Marine Cpl. Taylor J. Baune, 21, of Andover, Minn.; assigned to 1st Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Twentynine Palms, Calif.; died June 13 in Helmand province, Afghanistan, while conducting combat operations.
Marine LCpl. Anthony C. Melia, 20, of Thousand Oaks, California. Died January 27, 2007, serving during Operation Iraqi Freedom. Assigned to Battalion Landing Team 2nd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable), I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, California. Died of wounds sustained when hit by enemy small-arms fire during combat operations in Ramadi, Anbar Province, Iraq.
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.