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DANIEL W. EGGERS
Transcript of DANIEL W. EGGERS
- Army Captain
- Stationed at Fort Brag, N.C
John & William
- Ages 6 & 3
William & Margaret
-Father and Mother
-Father served in Vietnam
Billy & Stephen
-Billy was also in the Military
Anne Marie, Maris, Mary Jeanne, Rose Mary
-Commissioned as a Second Lieutenant Infantry Officer
- Completed Special Forces Training
Captain U.S Army Special Forces
-Fluent in Arabic
Fluent in Arabic
Came from a Military family
Spending time with his wife and two sons
Military in general, accepted every mission he was given
The Military was his life and his interest even as a teenager.
Daniel William Eggers was a prestigious Captain In the U.S Military Special Forces, as well as an extremely loved father, son, husband, brother and friend to all around him.
The Military was very pleased with his work as a Soldier and Captain
His family said he was a very strong, respectful, determined man that would take on any challenge.
-“He was one of the toughest people I’ve ever known,” said Todd Rohan, Eggers’ roommate their freshman year at the state military college. “He knew exactly what he wanted to do.”
"Two things people will remember most about my spouse are his insane sense of humor and the fact that he treated everyone equally, both in his personal life and his professional life.”
- Rebecca Eggers (Wife)
"Daniel Eggers was a fearless soldier who died in the way he would have wanted to die — as a soldier in the service of his country"
“He knew the danger. He wasn’t afraid of anything,”
- Grandfather, Francis Donovan of New Boston
“He was a real hero. He took all the missions he was given,”
- Aunt, Dorothy D’Vann of New Boston
July 15,1975 - May 29,2004
-Hollis, New Hampshire
-Moved to Florida in 1987
-Graduated from Cape Coral High School
-Entered the Citadel Military College
Majoring in Civil Engineering
-Served as a Sophomore Company Clerk
-Participated in Ranger Challenge & Cordele Airborne Rangers
-Recipient of a four year Army Scholarship and one year Citadel Foundation Scholarship.
"Daniel's Aunt said she gave Daniel a Desert Storm uniform when he was 16 and he practiced drills outside his family’s house."
Camp Eggers is a United States military base in Kabul, Afghanistan. Located near the US Embassy and the Afghan Presidential Palace. The camp was named Sunday, March 20 after Capt. Daniel W. Eggers.
Camp Eggers is used by all U.S. military branches as well as other coalition partners (including Australian Army, Canadian Army, New Zealand, Romania, and Germany). Continues to train the Afghan National Army and Afghan National Police and are assisting with provincial reconstruction projects such as school reconstruction and road repair.
Sources reported that a government entity, suspected to be the CIA, used the facility for extrajudicial detention of suspected terrorists.
While its status as a former detention facility is disputed, Camp Eggers is in one of the busiest parts of the city and the route to Kabul International takes roughly twenty minutes through city traffic.