Tributes & Vigils Category: US Navy
Name: Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technician 2nd Class Tony Michael Randolph
From: Henryetta, Okla.
Assigned to Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit Eight, Sigonella, Italy, and was deployed with his platoon to Joint Task Force South conducting counter-improvised explosive device operations in support of Task Force Zabul in Afghanistan
Incident: Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technician 2nd Class Tony Michael Randolph died July 6 in an improvised explosive device attack on his convoy in northern Afghanistan.
IA killed in explosion in Afghanistan
Staff and wire reports
A 22-year-old individual augmentee was killed Monday when his convoy was hit by an improvised explosive device in northern Afghanistan, according to the Defense Department.
Rogers Funeral Home in Henryetta, Okla., confirmed Tuesday it is handling arrangements for Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technician 2nd Class (PJ/DV) Tony Randolph.
Randolph was assigned to Combined Security Transition Command, according to the Defense Department release.
Navy records show that Randolph, who enlisted in 2005, had received a Bronze Star with valor device and a Purple Heart.
Henryetta High School football coach Kenny Speer said Randolph was an all-district lineman for Henryetta who also competed as a powerlifter.