HISTORY Faces of the Fallen

January 9th, 2002

Sergeant Jeannette Lee Winters

Was killed in the crash of a KC-130 refueling plane which struck a mountainside in Pakistan, killing all onboard. 

January 9th, 2002

June 23rd, 2005

Corporal Ramona M. Valdez

On June 23, 2005, days before her 21st birthday, Corporal Valdez was in a convoy that was ambushed by a suicide, vehicle-borne, improvised explosive device in Fallujah, Iraq. 

June 23rd, 2005

Apr 8th, 2006

Lance Corporal Juana Navarro Arellano

Died from wounds received while supporting combat operations in Anbar Province.

Apr 8th, 2006

December 6th, 2006

Major Megan Malia Leilani McClung

Megan Malia Leilani McClung was the first female United States Marine Corps officer killed in combat during the Iraq War.     

December 6th, 2006

February 7th, 2007

Captain Jennifer Harris

Died in a helicopter crash in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

February 7th, 2007

February 7th, 2007

Corporal Jennifer Marie Parcell

Died while supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom Anbar province.   

February 7th, 2007

October 19th, 2008

Lance Corporal Stacy A. Dryden

Died while supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.   

October 19th, 2008

October 3rd, 2012

Sergeant Camella Marchett Steedley/p>

Died while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.   

October 3rd, 2012

September 14th, 2021

Sergeant Johanny Rosario Pichardo

Sergeant Johanny Rosario Pichardo was killed when suicide bomber attacked near Kabul's Hamid Karzai International Airport in Afghanistan.  

September 14th, 2021

September 14th, 2021

Sergeant Nicole Gee

Sergeant Nicole Gee was killed when suicide bomber attacked near Kabul's Hamid Karzai International Airport in Afghanistan.  

September 14th, 2021