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LCpl. Mourad Ragimov, 20, of San Diego, California. Ragimov died when the CH-53E helicopter he was in crashed near Ar Rutbah, Iraq. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Hawaii. Died on January 26, 2005.


LCpl. Rhonald D. Rairdan, 20, of San Antonio, Texas. Rairdan died when the CH-53E helicopter he was in crashed near Ar Rutbah, Iraq. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Hawaii. Died on January 26, 2005.


LCpl. Angel R. Ramirez, 28, of Brooklyn, N.Y., died Feb. 21, 2007 at Marine Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, Calif., after being medically evacuated following a non-hostile incident in Al Qaim, Iraq, on Dec. 21, 2006. He was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Twentynine Palms, Calif. The incident is currently under investigation. The announcement surrounding the death of this Marine was delayed due to an administrative adjustment to the Marine’s original death classification.

Capt. Gregory A. Ratzlaff 36, Medium Helicopter Squadron 166, Marine Aircraft Group 16, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing Olympia, Washington Died of a non-hostile gunshot wound at Forward Operating Base Duke near Najaf, Iraq, on August 3, 2004.

Lance Cpl. Andres Raya 19, California SBC 1/1/2005 of Ceres, California. Homicide by police.

Saxxon Rech 20, July 28, 2005—Marine veteran Saxxon Rech, 20, given an early honorable discharge from the service in February, killed girlfriend Renee DiLorenzo, 18. DiLorenzo, who’d recently enlisted in the Marines, was shot in the back at Rech’s family home in Everson, Whatcom County; Rech then turned the shotgun on himself. A motive is unknown. Rech joined the Marine Corps in November 2003, and officials are so far uncertain why he was discharged after just 16 months, or whether he saw combat in Iraq, where Marines from his regiment have been killed in action.
Pfc. Christopher J. Reed, 20, of Craigmont, Idaho. Four members of the 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, California died July 10, 2004 due to a non-combat related vehicle accident in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

Gunnery Sgt. Edward T. Reeder 32, Headquarters and Service Battalion, 1st Force Service Support Group, 1st Marine Expeditionary Force Camp Verde, Arizona Died in an non-combat related vehicle incident in Anbar province, Iraq, on August 21, 2004.
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Sgt. Brendon C. Reiss, 23, of Natrona, Wyoming, died on March 23, 2003, in Nasiriyah, Iraq of possible friendly fire. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine
Expeditionary Brigade, Camp Lejeune, NC.

SSgt. Marc Repetti, USMC, died of a gunshot wound to the head.
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Cpl. Robby Reyes died during a training accident in Morocco, April 11, 2012 when the MV-22 Osprey he were flying in crashed while participating in the bi-lateral training exercise called African Lion 12. He was a crew chief with the 24th MEU’s aviation element, Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron VMM-261 (Reinforced), based out of Marine Corps Air Station New River, N.C.

LCpl. Matthew G. Reza, 27, of Austin, Texas, was killed May 31, 2009 as a result of a non-hostile incident in Khandahar province, Afghanistan. He was assigned to Marine Aviation Logistics
Squadron 31, Marine Aircraft Group 31, 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing, Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort, S. C. The incident is currently under investigation.
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SSgt. William D. Richardson, 30, of Houston, Texas, died Nov. 30, 2005 of wounds sustained from a non-hostile vehicle accident near Al Taqaddum, Iraq. He was assigned to Marine Wing Support
Squadron-372, Marine Wing Support Group-37, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, Camp Pendleton, Calif. During Operation Iraqi Freedom, his unit was attached to 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward). The accident is currently under investigation.

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Cpl. Allen C. Roberts, 21, of Arcola, Ill., died Nov. 28, 2007 from a vehicle accident near Al Asad, Iraq. He was assigned to Marine Attack Squadron 214, Marine Aircraft Group 13, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Ariz.

