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Marines Of Honor
Marine Names of Honor
Killed supporting Operation Iraq Freedom
Let this page stand to HONOR all Americans who paid the ultimate price for Freedom.


Last Update July 20th, 2005.
This site is updated as I get new information....


Marine Names of Honor


499. By Request: Lance Cpl. Jourdan L. Grez, 24,
Harrisonburg, Virginia, 4th Combat Engineer Battalion,
4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve.
Killed May 11, 2005 when his amphibious assault vehicle struck
a roadside bomb during combat operations against enemy forces
in Karabilah, Iraq, on May 11, 2005



498. Marine Cpl. Clifton B. Mounce, 22, of Miss.;
assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 10th Marine Regiment,
2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force,
attached to 2nd Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion,
Killed July 14 when his vehicle was struck by an improvised
explosive device while he was conducting combat operations
near Trebil, Iraq.



497. Marine Cpl. Christopher D. Winchester, 23, of Ala.;
assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 10th Marine Regiment,
2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force,
attached to 2nd Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion,
Killed July 14 when his vehicle was struck by an
improvised explosive device while he was conducting
combat operations near Trebil, Iraq.



496. Marine Staff Sgt. Joseph P. Goodrich 32, of Allegheny, Pa.;
assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment,
4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve, Moundsville, W.Va.;
attached to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force
Killed July 10 by enemy indirect fire while conducting combat
operations in Hit, Iraq.



495. Marine Lance Cpl. Ryan J. Kovacicek 22, of Washington, Pa.;
assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment,
4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve, Moundsville, W.Va.;
attached to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force
Killed July 10 by enemy indirect fire while conducting combat operations in Hit, Iraq.



494. Marine Cpl. Ramona M. Valdez 20, of The Bronx, N.Y.;
assigned to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force,
Killed June 23 when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device
detonated near her convoy vehicle in Fallujah, Iraq.



493. Marine Cpl. Carlos Pineda, 23, of Los Angeles;
assigned to 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division,
II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.;
Killed June 24 by enemy small-arms fire while conducting
combat operations in Fallujah, Iraq.



492. Marine Pfc. Veashna Muy, 20, of Los Angeles;
assigned to the 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division,
II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.;
Killed June 23 when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive
device detonated near her convoy vehicle in Fallujah, Iraq.



491. Marine Cpl. Chad W. Powell 22, of West Monroe, La.;
assigned to the 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division,
II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.;
Killed June 23 when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive
device detonated near her convoy vehicle in Fallujah, Iraq.



490. Marine Lance Cpl. Holly A. Charette 21, of Cranston, R.I.;
assigned 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force,
Killed June 23 when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device
detonated near her convoy vehicle in Fallujah, Iraq.



489. Marine Lance Cpl. Adam J. Crumpler, 19, of Charleston, W.Va.;
assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment,
2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force,
killed June 18 by small-arms fire while conducting combat operations
against enemy forces during Operation Spear in Karabilah, Iraq.




488. Marine Lance Cpl. Erik R. Heldt 26, of Hermann, Mo.;
assigned to the 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment,
1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force,
Killed June 16 when his vehicle hit an improvised explosive device
while he was conducting combat operations near Ramadi, Iraq.




487. Marine Capt. John W. Maloney, 36, of Chicopee, Mass.;
assigned to the 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment,
1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force,
Killed June 16 when his vehicle hit an improvised explosive device
while he was conducting combat operations near Ramadi, Iraq.



486. Marine Lance Cpl. Chad B. Maynard 19, of Montrose, Colo.;
1 Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, attached to
2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force
Killed June 15 when his vehicle hit an improvised explosive
device while he was conducting combat operations near Ramadi, Iraq.



485. Marine Corps Pfc. Nathan B. Clemons 20, of Tenn.;
assigned to the 2nd Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion,
2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force,
Killed June 14 when an improvised explosive device detonated near
his vehicle while conducting combat operations near Rutbah, Iraq.



484. Marine Lance Cpl. Jonathan R. Flores 18, of San Antonio;
assigned to 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force,
attached to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force,
Killed June 15 when his vehicle hit an improvised explosive
device while he was conducting combat operations near Ramadi, Iraq.



