Daniel W. Eggers
Capt. Daniel W. Eggers
Company A, 1st Battalion
3rd Special Forces Group (Airborne)
Fort Bragg, N.C.
28 from Cape Coral, Florida
KIA Saturday, 29 May 2004 in
when his vehicle hit an improvised explosive device.
Eggers awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal, the Purple Heart, the Army Commendation Medal, the Army Achievement Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, the Army Service Ribbon, the Combat Infantryman Badge, the Expert Infantryman Badge, the Parachutist Badge and the Special Forces Tab.
Eggers comes from a military family and always wanted to be a soldier, relatives said. His father, William, is a Vietnam veteran and was a lieutenant on the Milford, N.H., police force. His grandfather fought in World War II; his great-grandfather served with Teddy Roosevelt’s Rough Riders.
**Information from SFAHQ.com, The Department of Defense, USASOC used in this Article.
**Photo furnished by Kevin O'Brien