Lt. Col. Michael A. Robinson, 42, of Sylacauga, Ala., died June 1, 2007 in Kabul from natural causes, the military said in a statement. No further details about this death were released, and officials said his death was under investigation. Robinson was based at Camp Lejeune, where he worked in the mobilization office of Marine Corps Installations East. Officials at Camp Lejeune said they did not have details about Robinson’s death. Robinson joined the Marines in 1987 and was trained as a field artillery officer. He was promoted to his current rank in may 2005 in the Marine Corps reserves. He had spent more than 12 years on active duty and was mobilized in April, according to officials at Camp Lejeune.
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LCpl. Omar G. Roebuck, 23, of Moreno Valley, Calif., died Dec. 22, 2009 as a result of being crushed to death by a truck he was working on in Helmand province, Afghanistan. He was assigned to2nd Combat Engineer Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

Pvt. Anthony Romanocaruso, 19, of Alamance, N.C. Romanocaruso was an active-duty Marine assigned since February to the Defense Information School at Fort Meade. His body was found on May 23, 2012. This incident is under investigation by NCIS.

Cpl. Randal Kent Rosacker, 21, of San Diego, California, died on March 23, 2003 in Nasiriyah, Iraq of friendly fire. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Expeditionary Brigade, Camp Lejeune, NC

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Col. James E. Sabow, USMC, Although the official military cause of death was suicide, it is disputed by Col. Sabow’s family members. Testimony of Dr. David Sabow. A more recent news article: http://www.ocweekly.com/search/results/keyword:james+sabow/type:all/ 
LCpl. Gael Saintvil, 24, of Orange, Florida. Saintvil died when the CH-53E helicopter he was in crashed near Ar Rutbah, Iraq. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Hawaii. Died on January 26, 2005.
Cpl. Rudy Salas, 20, of Baldwin Park, California, died May 20, 2004 due to a non-combat related vehicle accident in Al Anbar Province, Iraq. Salas was assigned to the 1st Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, California.

LCpl. Efrain Sanchez Jr. 26, Headquarters Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, 2nd Marine Expeditionary Force Port Chester, New York Died in a non-hostile incident at Camp Blue Diamond, in Ramadi, Iraq, on July 17, 2005.

SSgt. Luis M. Melendez Sanchez, 33, of Bayamon, Puerto Rico. Sanchez was assigned to the 1st Communications Squadron, Langley Air Force Base, Va. WASHINGTON, Feb. 20, 2006 The Defense Department announced the names of eight Marines and two airmen killed in a Feb. 17, 2006 helicopter crash while supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. All 10 died when two CH-53 Sea Stallion helicopters crashed into the Gulf of Aden near Ras Siyyan, northern Djibouti, while flying a training mission in the Godoria Range area, officials reported. The cause of the crash is under investigation.

LCpl. Daniel J. Santee, 21, of Mission Viejo, Calif., died April 14, 2007, from a non-hostile vehicle accident in Al Anbar province, Iraq. Santee was assigned to Combat Logistics Regiment 27, 2nd Marine Logistics Group, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

LCpl. Daniel R. Scherry, 20, of Rocky River, Ohio, died April 16, 2007, from a non-hostile accident in Al Anbar province, Iraq. Scherry was assigned to 1st Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

.Cpl. Dustin H. Schrage, 20, of Brevard, Fla., was found deceased on May 6, 2003 in Al Anbar Province, Iraq after having disappeared on May 3rd while crossing the Euphrates River during a combat patrol. He was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, at Camp Pendleton, Calif.
Cpl. Nathan A. Schubert, 22, of Cherokee, Iowa. Schubert died when the CH-53E helicopter he was in crashed near Ar Rutbah, Iraq. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Hawaii. Died on January 26, 2005.

Cpl. Samantha Schultz of the U.S. Marine Corps, who grew up in Elk Grove, died April 23, 2010 in an auto accident. She was stationed at Camp Pendleton in southern California and was 22 at the time of her death.

Jonathan Schulze 25, Minnesota, Hanging. Told to wait, a Marine dies VA care in spotlight after Iraq war veteran’s suicide By Charles M. Sennott, Globe Staff February 11, 2007 STEWART, Minn. — It took two years of hell to convince him, but finally Jonathan Schulze was ready. On the morning of Jan. 11, Jonathan, an Iraq war veteran with two Purple Hearts, neatly packed his US Marine Corps duffel bag with his sharply creased clothes, a framed photo of his new baby girl, and a leather-bound Bible and headed out from the family farm for a 75-mile drive to the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in St. Cloud, Minn. Four days later, on Jan. 16, he wrapped a household extension cord around his neck, tied it to a beam in the basement, and hanged himself.

