1993 – 12 Nov 2020
AVCO, TF Sinai
Chief Warrant Officer 2 Marwan S. Ghabour, 27, was one of the five U.S. soldiers who died when their UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter crashed in Sinai, Egypt on November 12, 2020. The soldiers were participating in a Multinational Force and Observers deployment, part of routine efforts to supervise conditions of the Egyptian-Israeli Treaty of Peace.
Marwan Ghabour graduated from Arlington High School in 2010. He was a member of the soccer team and became a volunteer coach in 2015.
Ghabour went on to study architecture and, according to his brother, discovered he had a passion for flying soon after enrolling in architecture school. He learned to become a pilot on his own before joining the U.S. Army in 2018.
He arrived in Egypt in January 2020, marking his first overseas assignment. His awards and decorations include the National Defense Service Ribbon, the Army Service Ribbon and the Army Aviation Badge.
Marwan Ghabour is survived by his parents, his brother and two sisters.