Fallen Heroes of Operation Iraqi Freedom

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

Marine Lance Cpl. Kristen K. Marino

20, of Honolulu, Hawaii.
Marino died while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq. He was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Twentynine Palms, California. Died on March 12, 2006.

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"My baby cuzn, I wuz sitting at your gravesite for about 3 hrs on Saturday, Moke had a gig in Kaneohe so I dropped him off & spent time with you instead. Hope you liked the song I played for you. Moke wrote it, it's called "Missing You." Couldn't stop crying though, I miss you soooooo much little cuzn. The family seems to be doing alright until we mention you and that's it, all tears again. I'll visit again okay...LUV YA LOTS, A HUI HOU! Oh yah, hope you liked the flowers, I have no idea what kind they were but they were BEAUTIFULLLLLLL...I recognized the BIRD OF PARADISE & THE TORCH GINGER but not the rest....TTYL"
Cuzn Kim of Nanakuli, Hawaii, USA

"February 22, 2009
To the family of Lance Cpl. Kristen K. Marino:
Kristen 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

"On August 26, 2006 we will dedicate a memorial stone at Punchbowl. Our program will list your name as one of our fallen whose sacrifice gives us the duty and the priviledge to carry on you legacy of freedom and liberty. Mahalo from Oahu Chapter 858, Vietnam Veterans of America."
Luis Parker of Ewa Beach, HI

"My pineapple boy.. you will always be missed! Remember you still owe me that coconut bra u promised me and the hula dance lessons that u were gonna ask ur mom to tape for me :) RIP Love ya!"
Sylvia Lovin_babe@hotmail.com of Pasadena, Ca

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

"Thank you Kristen Marino, 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. Kristen Marino:
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 Kristen for the sacrifice she 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. Kristen Marino:
I am saddened by the loss of your loved one. She 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 Kristen, 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