1LT Nick A. Dewhirst Bracelet (USMA '06)

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1LT Nick A. Dewhirst Bracelet (USMA '06)

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An Eagle Scout of Boy Scout Troop 48, Nick graduated from Onalaska High School in Onalaska, Wisconsin, in 2001.  Nick attended Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach, Florida before gaining acceptance to the US Military Academy at West Point,  New York.  During his time at West Point, Nick was the Captain of the elite West Point Parachute Team; completed the Special ForcesCombat Diver Qualification Course at the JFK Special Warfare Center & School in Key West, Florida; and Ranger School at FortBenning, Georgia.  In his free time he also enjoyed recreational rock climbing, scuba diving, and BASE jumping.

In July 2008, 1LT Dewhirst was Killed in Action in KhostProvince, Afghanistan, from wounds suffered when insurgents brought hisconvoy under attack with rocket propelled grenades and small arms fire.

Nick left behind his parents, Randy and Susan, and his brothers, Chase and Chad.  Nick is interred at the West Point Cemetery at theUS Military Academy.

Proceeds from the 1LT Nick A. Dewhirst bracelet will be donated to Legacies Alive in his memory.

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