2010 Deployment to Afghanistan
1st Battalion 2d Marine Regiment
Camp Lejeune, N.C.
KIA: September 1, 2010 in the Helmand province of Afghanistan.
“LCpl Rodgers, by all accounts, was a selfless man and a highly respected Marine. He loved his job, his family, and his... ...Read More
My Big brother. There is so much to say. Its been quite a few years now, but it feels like it was just yesterday. God has given me so many blessings. I am so glad that I got to have such an amazing big brother. Not only because of how you died, but because of how you lived. You taught me so m... ...Read More
SGT USMC Elisha Richard Parker will always be remembered as a Marine. For his service and sacrifice, Eli is without question - a hero!
Our American Hero SGT USMC Elisha Richard Parker
Hometown: Camden, New York
Born in Rome, New York, on June 25, 1984, Eli was a ... ...Read More
Holly will always be my hero. I don't know where she got her courage and bravery from but she sure had a lot of both. I remember telling her during our first phone conversation when she was in Iraq. If I were her I would be lying in the middle of the desert crying "I want My Mom". She laughed at ... ...Read More
I miss my son more than words can ever express! But I know he loved what he was doing--kicking a55 and taking names!!! I do everything I can to keep his memory alive!! Started the "Elk Horn, Iowa-RUN FOR THE FALLEN" in his honor and will do it every year until I am physically unable to get out ... ...Read More
Mr Frison, I have never met you, and noticed no one has written about you. I want to thank you for your service and what has lead to the ultimate sacrifice for your country. Because of you and the service of other men and women I have the freedom to live the life I have, THANK YOU. I look fo... ...Read More
It's hard to know where to start when I want to share with people stories about my brother Josh. He had one of those larger-then-life personalities. He was so energetic, always on the move. He could be biting, sharp, sarcastic, his sense of humor was quick and often sarcastic. He had nicknames li... ...Read More
Dear Daddy, There isn't a day that I don't think of you and love you. I carry your name with pride and know there is no one that I would want more as a father than you. You fought for what you believed in. You loved your country,your men and the Army. I want you to know that your story will be... ...Read More
From the days of being your Wingman at UPT finding the best lunch locations for out and backs in the midwest, to finding ourselves flying recon in the 12 over Afghanistan, one thing remained consistent...we still knew how to keep a smile on our faces through it all. Here are some of your last wor... ...Read More
Special Warfare Operation (SEAL) Chief Petty Officer Aaron Carson Vaughn was born on June 24, 1981 in Union City, Tennessee. He graduated from Obion County Central High School in Troy, TN in June 1999. He received his Associates Degree from Indian River Community College in Florida and was purs... ...Read More