NORTHEAST FIRENEWS
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FOR MILITARY MEMBERS PLEASE INCLUDE NAME, RANK, BRANCH OF SERVICE, UNIT, HOME TOWN, AND DATE OF DEATH IF POSSIBLE
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Deputy Chief Cornelius "Connie" O'Brien, retired Cambridge, MA FD, passed away in 2003 at the age of 74. Author of two fire service books and a true gentleman.
Seaman Edward S. O'Brien, NAVY, USS OZBOURN (DD-846), TF 77, 7TH FLEET from Woburn, MA killed in action on December 4, 1967
Private First Class Phillip A. O'Brien, USMC, C CO, 1ST BN, 5TH MARINES, 1ST MARDIV, III MAF from Worcester, MA killed in action on May 10, 1967
Corporal William J. O'Brien, USMC, G CO, 2ND BN, 5TH MARINES, 1ST MARDIV, III MAF from Lynn, MA killed in action on March 28, 1967
Lance Corporal Edwin T. O'Connor Jr, USMC, L CO, 3RD BN, 9TH MARINES, 3RD MARDIV, III MAF from Ludlow, VT killed in action on June 17, 1966
Private First Class Frederick J. O'Connor Jr, ARMY, B CO, 1ST BN, 503RD INFANTRY, 173RD ABN BDE, USARV from Somerville, MA killed in action on February 27, 1968
Lance Corporal Walter K. O'Haire, USMC, Company G, 2nd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force from Lynn, MA killed in action on May 9, 2007
Lance Corporal James K. O'Leary, USMC, E CO, 2ND BN, 4TH MARINES, 3RD MARDIV, III MAF from New Bedford, MA killed in action on July 24, 1966
2nd Lieutenant Richard L. O'Leary, USMC, M BTRY, 4TH BN, 12TH MARINES, 3RD MARDIV from Boston, MA killed in action on September 25, 1967
Firefighter David A. O'Malley, retired Melrose Mass FD, passed away in May of 2012.
Corporal Charles L. O'Neill Jr , USMC, H&S CO, 2ND BN, 4TH MARINES, 3RD MARDIV from Woburn, MA killed in action on July 19, 1968
Private First Class Dennis Michael O'Neill, ARMY, B CO, 1ST BN, 5TH INFANTRY, 25TH INF DIV, USARV from Bedford, MA killed in action on February 02, 1966
Private First Class Evan William O'Neill, ARMY, Company A, 1st Battalion, 87th Infantry Regiment, 10th Mountain Division from Haverhill, MA killed in action on September 29, 2003
2nd Lieutenant George E. O'Neill, ARMY, C BTRY, 1ST BN, 8TH ARTILLERY, 25TH INF DIV, USARV from Leominster, MA killed in action on September 28, 1966
Private First Class Thomas E. O'Neill Jr, USMC, H&S CO, 1ST BN, 7TH MARINES, 3RD MARDIV, III MAF from Waltham, MA killed in action on February 12, 1966
Chief Warrant Officer Walter J. O'Neil, ARMY, B CO, 101ST AVN BN, 160TH AVN GROUP, 101ST ABN DIV, USARV from West Newton, MA killed in action on July 4, 1968
Private First Class Francis J. O'Reilly, ARMY, HHC, 14TH ENG BN, 45TH ENG GROUP, 18TH ENG BDE,
USARV ENG CMD, USARV from Hyde Park-Boston, MA killed in action on April 10, 1970
Hospitalman James Cornelius O'Reilly, Jr, NAVY, H&S CO, 3RD BN, 5TH MARINES, 1ST MARDIV, III MAF from Brighton-Boston, MA killed in action on September 4, 1967
Specialist Five James E. O'Toole, Jr, ARMY, B CO, 2ND BN, 502ND INFANTRY, 101ST ABN DIV, USARV from Boston, MA killed in action on July 20, 1968
Petty Officer 3rd Class Travis Raymond Obendorf, USCG, assigned to the USCGC Waesche, passed away on December 18, 2013 from injuries sustained November 11th 2013, while conducting search and rescue operations near Amak Island, Alaska.
Corporal George A. Odiorne, USMC, B CO, 1ST BN, 5TH MARINES, 1ST MARDIV from Lynn, MA killed in action on February 25, 1970
Private First Class James C. Offley, USMC, H CO, 2ND BN, 9TH MARINES, 3RD MARDIV, III MAF from New Bedford, MA killed in action on May 18, 1967
Corporal Toby R. Olsen, ARMY, Company A, 3rd Battalion, 509th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division from Manchester, NH killed in action on January 20, 2007
Specialist Four Richard Olson, ARMY, 173RD AHC, 11TH CAB, 1 AVN BDE from Dorchester-Boston, MA killed in action on December 18, 1968
Staff Sergeant Richard Emil Olson, ARMY, D TRP, 1ST SQDN, 9TH CAVALRY, 1ST CAV DIV, USARV from Hyannis, MA killed in action on February 23, 1969
Warrant Officer Walter S. Olinsky, Jr, ARMY, HHC, 2ND BDE, 4TH INF DIV, USARV from Revere, MA killed in action on September 16, 1969
Corporal Brian Oliveira, USMC, Weapons Company, 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force from Raynham, MA killed in action on October 25, 2004
Captain Kevin Ord, retired Lawrence, MA FD, passed away in 2005. Also served as union secretary.
Fire Chief Roger Ordway, retired Bow, NH FD
Second Lieutenant William Dwight Ordway, ARMY, D CO, 1ST BN, 14TH INFANTRY, 4 INF DIV from Baldwinville, MA killed in action on January 18, 1968
Corporal Brian S. Orr, ARMY, D CO, 3RD BN, 1ST INFANTRY, 11TH INFANTRY BDE, AMERICAL DIV, USARV from Waitsfield, VT killed in action on May 12, 1970
1st Lieutenant Douglas G. Orvis, ARMY, C CO, 2ND BN, 12TH CAVALRY, 1 CAV DIV from Bristol, VT killed in action on July 29, 1968
Private First Class Thom T. Osborn, ARMY, A CO, 1ST BN, 8TH CAVALRY, 1ST CAV DIV, USARV from Worcester, MA killed in action on January 28, 1966
PO 1st Class Brian Joseph Ouellette, NAVY, U.S. Navy SEAL - Navy Special Warfare Group Two from Needham, MA killed in action on May 29, 2004
Private First Class David D. Ouellette, ARMY, B CO, 1ST BN, 502ND INFANTRY, 101ST ABN DIV, USARV from Forestville, CT killed in action on March 22, 1969
Seaman David G. Ouellet, NAVY, PBR-124, RIVDIV 53, TF 116, USNAVFORV from Wellesley, MA killed in action on March 6, 1967
Lieutenant Colonel John F. Overlock, USAF, 309TH TAC FTR SQDN, 31ST TAC FTR WING, 7TH AF from Springfield, MA killed in action on October 9, 1975
Lance Corporal David L. Owens, USMC, H&S CO, 3RD BN, 4TH MARINES, 3RD MARDIV, III MAF from Holyoke, MA killed in action on October 5, 1966



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