483. Marine Cpl. Jesse Jaime 22, of Henderson, Nev.;
assigned to 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force,
attached to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force
Killed June 15 when his vehicle hit an improvised explosive
device while he was conducting combat operations near Ramadi, Iraq.



482. Marine Cpl. Tyler S. Trovillion 23, of Richardson, Texas;
1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force,
attached to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force
Killed June 15 when his vehicle hit an improvised explosive device
while he was conducting combat operations near Ramadi, Iraq.



481. Marine Lance Cpl. Dion M. Whitley 21, of Los Angeles;
1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force,
attached to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force
Killed June 15 when his vehicle hit an improvised explosive device
while he was conducting combat operations near Ramadi, Iraq.



480. Marine Pfc. Joshua P. Klinger 21, of Easton, Pa.;
2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force,
Killed June 14 when an improvised explosive device exploded
while he was conducting combat operations near Fallujah, Iraq.



479. Marine Lance Cpl. John J. Mattek Jr. 24, of Wisconsin;
2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force,
Died June 13 of wounds sustained in an explosion June 8
while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in
Anbar province, Iraq.



478. Marine Lance Cpl. Marc L. Tucker, 24, of Miss.;
B 9th Engineer Support Battalion, 3rd Force Service Support
Group, attached to 2nd FSSG, II Marine Expeditionary
Killed June 8 in vehicle accident on Alternate Supply
Route Uranium, Iraq.



477. Marine Cpl. Brad D. Squires, 26, of Middleburg Ohio;
3rd Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division,
Killed June 9 in an explosion while conducting combat
operations with 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary
in Haqlaniyah, Iraq.



476. Marine Lance Cpl. Devon P. Seymour, 21, of Ohio;
3rd Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division,
Killed June 9 in an explosion while conducting combat
operations with 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary
in Haqlaniyah, Iraq.



475. Marine Lance Cpl. Thomas O. Keeling, 23, of Ohio;
3rd Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division,
Killed June 9 in an explosion while conducting combat
operations with 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary
in Haqlaniyah, Iraq.



474. Marine Lance Cpl. Daniel Chavez, 20, of Seattle;
1st Tank Battalion, I Marine Expeditionary Force,
Killed June 9 in an explosion while conducting combat
operations in Haqlaniyah, Iraq.



473. Marine Lance Cpl. Dustin V. Birch, 22, of Idaho;
4th Tank Battalion, 4th Marine Division, Boise, Idaho;
Killed June 9 in an explosion while conducting combat
operations with 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary
in Haqlaniyah, Iraq.



472. Marine Lance Cpl. Mario A. Castillo, 20, of Texas;
2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, N.C.;
Killed June 10 in an explosion while conducting combat
operations in Saqlawiyah, Iraq.



471. Marine Lance Cpl. Andrew J. Kilpela 22, of Mich. ;
2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, N.C.;
Killed June 10 in an explosion while conducting combat
operations in Saqlawiyah, Iraq.



470. Marine Lance Cpl. Jonathan L. Smith 22, of Eva, Ala.;
II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.;
Died June 6 of wounds sustained in an explosion while
conducting combat operations in Fallujah, Iraq.



469. Marine Lance Cpl. Robert T. Mininger 21, of Pa.;
II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.;
Died June 6 of wounds sustained in an explosion while
conducting combat operations in Fallujah, Iraq.



468.Marine Cpl. Antonio Mendoza 21, of Santa Ana, Calif.;
1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force,
Died June 3 at Brook Army Medical Center, San Antonio,
of wounds sustained Feb. 22 as a result of an explosion
while conducting combat operations against enemy forces
in Ramadi, Iraq.



467. Marine Cpl. Jeffrey B. Starr 22, of Snohomish, Wash.;
attached to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force
Killed May 30 by small-arms fire while conducting combat
operations against enemy forces near Ramadi, Iraq.



466. Marine 1st Sgt. Michael S. Barnhill 39, of Folsom, Calif.;
attached to 2nd FSSG, II Marine Expeditionary Force
Killed May 28 when his vehicle struck an improvised explosive
device near Haqlaniyah, Iraq.



465. Marine Maj. Ricardo A. Crocker 39, of Mission Viejo, Calif.;
attached to II Marine Expeditionary Force
Killed May 26 in a rocket-propelled grenade explosion while
conducting combat operations in Hadithah, Iraq.



