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Michael Edward Johnson

First Lieutenant, Marine Corps

Born: March 30, 1984
Hometown: Virginia Beach
Casualty Date: September 8, 2009
Died In: Ganjgal, Kunar Province, Afghanistan
Awards: Purple Heart, National Defense Service Medal, NATO Medal, Combat Action Ribbon, Sea Service Deployment Ribbon, Global war on Terrorism Service Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal

served with the 7th Communication Battalion, 3rd Marine HQ Group, Okinawa, Japan; 2002 graduate of Hickory High School; attended Oregon State University; killed by an ambush of insurgents

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