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Sailor from Freetown killed in Iraq

Family says he was destined for elite unit

Petty Officer Tyler Trahan was a 2004 graduate of Old Colony Regional Vocational Technical School in Rochester. Petty Officer Tyler Trahan was a 2004 graduate of Old Colony Regional Vocational Technical School in Rochester.
By Milton J. Valencia
Globe Staff / May 2, 2009

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A Freetown sailor, destined to work in an elite unit in the military, his family said, was killed in Iraq Thursday while conducting what the Navy called combat operations against enemy forces in Fallujah. (Full article: 442 words)

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