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JJ_BPK 07-11-2020 05:53

Master Sgt. Andrew 'Andy' Christian Marckesano, RIP
 
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RIP Brother, Vaya con Dios
My deepest condolences to the family

I did not know Andy, but I found out this morning he was just assigned to the same unit, here in NOVA, where a friend is currently assigned. Our paths may have been destined to cross. :(

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Army's 'Captain America' dies by suicide after nearly a dozen combat tours

Master Sgt. Andrew 'Andy' Christian Marckesano served 6 full tours in Afghanistan with the 82nd Airborne and the Ranger regiment
The enemy could never break him, but what this decorated Green Beret eventually found was that his enemy was within. Friends who served with him in the military say he was the real “Captain America.”

Master Sgt. Andrew Christian Marckesano served six full tours in Afghanistan with the 82nd Airborne and the Ranger regiment and a half dozen more combat tours overseas. He rose to become a decorated Green Beret and a Silver Star recipient. He had just moved to Washington, D.C., to start a coveted job at the Pentagon. Two days after the Fourth of July on Monday night, after having dinner with his former battalion leader, Marckesano returned home from dinner in Old Town, Alexandria, and died by suicide in front of his wife. He had three small children and was still on active duty.

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Pete 07-11-2020 06:04

Noted with sadness.

RIP

tom kelly 07-11-2020 08:01

R I P: M/Sgt. Andy Marckesaon
 
Rest in Peace. Prayers out to the family.

TOMAHAWK9521 07-11-2020 08:39

Very Sad.

Rest In Peace.

Old Dog New Trick 07-11-2020 08:55

Saw that last night, so sad, the demons we live with...or can’t any longer. May he Rest In Peace and his family find solace in their grief. Prayers out.

Valhalla is filling at an unacceptable rate. :(

SF_BHT 07-11-2020 10:06

Rest In Peace Brother...

Prayers out for the family....

PRB 07-11-2020 10:16

Damn....RIP MSG...

twistedsquid 07-11-2020 12:15

Damn.

The Reaper 07-11-2020 12:23

RIP.

Prayers out.

TR

cbtengr 07-11-2020 12:44

Forever Rest in Peace.

Swoop 07-12-2020 07:54

Rest In Peace. Prayers and condolences to family and friends.

DOL

mark46th 07-12-2020 08:45

Hope you have found peace.

rsdengler 07-13-2020 06:06

Oh so sad, so very sad; misty eyed when I read about him.... Rest in peace.....

bblhead672 07-13-2020 11:12

Rest in Peace.

Research_Guy 07-13-2020 16:36

May you forever Rest in Peace, MSG Marckesano.

Thank you for your service to our Great Nation.


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