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Navy LT Michael Martin McGreevy, Jr, Navy Seal, was one of eight Navy Seals in the group of 16 service members killed June 28, when their MH-47 Chinook helicopter was shot down in the rugged mountains of eastern Afghanistan. The Navy commandos were based in Coranado Naval Amphibious Base, San Diego, California. Michael was from Virginia Beach, Virginia and was thirty years old. He was the only officer killed in the crash. This was the largest number of Navy Seals casualties,at that tme, since the elite Seals were formed in 1962.
Michael McGreevy grew up in Portville, New York, He was a top athlete and scholar who went on to graduate from the Naval Academy in 1997. Michael ran track, and set a school record for the 800-meter run. He also wrestled, played soccer and youth ice hockey. He would run more than 3 miles to school each morning, to be there by 6 a.m., so that he could get in a session of strength building before classes started. While in high school, Lieutenant McGreevy wanted to take the state Regents exam in German – only his school didn’t offer the language. He bought German books and taught himself so well, he passed the exam.