Gung Ho!

Main Entry: gung ho Pronunciation: 'g&[ng]-'hOFunction: adjective Etymology: Gung ho!, motto (interpreted as meaning "work together") adopted by certain U.S. marines, from Chinese (Beijing) gOnghé, short for ZhOngguó GOngyè Hézuò Shè Chinese Industrial Cooperative Society: extremely or overly zealous or enthusiastic

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Thursday, April 06, 2006

Cpl. Andres Aguilar Jr.
Cpl. David A. Bass
Lance Cpl. Patrick J. Gallagher
Lance Cpl. Felipe D. Sandoval-Flores
Cpl. Brian
Staff Sgt. Abraham G. Twitchell

4/5/06 - DoD Identifies Marine Casualties

The Department of Defense announced today the death of six Marines, who were supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Cpl. Andres Aguilar Jr., 21, of Victoria, Texas

Cpl. David A. Bass, 20, of Nashville, Tenn.

Lance Cpl. Patrick J. Gallagher, 27, of Jacksonville, Fla.

Lance Cpl. Felipe D. Sandoval-Flores, 20, of Los Angeles, Calif.

Cpl. Brian R. St. Germain, 22, of Warwick, R.I.

Staff Sgt. Abraham G. Twitchell, 28, of Yelm, Wash.

All Marines died April 2, when the seven-ton truck they were riding in rolled over in a flash flood near Al Asad, Iraq.

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

Bass, Gallagher, Sandoval-Flores and St. Germain were all assigned to elements of the 1st Marine Logistics Group, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.

Twitchell was assigned to the Combat Service Support Group-1, 1st Marine Logistics Group, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Twentynine Palms, Calif.

Semper Fi


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