Tributes

“Forever Loved, Never Forgotten”

The Navy Gold Star Program is eternally grateful for the sacrifice of those Service Members who have died in service to our country. To help us to never forget, we have set up this tribute page to honor and remember the memory of those lives. If you would like to honor the memory of your Sailor, Soldier, Marine, Airman or Coast Guardsman through the Navy Gold Star website please submit your thoughts and a photo.

All opinions expressed in tributes posted to this page are the opinions of the family member/friend and/or loved one that submitted the tribute. They are based on information that they consider true and reflect their own thoughts. These thoughts and opinions do not reflect the views, official policy or position of the United States Navy and/or the Navy Gold Star Program.

PO1 Robert Adams
October 30, 1981 - May 17, 2015

NCCMC Michael Agustin
May 6, 1971 - October 2, 2013

Lance Corporal Jeramy Ailes
November 3, 1982 - November 15, 2004

LCDR Richard Thomas Allen
May 15, 1971 - August 9, 2010

Seaman Frank Almonte
11/10/1988 - 07/29/2013

CPO Bruce Anthony Ambrose
April 5, 1972 - November 18, 2012

SGT Andre Armstrong
04/20/1993 - 07/31/2020

ATAN Cameron Michael Arnold
April 25, 1992 - September 30, 2014

PO2 Joseph Allan Ashley
September 4, 1980 - January 9, 2005

FT2 Keon Askew
September 27, 1978 - June 10, 2002

Lance Cpl.Thomas Baddeley
6/6/1965 - 1/8/1987

ADAA Trevor Bailey
3-24-98 - 10-28-18

PO2 Jacob Bare
4/19/1987 - 2/7/2011

LCDR Dwayne Eugene Barnett
December 22, 1977 - May 7, 2014

PO3 Nicholas Barrett
January 26, 1990 - December 24, 2012

PO3 Robert Bartulewicz
December 14, 1996 - July 16, 2019

CTT1 (IDW/AW/NAC/SW) Ian Scott Beall
January 17,1987 - March 22, 2013

PO3 Douglas Robert Beichner
January 27, 1985 - September 26, 2009

SR ShaCool KnoRu Bell
January 22, 1997 - February 13, 2021

MSG Sean Bell
01/16/1983 - 02/28/21

PO3 Scott "Skee" Belonsky
October 21, 1975 - December 19, 2001

ABH Hunter Nathaniel Biehle
March 16, 1998 - April 10, 2020

IT2 Kris "Romeo" Bishundat
September 14, 1977 - September 11, 2001

Captain James B. Blackmon, Jr
July 10, 1969 - February 17, 2002

LCDR Rock Blais
June 17, 1961 - August 30, 2001

TM1 James Blessing
September 23, 1919 - April 7, 1944

PO2 Herman "Bud" Bolte IV
July 17, 1979 - August 28, 2003

PO2 Philip Bordeaux
May 20, 1991 - August 3, 2013

Commander Brian Bourgeois
October 27, 1978 - December 7, 2021

PO2 Tanner Mackenzie Brach
April 14, 1993 - August 8, 2017

PO1 Kent Brandt
November 7, 1984 - October 12, 2014

SCPO Jayson Brettin
March 24,1973 - April 29, 2015

CPO Nicholas Brown
04/18/1981 - 01/18/2017

PO3 Corneilius Brown
10.06.1998 - 04.24.2021

EN3 Benjamin Alan Brunner
May 5, 1999 - February 6, 2019

LCDR Kenneth Buell
August 24, 1939 - MIA September 17, 1972

LTJG Wallace Burch
October 15, 1991 - October 1, 2017

AWS1 James Philip Buriak
May 9, 1990 - August 31, 2021

SN Raymond Burke
September 29, 1980 - November 25, 2001

AMSAN John Burkhardt Jr
Oct 8,1968 - June 22,1990

PO2 Ryan Daniel Burris
June 8, 1991 - May 21, 2015

GSE2 Maurice Busey
August 12, 1985 - April 18, 2011

PO1 Kevin Bushell
May 15, 1991 - August 21, 2017

FC2 Cade Edward Butler
June 11, 1989 - August 8, 2011

T/Sgt. Daniel Butler
October 31, 1921 - August 17, 1943

LT Valerie Cappelaere Delaney
May 14, 1986 - March 11, 2013

PO1 Jake Wesley Cariker
November 27, 1981 - April 16, 2011

EOD1 Sean Carson
July 27, 1980 - August 16, 2012

PO1 Demetrius Carter
September 16, 1964 - May 09, 2003

PO1 George Casher Jr.
November 3, 1978 - August 24, 2008

PO2 Nathan Andrew Castor
September 10, 1997 - May 18, 2019

PO3 Uriel Causor
June 9, 1993 - July 7, 2015

PO1 Christopher Colafati
February 25, 1988 - January 14, 2017

AOAN David "Wayne" Cornell
October 16, 1966 - January 31, 1988

CN James Curran Jr.
April 25, 1987 - April 15, 2012

AR Charles S. Cutshaw
June 21, 1996 - May 4, 2020

LCpl Rory Dalgliesh
May. 24th. 1990 - Sept. 29th. 2013

PO1 Steven “Glenn” Daugherty
March 5, 1986 - February 20, 2022

CTT1 (SW) Steven Daugherty
