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Sean M. Mocabee



Date of Birth:

Date of Death:

January 7, 1966

November 12, 2008

Place of Death:


Cemetery Location:

Grave site:

Panzer Kaserne, Germany

Arlington National Cemetery

Arlington, VA

Sec 60 Site 8608

Master Sgt. Sean M. Mocabee was born at Marine Corps Base, Camp Pendleton, California and completed first grade at Edison Grade School. The rest of his schooling through 12th grade was completed in California where he graduated in 1984 from Oceanside High School. He joined the Army that year and worked in communications electronics. Upon re-enlistment, he completed the Defense Language School where he studied Russian. While there, he also courted and married is wife, Jane Elizabeth. 

After completing a tour of duty in Europe with an intelligence unit, Sean applied for duty with Special Forces. Always successful in his endeavors, his family was extremely proud when he completed his training and became a Green Beret. His duties with his A-Team took him to Europe, Africa, East Asia, and the Middle East, including three tours in Iraq and two in Afghanistan. 

Also during his career he completed his AA degree at Pikes Peak Community College, Colorado Springs, and was in his senior year at Liberty University, Lynchburg, Virginia. He was a member of 1st Battalion, 10th Special Forces Group. 

His awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal; Meritorious Service Medal; Army Commendation Medal with oak leaf; Army Achievement Medal with four oak leaves; Good Conduct Medal with six oak leaves; Combat Infantry Badge; Master Parachute Wings; Special Forces Tab; and numerous service and campaign medals. 

Sean is survived by his wife, Jane Elizabeth and their two children, Hayley and Michael, as well as his parents, Mel and Gayle Mocabee, three brothers: Rob, Noel and Kent; also grandmother, Edwina Johnson among others. Sean died at Panzer Kaserne, Germany.

Sean M Mocabee's military awards include: The Bronze Star, Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal with oak leaf, Army Achievement Medal with four oak leaves, Good Conduct Medal with six oak leaves, Combat Infantry Badge, Master Parachute Wings, Special Forces Tab, and numerous service and campaign medals.

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