Posts tagged ‘Brendan Looney’

If there’s anything you can do to honor a fallen hero, what would it be? For Southlake resident Kara Williams, the answer is as simple as creating a blog. Kara’s idea was inspired by Navy SEAL Lt. Brendan Looney’s widow, who requested people to perform 10 random acts of kindness by the end of 2012. […]

Nine hundred sixty people, mostly active-duty and retired Sailors who were in town to attend the 42nd UDT/SEAL East Coast Reunion at the Joint Expeditionary Base (JEB) Little Creek, came together on Saturday, July 16, for the annual Allen Stone Braveheart Memorial run-swim-run in memory of fallen SEALs. A feature on Hampton Roads shared that […]

We have devoted several previous posts to Navy SEAL Lt. Brendan Looney, who was among nine service members who were killed in a helicopter crash in Southern Afghanistan in September. We shared a few details about his life, but what we have shared thus far did not include the fact that, initially, Looney was told […]

Navy SEAL Lt. Brendan Looney was laid to rest at the Arlington National Cemetery on Monday, October 4. According to a feature on, around 3,000 people attended his funeral services and burial. Looney was honored by friends and family as an American hero, describing him as a motivator, a protector, and a leader, as […]

It is perhaps but fitting that best buds who eventually became heroes are laid to rest next to each other. In 2007, 26-year-old Marine Lt. Travis Manion of Doylestown, Pennsylvania, was killed in Iraq. While there was undoubtedly much anguish as a result of his death, there was one person who was greatly affected: his […]

Lt. Brendan John Looney was among nine service members who lost their lives when their Blackhawk helicopter crashed in Southern Afghanistan. Navy SEAL Looney, 29, is from Owings, Maryland. He graduated from the Naval Academy in 2004; while in the Academy, Looney was an All-American lacrosse player. A feature on remembers one of the […]