SEALS Celani, James Vincent,Jr

Date of death
11-Jun-2017

John Robertson

Administrator
Staff member
  • SURNAME
Celani
  • FORENAME
James Vincent,Jr
  • UNIT
U.S.N. NSW Command,Coronado
  • RANK
Lieutenant Commander (Tech)
  • NUMBER
  • DATE OF DEATH
11th June 2017
  • AGE
43
  • GRAVESITE
Miramar National Cemetery,San Diego,San Diego County,California Section 4 Site 1324
  • ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
from Lancaster,California
born 5.3.1974 Los Angeles,California
husband of Amber Sunshine (nee Stewart) Celani (married 12.7.2001)
graduated Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University 1994-97
entered service 7.11.1997
H-60B and C-12 pilot
completed training November 1999
Carrier Reserve Air Wing/Group (HSM 41) November 1999
Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron 51 (HSM 51) August 2000
Navy Munitions Command Pacific (Commander Fleet Activities,Okinawa) 2003
USS Nimitz 2006
NSWG 1 (Special Reconnaissance Team 1)
NSW Command,Coronado (Unmanned Aerial Systems Programs and Acquisitions) 2008
awards Meritorious Service Medal,Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal with 3 oak leaf clusters
shot 1145 pm 10.6.2017 Western Horton Plaza,San Diego (seemingly unprovoked)
died of gunshot wounds University of California (UC) San Diego Medical Center,San Diego,California
 
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