26 Mar '12, 2am

Marine Staff Sgt. Donald C. May Jr. - KIA 03/25/03 #USMC 31yo #HonorTheFallen #NeverForgotten #HonorThem #SOT

Marine Staff Sgt. Donald C. May Jr. Died March 25, 2003 Serving During Operation Iraqi Freedom 31, of Richmond, Va.; assigned to 1st Tank Battalion, 1st Marine Division, Marine Corps Air-Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, Calif.; killed in action while conducting convoy operations near the Euphrates River, Iraq. Donald C. May Jr. followed his parents into the military, joining the Marines the year his father, a former tank commander, died in a fishing accident. “He was a clean-cut American boy,” said his mother, Brenda Reese May. “When he decided to go into the military, I was proud. Always scared, but proud.” He died March 25 when his tank fell off a bridge into the Euphrates River. May took an interest in the military at an early age. His parents had both served in the Marines, and May became a Naval Sea Cadet at age 12 and, later, a police Explorer. After high scho...

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  1. 27 Dec '14, 4am

    Thank you for honoring my husband, Don. It means the world to our three children that he is still remembered.

    (His children our now 11, 13, and 18)

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