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SSG Timothy R. McGill
United States Army

A Company, 2nd Battalion, 19th Special Forces Group


JUL 18, 1983 – SEP 21, 2013 | Paktia Province, Afghanistan

Hometown: Ramsey, NJ

Timothy was nicknamed "Gentle Giant" due to his unusual height of 6'7" and even bigger heart. First a US Marine, then a Special Forces 18 Bravo, Timothy also volunteered as a firefighter in his hometown when on leave home from the military. RT Foundation's motto is a quote straight from Timothy's mouth: "I Don't Plan on Running." This came from his days training DEA agents and his optimism and courage that he would never run away from the enemy.