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America Just Lost Another Hero – A Marine Veteran Goes Down Fighting with the Ukrainians, Leaves Young Wife and Child
By Adam Casalino|April 29, 2022
America Just Lost Another Hero – A Marine Veteran Goes Down Fighting with the Ukrainians, Leaves Young Wife and Child

What’s Happening:

People all over the world have expressed support for Ukraine during the war. But few have put everything on the line to help.

We’ve read about people from around the world who left their homes to help in the fight. Some have literally picked up arms to defend Ukraine from invading Russians.

And now, we are sad to learn that a former Marine who was helping the cause, died defending the country.

From Fox News:

An American citizen and Marine veteran, Willy Joseph Cancel, died fighting alongside Ukrainian forces in Ukraine, the man’s widow confirmed to Fox News Digital early Friday morning.

An American citizen and Marine veteran, Willy Joseph Cancel, died fighting alongside Ukrainian forces in Ukraine, the man’s widow confirmed to Fox News Digital early Friday morning.

News has come out that Marine veteran, Willy Joseph Cancel, died while fighting Russian forces in Ukraine. Cancel leaves behind a 23-year-old wife and 7-month-old son.

According to reports, Cancel worked as a private military contractor on top of a job as a corrections officer. When fighting broke out in Ukraine, his company sent contractors to aid Ukraine.

Cancel entered Ukraine around March 12 or 13. More details about his death have yet to come out.

This is the first reported death of an American citizen fighting Russian forces in Ukraine. But it might not be the last.

Numerous people have joined Ukraine in their fight to stop Russia from conquering the country.

World leaders, along with millions of people, have expressed support for Ukraine. But few have been willing to get their hands dirty to oppose Russia.

Joe Biden is often accused of greenlighting Putin’s invasion, based on comments he made in January.

Biden has further complicated the crisis with other comments and a weak response.

Key Takeaways:

  • An American citizen died fighting Russia in Ukraine.
  • Willy Cancel was a former Marine who worked as a private contractor.
  • He leaves behind a wife and 7-month-old son.

Source: Fox News

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Adam Casalino
Adam Casalino is a freelance writer, author, and blogger. He is a regular contributor to the Patriot Journal. Find his other work: https://www.talesofmaora.com
Adam Casalino is a freelance writer, author, and blogger. He is a regular contributor to the Patriot Journal. Find his other work: https://www.talesofmaora.com
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