Memorial Service for Marines killed in AfghanistanSubmitted by s3mperfi on Thu, 09/20/2012 - 14:18
Memorial Services to be held Friday Sep 21st at station chapel On board MCAS Yuma. This service is closed to the public.
Pennsylvania Rep. Tim Murphy was scheduled to give a one-minute tribute to Raible in the House of Representatives in Washington, D.C. on Thursday at 9 a.m. Arizona time. It was scheduled to air live on C-SPAN.
Gov. Jan Brewer has ordered flags flown at half-staff through next Tuesday.
"I ask that my fellow Arizonans join me today in offering heartfelt prayers and deepest condolences for the families and friends of Lt. Col. Raible and Sgt. Atwell. Please also continue to pray for the men and women in our Armed Forces as they fight to protect our nation and defend our freedom."
Mrs Atwell has asked that in lieu of monetary contributions, individuals or units make a contribution in memory of Sgt Bradley W. Atwell to the Wounded Warrior Project. I have included a link to the donation page. At the bottom of the contribution page is a place to send and acknowledgement to the family member. This acknowledgement should be sent to:
Box 99113, Bldg 852
MCAS Yuma, AZ 85369
You can also send cards/notes or stories to the command in care of the Atwell family:
Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron 13
Attn: FRO/ICO Atwell Family
PO Box 99190
Yuma, AZ 85369-9190
Wounded Warrior Project donations page