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Chadwick T. Kenyon

Chadwick T. Kenyon

Died: August 20, 2006

Rank: Hospitalman

Unit: 3rd Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force

Branch: U.S. Navy

Navy Hospital Corpsman Chadwick T. Kenyon was assigned to the 3rd Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force in Twen­tynine Palms, California, when he died on August 20, 2006. The 20-year-old was con­ducting combat operations against enemy forces in the Al Anbar Province, Iraq, when the vehicle he was riding in was struck by an improvised explosive device. Family and friends said their final farewells at the Evergreen Mortuary Cemetery and Crematory in Tucson, Arizona. A service was held by the Marines and Sailors of Company D’s 2nd Platoon, who memorialized their comrade in a quiet ceremony held in the normally bustling dining hall turned somber funeral hall, in Rawah, Iraq.

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