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A long road home

United States Marine Corps Cpl. Michael Wiles, of Willingboro, N.J., presents a flag to Famata Kar, mother of fellow U.S. Marine and best friend, Lance Cpl. Abraham Tarwoe, of Providence, R.I., at a memorial service in Flehla, Liberia, May 17. Tarwoe, who was born in Liberia but immigrated to the United States prior to joining the U.S. Marine Corps, died from wounds suffered in combat in Helmand province, Afghanistan, April 12. Wiles was assigned by the Marine Corps to escort Tarwoe’s body back to Liberia for burial. At the time of his death, Tarwoe was deployed from 2nd Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment, Camp Lejeune, N.C. Wiles is stationed with 2nd Marine Special Operations Battalion, Camp Lejeune, N.C.



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This work, A long road home [Image 2 of 18], by Capt. Mark Lazane, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:05.17.2012

Date Posted:05.22.2012 19:49

Photo ID:585715

VIRIN:120517-F-QQ777-523

Resolution:2784x1848

Size:774.43 KB

Location:FLEHLA, LR

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