Sep 10, 2006

Monuments honoring Staff Sgt. Dwayne E. Williams, a team leader with 3rd Explosive Ordinance Platoon (EOD), 9th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group (Fwd), and Sgt. John P. Phillips, a explosive ordinance technician with 3rd EOD platoon, set up during a memorial held at main side chapel here September. Williams, a Baltimore native, lost his life Aug. 24, 2006 from wounds sustained while engaged in operations in the Al Anbar Province. Phillips, a St. Stephen, S.C., native, died Aug. 16, 2006 at Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, succumbing from wounds received March 7, 2006 while involved in operations in the Al Anbar Province. ?These men were both completely different, but they shared a similar trait, they were the embodiment of the quiet, hard-working professional,? said Ingbretsen, a Spokane, Wash., native.

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