The President of Operation Enduring Warrior (OEW) a Veteran-founded Nonprofit Organization creating Awareness, offering Honor, and providing Support for our Nation’s Wounded Military and Law Enforcement Veterans, Eric Schmitz has passed away. His cause of death was never disclosed to the public.
Eric Schmitz was confirmed in an official statement through the OWE Official page.
The Statement reads below:-
“It is with great sadness that we announce the death of our Operation Enduring Warrior President, Eric Schmitz.
Our thoughts are with his family, his soldiers, and his loved ones. Eric cared deeply for the OEW mission and lived it every day. He was a strong teammate, a powerful motivator for all of us, and above all else, a great friend. Every single one of us will miss him deeply.
This is a great loss to our OEW Family and our entire community. In the coming days, we ask for your support and love for his family. We are working with the family to get details concerning any memorials or services and, being respectful of their wishes, we will share them as we do.”
Tributes floods social media
Tony Ferrante Wrote “Rest In Peace, Warrior, Hero, Friend. CSM Eric Schmitz, US Army. President – Operation Enduring Warrior. A true Leader guides his people to carry on with the Mission in his absence. Til Valhalla. ”
— Enduring Warrior (@EnduringWarrior) June 17, 2020
Just a couple a pics from so many great memories with a great man!
Very sad this morning this morning at the passing of the President of @EnduringWarrior Eric Schmitz. He will be missed… Prayers to his family and… https://t.co/eQneqcZw80
— Joey McGlamory (@JoeyMcglamory) June 17, 2020
Few Things You Need To Know About Eric Schmitz
He was the President of Operation Enduring Warrior
Eric was also a team athlete at Operation Enduring Warrior
A Soldier at United States Army
Former VP of operations at Operation Enduring Warrior
Eric Schimtz Studied at Wayland Baptist University
He studied Endurance at GORUCK
He studied Public administration at Wayland Baptist University
He studied Chemistry at Oregon State University
He Went to Grants Pass High School