Friday, May 05, 2006

Army Specialist Justin L. O’Donohoe

Remember Our Heroes

Army Specialist Justin L. O’Donohoe, 27, of San Diego

Spc O'Donohoe was assigned to the 71st Cavalry Regiment, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), Fort Drum N.Y.; died May 5 when the CH-47 Chinook helicopter he was traveling on crashed during combat operations east of Abad, Afghanistan, in the Kunar province. Also killed were: Pfc. Brian M. Moquin Jr., Spc. David N. Timmons Jr., Sgt. Jeffery S. Wiekamp, Sgt. John C. Griffith, Sgt. Bryan A. Brewster, Staff Sgt. Christopher T. Howick, Chief Warrant Officer 2 Christopher B. Donaldson, Chief Warrant Officer 3 Eric W. Totten and Lt. Col. Joseph J. Fenty.

FORT DRUM, N.Y. – Spc. Justin L. O'Donohoe was killed in Kunar Province , Afghanistan May 5, 2006 while conducting combat operations in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.

Odonohoe, 27, was a cavalry scout assigned to A Troop, 3rd Squadron, 71st Cavalry Regiment, 10th Mountain Division (LI), Fort Drum, N.Y.

Odonohoe, from San Diego, Calif., enlisted in the Army in April 2004 and attended Basic Combat Training at Fort Knox, Ky. After completing Advanced Individual Training at Fort Knox, Ky., he was assigned to the 10th Mountain Division in September 2004 and deployed to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom in February 2006.

Odonohoe’s awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal, Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Afghan Campaign Medal, Combat Action Badge and the Expert Infantryman Badge.

Odonohoe is survived by his parents, Joseph and Pamela Odonohoe, San Diego, Calif., and his brother, Kyle.

Army Specialist Justin L. O’Donohoe was killed in action on 05/05/06.

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