May 16, 1979 - July 06, 2007

CDR Gabriel DeFang
May 2, 1975 - January 15, 2021

PO2 Jose Antonio Diaz Morales
11/2/1997 - 12/27/2020

CDR John DiGiovacchino
December 16, 1973 - July 23, 2015

A1C Rhianda Dillard
June 17, 1996 - August 1, 2016

PO2 Anthony M. Dillard
June 9, 1993 - April 22, 2018

PO3 R-Jay E-J Domondon
February 11, 1994 - January 6, 2014

LT Bruce J. Donald
January 12, 1973 - September 29, 2000 

Lieutenant Junior Grade Travis M Douglas
May 22, 1979 - December 10,2011

PO2 Dustin Louis Doyon
November 20, 1990 - August 21, 2017

Lieutenant Joshua Drablos
December 28, 1991 - June 21, 2019

SGT Shane Duffy
June 22, 1985 - June 4, 2008

LTJG Terry Dugas Jr.
November 2, 1970 - January 30, 2008

SGT Shawn Dunkin
February 27, 1981 - February 19, 2007

EM3 Scott Michael Dunn
December 26, 1987 - July 31, 2011

LT Adam A. Dyer
April 27, 1980 - January 26, 2007

SO1 Kevin Ebbert
January 23, 1980 - November 24, 2012

CPO David Eberhart Jr.
April 19, 1973 - June 7, 2008

IT2 Timothy Eckels
October 31, 1993 - August 21, 2017

PO1 Christopher Eckman
December 1976 - October 10, 2011

LT. Commander Michael D. Edwards
October 13, 1970 - November 26, 2011

HM3 Luke Luong Ellison
April 14, 1990 - August 19, 2014

EO1 Mark Brandon Emery
October 8th, 1980 - November 4th, 2020

PO1 Benjamen Farrell
August 2, 1978 - January 18, 2005

PO2 Micah Farrell
June 6, 1991 - October 12, 2014

HM3 Colin Ferguson
July 4, 1989 - April 28, 2013

AFCM Sylvester Freeman
August 21, 1960 - April 5, 2001

PO2 Sean Fry
April 12, 1984 - January 20, 2009

HN Riley Gallinger-Long
July 4, 1992 - August 11, 2011

CMC Jeffrey Garber
March 26, 1966 - June 20, 2009

HM1 John Garcia
October 2, 1982 - October 24, 2020

PO2 Michael J. Gibbs
October 12, 1983 - February 16, 2009

CDR Keith F. Gillette Jr.
February 17, 1950 - June 19, 1992

MM3 Alexander Martyn Gimbutas
January 18, 1989 - September 6, 2010

Johnathan Goffred
June 5, 1985 - January 26, 2008

Ethan Goolsby
9/17/200 - 12/10/2020

CPO William Griffen
January 19,1980 - November 9, 2012

Seaman Cherone Gunn
February 14, 1978 - October 12, 2000

PO1 Kristofer L. Guy
October 16, 1977 - March 3, 2015

SN DARRYL LAMOTT HALEY
SEPTEMBER 4, 1986 - MAY 9, 2012

Lieutenant Cameron Hall
April 29, 1977 - August 15, 2007

EOD Curtis R Hall
June 10, 1982 - April 6, 2007

SN Michael Halpert
December 26, 1977 - July 1, 2009

CPO Todd Hargis
1/28/1977 - 7/31/2013

ABH3 Donald Hart
August 7, 1997 - August 14, 2020

CPO John E Hasselbrink
October 6, 1976 - April 15, 2018

SCPO D'Juna Marie Hayes-Jones
May 3, 1965 - August 5, 2009

PO1 Ernest Henderson
06/25/1973 - 08/01/2018

PO3 Ryne Hiler
November 15, 1990 - May 4, 2014

PO2 Terrence Hill
10-12-1988 - 01–4-2013

LT Lawrence Hilton
October 25, 1968 - July 22, 2004

PO2 Aaron Hines
August 25, 1993 - January 6, 2017

PO3 Osiel Hipolito
July 28,1985 - September 3,2005

PO1 Kameron Holloway
July 24, 1988 - January 30, 2017

PO1 Richard M. Holman
February 19, 1990 - May 29, 2018

LCDR Steven D Hopkins
February 19, 1987 - August 1, 2017

PO2 William Spencer Houseworth
April 29, 1985 - August 6, 2011

MM1 Jerome Houston
December 26, 1978 - May 7, 2008

CPO Kevin Houston
September 20, 1975 - August 6, 2011

HN3 Christopher David Hunt
December 17, 1979 - September 30, 2004

LT Ronald E. Irwin
March 15, 1952 - March 8, 2008

EMFA Michael Jamel Jakes, Jr.
March 8, 1981 - December 4, 2001

BMSN Karli Mae James
February 11, 1998 - March 30, 2021

MC1 Victor Walter Jeffries
February 9, 1955 - December 30, 2007

BM2 (SW/AW) Jeffery Ethan Jenkins
October 8, 1991 - March 20, 2020

PO1 Matthew Gary Jensen
January 26, 1981 - September 21, 2017

CDR Christopher Kalafut
March 4, 1965 - October 24, 2014

PO2 Jonathan Kalbach
July 25, 1973 - January 19, 2002

MCPO Andrew Kaloz
March 21, 1969 - February 9, 2010

SO2 Matthew Kantor
August 27, 1990 - November 11, 2012

PO3 Ahmad M. Kasib
September 15, 2000 - January 7, 2022

PO2 Michael C Kaske
October 31. 1986 - October 5, 2008

MCPO David M. Kelley
October 14, 1952 - April 19, 2001

HN Chadwick "Doc" Thomas Kenyon
January 4, 1986 - August 20, 2006 (KIA)

