Special Agent Thomas A. Crowell

Special Agent Thomas A. Crowell

United States Air Force Office of Special Investigations, U.S. Government

End of Watch Thursday, November 1, 2007

Thomas A. Crowell

Special Agent Thomas Crowell, Special David Wieger, and Special Agent Nathan Schuldheiss were killed when their vehicle was struck by an explosive device while on assignment near Balad Air Base in Iraq.

All three special agents were conducting federal law enforcement operations in the vicinity of the base when they were killed.

Special Agent Crowell had served in law enforcement for 15 years and had previously served as a Master Sergeant with the United State Air Force where he served in Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm, Operation Restore Hope II, and was posthumously awarded the Bronze Star, the Purple Heart, the Meritorious Service Award, and the Air Force Combat Action medal. He is survived by his wife and two sons.

Bio

  • Age 36
  • Tour 15 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Bomb
  • Location Overseas
  • Weapon Explosives; Improvised device
  • Offender Not available

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Thank you, Special Agent Crowell for your service and your ultimate sacrifice. Always remembered, never forgotten.

Mema Copeland
Grandmother of SA, AFOSI (Ret.) Ryan Smith

June 5, 2014

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