LCpl. Darrell J. Schumann, 25, of Hampton, Virginia. Schumann died when the CH-53E helicopter he was in crashed near Ar Rutbah, Iraq. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Hawaii. Died on January 26, 2005.

Lance Cpl. Joshua Scott, 24, of Ringgold, Ga., died Jan. 23, 2006 in a non-hostile vehicle accident near Taqaddum.

Pfc. Stephen C. Serrano, 20, of El Dorado, was found dead, dressed in desert fatigues and military boots near the end of Calle Cordillera in San Clemente on May 15, 2008. A hiker found the Marine lying face down on a ditch with a gunshot wound to the chest. Two fellow Marines are believed to have been involved in the shooting.
LCpl. Darin T. Settle, 23, of Henley, Mo., died April 14, 2006, from a non-hostile motor vehicle accident in Al Anbar province, Iraq. He was assigned to Combat Logistics Regiment 2, 2nd Marine Logistics Group, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

Cpl. Kurt S. Shea, 21, of Frederick, Md., died May 10, 2010 while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan. He was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 10th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C. Died of a gunshot to the head. This incident is under investigation.
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LCpl. Brad Shuder, 21, died in Iraq in April 2004, friendly fire. 2nd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force. Camp Pendleton, Calif

1st Lt. Dustin M. Shumney, 30, of Vallejo, California. Shumney died when the CH-53E helicopter he was in crashed near Ar Rutbah, Iraq. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Hawaii. Died on January 26, 2005.

Pfc. Kenneth L. Sickels 20, Weapons Company, 1st Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division Apple Valley, California. Died of a non-combat cause in Anbar province, Iraq, on September 27, 2004. Sickels was assigned to 1st Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, California.

LCpl. Antoino J. Sledd, 20, of Tampa, Florida, died on Oct. 8, 2002; injuries suffered during military exercise in Kuwait
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Lance Cpl. Richard P. Slocum 19, 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, 3rd Marine Expeditionary Force Saugus, California Died in a non-combat related vehicle accident near Abu Gharib, Iraq, on October 24, 2004.

Lance Cpl. Thomas J. Slocum, 22, of Thornton, Colorado, died on March 23, 2003 in Nasiriyah, Iraq, of friendly fire. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Expeditionary Brigade, Camp Lejeune, NC.

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Cpl. Matthew R. Smith, 24, of West Valley City, Utah. Smith died when the CH-53E helicopter he was in crashed near Ar Rutbah, Iraq. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Hawaii. Died on January 26, 2005.
LCpl. Matthew A. Snyder, of Finksburg, Md., died March 3, 2006, from a non combat-related vehicle accident in Al Anbar province, Iraq. He was assigned to Combat Service Support Group-1, 1st Marine Logistics Group, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Twentynine Palms, Calif.

LCpl. Nicholas J. Sovie, 20, of Ogdensburg, N. Y. WASHINGTON, Feb. 20, 2006. The Defense Department announced the names of eight Marines and two airmen killed in a Feb. 17, 2006 helicopter crash while supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. All 10 died when two CH-53 Sea Stallion helicopters crashed into the Gulf of Aden near Ras Siyyan, northern Djibouti, while flying a training mission in the Godoria Range area, officials reported. The cause of the crash is under investigation.
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Maj. John C. Spahr, 42, of Cherry Hill, New Jersey. Spahr died from injuries received when the F/A-18 Hornet aircraft he was piloting apparently crashed in Iraq. He was assigned to Fighter Attack Squadron 323, Aircraft Group 11, 3rd Aircraft Wing, Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, California. His unit was embarked aboard the U.S.S. Carl Vinson. Died on May 2, 2005.

