Fallen Heroes of Operation Iraqi Freedom

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

Marine Cpl. Tyler S. Trovillion

23, of Richardson, Texas.
Trovillion died when his vehicle hit an improvised explosive device while conducting combat operations near Ar Ramadi, Iraq. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, California. During Operation Iraqi Freedom, their unit was operating with the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division of the U.S. Army, which was attached to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward). Died on June 15, 2005.

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"Tyler- A Hero Remembered. June 15, 2017"
Mark and Carla Myers of Memphis MO

"We Reflect-Honor-and Remember. Memorial Day 2017"
Mark and Carla Myers of Memphis MO

"Tyler- Thinking of you and your family as another year goes by. June 15, 2016"
Mark and Carla Myers of Memphis MO

"Tyler- Your sacrifice is forever etched in our souls. Memorial Day 2016"
Mark and Carla Myers of Memphis MO

"Remembering a hero in our hearts on this day. June 15 2015"
Mark and Carla Myers of Memphis MO

"Remembering-Honoring. Memorial Day 2015"
Mark and Carla Myers of Memphis MO

"Tyler paid the ultimate sacrifice for our country. He now protects heavens gates and walks with the Lord. I never met this true hero but I had the fortune of meeting his mother and young brother at a small Colorado town. They will forever be part of the Marine family. Semper Fi brother. And God bless you Gina and Jaczik."
MGySgt Marc Carbonetto of Kansas City, MO

"Thoughts today for the sacrifice you made and for those that love you- June 15, 2014."
Mark and Carla Myers of Memphis MO

"Memorial Day 2014- Honor and Remember."
Mark and Carla Myers of Memphis Mo

"Tyler- Some gave all, remembering your sacrifice. June 15, 2013"
Mark and Carla Myers of Memphis MO

"Tyler- Remembering your sacrifice and your family on this Memorial Day 2013."
Mark and Carla Myers of Memphis MO

"Tyler and I spent 2 yrs together training. One of the most oustsnding men I've ever met."
Ross McFadden of Milwaukee, Wi

"Tyler, Because of your sacrifice, June 15 will always be a day of reflection. Thank you for your service. Semper Fi 2012"
Mark and Carla Myers of Memphis MO

"Remembering a hero and his family.
Memorial Day 2012"
Mark and Carla Myers of Memphis MO

"05/28/2012
I want to let the Trovillion family know that my thoughts and prayers are with you.I served with Trovillion in 2nd platoon Alpha Co. We served together through Fallujah and in Ramadi. I live my life and I think of Trovillion often. He was a gentle giant, patient, brave, just a natural leader. i looked up to him and his life impacted the rest of mine. God Bless!"
Sean Lamb of Dallas, GA,

"As long as we live, they shall live- they are part of us.Remember them- June 15,2011 Semper Fi"
Mark and Carla Myers of Memphis MO

"Tyler- Remembering your sacrifice. God bless your family. Memorial Day 2011"
Mark and Carla Myers of Memphis MO

"Tyler Trovillion- You are not forgotten. We remember. June 15, 2010"
Mark and Carla Myers of Memphis MO

"We remember your family today, Memorial Day 2010. Prayers are with them."
Mark and Carla Myers of Memphis MO

"June 15, 2009
To the family of Cpl. Tyler S. Trovillion:
Tyler 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"
www.IraqWarHeroes.org"
Peggy Childers of Carson City, NV

"Remembering the sacrifice made and prayers for Tyler's family, June 15, 2009."
Mark and Carla Myers of Memphis MO

"Tyler you were a man of conviction and always did the right thing, you squared me away at times even though I was senior and I thank you for that you were a great man and a marines marine. I think about you all the time and you will always be an immortal in my memories and my heart . And my condolences go out to gina and family on this memorial day Semper Fidelis"
Jimmy Welter of chicago illinois

"To Mark and Gina and children
We think of Tyler often and your sacrifice never leaves our minds. Tyler was strong in his courage and faith, his patriotism and strength. A Marine always and his family always Marines."
Cindy and Richard Hampton parents of SSG Joel T Smith USArmy Fort Bragg NC of Garland, Texas

