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Melody Roop (right) stands with her daughter Amy Brearley in front of photographs of her son and Brearly's brother USMC Cpl. Andrew Brownfield in her Cuyahoga Falls home. Brownfield was killed while serving in Iraq in 2004. (Karen Schiely/Akron Beacon Journal)
Marine Cpl. Andrew D. Brownfield, 24, died of injuries suffered in a mortar attack at Al Asad Air Base in Iraq. (AP file photo/)
In this 2004 file photo, hundreds of people with flags greet the funeral procession for Marine Cpl. Andrew Brownfield as they head to Holy Cross Cemetery on South Main Street in Akron. (Akron Beacon Journal file photo)
This photograph of USMC Cpl. Andrew Brownfield was taken during a dust storm in Iraq shortly before he was killed in 2004. (Photo Courtesy Melody Roop)
Melody Roop (center), mother of 24-year-old Marine Cpl. Andrew Brownfield, is escorted after her son's buriel at Holy Cross Cemetery. (Akron Beacon Journal file photo)
In this 2004 file photo, Marines carry Cpl. Andrew D. Brownfield's casket for a graveside service at the Holy Cross Cemetery in Akron. (Akron Beacon Journal file photo)