Fallen Heroes
MARC LEE

SO2 (SEAL) Marc Lee, Navy

Petty Officer Second Class (SEAL) Marc Alan Lee, United States Navy

  • KIA 08.02.2006
  • DOB 03.20.1978
  • Hometown Hood River, OR
Marc's Story

SO2 (SEAL) Marc Lee, 28, of Hood River, Ore. died Aug. 2, 2006, making him the first SEAL killed in Iraq. He was assigned to SEAL Team Three. Lee was awarded the Bronze Star with Valor, and was posthumously awarded the Silver Star, a Combat Action Ribbon, and a Purple Heart. Lee was survived by his wife, Maya and his mother, Debbie.

“They’re such heroes, so strong, that never in my mind did I think this could happen,” the SEAL’s widow, Maya Lee told the LA Times. “Marc was amazing. He was my best friend, my love.”

The Travis Manion Foundation is honoring SO2 (SEAL) Lee along with his best friend, SOC (SEAL) Brian Bill, KIA Aug. 6, 2011 and 30 more Fallen SEALs through our Character Does Matter program. Bill’s cousin, Julia Davis, presented the “If Not Me, Then Who…” Service Challenge to 43 students at Westover School in Middlebury, Conn. on Feb. 18, 2013. The girls were challenged to learn the stories of the Fallen Heroes and continue their legacies of service in their own community.

Related Links

Fox News- Last Letter Home

http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,588333,00.html

LA Times

Washington Post

http://apps.washingtonpost.com/national/fallen/2897/marc-lee/

America’s Mighty Warriors

http://www.americasmightywarriors.org/

The New Media Journal

http://www.newmediajournal.us/staff/h_linett/2009/print/05232009.htm

Fallen Heroes Project

http://www.fallenheroesproject.org/united-states/marc-alan-lee/

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