Lance Cpl Abraham Tarwoe
Born: September 5, 1986 in Liberia
Died: April 12, 2012 in Helmand Province, Afghanistan
Lance Cpl. Abraham Tarwoe, 25, Providence, R.I., died April 12 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan. He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C. Tarwoe joined the Marine Corps in June 2009 and was promoted to the rank of lance corporal in August 2010. He recently deployed to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. His military awards include the Combat Action Ribbon, the Sea Service Deployment Ribbon, the Afghanistan Campaign Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal and the NATO Medal-ISAF Afghanistan. Buried in his native Liberia at the estate of John G. Kar.
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