PO3 William Keys
April 22, 1988 - April 16, 2011

PO1 Elizabeth "Beth" Kingsland
April 30, 1986 - August 1, 2017

LT Sandra King-Young
June 16, 1966 - October 1, 2002

PO2 Dakota Kinkton
July 13, 1994 - March 4, 2019

Captain Sara Knutson Cullen
May 7, 1985 - March 11, 2013

CPO Michael Koch
May 12, 1978 - February 4, 2008

CDR Aaron Eugene Kottas
November 6, 1970 - September 17, 2010

Lieutenant Jason P. Kreutter
March 30, 1985 - September 8, 2015

LT Michael Lamana
July 6, 1970 - September 11, 2001

PO2 William Jack (Billy-Jack) Lambert
July 26, 1991 - April 10, 2016

PO3 Madison Landers
September 25, 1987 - August 26, 2019

PO2 Brian Adam Lane
July 21, 1980 - September 30, 2006

SO1 Matthew Leathers
October 4, 1979 - February 19, 2013

CM3 Evan Hunter Lederer
October 11, 1988 - November 18, 2014

AW2 Tony Lehman
1979 - 2004

PO2 Jonathan "Jon" Lesko
July 10, 1991 - September 22, 2013

PO2 Joshua Lipstein
July 17, 1987 - March 15, 2011

LT Brendan Looney
February 24, 1981 - September 21, 2010

PO2 Danielle Elise Lopez
June 18, 1994 - March 27, 2020

Sgt. Matthew Lowenthal
October 15, 1995 - October 15, 2019

PO1 Raymond FJ Luckett III
May 29, 1983 - April 21, 2021

PO3 Johnathon D. Luoma
August 29, 1992 - May 10, 2016

BMCM Ken MacDonald
December 6, 1977 - November 24, 2019

PO2 Xavier A. Maldonado Soto
May 26, 2000 - September 19, 2020

CTT1 Philip Marcotte
March 1, 1985 - June 9, 2021

PS1 Xavier Martin
September 27, 1992 - June 17, 2017

SSG Sabrina Martinez
April 18, 1983 - August 27, 2016

MA2 Mark Mayo
September 7 1989 - March 24, 2014

CPO Robert McAbee
December 21, 1970 - June 3, 2013

SGT Brandon G. McCoy
April 9, 1977 - March 18, 2012

LT Michael McGreevy Jr.
April 24, 1975 - June 28, 2005

LT William "Bill" McKeown
09/21/1981 - 03/28/2008

Captain Jesse Melton III
November 13, 1978 - September 9, 2008

LCpl Eugene Mills III
November 19, 1990 - June 22, 2012

PO2 Richard Brandon Milner
March 11, 1985 - February 20, 2019

PO2 Robert Miner
August 7, 1987 - January 3, 2013

Lieutenant Luke Brett Moody
December 2, 1991 - June 24, 2018

LT Christopher Mosko
November 18, 1983 - April 26, 2012

CAPT Patrick Mueller
April 26, 1959 - August 7, 2014

2nd Lt. Peter Patrick "Rick" Murner, Jr
May 13, 1945 - August 26, 1968

CAPT Stephen Murphy
May 1991 - November 2013

PO Gregory Wayne Musselwhite Jr.
February 10, 1986 - June 25, 2021

AA Joseph Naglak
May 23, 1997 - September 17, 2018

PO3 Marcques Nettles
July 24, 1983 - April 2, 2006

PO1 Joshua Thomas Newton
February 26,1992 - August 17, 2020

SR Kelsey M Nobles
7/30/00 - 4/23/19

SR Kelsey Nobles
July 30, 2000 - April 23, 2019

PO2 Benjamin Norman
October 4, 1998 - December 31, 2018

PO3 Matthew O'Bryant
May 10, 1986 - September 20, 2008

Second Lieutenant John Michael Odell
