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This Memorial Page Established by -Mary Nichols

In Honor Of  CW2 Bryan J Nichols

Bryan was the pilot in command of the Chinook, Extortion 17, that was shot down in
Afghanistan 6 August 2011 carrying the Navy Seals. 31 Soldiers died that day after their
Chinook was hit by an RPG that was fired by the taliban.
Chief Warrant Officer 2 Bryan J.
Nichols
United States Army
KIA 06 August 2012, Afghanistan
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31, of Hays, Kan.; assigned to 7th Battalion, 158th Aviation Regiment (General Support Aviation
Battalion), U.S. Army Reserve, New Century, Kan.; died Aug. 6 at COP Sayed Abad, Wardak
province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when the CH-47 Chinook helicopter in which he was
riding was shot down.