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Mount Airy soldier killed in Iraq

Posted May 1, 2008

— Pfc. Adam Lee Marion, a member of the North Carolina National Guard in the 171st Engineer Company was killed in Iraq, the Army reported.

Marion was killed and another soldier from the 171st injured during an attack on a base near Baghdad Monday. He is the 10th member of the N.C. National Guard killed in action since Sept. 11, 2001.


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  • pirate03 May 1, 2008

    He was from my original neck of the woods. Thank you for your service and your sacrifice.

  • just my2cents May 1, 2008

    My prayers are with his family and soldiers in his unit. Another hero taken from us. All I can do is say thank you for your service in protecting our country and freedom.