Marine Corps Sgt. Richard P. Jensen Jr., son of Jen Jensen-Malia of Westbrook and Richard P. Jensen of Gray, and the Marines and Sailors of 2nd Force Service Support Group (Forward) are in the middle of a scheduled deployment in Western Iraq.

Jensen’s unit deployed from Camp Lejeune, N.C., in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and to provide logistical support, including supplies, maintenance, transportation, landing support and health services for II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward).

The 4,000 Marines’ and Sailors’ primary mission is to assist in the reconstruction of Iraq and develop a safe Iraq.

Jensen is a 2000 graduate of Westbrook High School and joined the Marine Corps in March 2001.


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