EO3 Aaron Michael Fish
US Navy - Active Duty
Multi-City, NY - 03/12/2021
|***UPDATED - 11 March 2021 - 08:15 hrs***
Time for First Stage changed
|Mission applies to the following Region(s):||Region 1, Region 2, Region 3|
|About the Mission:||
The following excerpt is contained on the official Naval Mobile Construction Battalion Five Facebook page: "Equipment Operator 3rd Class Aaron Fish, from Tully, New York, and assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 5, died in an automobile accident while traveling to Camp Pendleton on the morning of March 2."
"Fish deployed with NMCB-5 to Detail Guam, where he was vital to the completion of complex engineering taskings, such as assisting with the 150-bed Expeditionary Medical Facility as part of the Department of Defense’s fight against COVID-19 on board Naval Base Guam."
"He was Seabee Combat Warfare qualified, received a Flag Letter of Commendation from the Joint Region Marinas for his COVID-19 recovery efforts, and was recently meritoriously advanced to Petty Officer 3rd Class. Fish also volunteered, became certified in CPR, and completed numerous other weapon qualifications—including the M-16 rifle, M-9 pistol, and crew serve weapons."
This 26 yr old Navy Seabee will be arriving at the Rochester International Airport and then escorted by cage to Lafayette, NY. Specific arrival details will be disseminated at the pre-mission briefing.
Arrangements are not finalized so stay tuned for follow-up to this posting.
|Primary Staging Date:||03/12/2021|
|Primary Staging Time:||Updated - 11:45|
|AM or PM:||am|
|Staging Location:||Rochester International Airport
1200 Brooks Ave.
Rochester, NY 14624
Runway Gate 5
Located off service road on East side of airport.
|Lead Ride Captain:||John P McMullen|
|Lead Ride Captain Phone #:||585-943-4964|
|Special Covid-19 Mission Guidelines:||
The Mandatory Rules for Covid-19 protection practices...these WILL be strictly enforced.
|Special Information:||Members will stand an honorable flag line during dignified transfer. Those who are available will escort to Weedsport, NY thruway exit Park and Ride (see map link below) where our Region 3 brothers will pick up the escort. Estimated departure time from the airport is 1:00 pm.|
|Is there a Second Stage to this Mission?||yes|
|Second Staging Date:||03/12/2021|
|Second Staging Time:||01:00|
|Second Stage - AM or PM:||pm|
|Second Location:||NYS Thruway
Park N Ride
Brutus, NY 13166
Click here for map
|Second Lead Ride Captain:||Bruce Dauer|
|Second Stage - Special Information:||Cage escort from Weedsport exit stage point to Ballweg & Lunsford Funeral Home, 2584 Field Ln, Lafayette, NY 13084, where members will stand a flag line for dignified transfer.|
|Submitted by:||John P McMullen|