Navy SEAL Killed In Iraq
POSTED: December 13, 2007
SAN DIEGO -- Military officials said Thursday that a Navy SEAL with ties to North County was killed in action in Iraq this week. Chief Petty Officer Mark T. Carter died Tuesday, according to the Department of Defense. Carter graduated from Fallbrook High School in 1998. Since then, Carter's family moved to Lompoc, Calif.
Officials said the 27-year-old sailor was permanently assigned as an East Coast-based Navy SEAL. According to the Virginian-Pilot newspaper, Carter was the recipient of two Bronze Stars.
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