U.S. Navy Senior Chief Petty Officer/SEAL
LODD: August 6, 2011

U.S. Navy Senior Chief Petty Officer Heath Michael Robinson was killed in the line of duty on August 6, 2011, a CH-47 Chinook military helicopter, call sign Extortion 17, was shot down while transporting a Quick Reaction Force team attempting to reinforce an engaged unit of Army Rangers in the Wardak province of Afghanistan, killing all 31 Americans on board.

SCPO Robinson, 34, enlisted in the United States Navy in January 1996, immediately following high school. Robinson is survived by his wife and child.

The Tunnel to Towers Foundation paid off the mortgage on the Robinson family’s home.