Casey, Eric Ellis, SN

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1985-1989, USS Iowa (BB-61)
Service Years
1985 - 1989

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Home State
North Carolina
North Carolina
Year of Birth
This Military Service Page was created/owned by the Site Administrator to remember Casey, Eric Ellis, SN.
Contact Info
Home Town
Mount Airy, North Carolina
Last Address
USS Iowa (BB-61

Date of Passing
Apr 19, 1989
Location of Interment
Skyline Memory Gardens - Mount Airy, North Carolina
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In the Line of Duty
  1989, In the Line of Duty [Verified]

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Last Known Activity

Eric Casey, 21, was the son of Patricia Kirkpatrick. He had 3 sisters and 2 brothers. He attended North Surry High School and graduated in 1985. He was a lieutenant colonel and cadet commander in the NSHS ROTC Chapter. He enlisted in the Navy in July 1985. He died in an explosion in gun turret #2 on the USS Iowa, during training maneuvers, on April 19, 1989.

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USS Iowa (BB-61)
  1985-1989, USS Iowa (BB-61)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1989-1989 USS Iowa Turret Explosion Incident (Puerto Rico)
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