1st Battalion, 24th Marines Memorial

For Freedom, For Us All, Lest We Forget

Our Mission

To honor the fallen MarinesĀ of 1st Battalion, 24th Marines through the construction of a permanent Battalion Memorial.

Our Brick Fundraiser

Donate to the Memorial by contributing to an addition of it with a custom engraved brick.

The Fallen 22

Please take a moment to remember those who made the ultimate sacrifice for our country:

Brock Babb

Joshua Hines

Richard Buerstetta

Tyler Overstreet

Thomas Gilbert

Jonathan Thornsberry

Tarryl Hill

Marcus Golczynski

Troy Nealey

Minhee “Andy” Kim

Bryan Burgess


Jeremy Shock

Brent Beeler

Nicholas Miller

Brett Witteveen

William Spencer

Christopher Esckelson

Jacob Neal

Luis Castillo

Mark Kidd

Matthew Pathenos

Bufford “Kenny” Van Slyke


Visit Our GoFundMe Page

Visit our GoFundMe page for the Memorial, view supporters and donors, and even make a donation yourself.

Order a Memorial T-Shirt

Support the Memorial with the purchase of a shirt or polo that honors our Fallen 22, and wear it proudly.

Watch Our Segment on Channel 7

See our efforts featured by Channel 7’s Detroit 20/20 Person of the week highlight on Angelo Lema and our Memorial.

Learn More about the Memorial

Read more on the Memorial, our approved site in Chesterfield Township, and the team behind this amazing project.