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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.



Marine Names of Honor


600. Marine Sgt. Andy A. Stevens 29, of Tomah, Wis.;
assigned to 2nd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment,
1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force,
attached to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force
Killed Dec. 1 by an improvised explosive device while conducting
combat operations against enemy forces in Fallujah, Iraq.



599. Marine Lance Cpl. Andrew G. Patten 19, of Byron, Ill.;
assigned to 2nd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment,
1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force,
attached to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force
Killed Dec. 1 by an improvised explosive device while conducting
combat operations against enemy forces in Fallujah, Iraq.




598. Marine Lance Cpl. Scott T. Modeen 24, of Minn.;
assigned to 2nd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment,
1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force,
attached to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force
Killed Dec. 1 by an improvised explosive device while conducting
combat operations against enemy forces in Fallujah, Iraq.



597. Marine Cpl. Anthony T. McElveen 20, of Minn.;
assigned to 2nd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment,
1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force,
attached to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force
Killed Dec. 1 by an improvised explosive device while conducting
combat operations against enemy forces in Fallujah, Iraq.




596. Marine Lance Cpl. Robert A. Martinez 20, of Texas;
assigned to 2nd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment,
1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force,
attached to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force
Killed Dec. 1 by an improvised explosive device while conducting
combat operations against enemy forces in Fallujah, Iraq.




595. Marine Lance Cpl. Adam W. Kaiser 19, of Naperville, Ill.;
assigned to 2nd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment,
1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force,
attached to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force,
Killed Dec. 1 by an improvised explosive device while conducting
combat operations against enemy forces in Fallujah, Iraq.




594. Marine Lance Cpl. David A. Huhn 24, of Mich.;
assigned to 2nd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment,
1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force,
attached to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force
Killed Dec. 1 by an improvised explosive device while conducting
combat operations against enemy forces in Fallujah, Iraq.




593. Marine Lance Cpl. John M. Holmason 20, of Suprise, Ariz.;
assigned to 2nd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment,
1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force,
attached to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force
Killed Dec. 1 by an improvised explosive device while conducting
combat operations against enemy forces in Fallujah, Iraq.



592. Marine Staff Sgt. Daniel J. Clay 27, of Pensacola, Fla.;
assigned to 2nd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment,
1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force,
attached to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force
Killed Dec. 1 by an improvised explosive device while conducting
combat operations against enemy forces in Fallujah, Iraq.



591. Marine Cpl. Joshua D. Snyder 20, of Hampstead, Md.;
assigned to 2nd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment,
2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force,
Died Nov. 30 of wounds sustained from small-arms fire
while conducting combat operations against enemy
forces in Fallujah, Iraq.



590. Marine Cpl. Joshua D. Snyder 20, of Hampstead, Md.;
assigned to 2nd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment,
2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force,
Died Nov. 30 of wounds sustained from small-arms fire
while conducting combat operations against enemy
forces in Fallujah, Iraq.



589. Marine Master Sgt. Brett E. Angus 40, of St. Paul, Minn.;
assigned to Marine Wing Support Squadron-372,
Marine Wing Support Group-37, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing,
I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.;
attached to 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing, II Marine Expeditionary Force
Killed Nov. 26 by an improvised explosive device while conducting
combat operations against enemy forces in the
vicinity of Camp Taqaddum, Iraq.



588. Marine Lance Cpl. Tyler J. Troyer 21, of Tangent, Ore.;
assigned to 2nd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment,
2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, N.C.;
Died Nov. 19 of wounds sustained from small-arms fire
while he was conducting combat operations against enemy
forces near Karmah, Iraq.



587. Marine Lance Cpl. Miguel Terrazas 20, of Texas;
assigned to 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment,
1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force,
attached to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force
Killed Nov. 19 by an improvised explosive device while
conducting combat operations against enemy forces
in the vicinity of Hadithah, Iraq.



586. Marine Sgt. Jeremy E. Murray 27, of Atwater, Ohio;
assigned to 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment,
1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force,
attached to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force
Killed Nov. 16 by an improvised explosive device while
conducting combat operations against enemy forces
in the vicinity of Hadithah, Iraq.



