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Stephen S. Massett


 

Sergeant First Class Stephen S. Massett was born on 27 April 1946 in Summit, New Jersey. He enlisted in the US Army on 9 June 1964 and served until 23 May 1967. He enlisted in Company C, 5th Bn, 20th Special Forces Group (Airborne), RIARNG on 23 April 1975. He completed the Basic Airborne Course and the Special Forces Qualification Course and was awarded the suffix ā€œSā€ in August 1979. He was a radio operator and communications supervisor. He participated with the unit on several overseas deployments. Steve was discharged from Company A, 2nd Bn, 19th Special Forces Group (Airborne) RIARNG, as an SFC, on 22 April 1983.

He was married to Jacqueline B. (Richardson) Massett. Besides his wife Jackie, he was survived by their son Sean and granddaughter Genevieve. Steve was preceded in death by daughter Stephanie.