Brian P. Parrello

Fallen Hero’s Hometown and State: West Milford, NJ

Branch of Service: U.S. Marine Corps

Rank: Lance Corporal

Lance Corporal Brian P. Parrello served in the Marine Corps as Coxswain of the Boat, Small Craft Company, Headquarters Battalion, 2nd Marine Division. His unit was involved in many missions and assaults while patrolling the Tigris and Euphrates rivers. He arrived in Iraq in September 2004 and was killed only three months later.

Brian excelled as an athlete. His drive, dedication and determination made him a great Marine. He was a loving and loyal son, brother, grandson, nephew, cousin and friend.

His laughter and His love of life.

Age: 19

Date of Death: January 01, 2005

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