Lima Company Marines arrive safely in Iraq

From Staff Reports

   JOHNSON CITY -- The Marines of Lima Company, 3rd Battalion, 24th Marine Regiment arrived in Iraq and have begun security and stability operations to rebuild the country, according to a press release from the U.S. Marine Corp.
   Two Marines from Lima Company - Sergeant Jeremy A. Williamson and Lance Corporal Nathan L. Morrow - were injured when an improvised explosive device (IED) detonated during a recent convoy security operation in the vicinity of Al Asad Air Base in western Iraq. The soldiers were immediately treated by military medical personnel. Sgt. Williamson has since returned to full duty with his unit. Lance Corporal Morrow has been sent to Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Germany for care.