Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 8 years
Badge # Not available
Cause: Aircraft accident
Special Agents Chad Michael, Forrest Leamon, and Michael Weston were killed in a helicopter accident in Afghanistan.
The agents were returning from a counter-narcotics operation when the military helicopter they were riding in crashed. Seven military service members were also killed.
Special Agent Michael, a member of FAST Team Alpha, began his law enforcement career in 2001 as a patrol officer with the Hillsborough County Sheriff ’s Office, Tampa, Florida, and then joined DEA in 2004. In September 2009 Special Agent Michael volunteered to serve as a member of a FAST Team in Afghanistan. He is survived by his parents, his brother, and his fiancé.
Related Line of Duty Deaths
Special Agent Forrest Nelson Leamon
Special Agent Michael E. Weston