Tuesday, June 28, 2005

Navy Lt. Michael M. McGreevy, Jr.

Remember Our Heroes

Navy Lt. Michael M. McGreevy, Jr., 30, of Portville, New York.

Lt McGreevy died while conducting combat operations when the MH-47 helicopter that he was aboard crashed in the vicinity of Asadabad, Afghanistan in Kumar Province. He was assigned to SEAL Team Ten, Virginia Beach, Virginia.

McGreevy was a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy who hailed from the small town of Portville, N.Y., population 4,000, where he was remembered as an outstanding student, athlete and "top-notch kid."

Kevin Curran, principal of the town's high school where McGreevy graduated third in his class 12 years ago, said, "He made a huge impact on us, that we remember him this well."

"He was a great athlete, great student, nice personality, and was so polite," added Linda Scott, a Portville guidance counselor.

McGreevy, 30, who was married and the father of a 1-year-old child, was stationed in Virginia Beach, Va.

Navy Lt Micael M. McGreevy, Jr. was killed in action on 06/28/05.

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