Logan Andrew Young lost his life in the line of duty while fighting an arson fire in the early morning hours of December 27, 2020.
To our hero: We love you. We miss you. You are forever in our hearts. Fallen but not forgotten. “A hero is someone who has given his life to something bigger than oneself.”
Logan was born in 1990 and grew up in Winchester, Virginia. He was the son of Steven B. Young and Beth A. Young, both of Winchester. Logan was a 2008 graduate of Millbrook High School. He was a member of the United States Air Force, which included serving in the Middle East. Logan was a firefighter and decorated staff sergeant with the 167th Airlift Wing of the West Virginia Air National Guard in Martinsburg. He exemplified being a devoted and selfless patriot that loved his country, community, family, and fellow man.
His decorations in the military include the Air Force Outstanding Unit Award, Air Force Good Conduct Medal with 1 Oak Leaf Cluster, Air Reserve Forces Meritorious Service Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Air Force Overseas Ribbon Long with 1 Oak Leaf Cluster, Air Force Expeditionary Service Ribbon with Gold Border, Air Force Expeditionary Service Ribbon, Air Force Longevity Service, USAF NCO PME Graduate Ribbon, Small Arms Expert Marksmanship Ribbon (Rifle), and Air Force Training Ribbon.
Logan enjoyed playing soccer, basketball, fishing, and riding ATVs and his motorcycle. He had a great love for sneakers. Logan owned enough Nikes to wear a different pair every day of the year! He was an avid Pittsburgh Steelers fan.
In addition to his parents, Logan is survived by his daughter, Leira Ann Young, who was born six months after his death; his fiancée, London Brown; his brother, Nathan Young, and wife, Daffne; his sister, Danielle Brosan, and husband, Mike; his fiancée’s daughter, Jesslyn Wolf; and many aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends.