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Nathanial A. Minick

Age: 24

Rank: Sergeant

Branch of service: Marine Corps

Hometown: Tuolumne

High school: Summerville High, Class of 2000

Specialty: Recon Marine

Currently serving in: Anbar Province, Iraq, with the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit

Family: Wife, Amanda Minick of Tuolumne; parents, Dwayne and Phoebe Minick of Tuolumne

Of note: Minick joined the Marine Corps in April 2001 and is serving his third tour of duty in Iraq. He attended Hart Ransom school in 1996.

The Bee invites local families to submit information and a photo of their relative serving in the Middle East. Send to:

Pat Machado

P.O. Box 5256

Modesto, CA 95352

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