January 31, 1942 - April 30, 1968

LT Allison Oubre
August 13, 1981 - May 19, 2009

PO1 Robert Owens
February16, 1974 - May 30, 2018

Sgt. Jayton Daniel Patterson
August 9, 1978 - January 15, 2005

HM1 Will Patterson
Octover 4, 1980 - February 24, 2013

MM2 (SEAL) Shane Patton
November 15, 1982 - June 28, 2005

OSSN James Pesente
August 7, 1986 - May 15, 2010

LCpl Lawrence Philippon
March 20, 1983 - May 8, 2005

LCDR Michael Phipps
July 7, 1967 - October 16, 2004

PO3 James Pitts
November 1, 1992 - July 10, 2017

LT Darin Pontell
August 24, 1975 - September 11, 2001

Midshipman Jennifer M. Powers
July 6, 1984 - October 2, 2005

PO2 Henry Price
January 6, 1993 - September 29, 2015

HT1 Karl Allan Proctor
September 16, 1985 - March 27, 2021

BUCN Joseph Pudlowski
July 7, 1983 - May 11, 2002

PO1 Derek Pursell
04/29/1989 - 09/12/2020

PO2 Maurice Ray
May 21, 1985 - June 7, 2012

PO2 Jason Recker
October 25, 1973 - November 27, 2020

SN Andre' Reed
December 11, 1988 - January 3, 2010

CPO Gary Rehm
October 2, 1979 - June 17, 2017

AS1 (AW/SW/IW) Craig R Reuter
October 30, 1982 - December 3, 2017

HM2 Patrick Reyes
December 13, 1988 - July 10, 2010

SN Dakota Kyle Rigsby
September 12, 1997 - June 17, 2017

PO1 Clarence Roach
July 19, 1984 - August 26, 2015

PO2 Anthony Wayne Robinson II
September 11, 1987 - December 24th, 2019

PO2 David Roddy
April 1, 1974 - September 16, 2006

SN Rafael Rodriguez
May 30, 1978 - February 16, 2006

QM2 (SW/AW) Stephen L. Rodriguez
July 19, 1973 - July 22, 2010

PO2 Dwight Rogers, Jr.
April 22, 1995 - October 13, 2021

ETCS Charles L. Roscoe
10/02/1958 - 05/21/1993

LS2 DeRon S Ross
August 31, 1976 - February 27, 2014

CE1 Tito L. Ruiz
April 2, 1974 - December 27, 2021

Sgt.1st Class Carlos Santos-Silva
November 4, 1977 - March 22, 2010

SK2 Edward Saunders
June 27, 1978 - January 22, 2007

PO2 Joseph Scandariato
September 17, 1982 - February 6, 2008

PO2 Joseph Clark Schwedler (SEAL)
May 1, 1979 - April 6, 2007

PO1 Scott Shaw
September 28, 1975 - July 20, 2005

PO1 Eric Shellenberger
November 19, 1972 - May 7, 2009

BMSN Sealth Shepherd
5/12/1997 - 12/25/2019

PO3 Heath Shilling
December 13, 1979 - July 15, 2001

LS1 Maressa Shivers
January 5, 1966 - February 19, 2018

Commander Jeffrey Matthew Silvas
April 24, 1955 - February 25, 2007

LT John Anthony Skop
August 11, 1971 - March 17, 2001

PO1 Brandon Slatton
May 10, 1985 - June 10, 2017

YNSN Darica Slaughter
January 31, 2003 - September 12, 2021

SR Matthew A. Sloan
December 21, 2000 - February 16, 2021

AD2 Nicholas Eric Smith
05/08/1978 - 10/18/2009

AD2 Nicholas Eric Smith
05/08/1978 - 10/18/2009

HN Shianne Taylor Soles
April 21, 2000 - May 4, 2019

AA Patrick Stellitano
March 26, 1998 - February 22, 2020

LTJG Scott P. Stephen
