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RIP: Family of a 23-Year-Old Marine Soldier Killed in Afghanistan Pens Down an Emotional Tribute

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A family of one of the 11 United States Marine Corps killed in Afghanistan has written down an emotional tribute to their son who was only 23 years.

Corporal Daegan William-Tyeler Page was among the 11 Marines who died at Hamid Karzai International Airport, Kabul, Afghanistan.

Marine on Friday confirmed that 11 soldiers were killed, but did not immediately reveal their identities.

However, some families of the deceased soldiers took to social media to confirm the death of their loved ones.

23-year-old Corporal Daegan

Corporal Daegan's family is one of the families that took to social media to pen down an emotional tribute to their son.

Below is the tribute, talking about when he joined the military, his hobbies, among other things

"Our beloved son, Corporal Daegan William-Tyeler Page, 23, was killed in Afghanistan yesterday. Daegan joined the U.S. Marine Corps after graduating from Millard South High School.

He loved the brotherhood of the Marines and was proud to serve as a member of the 2" Battalion, 1" Marine Regiment at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California.

Daegan's girlfriend Jessica, his mom, dad, step-mom, step-dad, 4 siblings, and grandparents are all mourning the loss of a great son, grandson, and brother.

Daegan was raised in Red Oak, Iowa and the Omaha metro area and was a longtime member of the Boy Scouts.

He enjoyed playing hockey for Omaha Westside in the Omaha Hockey Club and was a diehard Chicago Blackhawks fan.

He loved hunting and spending time outdoors with his dad, as well as being out on the water.

He was also an animal lover with a soft spot in his heart for dogs. Daegan always looked forward to coming home and hanging out with his family and many buddies in Nebraska.

To his younger siblings, he was their favourite jungle gym and to his friends, he was a genuinely happy guy that you could always count on.

After finishing his enlistment, Daegan planned to come home and go to a local trade school, possibly to become a lineman.

Daegan will always be remembered for his tough outer shell and a giant heart.

Our hearts are broken, but we are thankful for the friends and family who are surrounding us during this time.

Our thoughts and prayers are also with the other Marine and Navy families whose loved ones died alongside Daegan."

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