Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash. – Soldiers of the 1st Special Forces Group (Airborne) will honor a fallen comrade during a sunrise re-dedication ceremony at the unit’s memorial wall on Wednesday, Nov. 10, at 9 a.m. The name of Sgt. Andrew James Creighton will be unveiled as the most recent addition to the roster of fallen Soldiers memorialized on the wall.
The 1st Special Forces Group Memorial Wall honors Soldiers who have died while serving on missions around the world. The wall currently has 168 names memorialized on it. Creighton died July 4 in the Uruzgan Province of Afghanistan while conducting combat operations. More information about Creighton’s military service can be found on the United States Army Special Operations Command web site.