Cody Haley

Fallen Hero’s Hometown and State: Eldora, IA

Branch of Service: U.S. Marine Corps

Rank: Lance Corporal

Lance Corporal Cody Haley completed boot camp in 2015, and served with the 1st Battalion, 4th Marine Corps Bravo Weapons Platoon from October 2016 through May 2017. He was the recipient of The National Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Medal, and the Sea Service Deployment Ribbon.

Cody was full of spit and vinegar. He was very family and friend oriented, and especially enjoyed spending time with his favorite family member, Rowdy, his dog. Cody loved playing sports, fishing, hunting, and riding dirt bikes. Cody was a mortar man and earned the nickname, “Fastest Gun in the West,” during a training exercise in Africa.

Kim Haley, Cody’s mother said, “Cody’s death has left a hole in many hearts. He would want us to live our best life to the fullest and choose joy. Anytime you can make a positive difference in someone’s life, do it.”

Age: 20

Date of Death: August 04, 2017

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