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unhappycamper Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-11-08 06:38 AM
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Captain, lieutenant die in Afghanistan combat
Captain, lieutenant die in Afghanistan combat
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Posted : Wednesday Sep 10, 2008 19:32:09 EDT

Two Marine officers were killed Tuesday in Afghanistan, according to the Defense Department.

Capt. Jesse Melton III, 29, of Randallstown, Md., and 1st Lt. Nicholas A. Madrazo, 25, of Bothell, Wash., died supporting combat operations in Parwan province. It wasnt immediately clear if their deaths occurred during the same incident.

Melton was assigned to Headquarters Battery, 12th Marines at Marine Corps Base Hawaii. Madrazo was assigned to Combat Logistics Battalion 37, 3rd Marine Logistics Group, out of Okinawa, Japan.

No additional information was available.


Article at: http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/news/2008/09/marine_off...



uhc comment: To date five hundred eighty six soldiers have died as a result of the invasion and occupation of Afghanistan --> http://icasualties.org/oef/
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