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Memorial Day ceremony to remember a fallen Marine -- and his father

Memorial Day ceremony to remember a fallen Marine -- and his father

After he was killed in Fallouja, Iraq, in 2006, Marine Lt. Nathan Krissoff was praised by other Marines as a young man who was charismatic yet humble, a natural leader. At a memorial service at a base once used by the army of Saddam Hussein, battle-hardened Marines wept and embraced one another. His battalion commander told the assemblage that Krissoff had shown “great courage and steadfast dedication.” On Memorial Day, Krissoff, who was a champion swimmer, a lover of poetry, a graduate of an elite East Coast college who enlisted in response to the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, will be remembered anew. At a 2 p.m. ceremony expected to be attended by several hundred persons...

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