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CPT Andrew M. Pedersen-Keel
United States Army

ODA 3126, B Company, 1st Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group (Airborne)


JUN 08, 1984 – MAR 11, 2013 |   Wardak, Afghanistan

Hometown: Madison, CT

"PK" as Andrew was fondly called inspired people wherever he went.  He lived a life full of love for family, friends, and for reading and music.  Andrew chose a military career, graduating from the USMA at West Point in 2006. 

Andrew earned his Ranger Tab in 2009 and his Special Forces Green Beret in 2012.  Andrew deployed twice to Afghanistan. 

His caring and generous way will be remembered by every person's life he ever touched.

APK Charities - Madison, CT

APK Charities was created in 2014 to honor and remember Andrew. Their mission is to serve as a bridge connecting our society to the Armed Forces community. They are especially committed to the Special Forces Charitable Trust, the Fisher House and Spikes K-9 Fund.  They also have established two APK Charities permanent legacy funds in both Madison and Guilford, CT to perpetuate Andrew's inspirational story.