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Marine Killed in Iraq Welcomed Home

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March 29, 2016
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Marine Killed In Iraq Is Welcomed Home

SSgt. Louis Cardin was killed by ISIS rocket fire last week, and becomes the first U.S. Serviceman to be killed in Iraq this year. While this is obviously a tragedy, Cardin died a hero's death, making sure that all of his Marines were safe in a bunker before seeking shelter himself.

The remains of a 27-year-old Marine from Temecula, who was killed by enemy fire in northern Iraq, were returned to SoCal this weekend."Staff Sgt. Louis Cardin is forever a hero to Temecula and to our Nation."Posted by ABC7 on Monday, March 28, 2016
Cardin is the first U.S. serviceman killed in Iraq this year. He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina."The City of Temecula is deeply saddened to learn that one of our hometown high school graduates, who grew up to be the bravest of warriors, died protecting our Nation's freedoms," said Temecula Mayor Mike Naggar in a statement. "Cardin is forever a hero to Temecula and to our Nation."

Read the full story from ABCTo read more about his actions that saved the lives of his men, check out the story from We Are The Mighty.Let us know what you think about this in the comment section or on social media.

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