22 May 2006

Soldiers' Angels Mourns LCpl Jose S. MarinDominguez Jr.

From Cathy of the Soldiers' Angels Living Legends Team:

We have a fallen SA hero, Lance Cpl. Jose S. MarinDominguez Jr., 22, of Liberal, Kansas.

Jose MarinDominguez died May 14 while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

He was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii.

Jose is survived by his parents, Jose, Sr. and Olivia Marin of Liberal, KS.

Thank you for supporting the families of our fallen heroes and their Angels.

Living Legends Team Leader

Fellow Marine Lance Cpl. Hatak Yuka Keyu Yearby, 21, of Overbrook, Oklahoma, was killed in the same incident.

Marin was born in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico and emigrated to the United States in 1991. His family later moved to Liberal and he became a U.S. citizen. He was remembered for his faith and devotion to his adopted country.

"He told me that in his own way, he had a relationship with God, and God had him there for a reason," said his brother, Thomas Marin.

Please take a moment to read the Marine Lance Cpl. Jose S. MarinDominguez Jr. tribute on the Soldiers' Angels Fallen Heroes blog.

Remember our Heroes.

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