Saturday, January 17, 2009

His Star Has Turned From Blue to Gold


DoD Identifies Marine Casualty

The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Sgt. Marquis R. Porter, 28, of Brighton, Mass., died Jan. 11 as a result of a non-hostile incident in Anbar province, Iraq. He was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 10th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

The incident is under investigation.

For additional background information on this Marine, news media representatives may contact the 2nd Marine Division public affairs office at(910) 450-6575.
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May Almighty God Bless our hero.
May Almighty God bring comfort to this family who loves him so.

8 comments:

Amanda said...

His family will be in my thoughts ~ as with all the other brave men and women serving out there.
love,
Amanda x

AirmanMom said...

amanda...your prayers will no doubt bring comfort to this family.

Thru My Eyes said...

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AirmanMom said...

eyes...your kind words are deeply appreciated! I totally agree DD2... has an outstanding blog, I always enjoy my viists! I look forward to reading yoru words, as well!

Mary said...

AM,

God Bless this hero. I am praying for his family.

We have also lost several Canadian soldiers since Christmas. Please pray for their families.

Blessings,
Mary

AirmanMom said...

mary...my prayers are lifted for all the brave soldiers!

Julie said...

God bless Sgt Porter and his family. Thank you for letting us know.

AirmanMom said...

julie...Amen