"To Tyler's family, Memorial Day 2009,

Remembering you on this day of service and sacrifice. Blessings to you."
Mark and Carla Myers of Memphis MO

"To Tyler's family, we honor the sacrifice made by Tyler for his country. We hope that the good memories carry you thru this time of remembrance. June 15, 2008"
Mark and Carla Myers and Lcpl. Joel Myers of Memphis, MO

"To Tyler's family- we are thinking of you on this Memorial Day 2008. Blessings to you."
Carla and Mark Myers of Memphis MO

"I went to high school with Tyler. He was always so kind and I was deeply sad when I found out about his death. My prayers go out to his family."
Lauren Junco of Richardson, Texas

"To Tyler's family, Our hearts and prayers are with you at this time as another year passes by."
Mark and Carla Myers of Memphis MO

"To the family of Tyler-- We want you to know that we remember daily. We remembered on Memorial Day, we remember as 1/5 prepares to deploy again and we remember as June 15 approaches. We will remember with our son Joel as he is home on predeployment leave. I am glad that we can be with him during this time. He mentioned today that somehow he wants to honor his fallen friends on the anniversary date. Tyler is not forgotten. We will continue to pray for your family as we are sure that the tears and laughter will continue to flow at this time of many memories. Thank you for the ultimate sacrifice made by your son. We will remember, we will not forget. 1/5 parents, Mark and Carla Myers"
Mark and Carla Myers of Memphis MO USA

"To the family of:Tyler S. Trovillion 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"

"Dear Flores Family,
My brother was Chad B Maynard and he was in the same vehicle as Tyler. Although I don't know him, I am proud just the same. He and all the rest of those Marines in the humvee were very brave and honerable. May God give our souls peace as we share this burden together. My deepest sympathies to the family and loved ones of Tyler S. Trovillion."
Breanne Maynard of (breanne_lanae@hotmail.com) Fresno, CA

"Tyler's Mother: I hope you remember me, I met you and your son at SixFlags when you came to visit Tyler. I hurt me a lot when I found out we lost him, I am still sad I will never forget what he did for me. He was my patient on OIF II, I took care of him there and when we came back. Just to let you know that he was one of the best Marines I ever met, I can go on and on but I am sure you know how great of a Marine he was. I just found this site and I am glad I did because I wanted to contact you for a while. Please if there is anything I can do for you or your family let me know. Say hello to your son. God bless you and your family.
"Doc Al" 619-206-3925
doc_al_idc_sd@yahoo.com"
Petty Officer AlcalaEsparza of San Diego California, BMC Miramar

"To Tyler's family, We want to express the great sorrow we feel at the loss of your son. Our son Joel, served with "Corporal T" at Ramadi and had a great deal of respect for him, you see, Cpl. T stuck up for the younger guys. And last year during SOI when our son had a hometown friend seriously injured in Iraq, Tyler and his mother took him out to eat and to get away for awhile. Now what kind of guy is that! Tyler cared about people and in making a difference. We will not forget the sacrifice that was made. Our thoughts and prayers are with you."
Mark and Carla Myers of Memphis MO

"To Tyler's Family, I wish to offer my deepest condolence on the loss of your Tyler. What a fine young man you raised. Tyler is a true American Hero who will always be remembered and honored. May God Bless all of you."
Mary Ghaney of Brooklyn, New York

"I had the pleasure and privilege of knowing Tyler and last saw him when he came to visit me at my home in La Jolla, CA in Sept. 2004. Tyler was the epitome of a southern gentleman, gracious, sweet, and such a handsome young man who knew how to treat a lady. I am absolutely devestated at hearing about his loss and can't believe such a vibrant, loving and kind man is gone.....what a magnificent human being and such a noble service to our country he gave....He will be missed...."
Claire Tinsley of La Jolla, CA

"Tyler, we never met but I know you well. I am a PESH graduate (1995) and also served a combat tour in Iraq. Not a day goes by that I don't think of those friends of mine that I will never see again. God Bless you and your family and I'll see you again at final muster."
Scott A.. of Plano, TX.

