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Troy Lorenzo Gregory

Lance Corporal, Marine Corps

Born: March 13, 1969
Hometown: Richmond, VA
Casualty Date: February 25, 1991
Died In: Saudi Arabia
Awards: Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon

LCpl Gregory served with the 4th Division; attached to 1st Battalion, 11th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division. He attended Henrico High School in Henrico County, Virginia, as well as Virginia Union University in Richmond, Virginia. While in school, Troy enjoyed basketball and bodybuilding. While his unit was engaged in battle, he stepped on a mine near a Kuwaiti oil field.

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