TOKYO — A U.S Marine Corps pilot who died after his jet fighter crashed off Japan was identified Friday as Capt. James E. Frederick of Corpus Christi, Texas.
Frederick, 32, ejected from his F/A-18 during training Wednesday evening about 120 miles (190
A Japanese Maritime Self-
"We have lost a fine American patriot who volunteered to serve for freedom," said Lt. Gen. Lawrence Nicholson, commanding general of the III Marine Expeditionary Force. "I want to sincerely thank the Japanese government for the tremendous efforts they made during search operations following the mishap."
Frederick was on a rotational deployment to Japan. His decorations include the National
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