US Army identifies 5 Americans killed in helicopter crash in Egypt

| November 14, 2020

US Army identifies 5 Americans killed in helicopter crash in Egypt

They died as a result of a UH-60 crash in Sinai
By Lucas Tomlinson

The U.S. Army announced Saturday the deaths of five soldiers who were part of peacekeeping operations with the Multinational Force and Observers (MFO) mission.

The soldiers died as a result of a UH-60 helicopter crash on Thursday in Sinai, Egypt. The incident is under investigation.

The deceased are:

–Capt. Seth Vernon Vandekamp, 31, from Katy, Texas.

–Chief Warrant Officer 3 Dallas Gearld Garza, 34, from Fayetteville, N.C.

–Chief Warrant Officer 2 Marwan Sameh Ghabour, 27, from Marlborough, Mass.

–Staff Sgt. Kyle Robert McKee, 35, from Painesville, Ohio

–Sgt. Jeremy Cain Sherman, 23, from Watseka, Ill.

One American remains hospitalized in very serious condition.

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  1. Old NFO says:

    May they rest in peace. Prayers for their families.

  2. Green Thumb says:


    Rest well, men.

  3. Toxic Deplorable Racist SAH B Woodman says:

    As reminded, even in training, troops die. RIP, and God’s Peace to your families.

    • 5JC says:

      They were deployed on mission.

      The poor families, I served 24 years but now that I have a son serving it changes everything for me.

  4. NHSparky says:

    Prayers for the fallen and their families.

  5. 5th/77th FA says:

    God’s Peace bring His Comfort to the Families and Compatriots of these Warriors. Speedy, complete recovery for the other.

    A total of 7 more blank checks cashed…paid in full.

  6. Blaster says:

    God Speed, Gentlemen! AND, may God comfort your loved ones.