Tennessee bridge dedicated in honor of fallen Air Commando, Staff Sgt. Robert "Bobby" J. McGuire, Jr

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  • By Staff Sgt. Marleah Cabano
  • 1st Special Operations Wing Public Affairs
A bridge in Norene, Tenn., was named in honor of Staff Sgt. Robert “Bobby” J. McGuire, Jr., a loadmaster with the 16th Special Operations Squadron, who died Aug. 7, 2002, when the MC-130H Combat Talon II he was in crashed during a training mission south of San Juan, Puerto Rico, killing all 10 members onboard. McGuire grew up in Watertown, Tenn., and graduated from Watertown High School in 1992. McGuire is buried in Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.