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Marine LCpl Christopher O. Grant, 20, of Richwood, Louisiana. Died October 20, 2013, serving during Operation Enduring Freedom. Assigned to 1st Battalion, 9th Marines, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. Died while conducting combat operations in Helmand Province, Afghanistan.

Army SPC. Brittany B. Gordon, 24, of St. Petersburg, Florida. Died October 13, 2012, serving during Operation Enduring Freedom. Assigned to 572 Military Intelligence Company, 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington. Died in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked her unit with an improvised explosive device.

Marine Capt. Trevor J. Yurista Died October 27, 2008 Serving During Operation Enduring Freedom 32, of Pleasant Valley, N.Y.; assigned to the 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.; died Oct. 27 in Helmand province, Afghanistan, while supporting combat operations.

Navy Special Warfare Operator Petty Officer 1st Class (SEAL) Darrik C. Benson Died August 6, 2011 Serving During Operation Enduring Freedom 28, of Angwin, Calif.; assigned to an East Coast-based SEAL team; died Aug. 6 in Wardak province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when the CH-47 Chinook helicopter in which he was riding was shot down.

“I’m still here.” Senior Airman Mike Malarsie, USAF, is a tactical air control party (TACP) specialist. He was hit by a roadside bomb while he, one other TACP and 11 Army soldiers were on foot patrol near Kandahar, Afghanistan, January 3, 2010. He wants to remain in the Air Force; “Yeah, I’m blind, but I’m still here. I’m not going to let this wound hold me back … I don’t want to take off the uniform. It’s always been a dream of mine to be in the military."

Illustrated by famed artist James Montgomery Flagg, this post-WWI Poster was used by the U.S. Marines for recruitment: 'First in the fight. Always faithful. Be a U.S. Marine!' Flagg is most well know for illustrating the famous Uncle Sam 'I Want You!' poster. Published circa 1922.

Marine LCpl Matthew R. Rodriguez, 19, of Fairhaven, Massachusetts. Died December 11, 2013, serving during Operation Enduring Freedom. Assigned to 1st Combat Engineer Battalion, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, California. Died while conducting combat operations in Helmand Province, Afghanistan.

Navy Lt. Cmdr. (SEAL) Jonas B. Kelsall Died August 6, 2011 Serving During Operation Enduring Freedom 32, of Shreveport, La.; assigned to an East Coast-based SEAL team; died Aug. 6 in Wardak province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when the CH-47 Chinook helicopter in which he was riding was shot down.

Marine Cpl. Anthony R. Servin, 22, of Moreno Valley, California. Died June 8, 2012, serving during Operation Enduring Freedom. Assigned to 2nd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, California. Died in Helmand, Afghanistan, while conducting combat operations.

Marine Sgt. Ian M. Tawney Died October 16, 2010 Serving During Operation Enduring Freedom 25, of Dallas, Ore.; assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 5th Marines, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.; died Oct. 16 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.

#SEALOfHonor ........ Honoring Marine Sgt. Daniel M. Vasselian who selflessly sacrificed his life one year ago, December 23, 2013 in Afghanistan for our great Country. Please help me honor him so that he is not forgotten.

Rest easy! Army Lt. Col. Jaimie E. Leonard Died June 8, 2013 Serving During Operation Enduring Freedom 39, of Warrick, N.Y.; assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, N.Y.; died June 8 in Sharana, Afghanistan, of injuries caused by small-arms fire received at Zarghun Shahr, Afghanistan.

Marine Cpl Nicholas O. Cherava, 21, of Ontonagon, Michigan. Died October 6, 2005, serving during Operation Iraqi Freedom. Assigned to 2nd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. Died of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his position during combat operations near Karmah, Anbar Province, Iraq.

Army PFC.Cody J. Towse, 21, of Elk Ridge, Utah. Died May 14, 2013, serving during Operation Enduring Freedom. Assigned to 3rd Battalion, 41st Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, Fort Bliss, Texas. Died in Senjaray, Kandahar Province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his convoy unit with an improvised explosive device.

Marine LCpl. Anthony J. Denier, 26, of Mechanicville, New York. Died December 2, 2012, serving during Operation Enduring Freedom. Assigned to 3rd Battalion, 9th Marines, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. Died in Helmand Province, Afghanistan, from injuries sustained by enemy small arms fire while on foot patrol.

Marine LCpl. Joshua E. Witsman, 23, of Covington, Indiana. Died May30, 2012, serving during Operation Enduring Freedom. Assigned to 2nd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, California. Died in Helmand, Afghanistan, while supporting combat operations.

Marine Cpl. Gurpreet Singh, 21, of Antelope, California. Died June 22, 2011, serving during Operation Enduring Freedom. Assigned to 1st Battalion, 5th Marines, 1st Marine Division, Camp Pendleton, California. Died of wounds sustained from hostile fire during combat operations in Sangin, Helmand Province, Afghanistan.

He was hit by enemy fire, kept firing, rushed to the aid of a Marine, denied himself meds in case any Marines got hurt worse than him, and now he's back in Afghanistan to help the Marines again. Read more: http://dvidshub.net/r/xsj28s Thank God for Military Heroes like you!!! May God put as many angels around you as possible to keep you and those with you safe and bring you home to your family safe and sound!!!

Marine Lance Cpl. Jessie A. Cassada Died January 6, 2009 Serving During Operation Enduring Freedom 19, of Hendersonville, N.C.; was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.; died Jan. 6 while supporting combat operations in Now Zad, Afghanistan.

Army CPT. James D. Nehl, 37, of Gardiner, Oregon. Died November 9, 2012, serving during Operation Enduring Freedom. Assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 16th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kansas. Died in Ghazni Province, Afghanistan, from small arms fire while on patrol during combat operations.

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