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Charles C. Strong

Sergeant, Marine Corps

Born: November 25, 1985
Hometown: Suffolk, Virginia
Served In: Middle East
Casualty Date: September 15, 2014
Died In: Afghanistan
Awards: Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal

Sergeant Strong served with the 2nd Marine Special Operations Battalion, Marine Special Operations Regiment, U.S. Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command (MARSOC), Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. He was killed by an Afghan soldier. His older brother, Jason, escorted his body home.

He was a 2003 graduate of Nansemond River High School.

He is buried in Quantico National Cemetery, Quantico, Virginia.

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