585. Marine Cpl. Joshua J. Ware 20, of Apache, Okla.;
assigned to Battalion Landing Team 2nd Battalion,
1st Marine Regiment, 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit,
I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.;
attached to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force
Killed Nov. 16 by enemy small arms fire while conducting
combat operations against enemy forces during
Operation Steel Curtain in Ubaydi, Iraq.




584. Marine Cpl. Jeffry A. Rogers 21, of Oklahoma City;
assigned to Battalion Landing Team 2nd Battalion,
1st Marine Regiment, 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit,
I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.;
attached to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force
Killed Nov. 16 by enemy small arms fire while conducting
combat operations against enemy forces during
Operation Steel Curtain in Ubaydi, Iraq.



583. Marine Lance Cpl. John A. Lucente 19, of Calif.;
assigned to Battalion Landing Team 2nd Battalion,
1st Marine Regiment, 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit,
I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.;
attached to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force
Died Nov. 16 from wounds sustained from an enemy hand grenade
while conducting combat operations against enemy forces
during Operation Steel Curtain in Ubaydi, Iraq.



582. Marine Lance Cpl. Roger W. Deeds 24, of Biloxi, Miss.;
assigned to Battalion Landing Team 2nd Battalion,
1st Marine Regiment, 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit,
I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.;
attached to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force
Killed Nov. 16 by enemy small arms fire while conducting
combat operations against enemy forces during
Operation Steel Curtain in Ubaydi, Iraq.



581. Marine Lance Cpl. Nickolas D. Schiavoni 26, of Mass.;
assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment,
2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force,
Killed Nov. 15 by a suicide vehicle-borne improvised
explosive device while conducting combat operations
against enemy forces near Karmah, Iraq.




580. Marine Lance Cpl. Christopher M. McCrackin 20, of Texas;
assigned to Battalion Landing Team 2nd Battalion,
1st Marine Regiment, 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit,
I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.;
attached to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force;
Killed Nov. 14 by an improvised explosive device while
conducting combat operations against enemy forces during
Operation Steel Curtain in New Ubaydi, Iraq.



579. Marine Maj. Ramon J. Mendoza Jr. 37, of Ohio;
assigned to Battalion Landing Team 2nd Battalion,
1st Marine Regiment, 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit,
I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.;
attached to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force;
Killed Nov. 14 by an improvised explosive device while
conducting combat operations against enemy forces during
Operation Steel Curtain in New Ubaydi, Iraq.



578. Marine Cpl. John M. Longoria 21, of Nixon, Texas;
assigned to Battalion Landing Team 2nd Battalion,
1st Marine Regiment, 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit,
I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.;
attached to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force;
Died Nov. 14 of wounds sustained from small arms fire while
conducting combat operations against enemy forces during
Operation Steel Curtain in New Ubaydi, Iraq.




577. Marine Lance Cpl. Scott A. Zubowski 20, of Ind.;
assigned to 2nd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment,
1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force,
attached to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force;
Killed Nov. 12 by an improvised explosive device while conducting
combat operations against enemy forces in Amiriyah.




576. Marine Lance Cpl. David A. Mendez Ruiz 20, of Cleveland
assigned to 2nd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment,
1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force,
attached to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force
Killed Nov. 12 by an improvised explosive device while conducting
combat operations against enemy forces in Amiriyah, Iraq.



575. Marine Lance Cpl. Daniel F. Swaim 19, of N.C.;
assigned to 3rd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment,
2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force,
Died Nov. 10 of wounds sustained from an improvised
explosive device while conducting combat operations against
enemy forces during Operation Steel Curtain in Karabilah, Iraq.




574. Marine Lance Cpl. Jeremy P. Tamburello 19, of Colo.,
assigned to the 1st Light Armor Reconnaissance Battalion,
1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force,
Died Nov. 8 from wounds sustained from an improvised explosive
device while conducting combat operations just west of Rutbah, Iraq.




573. Marine Gunnery Sgt. Darrell W. Boatman 38, of N.C.;
assigned to 8th Engineer Support Battalion,
2nd Marine Logistics Group, II Marine Expeditionary Force,
Died Nov. 4 at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Germany,
from wounds sustained Nov. 2 from an improvised explosive
device while conducting combat operations in the vicinity
of Habbaniyah, Iraq.



