Blake Carter

Fallen Hero’s Hometown and State: Norfolk, VA

Branch of Service: U.S. Navy

Rank: Lieutenant

Lt. Blake Carter was serving as a surface warfare officer aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Wasp when he died unexpectedly. He was a standout defensive back for the Navy from 2006 through 2009

“Blake Carter had the best character of anyone I ever knew. He was always willing to help or listen to problems anyone may have. He was a strong man with a great soul. Blake always had a smile on his face. He helped so many people achieve the goals they set out for,” recalls shipmate Jonathan Boise.

Age: 27

Date of Death: June 29, 2014

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