Taylor Prazynski

Fallen Hero’s Hometown and State: Fairfield, OH

Branch of Service: U.S. Marine Corps

Rank: Lance Corporal

Lance Corporal Taylor Prazynski joined the Marine Corps in 2003. His first deployment was in 2004 to the Nation of Haiti. His second was in 2005 with Operation Iraqi Freedom. Prazynski was killed while conducting combat operations in the Al Anbar Provence of Iraq.

Taylor was a good kid – fun, energetic, upbeat, and kind to everyone. He loved being a Marine.

His father John recalls a phone call home from Iraq in which Taylor said, “I am where I am supposed to be, doing what I am supposed to be doing.”

Age: 20

Date of Death: May 09, 2005

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