464. Marine Sgt. David N. Wimberg 24, of Louisville, Ky.;
attached to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force
Died May 25 of wounds sustained from enemy small-arms fire
while conducting combat operations in Hadithah, Iraq.



463. Marine Sgt. Christopher S. Perez 30, of Hutchinson, Kan.;
II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.;
Died May 23 of wounds sustained in an indirect fire attack while
conducting combat operations in Ramadi, Iraq.



462. Marine Staff Sgt. Kendall H. Ivy II 28, of Crawford, Ohio;
II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.;
Killed May 11, in an explosion while he was conducting combat
operations against enemy forces in Karabilah, Iraq.



461. Marine Lance Cpl. Wesley G. Davids 20, of Dublin, Ohio;
attached to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force;
Killed May 11 in an explosion while conducting combat operations
against enemy forces in Karabilah, Iraq.



460. Marine Lance Cpl. John T. Schmidt III 21, of Brookfield, Conn.;
II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.;
attached to 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force;
Died May 11 of wounds sustained in an explosion on Jan. 30
while he was conducting combat operations against enemy forces
in Anbar province, Iraq.



459. Marine Staff Sgt. Anthony L. Goodwin, 33, of N.J.;
assigned to II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.;
Killed May 9 by enemy small-arms fire while conducting combat
operations in the vicinity of Qa'im, Iraq.



458. Marine Pfc. Stephen P. Baldwyn, 19, of Saltillo, Miss.;
II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.;
Killed May 9 in an explosion while he was conducting combat
operations against enemy forces in Nasser Wa Salaam, Iraq.



457. Marine Lance Cpl. Taylor B. Prazynski, 20, of Ohio;
II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.;
Killed May 9 in an explosion while he was conducting combat
operations against enemy forces in Karmah, Iraq.



456. Marine Lance Cpl. Marcus Mahdee 20, of Fla.;
II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.;
Died May 9 due to wounds sustained in an enemy explosion while
conducting combat operations in the vicinity of Karmah, Iraq.



455. Marine Lance Cpl. Lawrence R. Philippon 22, of Hartford, Conn.;
II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.;
Killed May 8 by enemy small-arms fire while conducting combat
operations in the vicinity of Qa’im, Iraq.



454. Marine Cpl. Dustin A. Derga 24, of Columbus, Ohio;
attached to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force
Killed May 8 by enemy small-arms fire while conducting combat
operations in Ubaydi, Iraq.



453. Marine Cpl. Richard P. Schoener 22, of Hayes, La.;
III Marine Expeditionary Force, Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii;
Killed May 8 while conducting combat operations in
Alishang, Afghanistan.



452. Marine Sgt. Michael A. Marzano 28, of Greenville, Pa.;
II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward);
Killed May 7 in an explosion caused by a vehicle-borne
improvised explosive device in a suicidal attack while he
was conducting combat operations in Hadithah, Iraq.



451. Marine Maj. John C. Spahr 42, of Cherry Hill, N.J.;
assigned to Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 323,
Killed May 2 when the F/A-18 Hornet aircraft he was piloting
crashed in Iraq while flying in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.



450. Marine Capt. Kelly C. Hinz 30, of Woodbury, Minn.;
assigned to Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 323,
Killed May 2 when the F/A-18 Hornet aircraft he was piloting
crashed in Iraq while flying in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.



449. Marine Cpl. Kelly M. Cannan, 21, of Lowville, N.Y.;
I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.;
Killed was Marine Lance Cpl. Marty G. Mortenson.


448. Marine Lance Cpl. Marty G. Mortenson, 22, of Ariz.;
I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.;
Killed April 20 when an improvised explosive device detonated
while he was conducting combat operations in Ramadi, Iraq.


447. Marine Pfc. Robert A. Guy 26, of Willards, Md.;
II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.;
Died April 21 as a result of a incident near Karmah, Iraq.


446. Marine Cpl. Michael B. Lindemuth 27, of Petoskey, Mich.;
II Marine Expeditionary Force;
died April 13 as a result of wounds sustained from enemy
Mortar fire at Camp Hit in Anbar province, Iraq.


445.Marine Sgt. James S. Lee 26, of Mt. Vernon, Ind.;
Marine Aircraft Group 42, 4th Marine Aircraft Wing;
killed April 6 when the CH-47 helicopter in which she was
riding crashed in Ghazni, Afghanistan. Fifteen service
members were killed or are unaccounted for in the crash.


