Brian Enrique Dunlap

Department
Camp Pendleton
Deceased
September 24, 2005

Dunlap.Brian_Photo RESIZEDBorn in Fort madison, Iowa, Brian Dunlap was always someone who wanted to help others.  At the age of 8, his mother recalls a time when he saw pictures of starving children – and cried because he couldn’t go there and help them.  Brian became a firefighter for the Department of Forestry and Fire Protection in 2002.  Two years later, he had re-enlisted into the U.S. Marines in 2004.  Prior to his death, he was deployed to Iraq and was part of a military transition team that was training and advising the Iraqi army.  Brian was known as a person to make friends for a lifetime.  He was an avid listener of music and enjoyed surfing in his freetime.  Brian’s life was cut short when a roadside bomb was set off near Baghdad.  Source.

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