Steven Prince Stevens, II
Branch: United States Marine Corps
Organization: 1st CEB, 1st Marine Division, Camp Pendleton, California
Operation: War on Terrorism/Operation Enduring Freedom, Afghanistan
Circumstances: Killed in a combat zone due to direct enemy action, sustaining multi-traumatic wounds to the neck as a result of a Rocket Propelled Grenade (RPG) strike while conducting an unpartnered, dismounted patrol in the Nahri Saraj District, Helmand Province, Afghanistan
Killed in Action: June 22, 2012
Awards/Promotions: Private First Class Steven P. Stevens II was posthumously promoted to the grade of Lance Corporal and was awarded the Purple Heart
LCpl. Stevens began his career in the United States Marine Corps in June 2009. He was only 23 years old when he passed away. He left behind his 6 month old son, Kairo of whom he had never laid eyes on, held in his arms or kissed his forehead.
LCpl. Stevens, Thank you for your service to our country! We will never, ever forget!