Capt Kyle R. Van De Giesen
United States Marine Corps
Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 169, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing
APR 14, 1980 – OCT 26, 2009 | Helmand Province, Afghanistan
Hometown: North Attleboro, MA
Captain Kyle Van De Giesen, a decorated helicopter pilot, lived his life according to the Marine Corps values of honor, courage, commitment, and sacrifice. Following his death, Kyle’s wife, Megan, along with family and friends, established The Captain Kyle R. Van De Giesen Memorial Award Fund to carry on Kyle’s legacy by supporting individuals, charities, and causes that embody those same core values.