Memorial For Fallen Marines & Sailors At Camp Lejeune

Marines and Sailors at Camp Lejeune who gave their lives for our freedom were honored Friday.

A memorial was held at Camp Lejeune for five Marines and one Sailor from the 2nd light armored reconnaissance battalion killed in Afghanistan last year. They were fighting in the Helmand Province.

Hundreds of friends and family members came to the ceremony to honor their loved ones. A 21-gun salute followed by taps concluded the program.

The deployment to southern Afghanistan was in support of NATO's international security assistance force.

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  • by dottie Location: bBoston,MA on Mar 13, 2010 at 01:18 PM
    Great job, my son who is a Marine at Camp Lejeune took part in this memorial on Friday. Good job Echo CO, Richie and boys we are proud of all of you. Thank you for serving our wonderful country. <3
  • by Anonymous on Mar 12, 2010 at 05:58 PM
    How come I am not surprised by the lack of comments on this?OBAMANOMICS AT WORK!

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