Sgt. Chester Gerhardt Stoda
Born: December 11, 1978
Died: September 2 2011 in Hawaii
Sgt. Chester G. Stoda, 32, of Black River Falls, Wis., died Sep. 2, from a non-combat related incident. He was assigned to the 8th Engineer Battalion, 36th Engineer Brigade, Fort Hood, Texas. Sgt. Stoda joined the Army in February 2008 and deployed to Afghanistan in December 2010. Chet was assigned to the 8th Engineer Battalion, 36th Engineer Brigade. His awards and decorations include, the NATO Medal, two Army Achievement Medals, the Army Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Korea Defense Service Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal with campaign star, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon, two Overseas Service Ribbons, and a Combat Action Badge. He died while scuba diving in Hawaii while on leave from Afghanistan.
Oak Grove Cemetery
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