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Ed Gonzalez wrote:

"...one that i was told died, MM3 Steve Sweeten in 1999 by MM2 Matt Lagao.  he told me that he went to his funeral in kentucky. Sweeten was on the Bates from 1995-1999.  Lagao told me he died in a car accident, Sweeten and his buddy were driving home from work one night, somehow their truck rolled over and Sweeten was thrown out the truck and landed on the highway's metal divider."

The SSDI lists Steven T. Sweeten died on June 3, 1999.  He was born June 17, 1976.  There is no last residence listed, but the only other two Steven Sweetens did not live in Kentucky and did not die in 1999.

 

 

  • I too was on the boat when we got word that sweet had died. Jason Hammrick, lead A ganger told me and we all sat in shock for what seemed like hours. All too soon reality set in and we had to keep the decom ball rolling. I think he was in transit after he finished his active duty and was on his way home.

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