25 years old from Reno, Nevada
Headquarters and Service Battalion, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force
December 9, 2006
Nathan Krissoff enlisted in the Marine Corps. after the attacks on Sept. 11 out of a sense of duty to his country. 1st. Lt. Krissoff was killed in 2006 when his convoy was hit by an IED in al-Amariyah, Iraq. He was posthumously awarded a Purple Heart.
On Memorial Day his family shared some of his letters that he wrote to them while deployed.
These brave men and women sacrifice so much in their lives just so others may get to enjoy freedom. For that I am proud to call them Hero.
Those Who Say That We're In A Time When There Are No Heroes, They Just Don't Know Where To Look
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