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Lt. Christopher E. Mosko

Lt. Christopher E. Mosko, 28, of Philadelphia and San Diego died April 26 while conducting combat operations in Nawa district, Ghazni province, Afghanistan. Lt. Mosko graduated in 2002 from Eau Claire Memorial High School, where he took part in swimming, soccer, and the show choir. He was a dedicated athlete who worked harder than his teammates and was a self-directed singer. His family moved from Eau Claire soon after Christopher graduated. Lt Mosko commanded a Navy explosive ordnance disposal unit, which was responsible to dealing with unexploded roadside bombs and other improvised explosives. He was assigned as a Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Platoon Commander to Combined Joint Special Operations Task Force, Afghanistan. Mosko was stationed at EOD Mobile Unit 3, San Diego, Calif. He was assigned to Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit 3 in Coronado. In Afghanistan, he was a platoon commander for a Combined Joint Special Operations Task Force. Lt Mosko was qualified as an explosive ordnance expert, a free-fall parachutist and a scuba diving instructor. He was in the Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps at Drexel University in Philadelphia and was commissioned in May 2007. He was posthumously awarded the Purple Heart and the Bronze Star awards.

Service Information provided by Merkley-Mitchell Mortuary
Thursday, May 10, 2012
5:00pm – 8:00p.m.
Merkley-Mitchell Mortuary
3655 5th Ave
San Diego, California 92103

Funeral Services
Friday, May 11, 2012
Liberty Station North Chapel
2881 Roosevelt Road
San Diego, California 92106

Military Honors
Friday, May 11, 2012
Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery
Cabrillo Memorial Drive
San Diego, California

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  1. RBaddorf
    April 29th, 2012 at 07:37 | #1

    Rest in peace Brother. We remember.
    Ron Baddorf
    GySgt USMC (Ret)
    CJTF Paladin
    Bagram, Afghanistan

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