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Fallen Heroes (Two Marines) #922524

CBS Evening News for Friday, Feb 20, 2009
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(Studio: Katie Couric) The number of US casualties in the war in Afghanistan and Iraq cited.

(Richmond, Virginia: Mark Strassmann) The story of two US Marines L/Cpl. Jordan Haerter†† and Cpl. Jonathan Yale, who died in the war in Iraq so others might live, presented; details given about the background of these two fallen heroes and what happened at the platoon's camp in Ramadi during a suicide truck attack; scenes and photos from Iraq and from a memorial service at the Marine musuem today in Triangle, Virginia, shown. [1st Battalion, 9th Marines, S/Sgt. Kenneth GROOMS†, Meadowood Church of God Rev. Leon BURCHETT†, L/Cpl. Nicholas XIARHOS†, multi-national force-West, Iraq, commander Maj. Gen. John KELLY†- remember the Marines and their heroic choice.]

Couric, Katie;
Strassmann, Mark

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