Posted by: Jacqui Murray | December 22, 2010

Wednesday Hero: 3rd Battalion, 5th Marines “Dark Horse”

This Weeks Post Was Suggested By Cindy

U.S. Marines

By now I’m sure you’ve all heard about 3rd Battalion, 5th Marines “Dark Horse” and the heavy casualties they’ve taken since being deployed to Afghanistan in September. Almost 20 casualties in October and November. Below is a list of the 3/5 Dark Horse Marines that I was able to find. If I missed anyone please let me know. I’m not able to profile them all individually, but you can go here to find more information on these men.

Marine Sgt. Ian M. Tawney
Marine Lance Cpl. James D. Boelk
Marine Lance Cpl. Joseph C. Lopez
Marine Lance Cpl. Alec E. Catherwood
Marine Lance Cpl. Irvin M. Ceniceros
Marine Pfc. Victor A. Dew
Marine Lance Cpl. Joseph E. Rodewald
Marine Lance Cpl. Phillip D. Vinnedge
Marine Cpl. Justin J. Cain
Marine Lance Cpl. John T. Sparks
Marine 1st Lt. William J. Donnelly IV
Marine Lance Cpl. James B. Stack
Marine 2nd Lt. Robert M. Kelly
Marine Lance Cpl. Randy R. Braggs
Marine Lance Cpl. Brandon W. Pearson
Marine Lance Cpl. Matthew J. Broehm
Marine Sgt. Matthew T. Abbate
Marine Cpl. Derek A. Wyatt
Marine Pvt. Colton W. Rusk
Marine Sgt. Jason D. Peto

Marine Lance Corporal Jose L. Maldonado

These brave men and women sacrifice so much in their lives so that others may enjoy the freedoms we get to enjoy everyday. For that, I am proud to call them Hero.
We Should Not Only Mourn These Men And Women Who Died, We Should Also Thank God That Such People Lived

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  1. Marine Lance Corporal Jose L. Maldonado was not listed. He passed away on December 17, 2010

    • I am so sorry to hear that. I’ve updated the post. My prayers go with his family.

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