Michael Griffin

Fallen Hero’s Hometown and State: Bellflower, CA

Branch of Service: U.S. Army

Rank: Private First Class

Private First-Class Michael Griffin joined the Army in 2008. Was stationed in Fort Campbell, KY, as a 240 Bravo machine gunner. He died by suicide while on leave at home.

Mike had a huge heart and was known to be a jokester. He had a huge personality and could bring so much joy and laughter to all. He loved fishing and playing guitar. His favorite guitarist was Dimebag Darrell. We listened to old country music nightly.

He loved his son with all his heart and would do anything to make him laugh.

Age: 26

Date of Death: May 10, 2009

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