Friday, March 9, 2012

Conner Lowry, Corporal, United States Marine Corps






I.  Name:  Conner Lowry
II.  Rank:  Corporal
III.  Country Served:  United States
IV.  Service:  United States Marine Corps
V.  Conflict:  War in Afghanistan (Global War on Terrorism)
VI.  Related News Items:

From Fallen Heroes Afghanistan:

FRIDAY, MARCH 2, 2012

US Marine Corporal Conner Lowry

US Marine Corporal Conner Lowry, age 24, was killed in Afghanistan on 1st March 2012 during combat ops in Helmand province. Cpl. Lowry was from the Chicago area and was a graduate from Brother Rice High School. The circumstances surrounding his death are currently unknown.

He served with the California-based 2nd Battalion, 11th Marine Regiment.

Cpl. Lowry's family told reporters the 6 feet 5 inch tall former football player loved rock 'n roll music and had a large network of family and friends. They said he had been a Marine for nearly three years and had just four months to go before being discharged.

His personal service awards include the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal, Combat Action Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal with bronze star device, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Humanitarian Service Medal, Sea Service Deployment Ribbon with two silver star devices, and the NATO Medal-ISAF Afghanistan with bronze star device.

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