Virginia Heroes

Javier Obleas-Prado Pena

Gunnery Sergeant, Marine Corps

Hometown: Falls Church
Served In: Middle East
Casualty Date: December 1, 2004
Died In: Iraq
Awards: Purple Heart

Gunnery Sergeant Pena served with the 2nd Reconnaissance Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. He was killed when his convoy was targeted by an improvised explosive device.

He is buried in Arlington National Cemetery.

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