August 4
2005



Gunnery Sgt. Theodore Clark Jr., USMC

Gunnery Sgt. Theodore Clark Jr., 31, of Emporia, Va., assigned to the 1st Combat Engineer Battalion, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif., was killed Aug. 4 when the vehicle in which he was a passenger was struck by an improvised explosive device while he was conducting combat operations near Gardez, Afghanistan.

Lance Cpl. Christopher P. Lyons, USMC

Lance Cpl. Christopher P. Lyons, 24, of Shelby, Ohio, assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve, Columbus, Ohio, attached to Regimental Combat Team 2, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward), was killed July 28 when his unit came under attack by enemy small-arms fire and rocket-propelled grenades while conducting combat operations in Cykla, Iraq.

Staff Sgt. Chad J. Simon, USMC

Staff Sgt. Chad J. Simon, 32, of Madison, Wis., assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 24th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve, Madison, Wis.; died Aug. 4 in Madison, Wis., while under hospice care for wounds sustained Nov. 8, 2004, in an explosion as he was conducting combat operations in Babil province, Iraq.


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