SOC (SEAL) Jason Freiwald

30, of Armada, MI

Chief Petty Officer (SEAL) Jason Freiwald was killed during an intense firefight with heavily armed militants in Afghanistan on September 11, 2008. Freiwald distinguished himself during multiple combat deployments in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. In March 2005, Freiwald transferred from SEAL Team Three and began the demanding selection and training program for Naval Special Warfare Deployment Group. Freiwald successfully completed the arduous training and received follow on orders to an East Coast based SEAL team.

Fallen Heroes of the U.S. Navy SEALs
September 11, 2001 to Present

In the days, months, and years following the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the United States, Navy SEALs have been called upon more so than ever to employ their unique set of skills in accomplishing our nation’s most dangerous and covert operations. The photographs and stories in this room honor those SEALs who have made the ultimate sacrifice in support of the war on terror, and are displayed in chronological order of their sacrifice, from left to right. Similar displays can be found on the quarterdecks of the U.S. Navy and Naval Special Warfare Commands.

Memorial Provided by the U.S. Navy, Naval Special Warfare Preparatory School, Naval Station Great Lakes, IL.