Tyler J. Trahan

Age: 22
Branch: U.S. Navy
Rank: Petty Officer Second Class
Unit: Explosive Ordnance Disposal Unit 12, Naval Special Warfare Command
Station: Norfolk, VA

Killed in Action: April 30, 2009
Location: Fallujah, Iraq
Campaign: Operation Iraqi Freedom

Medals & Commendations: Bronze Star with V Device, Purple Heart, National Defense, Iraq Campaign, Global War on Terror

Hometown: East Freetown, MA
Family: He is survived by Jean-Pierre and Maureen Anne Trahan of East Freetown, Massachusetts. Brother of Molly Jean Trahan of East Freetown. Tyler was also the grandson of Claudette Mae O’Malley of New Bedford, Massachusetts and the late John J. O’Malley Jr., Antoinette (Gaudette) Trahan and Roger Trahan.