SEALS Kent, Shannon Mary (nee Smith)

Date of death
16-Jan-2019

John Robertson

Administrator
Staff member
  • SURNAME
Kent
  • FORENAME
Shannon Mary (nee Smith)
  • UNIT
Cryptologic Warfare Group 6 (C.W. Activity 66)
  • RANK
Chief Cryptologic Technician (Interpreting)
  • NUMBER

  • DATE OF DEATH
16th January 2019
  • AGE
35
  • GRAVESITE
Arlington National Cemetery,Virginia Section 60 Site 11741
  • ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
from Pine Plains,New York
born 11.5.1983 Oswego,New York
daughter of Stephen and Mary Smith
husband of Joe Kent,Crownsville,Maryland (married 24.12.2014) (2 sons)
husband was serving with 5 SF Group when they married (now retired)
grew up Pine Plains,New York
graduated Stissing Mountain High School 2001
entered service 11.12.2003
graduated Recruit Training Command,Geat Lakes,Illinois February 2004
Navy Information Operations Command,Fort Gordon,Georgia
Navy Special Warfare Support Activity 2,Norfolk,Virginia
Personnel Resource Development Office,Washington,D.C.
Navy Information Operations Command,Fort Meade,Maryland
Cryptologic Warfare Group 6
NCO-in-charge,National Security Agency Operations Directorate (4 years)
attached Seal Team 10 2007 (Iraq)
attached Seal Team 4 2012 (Afghanistan)
Cryptologic Warfare Group 6 (C.W. Activity 66) 2018-2019 (intelligence for Seal Team 6 and Delta Force)
fluent in Spanish,French,Portuguese and Arabic
awards Bronze Star,Defense Meritorious Service Medal,Meritorious Service Medal,Joint Service Commendation Medal,Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal,Army Commendation Medal
promoted Senior Chief Cryptologic Technician posthumously
killed by suicide bomber Manbij,Syria
 
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