Marine Killed in Iraq Identified as His Unit Deploys to Help Fight ISIS

March 20, 2016 7:23 PM

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The Marine killed in an ISIS rocket attack in Iraq was identified Sunday as the Defense Department announced that it was deploying additional troops to the area to help battle the terror organization.

Staff Sgt. Louis F. Cardin, of Temecula, California, died Saturday from wounds suffered from an ISIS rocket attack on his base, the DoD said in a press release today.

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