My Hero, My son. SSG Patrick Lee Lybert.
My Hero, My Son whom I present to you with humble heart: SSG Patrick Lee Lybert KIA 21 June,2006, Afghanistan
SSG Lybert was killed in action on June 21, 2006, at age 28 serving with C-Co., 3-71 Cavalry, 10th Mountain Division (Recon) near Gowardesh, Afghanistan. Written statements of Soldiers with SSG Lybert during action relate SSG Lybert was returning fire with his weapon at his shoulder when he received his fatal wound.
SSG Lybert's awards include the Silver Star, Bronze Star, Purple Heart, Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal (1OLC), Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, Iraqi Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Combat Infantry Badge, Expert Infantry Badge, and Parachutist Badge.
Cheryl Lee Patr