In Memoriam


Here, Carroll County Detachment Marine Corps League #896 solemnly honors those Marines from our community and others nearby who gave their lives in the line of duty.  We hope to honor Marines killed in earlier conflicts in the near future.


Staff Sergeant James M. Malachowski (USMC)

of Westminster, Maryland

2/8 2nd Marine Division, II MEF

Died March 20, 2011

Helmand province, Afghanistan

Age 25


Sergeant Charles I. Cartwright (USMC)

of Union Bridge, Maryland

1st Marine Special Operations Battalion, MARSOC

Died November 7, 2009

Farah province, Iraq

Age 26


Lance Corporal Matthew A. Snyder (USMC)

of Finksburg, Maryland

CSSG 1, 1st Marine Logistics Group, I MEF

Non-combat-related vehicle accident

Died March 3, 2006

Anbar province, Iraq

Age 20


Corporal Joshua Snyder (USMC)

of Hampstead, Maryland

2/6 2nd Marine Division, II MEF

KIA by small-arms fire

Died November 30, 2005

Fallujah, Iraq

Age 20


Lance Corporal Norman Anderson III (USMC)

of Parkton, Maryland

3/6 2nd Marine Divison, II MEF

KIA by suicide vehicle-borne IED

Died October 19, 2005

Karabilah, Iraq

Age 21