LCpl. Joel Wildrick, U.S. Marine Corps

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LCpl. Joel Wildrick
U.S. Marine Corps

Lance Corporal Joel Wildrick if from Ravenden. He is a member of the 1st Division, 3rd Battalion, 5th Marines now serving as part of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

He deployed on February 6 to Kuwait then to Iraq. He is the son of Sherry and Lee Wildrick.

"We hope you hurry home safely."

-- Sherry and Lee Wildrick