Omar G. Roebuck, 23
Omar Roebuck, a mechanic, was crushed to death by a tank he was working on with his sergeant. Roebuck's father, an Army veteran, said his son had joined the Marine Corps to prepare for his longtime goal of joining the California Highway Patrol. He had dreamed of eventually becoming a CHP helicopter pilot.
Sources: Times research, Defense Department, iCasualties.org