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Honor Mission
Michael Grochowski, Retired
USAR – WoT
Union Grove, Wisconsin – 05-02-19

ABOUT THE MISSION:

Michael Grochowski, 58, passed away peacefully in his Holmen, WI home on April 25, 2019 surrounded by his family. Michael, born December 31, 1960 in Milwaukee, WI. Michael Grochowski enlisted in the United States Army Reserve August, 1st 1980 attending Basic Training at Ft. Leonard Wood, Missouri. His first assignment was with 961st Engineer Battalion Milwaukee, Wisconsin. In 1986, he completed training as a Chemical Specialist and transferred to the 382nd Chemical Detachment 12th Special Forces Group Arlington Heights, IL. He graduated Airborne School August, 23rd 1986. In 1988, he was selected for Elite Special Forces training at Ft. Bragg, NC. Michael spent 9 years in Special Forces rising to the rank of Sergeant First Class (SFC). In 1994, SFC Grochowski moved to Ft. McCoy, WI transferring to B Co 228th AVN Regiment. In 2004, he deployed with Headquarters 6-52nd AVN Battalion to Balad, Iraq as the BN S4 NCOIC. After the completion of this Combat Deployment SFC Grochowski rejoined B Co 6-52nd AVN BN Ft. McCoy, WI retiring in Oct 2011 with over with over 31 years of distinguished service to this Nation. SFC Grochowski’s Major Awards and Decorations include the Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Armed Forces Reserve Medal, Overseas Service Ribbon, Parachutist Tab and Special Forces Tab.

PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 05-02-19
Staging Time: 12:00 noon

Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church
2908 S Colony Ave,
Union Grove, Wisconsin

Ride Captain:

Steve Jensen
steve@jensenph.com

Special Instructions:

Staging 12:00 noon
Visitation 1:00 p.m.
Service 2:00 p.m.
Flags & Water:
Flags will be provided
Large Bike Flags will NOT be needed.
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.

STAGING #2 DETAILS: 05-03-19
Staging Time: 10:00

Southern Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery
21731 Spring Street
Union Grove, Wisconsin

Ride Captain:

Tom Sberna
tsberna@wi.rr.com

Special Instructions:

Staging 10:00 a.m.
Service 11:00 a.m.
Flags & Water:
Flags will be provided
Large Bike Flags will NOT be needed.
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.

Submitted By: John Curran
Position: Wisconsin State Captain

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  1. My sincere condolences to the family of Michael Grochowski. I think him for his service and for the sacrifices he made to protect our beautiful country the United States of America. God bless and Speed.
    Sincerely,
    Heidi Reagan

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