LCpl. Joseph B. Spence, 24, of Scotts Valley, California. Spence died when the CH-53E helicopter he was in crashed near Ar Rutbah, Iraq. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Hawaii. Died
on January 26, 2005.

LCpl. Ray A. Spencer II, 20 of Ridgecrest, Calif., died April 16 as a result of a gunshot wound to the chest. in Anbar province, Iraq. Iraq. He was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii. The incident is currently under investigation.
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Sgt. Marvin R. Sprayberry, III, 24, of Tehachapi, California. Four members of the 4th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Infantry Division, Vilseck, Germany, ded May 3, 2004 in Balad, Iraq, when their military vehicle left the road and flipped over in a canal.
Col. Michael R. Stahlman, 45, of Chevy Chase, Md., died Oct. 5, 2008 from sepsis sustained from a July 31 gunshot wound in Anbar province, Iraq. He was assigned to Headquarters Battalion, Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, Calif. The incident is currently under investigation.

LCpl. Shawn V. Starkovich, 20, of Arlington, Wash., died July 16, 2007 in Al Anbar province, Iraq. His death is under investigation. Starkovich was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.

LCpl. Michael L. Starr, Jr., 21, of Baltimore, Maryland. Starr died when the CH-53E helicopter he was in crashed near Ar Rutbah, Iraq. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Hawaii. Died on January 26, 2005.

LCpl. Jeffery S. Stevenson, 20, a Marine of Newton, N.J., died July 13, 2008 in Al Anbar Province, Iraq from a non-hostile incident. He was a machinist with the 7th Engineers Support Battalion, 1st Marine Division, stationed in Camp Pendleton in San Diego. His death is under investigation.

LCpl. Travis M. Stottlemyer, 20, of Hatfield, Pa., died Aug. 17, 2008 in his sleep in Manama, Bahrain He was assigned to the 3rd Fleet Antiterrorism Security Team Company, Marine Corps Security Forces, Norfolk, Va.
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Maj. Michael D. Stover 43, Marine Wing Support Squadron-371, Marine Wing Support Group-37, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, 1st Marine Expeditionary Force Mansfield, Ohio. Died of a non-hostile incident in Anbar province, Iraq, on June 3, 2006. But faced with personal problems no one could see, problems he couldn’t overcome and for which he refused to seek help, Stover found his own
solution. On June 3, Stover, 43, took his own life, midway through his second deployment deep inside the war-torn Middle East.

LCpl Samuel Stucky, 19, of Los Angeles, CA, was found in his room at Camp Pendleton with a gunshot wound to the head. May 21, 2008.
LCpl. Jeremy L. Tinnel, 20, of Mechanicsville, Va. Died July 1, 2007 from a non-hostile boat accident in the Euphrates River just off the shore of Al Anbar province. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C. The accident is under investigation.
                                    
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Master Sgt. Timothy Toney 37, Communications Company, Headquarters Battalion, 1st Marine Division, 1st Marine Expeditionary Force Manhattan, New York, New York Died due to a non-combat related incident at Camp Wolverine, Kuwait, on March 27, 2004.

LCpl. Marc L. Tucker, 24, of Pontotoc, Mississippi. Tucker died as a result of a non-hostile vehicle accident in Asr Uranium, Iraq. He was assigned to 9th Engineer Support Battalion, 3rd Force Service Support Group, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Okinawa, Japan. During Operation Iraqi Freedom, his unit was attached to 2nd FSSG, II Marine Expeditionary Force. Died on June 8, 2005.

Lance Cpl. Benjamin W. Tuttle, 19, of Gentry, Ark., died July 14, 2013 at the Landstuhl Regional Medical Center following a medical evacuation from the aircraft carrier the USS Nimitz (CVN 68) during a scheduled port visit in the 5th Fleet Area of Responsibility. This incident is under investigation. He was assigned to Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 323, Marine Aircraft Group 11, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif.

LCpl. Bobby L. Twitty, 20, of Bedias, Texas, died July 22, 2007 from a non-hostile vehicle accident in Al Anbar province, Iraq. He was assigned to Combat Logistics Battalion 6, Combat Logistics Regiment 2, 2nd Marine Logistics Group, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

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