CW3 Hershel D. McCants Jr.

CW3 Hershel D. McCants Jr. 1

CW3 HERSHEL D. MCCANTS - U.S. Army

Hometown / City: MESA, AZ MARICOPA
Date of Death: Sunday, February 18, 2007
Conflict: Operation Enduring Freedom (Afghanistan)
Branch: U.S. Army
Rank: Chief Warrant Officer, Three
Unit: COMPANY B, 2D BATTALION, 160TH AVIATION, FORT CAMPBELL, KY

Birth: Apr. 2, 1973
Medford
Jackson County
Oregon, USA
Death: Feb. 18, 2007, Afghanistan

Chief Warrant Officer 3 Hershel D. McCants Jr., 33, of Ariz.; was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (Airborne), Fort Campbell, Ky.; He died Feb. 18 in southeastern Afghanistan when the Chinook helicopter he was in crashed. Also killed were Chief Warrant Officer 3 John A. Quinlan, Sgt. Adam A. Wilkinson, Spc. Travis R. Vaughn, Spc. Brandon D. Gordon, Pfc. Ryan C. Garbs, Pfc. Kristofer D. S. Thomas and Air Force Tech. Sgt. Scott E. Duffman.

Burial:
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Sec 60 Site 8542

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