- NATO Kosovo Force
- Operation Enduring Freedom
- Operation Freedom’s Sentinel
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- Operation Iraqi Freedom
- Operation New Dawn
- Operation Octave Shield
- Operation Odyssey Lightning
- Operation Spartan Shield
- U.S. Africa Command Operations
- U.S. Central Command operations
- The People Behind The Sacrifice
Marine Lance Cpl. James E. Swain
Died November 15, 2004 Serving During Operation Iraqi Freedom
20, of Kokomo, Ind.; assigned to the Headquarters Battalion, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.; killed Nov. 15 by enemy action in Anbar province, Iraq.
Scholarship named in honor of Marine killed in Iraq
KOKOMO, Ind. — A Kokomo High School graduate who died in Iraq has a new scholarship named in his honor.
The Kokomo-Center School Board established Monday the James Swain Scholarship Fund. It accepted an initial donation of $3,705 from the Marine’s family and Kokomo High School teachers.
Lance Cpl. Swain, 20, died Nov. 15 in Fallujah, Iraq, from small-arms fire. He was the third Kokomo native to die in Iraq.
Corporation coordinator of fiscal services Gerri Smalling said the scholarship will go to a Kokomo High School graduate who shows exemplary traits of providing community service.
Swain was a 2002 honors graduate of Kokomo High School and was the son of Daniel and Mona Swain of Kokomo.