572. Marine Lance Cpl. Ryan J. Sorensen 26, of Florida.;
assigned to 3rd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment,
2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force,
Killed Nov. 6 by enemy small-arms fire while conducting
combat operations during Operation Steel Curtain in Husaybah, Iraq.



571. Marine Capt. Michael D. Martino 32, of Fairfax, Va.;
assigned to the Marine Light-Attack Helicopter Squadron 369,
Marine Aircraft Group 39, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing,
I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.;
attached to 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing, II MEF (Forward);
Killed Nov. 2 when his AH-1W Super Cobra helicopter crashed
while flying in support of security and stabilization
operations near Ramadi, Iraq.




570. Marine Maj. Gerald M. Bloomfield II 38, of Mich.;
assigned to the Marine Light-Attack Helicopter Squadron 369,
Marine Aircraft Group 39, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing,
I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.;
attached to 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing, II MEF (Forward);
Killed Nov. 2 when his AH-1W Super Cobra helicopter crashed
while flying in support of security and stabilization
operations near Ramadi, Iraq.



569. Marine Sgt. Daniel A. Tsue 27, of Honolulu;
attached to 2nd Force Service Support Group, II MEF
Killed Nov. 1 by an improvised explosive device while
conducting combat operations near Ramadi, Iraq.



568. Staff Sgt. Joel P. Dameron 27, of Ellabell, Ga.;
assigned to the 8th Engineer Support Battalion,
2nd Force Service Support Group,
II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.;
Killed Oct. 30 by an improvised explosive device
while conducting combat operations near Amiriyah, Iraq.



567. Marine Sgt. Michael P. Hodshire 25, of Mich.;
assigned to 2nd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment,
2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force,
Died Oct. 30 of wounds sustained Oct. 29 from an
improvised explosive device during combat operations
near Nasser Wa Salaam, Iraq.



566. Lance Cpl. Jared J. Kremm 24, of Hauppage, N.Y.;
assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment,
2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force,
Killed Oct. 27 by an indirect fire explosion in Saqlawiyah, Iraq.



565. Lance Cpl. Robert F. Eckfield Jr. 23, of Cleveland;
assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment,
2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force,
Killed Oct. 27 by an indirect fire explosion in Saqlawiyah.



564. Master Sgt. Thomas A. Wallsmith 38, of Carthage, Mo.;
assigned to the 3rd Forward Support Battalion, Division
Support Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga.,
Killed on Oct. 26 when an improvised explosive device
detonated near his Humvee in Rustamiyah, Iraq.



563. Marine Lance Cpl. Jonathan R. Spears 21, of Molino, Fla.;
assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment,
1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force,
attached to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force
Killed Oct. 23 by enemy small-arms fire while conducting
combat operations against enemy forces in Ramadi, Iraq.



562. Marine Capt. Tyler B. Swisher 35, of Cincinnati, Ohio;
assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment,
2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force,
Killed Oct. 21 when his vehicle was struck by an improvised
explosive device while conducting combat operations against
enemy forces near Amariyah, Iraq. His vehicle was traveling
beside a canal when the attack occurred and he was thrown
from the vehicle into the water.



561. Marine Cpl. Benny G. Cockerham III 21, of N.C.;
assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment,
2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force,
Killed Oct. 21 when his vehicle was struck by an
improvised explosive device while conducting combat
operations against enemy forces near Amariyah, Iraq.
His vehicle was traveling beside a canal when the attack
occurred and he was thrown from the vehicle into the water.



560. Marine Cpl. Seamus M. Davey 25, of Lewis, N.Y.;
assigned to the Marine Forces Reserve's 4th Force Reconnaissance
Battalion, 4th Marine Division, attached to 2nd Marine Division,
II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward);
Killed Oct. 21 by an improvised explosive device while
conducting combat operations against enemy forces in the
vicinity of Haqlaniyah, Iraq.



559. Marine Lance Cpl. Kenneth J. Butler 19, of Rowan, N.C.;
assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment,
2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force,
Killed Oct. 21 by an improvised explosive device while
conducting combat operations against enemy forces
near Amariyah, Iraq.



558. Marine Lance Cpl. Steven W. Szwydek 20, of Pa.;
assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment,
2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force,
Killed Oct. 20 by an improvised explosive device while
conducting combat operations against enemy forces
near Nasser Wa Salaam, Iraq.



