Thank you fallen Abraham Tarwoe (6 HQ Photos)

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Officials say Tarwoe died while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan. He was a mortarman with 2nd Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, based out of Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. Tarwoe joined the Marine Corps in 2009 and was promoted to Lance Corporal in August of 2010.
Friday night, Tarwoe’s family described him as a great man with a wonderful sense of humor.
“He was very funny,” said his brother, Randall Karr, “and he always kept everyone laughing, and he was just a really good person.”
Tarwoe leaves behind a wife and one year-old son, who live near Camp Lejeune. Karr says the family is worried about how Tarwoe’s death will affect his son in the future.
“It’s hard because he’s just a little kid,” Karr said. “He’s going to be growing up. He’s going to want his dad around, and I guess someone will have to explain to him what happened. So it’s going to be really tough.”

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  • Scotsman

    #6 Truly heart-wrenching. Thank you LCpl Tarwoe for your ultimate sacrifice. My prayers go out to your family.

  • etcrr

    R.I.P. Abraham Tarwoe God Bless you and your family, No words can truly express the loss. You will always be remembered

  • Jarhead

    Semper Fi; See you on God's parade deck.

  • Guest

    Semper Fi Marine, from a local near Camp Lejune. Thank you for your service.

  • Oorah semper fi

    Went to bootcamp with him…always smiled no matter what he was going thru…he will be missed…RIP brother

    Platoon 2061

  • Noonan

    Lcpl tarwoe, haven't seen you since boot camp , but we will meet again, semper fidelis brother

  • Tom

    R.I.P. Brother, Thank you LCpl Tarwoe for your ultimate sacrifice. My prayers go out to your family. SSgt T. Reeves, 442d SFS

  • Nick911

    A 'thank you' doesn't seem to cut it. RIP brother.

  • Dozer

    semper fidelis you exemplify every aspect of what we are and strive to be

  • Jon Kaya

    '61 remembers you brother. I'm sorry I wasn't there.

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