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Marine LCpl. Jeffery S. Blanton, 23, of Fayetteville, Georgia. Died December 12, 2004, serving during Operation Iraqi Freedom. Assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Hawaii. Died of wounds sustained when hit by enemy small-arms fire while doing a ground sweep for IEDs during combat operations in Fallujah, Anbar Province, Iraq.