Michael  D.  Hall  
  Rank, Service
Sergeant E-5,  U.S. Army
  Veteran of:
U.S. Army 2000-2006
War on Terrorism 2001-2006

Michael Hall was born on December 14, 1975, in Little Rock, Arkansas. He enlisted in the U.S. Army on March 15, 2000, and completed basic training at Fort Benning, Georgia, in May 2000. After completing CH-47 Chinook Heavy Helicopter Repairer training at Fort Eustis, Virginia, SPC Hall served with 2d Battalion of the 501st Aviation Regiment at Hanau, Germany, until November 2002. His final assignment was as an MH-47 crew chief with Company C, 3rd Battalion, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (Airborne) at Hunter Army Airfield, Georgia, from November 2002 until he was killed in the crash of an MH-47 while training near Moultrie, Georgia, on June 1, 2006. During this time he deployed to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom four times, and in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom twice. SPC Hall was posthumously promoted to Sergeant, and was buried at Meadowbrook Memorial Gardens in Beebe, Arkansas.

Soldier's Creed:

I am an American Soldier.

I am a warrior and a member of a team.

I serve the people of the United States, and live the Army Values.

I will always place the mission first.

I will never accept defeat.

I will never quit.

I will never leave a fallen comrade.

I am disciplined, physically and mentally tough, trained and proficient in my warrior tasks and drills.

I always maintain my arms, my equipment and myself.

I am an expert and I am a professional.

I stand ready to deploy, engage, and destroy, the enemies of the United States of America in close combat.

I am a guardian of freedom and the American way of life.

I am an American Soldier.




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