Matthew “Bubba” Worrell

Fallen Hero’s Hometown and State: Lewisville, TX

Branch of Service: U.S. Army

Rank: Major

Major Matthew Wade Worrell died May 14, 2006, when his AH-6M Little Bird helicopter was shot down by enemy fire during combat support and rescue operations in Yusifiya, south of Baghdad, Iraq.

In 2003, Matt was accepted to the U.S. Army’s elite helicopter unit, the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment known as the “Night Stalkers.” He proudly served as a platoon leader with the 160th’s B Company, the “Six Guns.” Matt was posthumously awarded the Silver Star and Purple Heart.

Matthew was a loving husband and father, a Fightin’ TX Aggie, and a patriot. He will be forever loved by his family and friends, and his sacrifice long remembered by those he supported and rescued that day, as well as a grateful nation. Night Stalkers Don’t Quit. Six Guns Don’t Miss.

Age: 34

Date of Death: May 14, 2006

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