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September 14, 2017

BORN: June 7, 1985

HOMETOWN: Dunstable, MA

ENTERED SERVICE: September 2006

UNITS: 82nd Combat Aviation Brigade, 82nd ABN DIV, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (SOAR); U.S. Army John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School.

MILITARY TRAINING: Modern Army Combatives Level 1, Enlisted Combat Skills, MH-60 Maintainer, MH-60 Crew Member, Basic Leader Course, Air Movement Operations, SOC Equipment Preparation, Airborne School, Advanced Leaders Course, Air Assault and Survival, Evasion, Resistance, and Escape Course.

DEPLOYMENTS: Afghanistan

AWARDS AND DECORATIONS: the Air Medal, Army Commendation Medal with one oak-leaf cluster, Army Achievement Medal with oak-leaf cluster, Army Good Conduct Medal (third award), the Combat Action Badge, Aviation Badge, Parachutist's Badge and Air Assault Badge.

SURVIVED BY: Wife Rebecca, daughters Jayla, Brooklyn, Aubrianna, and Natalia, parents, Paul and Dianna Dalida and sister, Cassandra Dalida

SSG Dalida was killed in a training accident while attending the 18C MOS Phase of the Special Forces Qualification Course.

MH-60 Maintainer/Special Forces Trainee

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