Sovie, Nicholas Joseph, LCpl

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Last Rank
Lance Corporal
Last Primary MOS
6173-Helicopter Crew Chief, CH-53
Last MOSGroup
Aircraft Maintenance/Rotary Wing
Primary Unit
2006-2006, 6115, HMH-464
Service Years
2003 - 2006

Lance Corporal


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Home State
New York
New York
Year of Birth
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Home Town
Last Address
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Casualty Date
Feb 17, 2006
Non Hostile- Died Other Causes
Air Loss, Crash - Sea
Operation Enduring Freedom
Location of Interment
Notre Dame Cemetery - Ogdensburg, New York
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 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  2003, Boot Camp (Parris Island, SC)2
 Unit Assignments
  2006-2006, 6115, HMH-464
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  2005-2006 Operation Enduring Freedom/OEF-Afghanistan
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
LCpl Nicholas J. Sovie, 20, of Ogdensburg, N.Y.; assigned to Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 464, Marine Air Group 29, 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing, II Marine Expeditionary Force, New River, N.C.; deployed to Djibouti as part of the Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa;

LCpl Nicholas J. Sovie was killed on Feb. 17 2006 when two CH-53 helicopters crashed into the Gulf of Aden in the vicinity of Ras Siyyan, northern Djibouti, while flying a training mission in the Godoria Range area.

Also killed were Marine 1st Lt. Brandon R. Dronet, Sgt. James F. Fordyce, Lance Cpl. Samuel W. Large Jr., Sgt. Donnie Leo F. Levens, Cpl. Matthieu Marcellus, Sgt. Jonathan E. McColley and Capt. Bryan D. Willard; and Air Force Senior Airman Alecia S. Good and Staff Sgt. Luis M. Melendez Sanchez.

LCpl Nicholas J. Sovie, is honored on the "Global War On Terrorism Monument" located at Groulx Park.
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