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Author: Marine Corps
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Remembering a Hero Laid to Rest This Day Fifteen Years Ago

By Timothy Lawson on 11/29/2019

Fifteen years ago, we laid to rest Corporal Dale A. Burger, Jr. who was killed in action during the Second Battle of Fallujah in 2004.

Timothy Lawson
Battle of Fallujah
Marine Corps
Silver Star

Marine Private Edwin Francis Benson’s Repatriation from Tarawa

By Kevin M. Hymel on 11/29/2019

Whenever Edgar and Mary Argensinger asked their grandmother what happened to their Uncle John in World War II, she always told them the same thing: Her son was “blown to bits” on a Pacific Atoll called Tarawa. That’s why his body was never returned to her.

Kevin M. Hymel
Marine Corps
Section 60