Nicholas G. Xiarhos

Age: 21
Branch: U.S. Marine Corps
Rank: Corporal
Unit: 2nd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force
Station: Camp Lejeune, NC

Fallen on: July 23, 2009
Location: Garmsir District, Helmand Province, Afghanistan
Campaign: Operation Enduring Freedom

Medals & Commendations: Purple Heart, National Defense, Afghanistan Campaign, Iraq Campaign, Global War on Terror

Hometown: Yarmouth Port, MA
Family: He is survived by his father, Steve Xiarhos; mother, Lisa Xiarhos; brother, Alexander; sisters, Ashlynne and Elizabeth.