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Marine Lance Cpl. Thomas E. Rivers Jr. - KIA 04/28/10 #USMC 22yo #HonorTheFallen #NeverForgotten #HonorThem #SOT

Marine Lance Cpl. Thomas E. Rivers Jr. Died April 28, 2010 Serving During Operation Enduring Freedom 22, of Birmingham, Ala.; assigned to 1st Battalion, 2nd Marines, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.; died April 28 while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan. ‘He wanted that tough challenge and he wanted the action’ The Associated Press Thomas Rivers had no doubts in his mind that he wanted to be a Marine when he graduated, friends said. Fred Yancey, who coached Rivers on Briarwood Christian School’s varsity football team, said Rivers was mature and hard-working. “I see Thomas Rivers as a young man of dedication, a leader of men, a big team, little me kind of guy,” Yancey said. “I knew God had given Thomas a great plan as a U.S. Marine.” Rivers, 22, of Hoover, Ala., was killed by a roadside bomb April 28 in Helma...

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