Stories About the DS Fallen
The following are a series of profiles about Bureau of Diplomatic Security (DS) employees, contractors,
military personnel, and host nation security personnel who lost their lives providing a secure environment for the
conduct of American diplomacy.
Currently, 137 individuals have made the ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty throughout the Bureau’s 100-year
history. They are honored on the Diplomatic Security Memorial at DS headquarters in Arlington, Virginia. For more
information, visit www.dsmemorial.state.gov.
Private Security Contractor Thomas Jaichner
Marine Security Guard Robert McMaugh
Special Agent Ronald Lariviere
Special Agent Daniel Emmett O'Connor
Diplomatic Courier Seth Foti