Tuesday, July 19, 2011

US Marine Lance Cpl. Jabari Thompson

US Marine Lance Corporal Jabari N. Thompson, age 22, of Brooklyn, N.Y., died on 17th July 2011 from wounds he received on 13th July while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.

L-Cpl. Thompson, from Brooklyn, New York, was a machine-gunner serving with the 3rd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, based at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina.

L-Cpl. Thompson had previously deployed to Haiti in 2010 and deployed to Afghanistan in February this year. His awards include the Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal and Global War on Terrorism Service Medal.

5 comments:

  1. this is my cousin and this hurts so bad right now!!!!!!!

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  2. We miss you so much words can't express. Aunt.

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  3. My thoughts and prayers go out to Lcpl Thompson's family. I attended his purple heart ceremony earlier this morning. It was an honor to be there and meet his sister.

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  4. it has been one year, my son was with Jabiri when the bomb went off, My wife and I were with Jabiri's Dad, sister an girl friend in Germany, There isn't a day that goes by that we pray and think of Jabiri, He was a very spicial brother to our son PJ, --You are very well missed,
    From
    PJ' s Dad,, US Marine 1969 Viet Nam Retired
    My farewell Jabiri

    OO-RAA

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