Senior Chief Sean P. Sullivan
Born: May 3, 1972 in Agana, Guam
Died: July 19, 2012 in Oman
Senior Chief Aviation Warfare Systems Operator Sean P. Sullivan, 40, of St. Louis, Mo., died in a helicopter crash July 19 in Oman. Sully was declared deceased following an extensive search of the wreckage and the surrounding areas of the crash. A fourth generation sailor, he entered the United States Navy in 1991 and attended recruit training in RTC Great Lakes, IL. His military education included AMH A School, Aircrew Candidate School, S.E.R.E. School, and various helicopter FRAMP schools. He has served at NAF Atsugi, Japan and helicopter Combat Support Squadron 4 at Naval Air Station Sigonella, Sicily. Chief Sullivan also served ashore at Helicopter Training Squadron 8 NAS Whiting Field, Milton, FL, Naval Recruiting District, St Louis, MO. Sean has served two tours in Helicopter Mine Countermeasures Squadron 15, once in Corpus Christi and, most recently in Norfolk, VA. Sean’s personal awards include the Air Medal (Strike Flight) (3 Awards), Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (3 Awards), Army Achievement Medal, Pistol Expert, Rifle Expert, and numerous campaign and unit awards. His squadron won the Aviation Battle Efficiency Award for it’s performance in 2011. Sean was named NHA Region FOUR Air Crewman of the Year in 2006. Sean served in Operation Desert Storm, Desert Shield and Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery in Saint Louis, Missouri – Sec 1P Site 121
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