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.
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