Camp Pendleton Marine Killed in Afghanistan

Staff Sgt. Jonathan D. Davis, 34, of Kayenta, Ariz., died during combat operations Friday.

A Camp Pendleton Marine was killed Friday while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.

Staff Sgt. Jonathan D. Davis, 34, of Kayenta, Ariz., was a motor transport operations chief assigned to Headquarters Battalion, 32nd Georgian Liaison Team, Regimental Combat Team 7, 1st Marine Division.

Davis enlisted in the Marine Corps on Oct. 21, 1997.

His awards include the Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal, the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal, the Iraq Campaign Medal, the Afghanistan Campaign Medal, the NATO Medal-ISAF Afghanistan, the National Defense Service Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal and the Global War on Terror Expeditionary Medal.

—1st Marine Division Public Affairs

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Pearl February 25, 2013 at 09:07 PM
Very sad...when are we going to bring them all home?!? RIP SSG Davis.
Lionel McCray February 25, 2013 at 09:22 PM
Thank you for your service and ultimate sacrifice. SSG Davis gave all.
Status Quo February 25, 2013 at 10:41 PM
My condolences to his survivors and may he rest in peace, with my thanks for SSG Davis' service.
Carla S February 27, 2013 at 01:07 AM
marine mom February 27, 2013 at 02:22 AM
My deepest condolences to the Davis family.. RIP Ssgt Davis you taught my son a lot in the past 5 mos of u and him serving together in Afghanistan.


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