444. Lance Cpl. Juan C. Venegas 21, of Simi Valley, Calif.;
2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force;
Killed April 7 in a vehicle accident while conducting combat
operations in Anbar province, Iraq.

443. Marine Lance Cpl. Jeremiah C. Kinchen 22, of Alaska;
II Marine Expeditionary Force;
Killed April 4 in an explosion during combat operations
in Anbar province, Iraq.


442. Marine Lance Cpl. Tenzin Dengkhim 19, of Va.;
II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.;
Killed April 2 by enemy action in Anbar Province, Iraq.


441. Marine Cpl. Garrywesley T. Rimes 30, of Calif.;
Killed April 1 by enemy action in Anbar province, Iraq.


440. Marine Warrant Officer 1
Charles G. Wells Jr.32, of Montgomery, Ala.;
Killed March 30 by enemy action in Anbar Province, Iraq.


439. Marine Cpl. Bryan J. Richardson, 23, of West Va.;
Marine Forces Reserve, Moundsville, W.Va.;
Killed March 25 by enemy action in Anbar province, Iraq.


438. Marine Lance Cpl. Kevin S. Smith, 20, of Springfield, Ohio;
II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.;
killed March 21 by enemy action in Anbar province, Iraq.


437. Marine Lance Cpl. Joshua L. Torrence 20, of Lexington, S.C.;
Died March 14, 2005 of wounds sustained in enemy action in
Anbar province, Iraq.


436. Marine Lance Cpl. Andrew W. Nowacki 24, of Ohio;
Killed Feb. 26, 2005 by enemy action in Babil province, Iraq.


435. Marine Lance Cpl. Trevor D. Aston 32, of Austin, Texas;
Killed Feb. 22, 2005 in a vehicle incident in Anbar province, Iraq.


434. Marine Cpl. John T. Olson, 21, of Ill.;
Killed Feb. 21, 2005 by hostile action in Anbar province, Iraq.


433.Marine Cpl. Kevin M. Clarke 21, of Tinley Park, Ill.;
Killed Feb. 19, 2005 by enemy action in Anbar province, Iraq.


432. Marine Lance Cpl. Richard A. Perez Jr., 19, of Las Vegas;
Killed Feb. 10, 2005 in a vehicle incident in Anbar province, Iraq.


431. Marine 1st Lt. Dustin M. Shumney 30, of Vallejo, Calif.;
Killed Jan. 26, 2005 when the CH-53E helicopter in which he was
riding crashed near Rutbah, Iraq. Twenty-nine Marines and
one sailor also were killed.


430. Marine Capt. Sean L. Brock, 29, of Redondo Beach, Calif.;
Died Feb. 2, 2005 of wounds sustained due to enemy action in Anbar province, Iraq.


429. Marine Lance Cpl. Travis M. Wichlacz, 22, of West Bend, Wis.;
Killed Feb. 5, 2005 by enemy action in Babil province, Iraq.


428. Marine Lance Cpl. Richard C. Clifton, 19, of Milford, Del.;
Killed Feb. 3, 2005 by enemy action in Anbar province, Iraq.


427. Marine Lance Cpl. Sean P. Maher, 19, of Grays Lake, Ill.;
Killed Feb. 2, 2005 by enemy action in Anbar province, Iraq.


426. Marine Lance Cpl. Jason C. Redifer, 19, of Stuarts Draft, Va.;
Killed Jan. 31, 2005 by enemy action in Babil province, Iraq.


425. Marine Lance Cpl. Harry R. Swain IV, 21, of Cumberland, N.J.;
Killed Jan. 31, 2005 by enemy action in Babil province, Iraq.


424. Marine Cpl. Christopher E. Zimny, 27, of Cook, Ill.;
Killed Jan. 31, 2005 by enemy action in Babil province, Iraq.


423. Marine Lance Cpl. Nazario Serrano, 20, of Irving, Texas;
Killed Jan. 30, 2005 by enemy action in Anbar province, Iraq.


422. Marine Sgt. Andrew K. Farrar Jr., 31, of Weymouth, Mass.;
Killed Jan. 28, 2005 in a incident in Anbar province, Iraq.


