Welcome to MattAxelson.com
Matthew G. Axelson was born on June 25th 1976 in Cupertino, CA. He graduated from CSU Chico and went on to join the US Navy to become a member of their elite special warfare team, the Navy SEALs. He was deployed to Afghanistan in April 2005. During an Operation in late June his team came under attack from overwhelming enemy forces. Three members of the four man team, including Matt, were killed in action that day. He was a dear friend and will be truly missed.

If you have any questions please send an e-mail to webmaster@mattaxelson.com.

Please visit Cupertino Veteran's Memorial to see "The Guardian's" statue featuring Matt.

New news: Lone Survivor Wide Release
Visit MatthewAxelsonFoundation.org
Also his brother's book coming soon

Please enjoy the various pictures from Matt's life in the albums to the left.

Cupertino Veteran's Memorial
Golf Tournament Info and information about the local memorial.
Memorial Program
Fallen Brothers
From Froggy Ruminations
Honolulu Memorial

ABC Footage (34MB)
CBS Footage (34MB)
NBC Local (18MB)
Fox Footage (63MB)
NBC 11 Footage (32MB)
ABC 7 Interview (4MB)