Fallen Heroes of Operation Iraqi Freedom

Remembering the servicemembers who died in the service of their country.

Marine Lance Cpl. Seth Huston

19, of Perryton, Texas.
Huston died due to enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq. He was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, California. Died on August 21, 2004.

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"You and your family are in my thoughts. While there is no right time, you were far too young for this end. We honor you with remembrance."
Cpl Kyle Abbott Smith of USA

"Love you cousin and thank you for your service. You made the ultimate sacrifice for your family and country."
Thomas Huston of Denison, Tx

"Bro itís been years Iím sitting next to the Frio river drinking some beers listing to our old tune Strawberry wine not a day goes buy I donít miss you! Iím pretty sure you heard about Garrett since heís up there with you now I hope you boys are looking down on use with a smile. Love you guys (not gay lol)"
Billy Holcomb of Concan, Texas

"I will proudly wear the name of LCPL Seth Houston from TX. Thank you Sir for your ultimate sacrifice."
Donavin Hamilton of Newfane, VT

"Sitting here thinking about you almost 10 years later brother, I still have your dog tag on my key chain. The boys miss you, we all miss you. Save a spot up there for me buddy."
Sgt. Garrett Moulton of Minneapolis, MN

"Seth not a day goes by I don't think of you. It was an honor to serve with you. I love you and miss you. I know you have been with God all these years.To the Huston family, Seth was an amazing and extraordinary person. I'm sure you knew.His smile contagious, his personality was awesome. I have been blessed to have a wife and 4 children because of Seth.Seth has made me a better man, and even though he's been gone so long, he has always been with me. Semper fi brother and ill never forget the sacrifice you made Seth so we could live."
Rob Noceda of Chicago.IL

Miss you brother. You are a prime example of a Marine's Marine. Until we meet at the pearly gates you are forever in memory and prayers. Semper Fidelis dear friend. Get some for all of the No Love 81's."
Cpl J. I. Palmer of Denver, Colorado

"I would also like to leave my phone number for the family 580.759.9510

Zachery Henderson"

"To the Huston Family,
I lived with Seth prior to our deployment to Fallujah. He was the life of the party and a great Marine. Seth I love you and miss you bro.

Semper Fi,
Zac Henderson"
Zachery Henderson of Stratford, Oklahoma

"Seth, Just wanted to say that i miss you brother and you are always on my mind. The greatest honor I ever had was serving next to you. Rest in peace brother. SEMPER FI"
Daniel Marcum of Abq, NM

"Seth, Its almost been 7 years since we lost you, and not 1 day goes by that i dont think of you. You have a beautiful nephew now! Hes almost 3, i wish he could have met you. We show him pictures of you. Please watch over him and keep him safe. We love you Seth!!! NEVER FORGOTTEN!"
Cali Taylor of Perryton,Tx

"To the family of:Seth Huston
I am so sorry for the loss of your love one. My heart cries out for you in your grief and you have my thoughts and prayers. He died a hero defending freedom. May you have the peace and understanding that only comes from God. Prayerfully we will all meet in Heaven one day where we will rest in the arms of Jesus. If you need prayer or need someone to talk to, please call or write my pastor: Rev. John Pearrell 11677 Brown Bridge Rd., Covington, GA 30016. (770)787-1015.
Your friend in Jesus Christ, Polly Ballew Covington,Ga"3-20-11"

"I'll always remember what you did for me. You're in my thoughts everyday. I thank you for my daughter and everyday that I am here."
Bieler of Savannah, GA

Been along time since we lost you brother just want you to know there isn't a day goes by I dont think of you man. You always had my back even in that fight we got into in the barracks miss you man."
Billy Joe Holcomb of College Station, Texas

"Dear Renee, I just now found out about your son, Seth while trying to find you. I cannot imagine your and your family's pain at his loss. I hope and pray that God gives you peace. Your son must have been an amazing young man."
Wendy (Fogg) Huber of Peoria, Arizona

"I miss you Seth . I think about you all the time . I will never forget you . You will live in my memories till the day I die ."
Doc Villarreal of Florida


I feel that it was probably the greatest honor I ever had, to not only have the chance to fight side by side with you, but also have the chance to get to know you. One of the best Marines I've ever known. None of us have forgotten or ever will of your sacrifice. YOU WILL NEVER BE FORGOTTEN. Rest easy brother.

