PO1 Theophilus K. Ansong

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Petty Officer 1st Class THEOPHILUS K. ANSONG - U.S. Navy

Hometown / City: CENTREVILLE, VA FAIRFAX
Date of Death: Wednesday, February 4, 2009
Conflict: Operation Iraqi Freedom (Iraq)
Branch: U.S. Navy
Rank: Petty Officer 1st Class
Unit: LPD 17 SAN ANTON

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Birth: Mar. 6, 1974
Death: Feb. 4, 2009

Petty Officer 1st Class Theophilus K. Ansong, 34, of Bristow, Virginia. He was a native of Ghana and had moved to the United States 12 years ago, joining the military 10 years ago. His naval career took him across the globe, and he earned a Good Conduct Medal, a National Defense Medal and a Pistol Marksmanship Medal. He was lost at sea February 4 while assigned to USS San Antonio (LPD 17) as it conducted operations in the Gulf of Aden.

Inscription:
EN1 US NAVY

Burial:
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: SECTION MK SITE 172

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