557. Marine Lance Cpl. Andrew D. Russoli 21, of N.C.;
assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment,
2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force,
Killed Oct. 20 by an improvised explosive device while
conducting combat operations against enemy forces near
Nasser Wa Salaam, Iraq.



556. Marine Staff Sgt. Richard T. Pummill 27, of Ohio;
assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment,
2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force,
Killed Oct. 20 by an improvised explosive device while
conducting combat operations against enemy forces near
Nasser Wa Salaam, Iraq.



555. Marine Lance Cpl. Norman W. Anderson III 21, of Md.;
assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment,
2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force,
Killed Oct. 19 by a suicide vehicle-borne improvised
explosive device while conducting combat operations
against enemy forces in Karabilah, Iraq.



554. Marine Lance Cpl. Christopher M. Poston 20, of Ariz.;
assigned to the Battalion Landing Team 2nd Battalion,
1st Marine Regiment, 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit,
I Marine Expeditionary Force,
Killed Oct. 17 in a non-hostile vehicle accident in Hit, Iraq.



553. Marine Lance Cpl. Chad R. Hildebrandt 22, of N.M.;
assigned to the 1st Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion,
1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force,
attached to 2nd Marine Division, II MEF (Forward);
killed Oct. 17 by small-arms fire while conducting combat
ations against enemy forces in Rutbah, Iraq.



552. Marine Lance Cpl. Daniel Scott R. Bubb 19, of Va.;
assigned to the 1st Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion,
1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force,
attached to 2nd Marine Division, II MEF (Forward);
Killed Oct. 17 by small-arms fire while conducting combat
operations against enemy forces in Rutbah, Iraq.



551. Marine Sgt. Mark P. Adams 24, of Morrisville, N.C.;
assigned to the II Marine Expeditionary Force Augmentation
Command Element, Marine Forces Reserve, Camp Lejeune, N.C.;
attached to 2nd Marine Division, II MEF (Forward);
Killed Oct. 15 by an improvised explosive device while
conducting combat operations against enemy forces
in Saqlawiyah, Iraq.







550. Marine Master Sgt. Kenneth E. Hunt Jr. 40, of Ariz.;
assigned to the Marine Wing Support Group 37, 3rd Marine
Aircraft Wing, I Marine Expeditionary Force,
Died Oct. 12 at Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio,
from wounds received July 24 when the vehicle he was riding
in struck an anti-tank mine while conducting combat operations
against enemy forces in Taqaddum, Iraq.



549. Marine Cpl. Seamus M. Davey 25, of Lewis, N.Y.;
assigned to the Marine Forces Reserve's 4th Force Reconnaissance
Battalion, 4th Marine Division, Reno, Nev.; attached to 2nd Marine
Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward);
Killed Oct. 21 by an improvised explosive device while conducting
combat operations against enemy forces in the
vicinity of Haqlaniyah, Iraq.



548. Marine Lance Cpl. Sergio H. Escobar 18, of Pasadena, Calif.;
assigned to 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division,
I Marine Expeditionary Force, Twentynine Palms, Calif.;
attached to the 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary
Killed Oct. 9 by an improvised explosive device while conducting
combat operations against enemy forces in Ramadi, Iraq.



547. Marine Master Sgt. Kenneth E. Hunt Jr. 40, of Ariz.;
assigned to 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, I Marine Expeditionary
Force, Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Ariz.;
Died Oct. 12 at Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio,
from wounds received July 24 when the vehicle he was riding
in struck an anti-tank mine while conducting combat operations
against enemy forces in Taqaddum, Iraq.



546. Marine Lance Cpl. Carl L. Raines II 20, of Ala.;
attached to Regimental Combat Team 2, 2nd Marine Division,
II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward);
killed Oct. 6 by an improvised explosive device while
conducting combat operations against enemy forces
near Qaim, Iraq.



545.Marine Pfc. Jason L. Frye 19, of Landisburg, Pa.;
assigned to 2nd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment,
2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force,
Killed Oct. 6 by an improvised explosive device while
conducting combat operations against enemy forces
near Karmah, Iraq.



544. Marine Cpl. Nicholas O. Cherava 21, of Ontonagon, Mich.;
assigned to 2nd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment,
2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force,
Killed Oct. 6 by an improvised explosive device while
conducting combat operations against enemy forces
near Karmah, Iraq.



