Shawn Michael Reilly

Fallen Hero’s Hometown and State: Pittsfield, MA

Branch of Service: U.S. Army

Rank: Sergeant

He was part of Panama Operation Just Cause with the 75th Ranger Battalion. Deployed in 2005 to OIF, and in 2007 to OEF with the 181st Engineer Company. Purple Heart recipient. proud recipient of Combat Jump Wings for jumping into Panama with the 75th Ranger Battalion during Operation Just Cause. He was awarded a trophy for most motivated soldier In Ranger school in 1988.

He loved to make people laugh. His nickname was Rangersmurf because he was 5’5″ and an U.S. Army Ranger. He was an amazing person and so full of life. He loved hard and lived his life to the fullest.

He was the best person and saw the good in everyone he met. He was an amazing husband and friend.

Age: 44

Date of Death: October 16, 2011

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