Bernard, Joshua Matthew, LCpl

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Last Rank
Lance Corporal
Last Primary MOS
0311-Rifleman
Last MOSGroup
Infantry
Primary Unit
2008-2009, 0311, Golf Co, 2nd Bn, 3rd Marine Regiment (2/3)
Service Years
2006 - 2009

Lance Corporal

 
 

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Home State
Maine
Maine
Year of Birth
1987
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
New Portland
Last Address
New Portland

Casualty Date
Aug 14, 2009
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Other Explosive Device
Location
Afghanistan
Conflict
Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF)
Location of Interment
North New Portland Cemetery - North New Portland, Maine
Wall/Plot Coordinates
n/a

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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
2nd Bn, 3rd Marine Regiment (2/3), 3rd Marine Regiment
  2008-2009, 0311, Golf Co, 2nd Bn, 3rd Marine Regiment (2/3)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  2009-2009 OEF-Afghanistan/Consolidation II (2006 - 2009)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
2/3 Marine dies in Afghanistan

Staff report

OCEANSIDE, Calif. ? Defense Department officials Aug. 17 identified a Marine killed Aug. 14 in Afghanistan as Lance Cpl. Joshua M. Bernard.

Bernard, 21, a rifleman from New Portland, Maine, died while he was supporting operations in Helmand province, military officials said.

The combat deployment was the second for Bernard, who enlisted in November 2006 and joined Hawaii-based 2nd Battalion, 3rd Marines, in May 2007 and deployed with the battalion to Iraq in 2008, Marine Corps Base-Hawaii officials said in a news release. The battalion is operating as part of the 2nd Marine Expeditionary Brigade in Afghanistan.

Bernard had received the Purple Heart, National Defense Service Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal and a Sea Service Deployment Ribbon, officials said.
   
Comments/Citation
CO G, 2D BN, 3D MAR, (RCT-3, 2D MEB FWD), 3D MAR DIV, MCB KANEOHE BAY, HI
LOCATION:BASTION, AFGHANISTAN
   
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