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Fallen Hero: GySgt Floyd Holley, USMC

USMC Gunnery Sgt. Floyd Holley of Casselberry, FL, was killed by an IED in the Helmland province, Afghanistan on August 29th during his 3rd tour of duty in the Middle East.

GySgt Holley was an explosives ordnance disposal technician assigned to the 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistic Group, MEF.

GySgt Holley's military awards and decorations include the Purple Heart, Navy-Marine Corps Commendation Medal, Joint Service Achievement Medal, Navy-Marine Corps Achievement Medal, Army Achievement Medal, Combat Action Ribbon, Joint Meritorious Unit Award, Navy Meritorious Unit Commendation, Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Sea Service Deployment Ribbon and the NATO Medal.

His wife Chrissy is expecting their first child in November.


Requiescat in Pace, Marine


This Nation Will Remain The Land Of The Free 
Only So Long As It Is The Home Of The Brave
  - Elmer Davis

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RKeith said…
Very sad. Very, very sad. Just sent my son to Afghanistan. I miss him.

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