Gregory P. Rund

Fallen Hero’s Hometown and State: Littleton, CO

Branch of Service: U.S. Marine Corps

Rank: Lance Corporal

Lance Corporal Gregory P. Rund served in the Marine Corps, 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, India Company. Rund was on his second tour of duty when he was killed in action assaulting an insurgent stronghold in Fallujah, Iraq.

“Greg was reckless, smart, off-key, and wonderful,” recalled his family. “He never did anything like everyone else did. He did everything to the extreme and always knew that somehow, with his humor and a little luck, he would make it through.”

Some people live their whole lives wondering if they’ve made a difference. Gregory Paul Rund made a difference.

Age: 21

Date of Death: December 11, 2004

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