SFC Robert H. "Bob" Deeks, Jr.

Unit: 5th Special Forces
Age: 40
Home Town: Littleton, CO
Died On: 03/03/1993

Robert “Bob” Deeks was part of the Special Forces units that were deployed after the arrival of US forces in Somalia. During a mission, the Humvee he was riding in struck a land mine. Deeks, ignoring his own injuries, treated the other soldiers in the vehicle. Bob sacrificed himself to provide aid and comfort to them.