Kaneohe Marine killed in action - Hawaii News Now - KGMB and KHNL

Kaneohe Marine killed in action

Lance Cpl. Curtis M. Swenson Lance Cpl. Curtis M. Swenson

KANEOHE (HawaiiNewsNow) - 20-year old Marine Lance Cpl. Curtis M. Swenson died Friday April 2, 2010 while in Afghanistan supporting Operation Enduring Freedom in Helmand province, Afghanistan.

Swenson enlisted in Marine Corps in June 2007 and was also deployed to Iraq in August 2008. His unit was deployed to Afghanistan November 20, 2009.

Swenson was decorated with the National Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Iraqi Campaign Medal and the NATO-International Security Assistance Force Afghanistan Medal.

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