Marine Lance Cpl. Nicholas Perez

Marine Lance Cpl. Nicholas Perez

KIA September 3, 2004
Operation Iraqi Freedom

Assigned to 3rd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, California

Artist Comment: This portrait depicts Nicholas as a grown man, but also with his sister, together as small children

Killed when he was hit by small-arms fire during enemy combat in Al Anbar Province, Iraq

19 years old from Austin, Texas

Original portrait presented February 2008 to his mother

Sponsored for family by:
Anne Taylor, Graford, Texas

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