Deramichaeleous “DeeMike” Daniels

Deramichaeleous “DeeMike” Daniels

Age: 35

Education background: High school; some college.

Family background: Born and raised in Chicago. “I’m the oldest of two children. My uncle, Jim Forrest, served in the Vietnam war with 1st Marine Division and died after his second deployment. I have a vast history of a family that has served in the military. I am married and have three beautiful children, ranging from 4 to 12 years old.”

Current employment: Outreach coordinator, Wounded Warrior Project

Served the country: 2002-2010 USN/USMC: 1st Combat Engineer Battalion and 2nd Battalion, 1st Marines is an infantry battalion in the United States Marine Corps based out of Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California. Deployment to Fallujah, Iraq, as Fleet Marine Force Platoon Corpsman during the First Battle of Fallujah, also known as Operation Vigilant Resolve, was an operation to root out extremist elements of Fallujah, as well as an attempt to apprehend the perpetrators of the killing of four U.S. contractors in March 2004.

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