543. Marine Lance Cpl. Shayne M. Cabino 19, of Mass.,
assigned to 2nd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment,
2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force,
killed Oct. 6 by an improvised explosive device while
conducting combat operations against enemy forces
near Al Karmah, Iraq.



542. Marine Lance Cpl. Daniel M. McVicker 20, of Ohio,
attached to Regimental Combat Team 2,
2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force,
killed Oct. 6 by an improvised explosive device while
conducting combat operations against enemy forces
near Al Qaim, Iraq.



541. Marine Lance Cpl. Patrick B. Kenny 20, of Pittsburgh;
assigned to 2nd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment,
2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force,
killed Oct. 6 by an improvised explosive device while
conducting combat operations against enemy forces
near Karmah, Iraq.



540. Marine Lance Cpl. Carl L. Raines II 20, of Ala.;
attached to Regimental Combat Team 2, 2nd Marine Division,
II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward);
Killed Oct. 6 by an improvised explosive device while
conducting combat operations against enemy forces
near Qaim, Iraq.



539. Marine Pfc. Andrew D. Bedard 19, of Missoula, Mont.;
assigned to 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force,
during Operation Iraqi Freedom, his unit was attached to
2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward);
Killed Oct. 4 when an improvised explosive device detonated
while he was conducting combat operations against enemy forces
in Ramadi, Iraq.



538. Marine Cpl. John R. Stalvey 22, of Conroe, Texas;
assigned to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force,
Killed Oct. 3 by an improvised explosive device while conducting
combat operations against enemy forces during Operation Iron Fist
in Karabilah, Iraq.



537. Marine Pvt. Elijah M. Ortega 19, of Oxnard, Calif.;
assigned to the 2nd Combat Engineer Battalion,
2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force,
Killed Sept. 26 due to gunshot wound at Camp Baharia, Iraq.



536. Marine Lance Cpl. Ryan J. Nass 21, of Franklin, Wis.;
assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment,
3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force,
Died Sept. 3 of gunshot wound at Camp Blessing, Afghanistan.



535. Marine Pfc. Ramon Romero 19, of Calif.;
attached to the 2nd Marine Div., II Marine Expeditionary Force
Killed Aug. 22 when the vehicle he was in was struck by
an improvised explosive device while conducting combat
operations near Fallujah, Iraq.



534. Marine 2nd Lt. James J. Cathey 24, of Reno, Nev.;
assigned to 2nd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment,
2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force,
Killed Aug. 21 by an improvised explosive device while
conducting combat operations near Al Karmah, Iraq.



533. Marine Lance Cpl. Phillip C. George 22, of Texas;
assigned to 2nd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment,
3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force,
Killed Aug. 18 by enemy small-arms fire while conducting
combat operations near Taleban, Afghanistan.



532. Marine Lance Cpl. Evenor C. Herrera 22, of Gypsum, Colo.;
assigned to the 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment,
1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force,
attached to the 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary
Died Aug. 10 of wounds sustained when an improvised explosive
device detonated while he was conducting combat operations
near Ramadi, Iraq.



531. Marine Staff Sgt. Ramon E. Gonzales Cordova 30, of Fla.;
assigned to the 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment,
1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force,
attached to the 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary
Killed Aug. 8 by enemy small-arms fire while conducting
combat operations in Ramadi, Iraq.



530. Marine Lance Cpl. Chase J. Comley 21, of Lexington, Ky.;
assigned to the 2nd Assault Amphibian Battalion,
2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force,
Killed Aug. 6 by a suicidal car-bomber while conducting
combat operations against enemy forces near Amiriyah, Iraq.



529. Marine Gunnery Sgt. Terry W. Ball Jr. 36, of Ill.;
assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment,
2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force,
Died Aug. 5 of wounds sustained in an explosion June 12 while
he was conducting combat operations in Karmah, Iraq.



528. Marine Gunnery Sgt. Theodore Clark Jr. 31, of Va.;
assigned to the 1st Combat Engineer Battalion,
1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force,
Killed Aug. 4 when the vehicle in which he was a passenger
was struck by an improvised explosive device while he was
conducting combat operations near Gardez, Afghanistan.



