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Erik S. Kristensen
United States Navy SEAL
Died when: 33 years 105 days
Star Sign: Pisces
Erik Samsel Kristensen (March 15, 1972 – June 28, 2005) was a Lieutenant commander of the United States Navy SEALs who was killed in action during Operation Red Wings. He and several other SEALs set off as part of a search and rescue mission, hoping to assist a four-man SEAL team that was engaged in a firefight with Taliban fighters.