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Dashan Briggs

5k run and ruck in memory of Tech. Sgt. Dashan Briggs set for Aug. 13 at Veterans Memorial Park

The Dashan J. Briggs Memorial Foundation will hold its annual “Run for Briggs” 5k run or ruck and one mile fun run this year on Saturday, Aug. 13 at Veterans Memorial Park in Calverton.

Riverhead honors its hometown heroes

The town has launched a project to place banners depicting Riverhead veterans on Main Street light poles.

‘We will never forget’: Riverhead honors Tech. Sgt. Dashan Briggs in ceremony marking official renaming of street he grew up on

The former Lewis Street has been formally renamed for the fallen airman, who lost his life in a miitary helicopter crash on a mission in western Iraq March 15, 2018.

‘Dashan J. Briggs Way’ dedication ceremony set for Saturday morning

Riverhead Town will officially dedicate the former Lewis Street as 'Dashan J. Briggs Way' in a ceremony on Saturday morning at 10 a.m.

Lewis Street officially renamed for airman killed in Iraq last year

Tech. Sgt. Dashan Briggs, a Riverhead native who grew up on Lewis Street, was one of seven airmen who perished in a military helicopter crash in Iraq on March 15, 2018.

Riverhead Blue Waves retire uniform number 22 in honor of Dashan Briggs

The late Tech. Sgt. Dashan Briggs (RHS 2007) was honored in a pre-game ceremony Saturday where his uniform number 22 was retired in his memory.

Blue Waves to retire football uniform number of fallen airman Saturday

The Riverhead Blue Waves will retire uniform number 22, worn by the late Dashan Briggs, Class of 2007. Tech. Sgt. Briggs was killed in a military helicopter crash in Iraq March 15.

Heidi’s Helping Angels to honor Tech. Sgt. Dashan Briggs at Oct. 18 dinner

Tech. Sgt. Dashan Briggs will be honored posthumously by Heidi’s Helping Angels at the organization’s ninth annual dinner Oct. 18.

Tech. Sgt. Dashan Briggs Day fundraiser planned to help fallen hero’s family

Friends of Tech. Sgt. Dashan Briggs, a Riverhead native killed in action in a helicopter crash in western Iraq March 15, are organizing a fundraiser for his family.

Riverhead lacrosse community comes together to honor of one of its own

It was a stirring and emotional day for the men of the Riverhead lacrosse program, alumni who came together to honor the memory of one of their own and raise money for the wife and two young children he left behind.