Monday, November 21, 2011

US Marine Lance Corporal Joshua Corral

US Marine Lance Corporal Joshua D. Corral was killed in action during combat operations in Helmand on 18th November 2011.

19-year-old L-Cpl. Corral, from Danville, California, was a machine-gunner serving with the 3rd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, based at Twentynine Palms, California.

He joined the Marine Corps in July 2010 and deployed to Sangin, Afghanistan with the 3rd Battalion on his first overseas tour of duty. His awards include the Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, National Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal and Sea Service Deployment Ribbon.


  1. To the family of LCpl. Corral,

    May I express my sympathy in your time of grief. Thank you so much for the service of LCpl. Corral. Our country and myself are greatly indebted to your family for your sacrifice. I pray that God will hold you in His hands during this time and direct your steps through this difficult journey.
    Most sincerely,
    Connie Johnson - Hampton, Virginia

  2. Semper Fi Lcpl Chachi Corral!

  3. Lance Corporal Corral,
    It's approaching the one year anniversary of your sacrifice to our great nation. Thank you for serving. Keep watch over your fellow Marines.
    Semper Fi Marine.

    Mark Becker, USMC retired

  4. I helped the medics on the M.E.R.T helicopter on lance corporal corral, I was there as part of the M.E.R.T force protection , If the family could get in touch with me I would appreciate it

    SAC Simmons
    II(2)squadron RAF Regiment


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