Fallen Hero in Afghanistan 11/07/09

Fallen Hero in Afghanistan 11/07/09

Sgt. Charles Cartwright

Funeral services will be held today, 11/16/09 in Union Bridge, MD for Fallen Hero Sgt. Charles Cartwright, 26 yrs. old, who was killed in action on 11/07/09 in Afghanistan, while serving with the 1st MSOB. Cartwright was on his 5th combat deployment, since enlisting into the Marine Corps in 2001. He was the receipient of 2 Purple Hearts, as well as, numerous declarations for valor.He served with my son, Lt. Clayton Anderson, USMC, in Fallujah, Iraq in 2004. Clay, along with many former 1/5 Marines will attend the funeral. Charles leaves behind his wife, Marissa, of 11 months, his parents, and one sister. He paid the ultimate sacrifice and we thank him for his service to his country and our Marine Corps. Please pray for his wife and family that he leaves behind. Semper Fi, J. T. Anderson, USMC. ’71-’73

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