USMC Scout Sniper Sgt Matthew T Abbate

Discussion in 'Fallen Special Operators' started by egm, Jun 17, 2012.

  1. egm

    egm Unverified

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    I will never forget the mail our teams sent to each other in country, and reading "I love and miss you my brothers. -Matt" shortly before you were killed. Enjoy Valhalla, warrior. I love and miss you still.

    Matt was a school trained Scout Sniper (USMC) and was recently approved to be awarded the Navy Cross for the actions of the Scout Sniper team he lead in country. You may read about it here: http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/new...posthumous-navy-cross-matthew-abbate-061412w/
     
  2. egm

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    The link won't work due to an auto-correct function that automatically capitalizes the "m" in Marine. So just copy that link, make the "m" lower case, and it will work.
     
  3. SgtUSMC8541

    SgtUSMC8541 Marine Scout Sniper Verified Sniper

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    Rest In Peace HOG.

    Semper Fi Warrior.
     
  4. Gypsy

    Gypsy SSSO 1&2/Plank Owner Member

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    I'm sorry for your loss, RIP.
     
  5. ManBearPig

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  6. Warchief

    Warchief Special Forces Verified SOF

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    RIP Marine.
     
  7. RackMaster

    RackMaster Nasty-Dirty-Canuck Vetting Staff

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  8. JohnnyBoyUSMC

    JohnnyBoyUSMC Click, click, boom. Verified Military

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    RIP Marine, Semper Fi.
     
  9. Firemedic

    Firemedic Paratrooper Verified Military

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    R.I.P.

    F.M.
     
  10. Red Flag 1

    Red Flag 1 Cleared to pass gas, use big needles,& other stuff Verified Military

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    Rest In God's Peace Marine.
     
  11. CDG

    CDG JTAC Vetting Staff

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    RIP Sgt.

    CrossFit has a workout named in honor of Sgt. Abbate:

    "Abbate"
    • Run 1 mile
    • 155 pound Clean and jerk, 21 reps
    • Run 800 meters
    • 155 pound Clean and jerk, 21 reps
    • Run 1 Mile
     
  12. JBS

    JBS Leatherneck Verified Military

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    RIP Warrior.
     
  13. ÉIREGOBRÁCH1922

    ÉIREGOBRÁCH1922 Member

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    May He Rest In Peace!
     
  14. Hitman2/3

    Hitman2/3 Raider Verified SOF

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    Semper Fi HOG. Damn shame.
     
  15. egm

    egm Unverified

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  16. egm

    egm Unverified

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    10am*
     

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