In Memory of MSG Anthony Yost 

Master Sergeant Anthony R. C. Yost, 39, of Flint, Michigan, died in Mosul, Iraq on November 19, 2005 while searching a building for suspected insurgents.  Yost was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group, Fort Bragg, N.C.


Tony Yost was killed in an explosion during a raid on an Al Qaeda target.  He was the Team Sergeant of ODA 381.  

He enlisted in the Army in 1987.  He was qualified as a Ranger, Sniper, Free Fall Jumpmaster, Weapons Specialist and many other schools.  In addition to 3rd Special Forces his past assignments included the 10th Special Forces Group and USASWCS.

Yost was born in Flint, Michigan.  Yost was a 1984 graduate of Millington High School, Michigan.  While in high school he played on the basketball, baseball and football teams.  His hobbies included motorcycling, gunsmithing, and hunting.

His awards and decorations include the Meritorious Service Medal, six Army Commendation Medals, six Army Achievement Medals, Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Kosovo Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Korean Defense Service Medal, Armed Forces Service Medal, NCO Professional Development Ribbon, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, NATO Medal, Senior Parachutist Badge, Military Freefall Master Parachutist Badge, Driver and Mechanic Badges, and the Special Forces Tab.

He is survived by a daughter age 13 and two sons age 19 and 2 and his wife.

 


Website Memorials to MSG Yost.

In Remembrance.  Legacy.com.

Guest Book for Andy Yost.  Legacy.com.

Honor the fallen.  Military City.

"MSG Anthony R. C. Yost".  Stryker Brigade News.

Death Notice.  The Flint Journal.

Anthony "Andy" Yost.  A Family Remembers  . . . . .

MSG Anthony R.C.  Yost. Tribute Page.

Fallen Heroes Memorial.  Anthony R. C. Yost.

Memorial.  MichiganSoldiers.org

Arlington National Cemetary.  Anthony Yost.

Anthony R. C. Yost.  Special Forces Condolences Book.

MSG Anthony Yost.  USASOC Memorial Wall.



News Articles About MSG Yost.

November 21, 2005.  "DoD Identifies Army Casualty".  DoD News Release.

November 21, 2005.  "Thumb soldier killed".  The Saginaw News.

November 22, 2005.  "Fort Bragg Special Forces soldier killed in Iraq".  News 14 Carolina.

November 22, 2005.  "Family: Soldier from Michigan killed in explosion in Iraq".  The Mercury News.

November 22, 2005.  "Thumb native killed in Iraq war".  Detroit Free Press.

November 22, 2005.  "Mother Remembers Her Soldier Son Killed in Iraq".  WZZM 13 News.

November 22, 2005.  "Ft. Bragg soldier killed in Iraq".  The News & Observer.

November 22, 2005.  "Fort Bragg NCO killed in Iraq".  Fayetteville Online.

November 23, 2005.  "Sgt. Anthony Yost".  The Flint Journal.

July 19, 2008.  "Big Tony, Army Master Sgt. Anthony Yost, gets his due as memorial is commemorated in Millington".  The Flint Journal.

 

 

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