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A Marine with Combat Logistics Regiment-15, 1st Marine Logistics Group (Fwd) pays his final respects to fallen comrade Pfc. Vincent M. Frassetto, a fire-direction controlman with Military Police Company, CLR-15. Frassetto was fatally wounded by an improvised explosive device attack while on a vehicle patrol to Al Asad, Iraq. Frassetto, a 21-year old from Toms River, N.J., is remembered most for his upbeat personality and contagious smile. ?Looking back, there isn?t a time I can remember that he wasn?t smiling? He picked us up, he helped us,? said Lance Cpl. Christopher P. Manuel, an artillery specialist with 1st Battalion, 10th Marines. Frassetto?s awards include the National Defense Service and Global War on Terrorism medals. - A Marine with Combat Logistics Regiment-15, 1st Marine Logistics Group (Fwd) pays his final respects to fallen comrade Pfc. Vincent M. Frassetto, a fire-direction controlman with Military Police Company, CLR-15. Frassetto was fatally wounded by an improvised explosive device attack while on a vehicle patrol to Al Asad, Iraq. Frassetto, a 21-year old from Toms River, N.J., is remembered most for his upbeat personality and contagious smile. ?Looking back, there isn?t a time I can remember that he wasn?t smiling? He picked us up, he helped us,? said Lance Cpl. Christopher P. Manuel, an artillery specialist with 1st Battalion, 10th Marines. Frassetto?s awards include the National Defense Service and Global War on Terrorism medals.

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. - 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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