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Tavon L. Hubbard
Lance Corporal, United States Marine Corps
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NEWS RELEASE from the United States Department of Defense
No. 782-04
IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 16, 2004
Media Contact: Marine Corps Public Affairs - (703) 614-4309 Public/Industry Contact: (703)428-0711

DoD Identifies Marine Casualties

The Department of Defense announced today the death of two Marines who were supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Staff Sergeant John R. Howard, 26, of Covington, Virginia
Lance Corporal Tavon L. Hubbard, 24, of Reston, Virginia

Both Marines died August 11, 2004, in a helicopter crash in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

Howard was assigned to Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 166 (Reinforced), 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, California.

Hubbard was assigned to the Command Element, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California.

The incident is under investigation.



HUBBARD, TAVON L., LCpl, USMC

Suddenly on Wednesday, August 11, 2004, in Al Tagaddam, Iraq, TAVON L. HUBBARD. Husband of Evelyn Reyes-Hubbard; son of Elmer C. Robinson, Jr. and the late Lisa Hubbard Baker; father of Lanise and Alexis; brother of Tiana Hubbard, Jonathan C. Robinson and Andre D. Baker. Also survived by his paternal grandparents, Lottie and Elmer C. Robinson, Sr.; maternal grandmother, Margaret Hubbard; mother-in-law, Diana Herbst; father-in-law, Enrique Reyes; numerous aunts, uncles, other relatives and friends.

The late LCpl Hubbard will lie in state on Friday, September 3 at Mt. Olive Baptist Church, 1601 S. 13th Rd., Arlington, Virginia, from 10 a.m. until time of funeral service at 11 a.m. Rev. James E. Victor, Pastor. Interment Arlington National Cemetery at 1 p.m. with Military Honors.


HUBBARD, TAVON L
LCPL   US MARINE CORPS
DATE OF BIRTH: 09/10/1979
DATE OF DEATH: 08/11/2004
BURIED AT: SECTION 60  SITE 7997
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

TL Hubbard Gravesite PHOTO
 Photo Courtesy of Holly, August 2005

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Posted: 12 March 2005  Updated: 21 August 2005 Updated: 14 May 2008
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TL Hubbard Gravesite PHOTO May 2008
Photo By Michael Robert Patterson, May 2008