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Maj James Mathew “Weasel” Weis

Maj James Mathew “Weasel” Weis

Birth
Toms River, Ocean County, New Jersey, USA
Death 22 Jul 2010 (aged 36)
Afghanistan
Burial San Diego, San Diego County, California, USA
Plot Ft Rosecrans National Cemetery
Memorial ID 61286325 · View Source
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US Marine Corps
Afghanistan Veteran

Marine Aircraft Group 39, 3 Marine Aircraft Wing

SAN DIEGO - The Pentagon released the names today of two Camp Pendleton-based Marines killed in combat last week in Afghanistan.

Lt. Col. Mario D. Carazo, 41, of Springfield, Ohio, and Maj. James M. Weis, 37, of Toms River, N.J., were killed Thursday, July 22, 2010 in Helmand Province, according to the Department of Defense.

They were members of Marine Aircraft Group 39, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, I Marine Expeditionary Force.

Governor Schwarzenegger issued a statement today upon hearing

"The deaths of Lieutenant Colonel Mario Carazo and Major James Weis are tragic losses for this country. They devoted themselves to serving our nation with honor and integrity, and their selfless sacrifices will never be forgotten. On behalf of all Californians, Maria and I extend our heartfelt condolences to the families and loved ones of these brave Marines."

In honor of Lt. Col. Carazo and Maj. Weis, Capitol flags will be flown at half-staff.


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  • Created by: Pennsylvania Lady
  • Added: 8 Nov 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 61286325
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Maj James Mathew “Weasel” Weis (13 Aug 1973–22 Jul 2010), Find A Grave Memorial no. 61286325, citing Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery, San Diego, San Diego County, California, USA ; Maintained by Pennsylvania Lady (contributor 39530540) .