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Marine Lance Cpl. Maung P. Htaik
Died January 1, 2011 Serving During Operation Enduring Freedom
20, of Hagerstown, Md.; assigned to 2nd Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.; died Jan. 1 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.
Lejeune Marines killed in Helmand fighting
Two North Carolina-based Marines were killed over the weekend in Afghanistan, according to the Defense Department.
Cpl. Jacob A. Tate, 21, of Columbus, Ohio, died during combat operations Jan. 2 in Helmand province, military officials said in a news release. Tate was a member of 2nd Battalion, 9th Marines, based at Camp Lejeune. Tate had done a combat tour in Iraq and is survived by his wife and a newborn child, Columbus, Ohio-based TV station WBNS reported on its website.
Tate is the second member of 2/9 killed in combat in as many days. Lance Cpl. Maung P. Htaik, 20, of Hagerstown, Md., died Jan. 1.
Remains of fallen Marine return to U.S.
The Associated Press
HAGERSTOWN, Md. — The remains of a Marine killed in Afghanistan have come home.
The Air Force Mortuary Affairs Office says the remains of Lance Cpl. Maung Htaik of Hagerstown returned to Dover Air Force Base, Del., on Jan. 3.
The (Hagerstown) Herald-Mail said Htaik is a 2008 graduate of Smithsburg High School.