Michael Egan - Marine Corps Sergeant
Killed In Action: Sept 19, 2005
Hometown: Philadelphia, PA
Egan was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Bliss, Texas.
He died Dec. 12 of injuries sustained when a rocket-propelled grenade struck his vehicle during a convoy security mission in Mosul, Iraq.
Egan served in the Marine Corps for nine years before joining the National Guard in 2003. He was a veteran of the Persian Gulf War, and a recipient of the Bronze Star and the Purple Heart, among numerous other military awards.