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Marine Cpl. Daniel L. Linnabary II, 23, of Hubert, North Carolina. Died August 6, 2012, serving during Operation Enduring Freedom. Assigned to 2nd Tank Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. Died in Helmand Province, Afghanistan, while conducting combat operations.

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Be a U.S. Marine

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. Eugene C. Mills III, 21, of Laurel, Maryland. Died June 22, 2012, serving during Operation Enduring Freedom. Assigned to 1st Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. Died in Helmand Province, Afghanistan, while conducting 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.

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 LCpl. Rene Martinez, 20, of Miami, Florida. Died September 24, 2006, serving during Operation Iraqi Freedom. Assigned to 3rd 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 in Habbaniyah, Anbar Province, Iraq.

Marine Cpl. David M. Sonka., 23, of Parker, Colorado. Died May 4, 2013, serving during Operation Enduring Freedom. Assigned to 2nd Marine Special Operations Battalion, Camp Lejeune, North Carolinao. Died while conducting combat operations in Farah Province, Afghanistan.

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.

Marine Cpl Christopher E. Esckelsonk, 22 of Vassar, Michigan. Died December 28, 2006, serving During Operation Iraqi Freedom. Assigned to 1st Battalion, 24th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, U.S. Marine Forces Reserve, Lansing, Michigan. Died of wounds sustained when hit by enemy small-arms fire during combat operations in Fallujah, Anbar Province, Iraq.

Marine Staff Sgt. Leon H. Lucas Jr. Died August 1, 2011 Serving During Operation Enduring Freedom 32, of Wilson, N.C.; assigned to 3rd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Twentynine Palms, Calif.; died Aug. 1 in Helmand province, Afghanistan, while conducting combat operations.

Marine Lance Cpl. James E. Brown Died November 2, 2006 Serving During Operation Iraqi Freedom 20, of Owensville, Ind.; assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.; killed Nov. 2 while conducting combat operations in Habbaniyah, Iraq.

Marine SSgt. Eric D. Christian., 39, of Warwick, New York. Died May 4, 2013, serving during Operation Enduring Freedom. Assigned to 2nd Marine Special Operations Battalion, Camp Lejeune, North Carolinao. Died while conducting combat operations in Farah Province, Afghanistan.

Marine Sgt. Julian M. Arechaga Died October 9, 2006 Serving During Operation Iraqi Freedom 23, of Oceanside, N.Y.; assigned to 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.; killed Oct. 9 while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Ramadi, Iraq.

Marine Sgt. Jerome C. Bell Jr. Died September 19, 2008 Serving During Operation Enduring Freedom 29, of Auburn, N.Y.; assigned to 2nd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Twentynine Palms, Calif.; died Sept. 19 while supporting combat operations in Bawka, Afghanistan.

Marine SSgt. Jonathan D. Davis, 34, of Kayenta, Arizona. Died February 22, 2013, serving during Operation Enduring Freedom. Assigned to Headquarters Battalion, 32nd Georgian Liaison Team, Regimental Combat Team 7, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, California. Died in Helmand Province, Afghanistan, while conducting combat operations.

Marine Sgt. Bradley W. Atwell, 27, of Kokomo, Indiana. Died September 15, 2012, serving during Operation Enduring Freedom. Assigned to Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron 13, Marine Aircraft Group 13, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, I Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward), Miramar MCAS, San Diego, California. Based in Yuma, Arizona. Died at Camp Bastion in Helmand Province, Afghanistan, while supporting combat operations.

Marine Cpl. Keaton G. Coffey. Died May 24, 2012. Serving during Operation Enduring Freedom. 22, of Boring, Oregon; assigned to 1st Law Enforcement Battalion, 1st Marine Headquarters Group, 1st Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, California. Died in Helmand Province, Afghanistan, while conducting combat operations.

Marine GySgt. Jonathan W. Gifford, 34, of Palm Bay, Florida. Died July 29, 2012, serving during Operation Enduring Freedom. Assigned to 2nd Marine Special Operations Battalion, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. Died in Badghis Province, Afghanistan, while conducting combat operations.

Marine Staff Sgt. Justus S. Bartelt Died July 16, 2010 Serving During Operation Enduring Freedom 27, of Polo, Ill.; assigned to 2nd Battalion, 6th Marines, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.; died July 16 while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.