1st Lt. Shaun M. Blue of Munster, Ind. Before he joined the Marines, he was winning awards at Munster High, where he was ranked in the top 10 of his senior class of 2000, was in the highest honors group for his year and was a National Merit Commended Student. He stood out for his brilliant mind and his athletic ability always hard working and determined. He could have achieved anything but Blue chose to join the Marine Corps in 2004. Out of school he was often seen at his grandfather's house, helping with yard work and his grandfather would always brag to everyone that Shaun's picture was on the honor board at the high school. In an effort to earn his Eagle Scout award, Blue repaired wheelchairs for the disabled, refurbished beds at a homeless shelter and built picnic tables for the elderly and handicapped. He was deployed to Iraq in January and was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, where he won numerous awards, including the National Defense Service Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, the Combat Action Ribbon and the Sea Service Deployment Ribbon. Shaun was a platoon commander. He joined the Marine Corps in May 2004, is survived by his parents, James and Deborah Blue. He was 25.
Marines 2nd Battalion 7th Marine Regiment 1st Marine Division I Marine Expeditionary Force Twentynine Palms, Calif
Burial: Cremated, Location of ashes is unknown.
Created by: Elizabeth Reed Record added: Apr 17, 2007
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