Virginia Heroes

Joseph Lewis Powell, Jr.

Captain, Marine Corps

Born: November 5, 1942
Hometown: Alexandria, Virginia
Served In: Vietnam
Casualty Date: October 17, 1968
Died In: Quang Tri Province, South Vietnam

Captain Powell served as a pilot with the HMM-161, Marine Aircraft Group – 39, 1st Marine Aircraft Wing, III Marine Amphibious Force.

He is buried in Arlington National Cemetery.

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