Kalafut, Christopher Edward, CDR

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Last Rank
Last Primary NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
2014-2014, 131X, US Central Command (USCENTCOM)
Service Years
1987 - 2014

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Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Oceanside, CA
Last Address
Oceanside, CA

Casualty Date
Oct 24, 2014
Non Hostile- Died Other Causes
Unknown, Not Reported
Not Specified
Location of Interment
Georgia National Cemetery - Canton, Georgia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Sec. 7A, Site 391

 Official Badges 

Central Command

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Naval Aviator Wings

 Duty Stations
USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72)VAW-117 WallbangersUS Central Command (USCENTCOM)
  1987-1992, 131X, USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72)
  1992-1992, 131X, VAW-117 Wallbangers
  2014-2014, 131X, US Central Command (USCENTCOM)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1993-1994 Counter Drug Operations
  2014-2014 Operation Inherent Resolve (OIR)
 Colleges Attended 
United States Merchant Marine Academy
  1983-1987, United States Merchant Marine Academy
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  May 19, 2016, General Photos2
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Cmdr. Christopher E. Kalafut, 49, of Acworth, Ga., was found dead in his room on Al Udeid Air Base in Qatar on Oct. 24, 2014. His death is under military investigation, as was standard with on-base deaths.

Kalafut deployed in July 2014 and worked at the combined air operations center at the base, a major air hub in the Middle East. He was assigned to the Naval Amphibious Liaison Element, Combined Forces Air Component Center, U.S. Central Command.
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 Military Association Memberships
GWOT FallenUnited States Navy Memorial The National Gold Star Family Registry
  2016, GWOT Fallen
  2016, United States Navy Memorial - Assoc. Page
  2016, The National Gold Star Family Registry
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