06, 2011
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Artillery, Rocket, Mortar
Location
Afghanistan
Conflict
Not Specified
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Section 60 Site 9933

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Order of the Shellback Navy Chief Initiated



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Special Warfare Officer Badge
Naval Parachutist Badge

 
 Duty Stations
NTC (Cadre/Faculty Staff) Great Lakes, ILL(OS) Operations  Specialist A SchoolUSS Kinkaid (DD-965)Naval Special Warfare Center/Basic Underwater Demolition/Seal (BUDS) School
Naval Special Warfare  Group 1 (NSWG-1)/SEAL Team 3Naval Special Warfare Command (NSWC)/Naval Special Warfare Development Group (NSWDG)
  1997-1997, NTC (Cadre/Faculty Staff) Great Lakes, ILL
  1997-1997, OS-0000, (OS) Operations Specialist A School
  1997-2000, OS-0000, USS Kinkaid (DD-965)
  2000-2001, OS-0000, Naval Special Warfare Center/Basic Underwater Demolition/Seal (BUDS) School
  2001-2005, OS-0000, Naval Special Warfare Group 1 (NSWG-1)/SEAL Team 3
  2005-2011, SO-5326, Naval Special Warfare Command (NSWC)/Naval Special Warfare Development Group (NSWDG)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
On August 6, 2011, at approximately 0300 hours local time, thirty (30) American Service Members, seven (7) Afghan Commandos, one (1) Afghan Interpreter, and one (1) Military Working Dog were killed, when the U.S. Army CH-47 Chinook helicopter they were riding in was shot down by a suspected rocket propelled grenade (RPG) while on a combat mission flying in support of Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) in Afghanistan. The helicopter was on a Quick Reaction Force (QRF) insertion mission to assist members of the 75th Rangers pinned down by enemy fire in a fierce fire fight. The crash site was at Tangi Joi Zareen, in the district of Sayd Abad in Wardak Province, about 60 miles (97 kilometers) southwest of Kabul.
   
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