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November 16, 2007


SGT Steven C. Ganczewski


Niagara Falls, New York


April 17, 1985


November 16, 2007

Entered Service:

July 2003


In his four years serving in the military, Ganczewski performed five tours of duty in Iraq and one in Afghanistan.


3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment.


One Station Unit Training at Fort Benning as an infantryman, the Basic Airborne Course and the Ranger Indoctrination Program.

Awards & Decorations:

His awards and decorations include four Army Achievement Medals, Army Commendation Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Noncommissioned Officers Professional Development Ribbon, Combat Infantryman Badge, Expert Infantryman Badge, Parachutist Badge, Jumpmaster Badge, and the Ranger Tab. He was posthumously awarded the Bronze Star Medal, Bronze Star Medal w/V and the Meritorious Service Medal.

Survived By:

Steven is survived by his wife, Rachel, his daughter, Makayla, and his parents Mark and Maria Ganczewski.

He died Nov. 16, 2007, in northern Iraq of injuries sustained in a combat related incident.

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