John W. Marcum

Age: 34
Branch: U.S. Navy
Rank: Special Warfare Operator Senior Chief
Unit: SEAL Team Six
Station: Naval Special Warfare Development Group, Dam Neck, VA

Killed in Action: September 12, 2008
Location: Bagram, Afghanistan
Campaign: Operation Enduring Freedom

Medals & Commendations: Silver Star, Bronze Star with V Device, Purple Heart, Army Commendation, Navy/Marine Corps Commendation, National Defense, Afghanistan Campaign, Iraq Campaign, Global War on Terror

Hometown: Swansea, MA
Family: He is survived by his parents, Wayne and Luellen Marcum; his wife, Cindy Marcum and daughter, Madison and stepdaughters, Tyler and Jade Dobbins, all of Virginia Beach; “Mom and Dad,” Charles and Regina Hall; two brothers-in-law, Troy and Dustin Hall; sister, Kaylee Pirle and husband Dave and their children, Grace and Carter; a nephew, Troy Boo Hall; granddaughter, Ayden Danielle Davison; and his SEAL team warrior brothers.