A Soldier's Story: Chief Warrant Officer Andrew McAdams


 Chief Warrant Officer Andrew McAdams was born on July 3, 1986, in Cheyenne Wyoming. He was always interested in flying and enlisted in the Army National Guard during high school in order to earn the money to pay for his pilot's license.  He completed Warrant Officer training in 2006.

He was assigned to Detachment 53 and deployed to Afghanistan during the War on Terror.  On January 10, 2014, while flying a reconnaissance mission near Parwan Afganistan, his aircraft crashed and he was fatally injured.