"Tyler, I met you in summer class a couple of summers ago. We became good friends and I admired your sensitivity towards your younger siblings. I've always told you how much I admire you going to fight for our country. I will miss you terribly."
Shirley Li of Austin, TX

"To the family and friends of Corporal Tyler S. Trovillion,

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 use our link and register so we can send you our "Love Stitched Together."

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

"to tyler's family your sons' sacrifice to keep us safe here at home will never be forgotten. it is such a honor to have known him through his family. the ceremony was so powerful and impressive for this fallen hero and he will never be forgotten. the message that he stands guard in heaven waiting for us is so precious. we pray daily for your loss and your pain; praying for God's loving arms to be a soft place for you to land when you miss tyler the most."
The Hamptons of Garland, Texas USA

"Tyler, your emails and messages brought joy into our lives. You are always in our hearts, as is Jennifer, your Mom, Dad and family. S.J. & Emily"
S.J. & Emily of England

"As a younger man he heard our nations call and offered his service.
As a young man he shaped his body and mind.
As a young Marine he left for danger with the weight of a country on his shoulders.
As a Marine he took the fight to our enemy in daylight and dark.
As a Marine he stood tall in his service. To our foes he stood in the way.

As we lay him to rest we remember how much we owe to brave young men; brave young Marines; this brave Marine."
R. Patton of Cody, Wyoming

"We are deeply sorry for your loss. America will forever honor your Hero.
The Courage, Honor, and Valor that your Hero showed will always be remembered.
We are grateful for the sacrifice that was made and we will NEVER FORGET.
God Bless your family and please know that you are not alone.
All of our prayers are with you."
Jennifer and SSGT Larry Mays of Massillon, Ohio

"My name is Kristina and my husband's best friend was Tyler. I am doing the condolence book for his family so please send any notes, poems, prayers, lyrics to CplTrovillionCondolencebook@yahoo.com and I will add it into the book. Thank you."
Kristina of Dana Point, CA

"We Will NEVER FORGET !"
Please KNOW so many people share your sadness, and we are remembering your family in your loss and your deep grief. Your HERO, Tyler will be remembered by name. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. God Bless you ALWAYS. Pat & Sandi Breckenridge from Montana "

"To Tyler'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 Tyler'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 as we mourn the loss of yet another of Texas' children. Our sons are truly heroes!

By His Grace,

Gloria Caldas
Proud Mother of Fallen Hero
Capt. Ernesto M. Blanco-Caldas
"The Big Ern", 82nd Airborne
KIA Iraq 12/28/2003.
San Antonio, Texas
gcaldas48@aol.com"

"TYLER, MY TEARS ARE FOR YOU AS WITH MY SON. SO THANKFUL AND GRATEFUL TYLER. THAT YOU SERVED ALONG SIDE OUR SON IN IRAQ. TWO SOLDIER'S PROFESSIONAL THAT HAVE MADE A DIFFERNCE FOR ALL AMERICANS. A MARINE AND A RMY SOLDIER WITH THE UNDERSTANDING TOGETHER WE WATCH OVER ONE ANOTHER AND EACH OTHER'S UNITS. THAT WE APART OF MAKING HISTORY. TO FIGHT AGAINST TERRORISM AND TO GIVE THOSE IN IRAQ A NEW BEGINNING. TYLER YOU ARE A HERO! A PROFESSIONAL SOLDIER WHOM ENJOYED HIS JOB. YOU HAVE TOUCHED THE HEARTS OF SO MANY. TO THOSE IN YOUR COMMUNITY, FRIENDS, NEIGHBOR'S AND YOUR LOVE ONE'S. YOU WILL NEVER BE FORGOTTEN! MY PRAYS ARE WITH YOU TYLER!"
LEONARD WAHL of VALLEY STREAM NY

"Thank you Tyler Trovillion, 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 Cpl. Tyler Trovillion:
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 Tyler 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 Cpl. Tyler Trovillion:
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 Tyler, 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