Chief Petty Officer (select) Jason Richard Friewald, KIA, ASTAN


Jan 1, 2007
The Department of Defense announced today the death of a sailor who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

Chief Petty Officer (select) Jason Richard Friewald, 30, of Armada, Mich., died Sept. 12 from injuries sustained while conducting combat operations in Afghanistan Sept. 11. Friewald was temporarily forward deployed from his assignment at Naval Special Warfare Development Group, Dam Neck, Va.

For further information related to this release, contact Naval Special Warfare Command Public Affairs at 619-522-2824.

My DIL knew this fine young man & his family. My thoughts & prayers are with them, his friends and all his Team mates
RIP Chief Petty Officer Friewald

Prayers out to your family and all in harms way.

Laxmom, let your DIL know we share in her sorrow.

RIP Warrior. I'm from the same small town and he came from a great family. A huge loss to family and community.