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Mountain Man Memorial March

Sat April 20, 2024 Gatlinburg, TN 37738 US Directions

SSgt Tyler Sansonetti


SSgt. Tyler Sansonetti was born on December 27, 1992. He grew up in Harrison City and graduated from Penn Trafford High School in 2011. When he was 17 yrs. old, he made a decision to become a Marine and enlisted in the Delayed Entry Program (DEP). He left for bootcamp right after high school graduation. Tyler was very athletic and spent most of his childhood playing baseball, basketball and other sports and loved his dogs, Thumper & Jake. Known for his terrific sense of humor and highly competitive nature, he was a win-at-all-costs and a have fun-at-all-costs person. He was highly social, made friends everywhere he went and was fiercely loyal to his family and friends.

Tyler married when he was 19 and he and his wife moved to North Carolina where he was stationed at Camp Lejeune. He was deployed many times in the 11 years he served and obtained various leadership positions within the Corp namely Section Chief of his artillery unit and Platoon Sergeant. He lived by the Marine Corp. values of Honor, Courage and Commitment and was dedicated to the Corp. and to his brotherhood within the Corp.

Tyler died on March 21, 2022 at the age of 29 while proudly serving his country.

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