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Danny Dietz was born in Aurora, Colorado, on January 26, 1980. He was a member of the United States Navy SEALs and was killed in action in Afghanistan on June 28, 2005. Danny Dietz enlisted in the Navy in 2002 and was assigned to SEAL Delivery Vehicle Team One in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. He was later assigned to SEAL Team 10 in Virginia Beach, Virginia. In 2005, Dietz was deployed to Afghanistan as part of Operation Red Wings. On June 28, 2005, Dietz and three other SEALs were killed in a firefight with Taliban forces. Dietz was posthumously awarded the Navy Cross for his actions during the battle. Danny Dietz was 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighed approximately 170 pounds. He had brown hair and blue eyes. Danny Dietz was unmarried at the time of his death. Danny Dietz's net worth is not publicly available.

Popular As Danny Phillip Dietz Jr.
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Age 25 years old
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Born 26 January, 1980
Birthday 26 January
Birthplace Aurora, Colorado U.S.
Date of death June 28, 2005
Died Place Kunar Province, Afghanistan

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The support dispatched was a team of eight Navy SEALS and eight 160th SOAR night stalkers, However, all 16 special forces soldiers perished, after the CH-47 Chinook was hit by an RPG and crashed as the soldiers were about to offload the helicopter. Among the dead aboard the helicopter were Lieutenant Commander Erik S. Kristensen, the highest-ranking officer to die in the operation, and Kip A. Jacoby, the youngest soldier to die in the operation, at the age of 21. Luttrell was the only survivor of the operation.


For the 2013 film Lone Survivor, which covered the events of Operation Red Wings, Dietz was portrayed by actor Emile Hirsch.


Starting in 2010, the Danny Dietz Memorial Day Classic is a fundraiser / rodeo event held the weekend of Memorial Day at the Fort Bend County Fairgrounds in Rosenberg, Texas.


On August 18, 2009, the span of South Santa Fe Drive between Interstate 25 and Colorado State Highway 470 was named Navy SEAL Danny Dietz Memorial Highway in his honour.


On July 4, 2007 the town of Littleton, Colorado erected a bronze lifesize statue of Dietz holding his rifle in a 'parade-rest' position on one knee. It contained the same statement on the Navy Cross citation.


On September 13, 2006, Dietz was posthumously awarded the Navy Cross by Navy Secretary Donald C. Winter.


On July 4, 2005, Dietz's body was found by a group of American pararescuemen during a search and rescue operation and returned to the United States. Dietz was buried with full military honors at Fort Logan National Cemetery in Denver, Colorado.

For extraordinary heroism in actions against the enemy while serving in a four-man Special Reconnaissance element with SEAL Delivery Vehicle Team ONE, Naval Special Warfare Task unit, Afghanistan from 27 to 28 June 2005. Petty Officer Dietz demonstrated extraordinary heroism in the face of grave danger in the vicinity of Asadabad, Kunar Province, Afghanistan. Operating in the middle of an enemy-controlled area, in extremely rugged terrain, his Special Reconnaissance element was tasked with locating a high-level Anti-Coalition Militia leader, in support of a follow-on direct action mission to disrupt enemy activity. On 28 June 2005, the element was spotted by Anti-Coalition Militia sympathizers, who immediately revealed their position to the militia fighters. As a result, the element directly encountered the enemy. Demonstrating exceptional resolve and fully understanding the gravity of the situation and his responsibility to his teammates, Petty Officer Dietz fought valiantly against the numerically superior and positionally advantaged enemy force. Remaining behind in a hailstorm of enemy fire, Petty Officer Dietz was wounded by enemy fire. Despite his injuries, he bravely fought on, valiantly defending his teammates and himself in a harrowing gunfight, until he was mortally wounded. By his undaunted courage in the face of heavy enemy fire, and absolute devotion to his teammates, Petty Officer Dietz will long be remembered for the role he played in the Global War on Terrorism. Petty Officer Dietz' courageous and selfless heroism, exceptional professional skill, and utmost devotion to duty reflected great credit upon him and were in keeping with the highest traditions of the United States Naval Service. He gallantly gave his life for the cause of freedom.


He joined the Navy on August 31, 1999, and following his graduation from basic training at the Recruit Training Command, Naval Station Great Lakes, he finished Gunner's Mate "A" School at Naval Training Center in Great Lakes, IL. From that point on, he enrolled in Basic Underwater Demolition/SEAL training (BUD/S) and graduated with Class 232 in 2001. Dietz proceeded to the Basic Airborne Course at Fort Benning in Georgia, after which he completed SEAL Qualification Training and SEAL Delivery Vehicle Training. Shortly after checking in at SEAL Delivery Vehicle Team 2 in Virginia Beach, Virginia, on November 8, 2001, he was appointed to Task Unit Bravo as the optional SDV pilot and the ordnance and engineering department head. In April 2005, Dietz was deployed with his Special Reconnaissance component to Afghanistan to help Naval Special Warfare Squadron TEN in the indictment of the Global War on Terrorism.


Daniel Phillip Dietz Jr (January 26, 1980 – June 28, 2005) was a Navy SEAL who was awarded the U.S. Navy's second highest decoration, the Navy Cross, along with the Purple Heart, for his actions during the War in Afghanistan.

Dietz was born on January 26, 1980 in Aurora, Colorado to German American parents Cindy and Daniel P. Dietz Sr. He also has Apache ancestry. He graduated from Heritage High School in Littleton in 1999.