Monday, October 17, 2005
U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. John R. Stalvey, 22, of Conroe, Texas, died Oct. 3 from an improvised explosive device while conducting combat operations against enemy forces during Operation Iron Fist in Karabilah, Iraq. He was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.
Robert Martens, 20, of Queen Creek, Ariz., died Sept. 6 from injuries sustained as a passenger when his Humvee rolled over in a crash near Al Qaim, Iraq. During Operation Iraqi Freedom, Martens was assigned to II Marine Division, Camp Lejeune, N.C., as a U.S. Navy Corpsman.