During a pre-election patrol, elements of Kilo Company 1st Platoon were engaged by Taliban fighters. One Marine, 1st Lieutenant Scott Fleming, was killed in action.
Kilo Company had a memorial service for Corporal Joe Wrightsman, who drowned in the Helmand River on 18 July 2010 while trying to save an Afghan policeman. — Source: Regimental Combat Team 7 Press Release
India Company responding to the Dealer 54 crash site. Trek Nawa, Afghanistan. July 2010.
An AH-1 Cobra from HMLA-369 was shot down while in support of India Company during Operation THRESHER, killing the two pilots. The operation was suspended one day for a Tactical Recovery of Aircraft and Personnel mission. Read more
Categories: Awards, Fallen Angels, Featured, News, OEF 10-01, Photographs, Video
Tags: Christopher Kim, Francisco Zavala, James Weis, Mario Carazo, Mark Fayloga, William Pinkerton
A U.S. Marine Corps carry team transfers the remains of Cpl Joe L. Wrightsman at Dover Air Force Base, Del., July 21, 2010.
Corporal Joe Wrightsman drowned in the Helmand River while attempting to save the life of an Afghan National Policeman.
Categories: Active Editing, Fallen Angels, News, OEF 10-01, Photographs
Tags: Haji Abdul Manaf, Joe Wrightsman, Joshua Leventhal, Mark Fayloga, Michael Barnhouse, Michael Shaw, Shon Belcher, Thomas Morton
Weapons Company held a memorial for Lance Corporal Marc Plotts, who died on 30 March at Marine Corps Base Hawaii. — Source: Marine Corps Base Hawaii Press Release Read more
Categories: Fallen Angels, Hawaii / Pacific
Tags: Andrew Cece, Chris Martin, Daniel Hall, Ed Knudsen, Jason Karch, Jeffrey Holt, Jesus Oliver, John Hunt, Joshua Sievers, Marc Plotts