This Memorial Page Established by-SFC Rod Brewer
In Honor Of PFC Eric W Hario, (19), OEF, Aug 29, 2010
PFC. ERIC WILLIAM HARIO
Died on Aug. 29, 2009
Operation Enduring Freedom
Pfc. Eric W. Hario, 19, was an infantryman assigned to 1st Battalion, 75th
Ranger Regiment at Hunter Army Airfield, Ga. He was born Dec. 9, 1989, in
Hario was wounded by enemy fire while conducting combat operations in the
vicinity of Paktika Province, Afghanistan, on Aug. 29, 2009. He was
medically evacuated to a combat support hospital where he died.
He was on his first deployment in support of the War on Terror.
After graduating from Monroe High School where he lettered in football and
wrestling, Hario enlisted in the U.S. Army in June 2008.
He completed One Station Unit Training at Fort Benning Ga., as an
infantryman. After graduating from the Basic Airborne Course there, he was
assigned to the Ranger Indoctrination Program also at Fort Benning.
Upon graduation from the Ranger Indoctrination Program, he was assigned to Company A,
1st Bn., 75th
Ranger Regiment in January 2009 where he served as a grenadier.
His military education includes the Basic Airborne Course and the Ranger Indoctrination
His awards and decorations include the National Defense Service Medal, Global War on
Medal, Army Service Ribbon and the Parachutist Badge.
Hario is survived by his parents Rebecca and James Hario, brother Mark of Monroe, Mich.,
and brother U.S.
Army Spc. Robert Hario.
He was posthumously awarded the Bronze Star Medal and Purple Heart.
– RANGERS LEAD THE WAY! –
easy, sleep well my brothers.
the line has held, your job is done.
easy, sleep well.
have taken up where you fell, the line has held.
peace, and farewell....
Ranger Hario.. Your Ranger Brothers and Michigan Patriot Guard Riders did you Proud on
your Road to Heaven.. Standing For Those Who Stood For US.. Fallen NEVER Forgotten.
SFC Rod August 15, 2010
August 18, 2010
Eric, I think about you and your service to this great country every day. You are always in my
prayers. Rest in peace brother.
|Pfc. Eric W. Hario
United States Army
KIA 29 August 2009, Afghanistan