December 19, 1974 - April 20, 2019

IT2 Anna Sterling
September 23, 1968 - July 23, 2012

Staff Sergeant Mark Stets
January 4, 1971 - February 3, 2010

PO3 Austin Stevenson
January 5, 1992 - April 30, 2014

Cpl Joshua C. Sticklen
November 3, 1982 - December 3, 2006

PO1 Tyler Sevigny Stimson (SEAL)
February 22,1980 - July 16, 2010

SGT. Charles Strong
November 24, 1985 - September 15, 2014

ADAN Karl Sutton
03/17/1965 - 01/13/1988

LCDR Erik M. Sweet
December 14, 1970 - April 26, 2015

LT James Swiggart
August 12, 1984 - December 17, 2015

SPC. Brian Tabada
May 25, 1989 - February 27, 2011

PO1 David Tapper
August 16, 1971 - August 20, 2003

Cpl. Jacob A. Tate
January 20, 1989 - January 2, 2011

PO1 Joel Taylor
October 11, 1981 - December 2, 2019

AD3 Allan H. Taylor
October 22, 1994 - January 24, 2021

MA3 Oscar Jesus Temores
September 20, 1996 - November 30, 2019

SN Brandon Thurber
January 28, 2000 - November 10, 2018

BM1 (SEAL) Christopher Taylor Tilghman
December 2, 1959 - December 20, 1989

AN Brian Tingle
12/13/1989 - 9/7/2012

Warrant Officer Eugene S. Tinnin
April 11, 1929 - August 20, 1968

Lieutenant Junior Grade Francis L. Toner, IV
September 26,1982 - March 27, 2009

1st Lt. Christopher Michael Troche
December 12, 1992 - February 16, 2018

RP2 Pasquale A. Troisi
September 6, 1981 - March 18, 2013

GM3 Gerald William Turner, Jr.
March 25, 1997 - July 30, 2020

MIDN Anthony Valliere
November 3, 1986 - January 26, 2008

AC2 (AW/SW) Gregory Lance Vasquez
January 3, 1991 - August 1, 2014

AN Michael Vecchio
February 20, 1998 - April 15, 2017

EMC Christian Villanueva
January 23, 1981 - January 20, 2011

FN Dominic Villarreal
May 5, 2001 - February 20, 2022

EODC Patrick Wade
August 13, 1968 - July 17, 2007

CPO Demond Antoine Walker
September 17, 1975 - February 12, 2015

LCDR Charles Walker
July 07, 1986 - July 31, 2019

SKC Delmer Wallen
March 30, 1958 - August 15, 2011

PO1 Brandon A. Ward
February 7, 1987 - December 22, 2017

HM3 Eric Warren
November 22, 1988 - May 26, 2012

PO3 Nathan Watford
February 10, 1990 - December 21, 2010

HM3 Jordan Way
August 29, 1994 - December 16, 2017

PO2 Blaine Webb
August 26, 1988 - October 18, 2013

CPO Jared Michael White
February 29, 1980 - May 7, 2019

PO1 Timothy Williams
June 22, 1986 - August 13, 2018

LSC Kendrick. D. Williams
May 29, 1985 - April 22, 2021

LCDR Christopher Williams
March 27, 1962 - September 17, 2009

Commander Francis Williams
June 27, 1951 - February 25, 2013

FTG2 Shawn Michael Wise
November 11, 1962 - April 28, 1983

HM1 Jack B. Young
October 3, 1930 - March 11, 1969

LT Miroslav Steven Zilberman
February 20th, 1979 - March 31st, 2010

Cpl Nicholas Ziolkowski
April 21,1982 - November 14, 2004

SA René William Zook
May 16,1985 - December 21, 2005