|Cpl. Jacob Tate|
U.S Marine Corporal Jacob A. Tate, aged 21, from Columbus, Ohio, was killed in action on 2nd January 2011 during combat operations in Helmand province.
Cpl. Tate was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.
He was a 2007 graduate of Gahanna Christian Academy and had served with the Marine Corps for three and a half years. He had previously served in Iraq.
Cpl. Tate received the purple heart and the Medal of Valor for his heroic service with the Marines.