« Marine Lt. Col. Benjamin J. Palmer, 43, Modesto; shot and killed in Afghanistan | Main | This barn is red, white and viewed »

Marine Lance Cpl. Jason D. Hill, 20, Poway; killed in Afghan firefight

He knew early on that he wanted to be a Marine. His father, grandfather and great-grandfather also were Marines. And his older brother is a Marine sniper who was about a dozen miles away when he died.

By Tony Perry, Los Angeles Times

July 3, 2011
Jason Hill was from a Marine Corps family.

His father, grandfather and great-grandfather served in the Marines. Early on, Hill knew he wanted to be a Marine but some youthful misbehavior and a casual attitude toward high school gave the Marines pause about allowing him to enlist.

To continue reading about Fallen Hero, Lance Cpl. Jason D. Hill, of the 3/4:

http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-jason-hill-20110703,0,2914673.story