527. Marine Staff Sgt. Chad J. Simon 32, of Madison, Wis.;
assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 24th Marine Regiment,
4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve, Madison, Wis.;
Died Aug. 4 in Madison, Wis., while under hospice care for
wounds sustained Nov. 8, 2004, in an explosion as he was
conducting combat operations in Babil province, Iraq.



526. Marine Lance Cpl. Timothy M. Bell Jr. 22, of Ohio
assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment,
4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve, Columbus, Ohio;
attached to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force
Killed Aug. 3 when his amphibious assault vehicle was attacked
by an improvised explosive device while he was conducting
combat operations south of Haditha, Iraq.



525. Marine Lance Cpl. Eric J. Bernholtz 23, of Ohio;
assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment,
4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve, Ohio;
attached to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force
Killed Aug. 3 when his amphibious assault vehicle was attacked
by an improvised explosive device while he was conducting combat
operations south of Haditha, Iraq.



524. Marine Lance Cpl. Nicholas William B. Bloem 20, of Mont.;
assigned to the 4th Reconnaissance Battalion,
4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve, Mont.;
attached to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary
Killed Aug. 3 when his amphibious assault vehicle was attacked
by an improvised explosive device while he was conducting combat
operations south of Haditha, Iraq.



523. Marine Sgt. Bradley J. Harper 25, of Dresden, Ohio
assigned to the 4th Assault Amphibian Battalion,
4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve, Norfolk, Va.;
attached to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force
Killed Aug. 3 when his amphibious assault vehicle was attacked
by an improvised explosive device while he was conducting combat
operations south of Haditha, Iraq.



522. Marine Sgt. Justin F. Hoffman 27, of Ohio
assigned to the 25th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division,
attached to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force
Killed Aug. 3 when his amphibious assault vehicle was attacked
by an improvised explosive device while he was conducting
combat operations south of Haditha, Iraq.



521. Marine Cpl. David Kenneth J. Kreuter 26, of Ohio;
assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment,
4th Marine Division, attached to Regimental Combat Team 2,
2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force
Killed Aug. 3 when his amphibious assault vehicle was attacked
by an improvised explosive device while he was conducting
combat operations south of Haditha, Iraq.



520. Marine Cpl. David S. Stewart 24, of Bogalusa, La.;
assigned to the 4th Assault Amphibian Battalion,
4th Marine Division, attached to 2nd Marine Division,
II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward);
Killed Aug. 3 when his amphibious assault vehicle was
attacked by an improvised explosive device while he was
conducting combat operations south of Haditha, Iraq.



519. Marine Lance Cpl. Michael J. Cifuentes 25, of Ohio;
assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division,
attached to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary
Killed Aug. 3 when his amphibious assault vehicle was hit by an
improvised explosive device during combat operations
South of Haditha, Iraq.



518. Marine Lance Cpl. Grant B. Fraser 22, of Alaska;
assigned to the 4th Reconnaissance Battalion, 4th Marine Division,
attached to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary
Killed Aug. 3 when his amphibious assault vehicle was hit by
an improvised explosive device during combat operations
South of Haditha, Iraq.



517. Marine Lance Cpl. Aaron H. Reed 21, of Ohio;
assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment,
4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve,
attached to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary
Killed Aug. 3 when his amphibious assault vehicle was
hit by an improvised explosive device during combat
operations south of Haditha, Iraq.



516. Marine Lance Cpl. Edward A. Schroeder II 23, of Ohio;
assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment,
4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve,
attached to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary
Killed Aug. 3 when his amphibious assault vehicle was
hit by an improvised explosive device during combat
operations south of Haditha, Iraq.



515. Marine Lance Cpl. Christopher J. Dyer 19, of Ohio;
assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment,
4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve,
attached to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary
Killed Aug. 3 when the amphibious assault vehicle in which
he was a passenger was hit by an improvised explosive
device south of Haditha, Iraq.



514. Marine Lance Cpl. Adam J. Strain 20, of Calif.;
assigned to 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment,
1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force,
attached to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary
Killed Aug. 3 by enemy small-arms fire while conducting
combat operations in Ramadi, Iraq.