421. Marine Cpl. Jonathan S. Beatty, 22, of Streator, Ill.;
Killed Jan. 27, 2005 by enemy action in Babil province, Iraq.


420. Marine Lance Cpl. Fred L. Maciel, 20, of Spring, Texas;
Killed Jan. 26, 2005 when the CH-53E helicopter he was in crashed
near Rutbah, Iraq.


419. Marine Cpl. Timothy A. Knight, 22, of Brooklyn, Ohio; Killed Jan. 26, 2005 when the CH-53E helicopter crashed near Rutbah, Iraq.

418. Marine Cpl. Stephen P. Johnson, 24, of Covina, Calif.
Killed Jan. 26 when the CH-53E helicopter he was in crashed
near Rutbah, Iraq.


417. Marine Cpl. Jonathan W. Bowling 23, of Patrick, Va.;
Died Jan. 26 of wounds sustained in enemy action in Anbar province, Iraq.


416.Marine Lance Cpl. Karl R. Linn 20, of Chesterfield, Va.;
Died Jan. 26 of wounds sustained in enemy action in Anbar province, Iraq.


415. Marine Cpl. Christopher L. Weaver 24, of Fredericksburg, Va.;
Killed Jan. 26 by enemy action in Anbar province, Iraq.


414. Marine Capt. Paul C. Alaniz, 32, of Corpus Christi, Texas;
Killed Jan. 26 when the CH-53E helicopter in which he was
riding crashed near Rutbah, Iraq.


413. Marine Lance Cpl. Jonathan E. Etterling 22, of Ohio;
Killed Jan. 26 when the CH-53E helicopter in which he was
riding crashed near Rutbah, Iraq.


412. Marine Capt. Lyle L. Gordon 30, of Midlothian, Texas;
Killed Jan. 26 when the CH-53E helicopter in which he was
riding crashed near Rutbah, Iraq.


411. Marine Lance Cpl. Brian C. Hopper, 21, of Wynne, Ark.;
Killed Jan. 26 when the CH-53E helicopter in which he was
riding crashed near Rutbah, Iraq.


410. Marine Lance Cpl. Saeed Jafarkhani-Torshizi Jr., 24, of Texas;
Killed Jan. 26 when the CH-53E helicopter in which he was
riding crashed near Rutbah, Iraq.


409. Marine Cpl. Sean P. Kelly 23, of Gloucester, N.J.;
Killed Jan. 26 when the CH-53E helicopter in which he was
riding crashed near Rutbah, Iraq.


408. Marine Staff Sgt. Dexter S. Kimble, 30, of Houston, Texas;
Killed Jan. 26 when the CH-53E helicopter in which he was
riding crashed near Rutbah, Iraq.


407. Marine Lance Cpl. Allan Klein 34, of Clinton Mich.;
Killed Jan. 26 when the CH-53E helicopter in which he was
riding crashed near Rutbah, Iraq.


406. Marine Cpl. James L. Moore 24, of Roseburg, Ore.;
Killed Jan. 26 when the CH-53E helicopter in which he was
riding crashed near Rutbah, Iraq.


405. Marine Lance Cpl. Mourad Ragimov, 20, of Calif.;
Killed Jan. 26 when the CH-53E helicopter in which he was
riding crashed near Rutbah, Iraq.


404. Marine Lance Cpl. Rhonald D. Rairdan 20, of Texas;
Killed Jan. 26 when the CH-53E helicopter in which he was
riding crashed near Rutbah, Iraq.


403. Marine Lance Cpl. Hector Ramos 20, of Aurora, Ill.;
Killed Jan. 26 when the CH-53E helicopter in which he was
riding crashed near Rutbah, Iraq.


402. Marine Lance Cpl. Darrell J. Schumann, 25, of Hampton, Va.;
Killed Jan. 26 when the CH-53E helicopter in which he was
riding crashed near Rutbah, Iraq.


401. Marine 1st Lt. Dustin M. Shumney, 30, of Vallejo, Calif.
Killed Jan. 26 when the CH-53E helicopter in which he was
riding crashed near Rutbah, Iraq.


400. Marine Cpl. Matthew R. Smith 24, of Utah;
Killed Jan. 26 when the CH-53E helicopter in which he was
riding crashed near Rutbah, Iraq.


With Heartfelt Appreciation To All Our Marines