Semper Fi,
Lcpl John W. Elder

John W Elder of Sand Springs, Ok

"To the Houston family,
No words to describe how proud i am to claim that I knew Seth, that i Served with him,that we stood post together!
Thank you for Seth!Please if you ever need me..Gonzalo.leon@usmc.mil. You are my family and i love you."
SGT GONZALO LEON of west palm beach fl

"Dear Seth,
It's been a few years since God promoted you to his ranks.I am a better man because of you,thank you for giving me the pleasure of living and serving with you.Brother i miss you dearly!Thank you for all the times you took the a moment to give me courage and sound advice,thank you for your leadership and making great memories out of those adverse times, thank you for saving my life when we got Mortar!Thank you!
Never FOrgotten!
Semper Fi brother!"
SGT GONZALO LEON of west palm beach fl

"Hello, We Work at the Coca Cola CCE Plant in San Antonio Tx. We came accros a magnetic photo of L.Cpl Seth Huston and would like to return it. please email me your address to Lichandler@cokecce.com"

"To Seth's family. My name is Justin LaPree and I was a squad leader in Seth's platoon. Your son was an amazing man along with a great Marine who made the ultimate sacrafice for his God and Country. It was an honor to serve next to him in combat. He is a hero to us all and he will never be forgotten. Seth, I miss you brother and thank you for keeping an eye on me. Semper Fidelis. April 17th 2009 jlapree@gmail.com"
Cpl. Justin LaPree of New York, New York

It sems like just yesterday the last time i saw you. I hope your catching some big fish up there in heaven! Steve and Renee i just want u to know that SETH was the best man i ever knew. I love and miss u!! See u soon! U will never be forgotten!"
Lyndi Born of Amarillo, TX

"July 3, 2008
To the family of Lance Cpl. Seth Huston:
Seth gave the ultimate sacrifice and will be held in the hearts of Americans forever. I cannot and will not let our fallen heroes be forgotten. My deepest sympathy to you. "Some gave all."
Peggy Childers
"Don't Let The Memory Of Them Drift Away"
Peggy Childers of Carson City, NV

i am not from TX but from Cali. In our school we are honoring those fallen soldiers that have save our country just wanted to say my prayers for ur family and to the other families that have lost a love one in the war..."
leslie gomez of Bakersfield, CA

I see your face on plaques in our school hallways honoring your sacrifice for us. I remember when I would see your smiling face in those halls which seems like only yesterday. I remember and I thank you."
Lori Powell of Perryton, Texas USA


You will never be forgotten. I enjoyed working with you and hope you are resting peacefully up above."
Sgt Wiggins of Camp Pendleton

"To the family of Seth Huston and to Seth if he is listening...Ill never forget you man, not the time we spent in boot camp, or the time we were glad to be on that plane going home after graduation. It was a honor to know you and your family."
Cpl Antonio J Chapa of Wahiwa, Hi, (Lubbock, Tx)

"We miss and Love you Seth, You will always be in that special place you created in our hearts. Aug. 24th 2006"
Cassie Pingelton (Davis) of Perryton/Pampa TX USA

"I miss you everyday! As I think of you on this Memorial Day tears run from my eyes...Sether-you will never be forgetten! I LOVE YOU ALWAYS AND FOREVER!"
Chelsea of P-town

"Thanks for everything you did Marine- I am forever grateful."
Robert McCloskey of Kansas City, MO

"To Lcpl. Seth Huston. You were the greatest man I ever knew and the best and truest friend to everybody you knew. Especially to the Marine Corps and your Marines next to you.

Greater love has no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13

You Are Never Forgotten Seth."
Lcpl. Kemnitz of Houston, TX

"Seth, You were a great guy and I will never forget you. I thank you for everything you did for our country. Steve and Renea, You guys had an awesome son and he will never be forgotten."
Jennifer Toms of Wichita Falls, Tx

"Seth will never be forgotten. Steve, Renee, Steven and Heath. You are all in my prayers and thoughts everyday. Seth was a great guy and a hero. I am proud to say that I knew him, and thank him everyday for the sacrifice he made. I love you all. Good luck and God Bless. If you ever need anything, even just to talk you can email me at ashleydawn_1982@yahoo.com or ashley.mcdaniel@carswell.af.mil"
Ashley McDaniel of Quanah, TX USA

"TO the family of Lcpl Seth Houston,
I want you to know that you are in my prayers.You dont know me, but I know you, my brother was in the same platoon with Seth. He was also killed in the war. His name is Pfc Leroy Sandoval Jr.I did not know Seth, but I know that I will always remember him as a hero.I am from Houston Tx I know that yall are from Tx too.I would really love to talk to yall. If you get this will you please email me amwalters587@yahoo.com YALL ARE IN MY THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS.
Love Amy"
Amy Walters of Houston Tx


Miss ya man. Wish we could have talked more before you left. 4 years is a long time but I know your better off where you are and that you're watching over us. Best wishes to your folks."
ATAN Temple, Dalanie USN of Virginia Beach, Va

"To Seth Huston you will never be forgotten we live each day better because of the person you were we live for you buddy. To the Huston Family and close friends are prayers have been with you since the passing of Seth God Bless you all. Seth semper Fi and we love you brother"
Jorge and Rob of camp pendleton, ca

""Thank you, soldier Huston, for your sacrifice. May God be with you and your family. We won't forget.""
Sabra Crowe of Lubbock, Tx

"Seth i will always remember you and you will be avenged. I love u bro"
Pfc Taylor, reece w of Perryton tx

"SETH I will always remember u. Everyone will. RIDE ON BRO."

