Chief Special Warfare Operator
(SEAL) Michael E. Koch
United States Navy
KIA 04 Feb 2008
29,of State College, Pa.; assigned to East Coast-based SEAL team; ; died Feb. 4, from wounds
sustained from small arms fire during combat operations in Iraq. Also killed was Chief Special
Warfare Operator (SEAL) Nathan H. Hardy.
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This Memorial Page Established by-SFC Rod Brewer
In Honor Of Chief Petty Officer Michael E. Koch

Chief Petty Officer Michael E. Koch, 29, of Stae
College, Pennsylvania, and Chief Petty Officer Nathan H. Hardy, 29, of
Durham, New Hampshire. Died February 4, 2008, from wounds suffered from small
arms fire during combat operations in Operation Iraqi Freedom. Both
were assigned to East Coast based SEAL teams. www.navsoc.navy.mil
Christmas in Arlington... Rest easy, sleep well my brothers. Know the line has
held, your job is done. Rest easy, sleep well. Others have taken up
where you fell, the line has held. Peace, peace, and farewell....
Michael, You Will Not Be Forgotten... Rod.
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