Chief Warrant Officer 4 Jesse Anderson lost his life on February 2, 2021, when his UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter crashed while on an Idaho Army National Guard training mission.
Anderson enlisted in the U.S. Army in 2000, and during his 20-year military career, he logged nearly 6,000 flight hours, more than 1800 combat flight hours. He deployed to Iraq in 2003 and to Afghanistan in 2006.
In 2008, Anderson joined the Idaho Army National Guard and deployed to Afghanistan for the second time in 2012.
The 43-year-old leaves behind his wife Vikki, and their children Kyle, Jace, Marcus, and Savannah.