Friday, August 05, 2005

A Strong Marine Finally Succumbs

DoD News: " The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. Staff Sgt. Chad J. Simon, 32, of Madison, Wis., died Aug. 4, while under hospice care in Madison, Wis., from wounds he received on Nov. 8, 2004 from an explosion while conducting combat operations in Babil Province, Iraq. Simon was assigned to Marine Forces Reserve's 2nd Battalion, 24th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Madison, Wis."