January 18, 2014

Andrew McAdams - U.S. Military

Chief Warrant Officer Andrew L. McAdams, age 27, of Cheyenne, Wyoming, died on January 10, 2014, at Bagram Airfield, in Parwan Province, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained when the aircraft he was aboard crashed.

The incident is under investigation however it is believed that the crash was due to a mechanical malfunction and not due to enemy fire.

He was assigned to Detachment 53, Operational Support Airlift Command, Joint Force Headquarters, Wyoming Army National Guard, Cheyenne, Wyoming.

Andrew was a 2004 graduate of Cheyenne's East High School.

In late 2006, he attended the U.S. Army Warrant Officer Candidate School at Fort Rucker, Daleville, Alabama, and upon graduation was appointed to the rank of Warrant Officer 1.

Friends describe Andrew as a humorous, funny, loving and caring young man who
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was one of the nicest people they knew. He will be forever missed.

Andrew is survived by many loving friends and relatives including his mother and father; his brother; his wife and 3 month old daughter.

Thank you for serving, Andrew.

Pray without ceasing unto God for an end to this war in Afghanistan. It is enough. We are sick with grief for men like Andrew. Andrew would not have died in Afghanistan if there was no war in Afghanistan. God give us peace.

Pray that Andrew is in heaven. Pray that he is at peace and is with God. Amen.

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