David Knadle

Fallen Hero’s Hometown and State: Fort Worth, TX

Branch of Service: U.S. Army

Rank: Chief Warrant Officer 2

Chief Warrant Officer 2 David Knadle was assigned to 1st Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division. He died when his helicopter crashed in Afghanistan’s Logar Province. Commendations include the Bronze Star, Army Aviator Badge, Army Service Ribbon, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal, and many others awards and decorations.

David was kind, good natured, funny, disciplined and scholarly.

He was a family man who loved and cared for his stepson, Eason and daughter, Starling. He was a true patriot and flying the Apache AH-64 with his unit, and supporting the mission in Afghanistan, was a choice he was proud to make.

Age: 33

Date of Death: November 20, 2019

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