"Sethella, big fella. It seems like only yesterday I was hanging with you in the backroom at work. I sleep better at night knowing your with god, watching over the rest of us. I hope you went with god knowing how much you were loved by everyone. Thank you Steve and Renee, for raiseing such a respectable man."
Kelly Dean of Perryton, TX USA

"Seth,your sense of humor and great respect for others will not be forgotten. I am thankful for the times you came into our home. We sleep in peace at night because of the sacrifices of hereos like you, Seth. Now you sleep in peace with the Angels. Enjoy your heaven dear child."
Dianne Banner & family of Perryton, Texas, USA

"Sether was one of our best guy friends....we will miss him very much! To Steve and Renee his wonderful parents THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR SETH! HE WAS SO KIND AND SWEET! Sether we will never forget you and your great SETHER HUGS!"
CCLPJW of Perryton, TX

"To the family and friends of Lance Corporal Seth Huston,

Those we hold most dear, never truly leave us. May you find comfort in love's everlasting connection.

In the Support section of this web site you will find links to many groups that support you at this crucial time. The Marine Comfort Quilt group would be honored to send a quilt to the next of kin. There are many, loving and caring Americans from all over the United States that will never forget the sacrifice that your loved one has made for our Freedom. Please register so we can send you our "Love Stitched Together."

Proud Marine Mom and Proud Member of Marine Comfort Quilts"
Sandra Moudy of Placentia, Ca

"Corporal Huston, goodbye soldier and thank you. You are my hero."
Bill of Houston, Texas

Please KNOW so many people share your sadness, and we are remembering your family in your loss and your deep grief. Your HERO, Seth, will be remembered by name. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. God Bless you. Pat & Sandi Breckenridge from Montana "

"To Seth's Family and Friends:

On behalf of the Blanco-Caldas family, we send our sincerest condolences. We share the same loss ... the same pain. Our prayers are with you in this most difficult time and we thank you for your soldier's bravery and sacrifice.


The Family of Capt. Ernesto M. Blanco-Caldas, 82nd Airborne
KIA Iraq 12/28/2003.
Gloria Caldas (The Big Ern's Mom) of San Antonio, TX

"Thank you brave soldier for sacrificing your today for my children's safer tomorrow. You have our utmost respect and gratitude. May God provide your family with comfort in their time of sorrow. May you forever rest in Heavenly peace. Neither you nor your sacrifice will be forgotten."
a grateful family in Phoenix, AZ

"To Seth's Family:
There are no words to express the sorrow we feel for your loss. May God bless you and help you through this time."
Dan and Meg Manninen of San Antonio, Texas

"To the family of Seth,
Our sincerest condolences for your loss. Our family has also suffered the loss of a precious life in this battle for freedom. Seth is a true American hero and will always be remembered for his bravery and sacrifice he gave to our country. May God bless you and bring you some peace during this difficult time."
The McClain family--azquail@att.net of Tucson, AZ

"Thank you Seth Huston, you will not be forgotten. Your bravery goes beyond words. I want to express my deepest gratitude for your sacrifice. To the family and friends, my prayers and deep condolences in your loss. May God strengthen you from knowing that fellow Americans and people around the world care about you and grieve with you in your loss. God bless you all. A very appreciative fellow American,"
Leo Titus of Grayslake, Illinios

"To the family and friends of Lance Cpl. Seth Huston:
May God's grace be with you during your time of grief. Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you and we feel your loss and share in your sorrow. Bless Seth for the sacrifice he has made to make a better life for the rest of us."
The Ford Family of Wells, Nevada

"To the family and friends of Lance Cpl. Seth Huston:
I am saddened by the loss of your loved one. He will always be remembered as a hero for fighting for freedom. I hope that this website will be a source of comfort and encouragement for you during this difficult time, and in the future as you recall the memories of Seth, who continues to live on in your heart."
Tim Rivera of Powder Springs, Georgia

Honor them by remembering... Freedom - is their gift to us But his soul goes marching on