Comments for: Marine from Aroostook County who was killed in action honored at training center dedication

Posted Aug. 12, 2012, at 3:46 p.m.
Last modified Aug. 13, 2012, at 12:06 p.m.

BRUNSWICK | First Lt. James Zimmerman, a Marine from Aroostook County who was killed in action in 2010, was honored Sunday during a dedication and ribbon cutting ceremony for a new Marine Corps Reserve Training Center in Brunswick. Zimmerman, at the age of 25, was killed on November 2, …

CORRECTION:

An earlier version of this story requires correction. LePage attended the dedication and ribbon cutting ceremony for a new Marine Corps Reserve Training Center in Brunswick, but did not speak.

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  • Wish I could of personally thank him for his service and sacrifice for our country. RIP First Lieutenant Zimmerman and God bless your family.

  • jimbobhol

    I remember the day his body was brought home. I sat on the Interstate in Sherman waiting for the procession so I could join in. There were people everywhere in the dark and raining it was very moving even for this old vet.  RIP LT.

    • Anonymous

      It sure was moving. Standing in the rain in Island Falls as he passed was the least I could do for a fallen marine.

  • Anonymous

    Wonderful tribute to remember an extraordinary person!  His parents are amazing people too!  They put on a wilderness bible day camp every year at their place, my sons love it!

  • Anonymous

    THANK YOU, Lt. Zimmerman, for your service and your sacrifice. Thanks to the wonderful family that raised you. RIP.

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