Michael John Bierilo was born on August 26 1972, 1972 and died in a tragic boating accident on November 13 1995. He was the father of two lovely children. He was laid to rest with full military honors in Arlington National Cemetery.
Michael entered the Army on June 28, 1990 and attended basic training at Fort Dix, New Jersey. He was awarded the the Army Commendation Medal, two Army Achievement Medals the National Defense Service Medal, the Overseas Service Ribbon, the Army Service Ribbon and the Aircraft Crewmember Badge. The last unit he served in was Company 4-24th Aviation Regiment [Red Hawks] at Hunter Army Airfield, Georgia.
During his time in the Army, Michael served in California, Hawaii and in Georgia, and specialized in helicopters.
He was, and is, greatly loved and missed by his family and so many others. He will be in our hearts and minds forever and never forgotten.
May God watch over him until we all shall meet again.
BIERILO, MICHAEL J
- United States Army
- DATE OF BIRTH: 08/26/1972
- DATE OF DEATH: 11/13/1995
- BURIED AT: SECTION 64 SITE 6654
- ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
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Michael Robert Patterson was born in Arlington and is the son of a former officer of the US Army. So it was no wonder that sooner or later his interests drew him to American history and especially to American military history. Many of his articles can be found on renowned portals like the New York Times, Washingtonpost or Wikipedia.
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