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July 4, 2004
The Defense Department last week also identified the following American military personnel killed in Afghanistan and Iraq: Patrick R. Adle, 21, of Baltimore; lance corporal, Marine Corps Reserve. Adle died Tuesday southeast of Baghdad as a result of hostile action. He was assigned to 6th Engineer Support Battalion, 4th Force Service Support Group in Folsom, Pa. Christopher S. Cash, 36, of Winterville, N.C.; captain, Army National Guard.
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December 5, 2010 | By Kurt Streeter, Los Angeles Times
The death of Tyler Roads , a Marine killed in Afghanistan this summer, seemed to touch nearly everyone in Burney , the tiny Northern California town where he grew up. When Roads' body was returned for burial, an estimated 2,500 people, about two-thirds of Burney's population, turned out to watch as a gray hearse carrying his casket snaked slowly down Main Street. "Tyler's death, for this community, a place where everyone seems to know everyone else, it was a punch to the gut," said Larry Snelling, superintendent of the area's Fall River School District, who was close to Roads.
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October 20, 2010 | By Bob Pool, Los Angeles Times
Two months ago, police officers who patrol downtown Los Angeles took to the streets to film a visual get-well card for a fellow officer who had been injured dismantling a roadside bomb while on duty in Afghanistan with the Marines. Buoyed by his friends' messages and by an accompanying music video dedicated to him, Staff Sgt. Joshua J. Cullins bounced back quickly from a concussion suffered in the July 16 explosion of the 15-pound bomb. On Tuesday, his friends learned that Cullins, 28, had died the day before from injuries caused by another roadside bomb.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 20, 2010 | By Bob Pool, Los Angeles Times
Two months ago, police officers who patrol downtown Los Angeles took to the streets to film a visual get-well card for a fellow officer who had been injured dismantling a roadside bomb while on duty in Afghanistan with the Marines. Buoyed by his friends' messages and by an accompanying music video dedicated to him, Staff Sgt. Joshua J. Cullins bounced back quickly from a concussion suffered in the July 16 explosion of the 15-pound bomb. On Tuesday, his friends learned that Cullins, 28, had died the day before from injuries caused by another roadside bomb.
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August 29, 2010 | By Bob Pool, Los Angeles Times
His friends say he was the kind of person who inspired others to slow down and appreciate life. And that's what people in Calaveras County did after Marine Lance Cpl. Gavin R. Brummund was killed in Afghanistan . Thousands stood solemnly in tribute along California Highway 4 as the grieving families of Brummund and his young widow returned home after claiming the Marine's body in Dover, Del. Merchants in the little towns of...
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May 25, 2008
The Defense Department last week identified the following American military personnel who have died in Afghanistan, Djibouti, Iraq and in the United States while home on leave: Jeffrey A. Ammon, 37, of Orem, Utah; lieutenant, Navy. Ammon was killed Tuesday when an improvised explosive device detonated near him in Afghanistan's Aband district. The nuclear submarine engineer was working with the Provincial Reconstruction Team in Ghazni, southwest of Kabul. He was attached to Commander Navy Region Northwest in Bangor, Wash.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 5, 2010 | By Kurt Streeter, Los Angeles Times
The death of Tyler Roads , a Marine killed in Afghanistan this summer, seemed to touch nearly everyone in Burney , the tiny Northern California town where he grew up. When Roads' body was returned for burial, an estimated 2,500 people, about two-thirds of Burney's population, turned out to watch as a gray hearse carrying his casket snaked slowly down Main Street. "Tyler's death, for this community, a place where everyone seems to know everyone else, it was a punch to the gut," said Larry Snelling, superintendent of the area's Fall River School District, who was close to Roads.
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August 29, 2010 | By Bob Pool, Los Angeles Times
His friends say he was the kind of person who inspired others to slow down and appreciate life. And that's what people in Calaveras County did after Marine Lance Cpl. Gavin R. Brummund was killed in Afghanistan . Thousands stood solemnly in tribute along California Highway 4 as the grieving families of Brummund and his young widow returned home after claiming the Marine's body in Dover, Del. Merchants in the little towns of...
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August 22, 2010
The Defense Department last week identified the following American military personnel killed in Afghanistan and Iraq, or who died of their injuries at a U.S. military hospital: Michael A. Bock, 26, of Leesburg, Fla.; staff sergeant, Marine Corps. Bock was killed Aug. 13 when his unit was attacked with small-arms fire while he was on foot patrol in southern Afghanistan's Helmand province, on the Pakistani border. He was assigned to the 3rd Combat Engineer Battalion, 1st Marine Division, 1st Marine Expeditionary Force at the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center in Twentynine Palms, Calif.
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August 17, 2008
The Defense Department last week identified the following American military personnel killed in Afghanistan and Iraq: Anthony M. Carbullido, 25, of Agat, Guam; petty officer second class, Navy. Carbullido was killed Aug. 8 when his convoy vehicle struck a roadside bomb in Sangatesh in western Afghanistan's Badghis province. He was assigned to the Naval Hospital Corps School in Great Lakes, Ill. Michael H. Ferschke Jr., 22, of Maryville, Tenn.; sergeant, Marine Corps. Ferschke was shot to death Aug. 10 during a house search in Iraq's Salahuddin province, west of Baghdad.
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