Wednesday’s Hero

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1st Lt. Nathan M. Krissoff
25 years old from Reno, Nevada
Headquarters and Service Battalion, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine
Expeditionary Force
December 9, 2006

Nathan Krissoff enlisted in the Marine Corps. after the attacks on Sept. 11 out of a sense of duty to his country. 1st. Lt. Krissoff was killed in 2006 when his convoy was hit by an IED in al-Amariyah, Iraq. He was posthumously awarded a Purple Heart.

On Memorial Day his family href="http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2013/05/26/marine-first-lieutenant-nathan-krissoff-s-last-letters-home-from-iraq.html">shared some of his letters that he wrote to them while deployed.

These brave men and women sacrifice so much in their lives just so others may get to enjoy freedom. For that I am proud to call them Hero.

Those Who Say That We’re In A Time When There Are No Heroes, They Just Don’t Know Where To Look

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Comments

  1. He was so young. I’m glad to see that this brave solider was honored even after his death.

  2. He was so young, what a wonderful young man. Very sad loss :(

  3. So sad to see such a young life cut so short over war.

  4. Heartbreaking. So thankful for his sacrifice.

  5. So brave, and so sad. That was my stepfather’s birthday.

  6. He was so young. War is such a horrible thing.

  7. So tragic for his life to be cut so short. He is a true hero, indeed.

  8. So sad. His service to his country should not be forgotten. Thanks for sharing this.

  9. He was so young! Makes me so sad to read this, but at the same time I am so grateful for his service to our country.

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