513. Marine Lance Cpl. Kevin G. Waruinge, 22, of Fla.;
assigned to the 4th Assault Amphibian Battalion, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve, Miss.; attached to Regimental Combat Team 2, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward); killed Aug. 3 when his amphibious assault vehicle was hit by an improvised explosive device during combat operations south of Haditha, Iraq.



512. Marine Lance Cpl. William Brett Wightman, 22, of Ohio;
assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment,
4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve, Columbus, Ohio;
attached to Regimental Combat Team 2, 2nd Marine Division,
II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward);
Killed Aug. 3 when his amphibious assault vehicle was hit
by an improvised explosive device during combat operations
south of Haditha, Iraq.



511. Marine Sgt. James R. Graham III, 25, of Coweta, Okla.;
assigned to 4th Tank Battalion, 4th Marine Division,
Marine Forces Reserve, Broken Arrow, Okla.;
attached to Regimental Combat Team 2, 2nd Marine Division,
II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward);
Killed Aug. 1 as a result of a suicide bombing while conducting
combat operations near Hit, Iraq.



510. Marine Sgt. Nathaniel S. Rock, 26, of Toronto, Ohio;
assigned to 3rd Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment,
attached to Regimental Combat Team 2, 2nd Marine Division,
II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward);
Killed Aug. 1 by enemy small-arms fire while conducting
dismounted operations outside Haditha, Iraq.



509. Marine Lance Cpl. Brian P. Montgomery, 26, of Ohio;
assigned to 3rd Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment,
attached to Regimental Combat Team 2, 2nd Marine Division,
II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward);
killed Aug. 1 by enemy small-arms fire while conducting
dismounted operations outside Haditha, Iraq.



508. Marine Lance Cpl. Daniel N. Deyarmin Jr., 22, of Ohio;
assigned to 3rd Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment,
attached to Regimental Combat Team 2, 2nd Marine Division,
II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward);
Killed Aug. 1 by enemy small-arms fire while conducting
dismounted operations outside Haditha, Iraq.



507. Marine Sgt. David J. Coullard, 32, of Glastonbury, Conn.;
assigned to 3rd Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment,
attached to Regimental Combat Team 2, 2nd Marine Division,
II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward);
Killed Aug. 1 by enemy small-arms fire while conducting
dismounted operations outside Haditha, Iraq.



506. Marine Lance Cpl. Roger D. Castleberry Jr., 26, of Texas;
assigned to 4th Reconnaissance Battalion, 4th Marine Division,
attached to Regimental Combat Team 2, 2nd Marine Division,
II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward);
Killed Aug. 1 by enemy small-arms fire while conducting
dismounted operations outside Haditha, Iraq.



505. Marine Cpl. Jeffrey A. Boskovitch, 25, of Ohio;
assigned to 3rd Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment,
4th Marine Division, attached to Regimental Combat Team 2,
II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward);
Killed Aug. 1 by small-arms fire while conducting
dismounted operations outside Haditha, Iraq.



504. Marine Sgt. Bryan J. Opskar, 32, of Princeton, Minn.;
assigned to the 2nd Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion,
II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.;
Killed July 23 when his vehicle was struck by an improvised
explosive device while he was conducting combat operations
near Rutbah, Iraq.



503. Marine Cpl. Andre L. Williams 23, of Galloway, Ohio;
attached to Regimental Combat Team 2, 2nd Marine
Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force
Killed July 28 when his unit came under attack by
enemy small-arms fire and rocket-propelled grenades
while conducting combat operations in Cykla, Iraq.



502. Marine Lance Cpl. Christopher P. Lyons 24, of Ohio;
attached to Regimental Combat Team 2, 2nd Marine
Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force
Killed July 28 when his unit came under attack by enemy
small-arms fire and rocket-propelled grenades while
conducting combat operations in Cykla, Iraq.



501. Marine Cpl. Steven P. Gill, 24, of Round Rock, Texas;
assigned to the 4th Marine Division, U.S. Marine Reserve,
San Antonio, attached to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary
Killed by an improvised explosive device while conducting
combat operations on July 21 near Zaidon, Iraq.



500. Marine Lance Cpl. Efrain Sanchez Jr.26, of N.Y.;
assigned to Headquarters Battalion, 2nd Marine Division,
II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.;
Died July 17 due to a non-hostile incident at
Camp Blue Diamond, Ramadi, Iraq.



With Heartfelt Appreciation To All Our Marines