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Conflict: Panama

Panama. Operation Just Cause: December 21, 1989-February 13, 1990

Data retrieved from Military Times Hall of Valor and Find the Data | Peacetime Military Casualties

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Criteria to determine residence: Location of burial or family residence at time of death, residence at time of enlistment, then place of birth.

State Heroes Total:
Silver Star
Harvey, ND
Panama - Fallen
Branch of Service: Marines
Company / Ship / Flight or equivalent: 2nd Light Armored Recon Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, Camp Lejeune, NC
Conflicts Served: 
  • Operation Just Cause
Date of Loss: December 20, 1989 / Age: 22

Corporal Isaak's Squad came under intense hostile fire while attempting to secure their objective. Reacting swiftly, he continued to advance toward the building in order to clear it of hostile forces of unknown size.