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Marilyn Lea Gabbard

Polk City, Iowa

1960-2007

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Command Sgt. Maj. Marilyn Lea Gabbard, 46, of Polk City, and formerly of Boone and Waterloo, was killed Saturday, Jan. 20, when the UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter in which she was a passenger crashed northeast of Baghdad, Iraq. She deployed from Iowa on Dec. 16, 2006, assuming her duties as the...

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I never met Marilyn but as I went for a walk today with my boyfriends young daughter we saw the bench in her honor..wanting to teach her about respect for those who serve we saluted her and read her rank and name out lound and thanked her for protecting and her service to our country..I then turned to her and said "Do you think she heard us and is smiling down from heaven?" Being twelve she answered I dont know" just then we took a step back and my fitbit bracelet lit up and...

To the family of Command Sgt. Marilyn L. Gabbard:
The Fort Snelling Memorial Chapel Foundation will be honoring your loved one at the non-denominational Christian Memorial Day Remembrance worship service at 11:00 a.m. on Sunday, 26 May 2013. We will remember the casualties of the Global War on Terrorism from Minnesota … and the bordering states of Iowa, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin. Outside of the historic Fort Snelling Veterans Memorial Chapel will be a “Memorial Garden”...

Prayer Shawls 4 Fallen Soldiers ([email protected]) is an organization with groups throughout the country who work to send handmade prayer shawls and/or lap robes to families who have lost a loved one while serving our country. Members of Trindle Spring Lutheran Church would like to extend our sincere sympathy and to honor your loved one's sacrifice and memory by sending our prayers and comfort through a prayer gift which will be mailed to you. If you are interested, please contact me...

In memory of Marilyn Gabbard. We shall always be grateful for her service ^ sacrifice to this Nation.

To the family and friends of Command Sgt. Marilyn L. Gabbard:
It has truly been my honor to sign Marilyn's guest book these past few years. Unfortunately, due to complications from my Multiple Sclerosis, this may be the last message I'm able to write. Please forgive me and know that Marilyn will always be remembered in my home.
With love and respect ~ Peggy

To the family of Command Sgt. Marilyn L. Gabbard:
The Fort Snelling Memorial Chapel Foundation will be honoring your loved one at the non-denominational Christian Memorial Day Remembrance worship service at 11:00 a.m. on Sunday 27 May 2012. We will remember the casualties of the Global War on Terrorism from Minnesota … and the bordering states of Iowa, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin. Outside of the historic Fort Snelling Veterans Memorial Chapel will be a “Memorial Garden”...

January 20, 2012
To the family and friends of Command Sgt. Marilyn L. Gabbard:
Always remembering Marilyn. "Some gave all."

To the family of Command Sgt Marilyn L Gabbard:
The Fort Snelling Memorial Chapel Foundation will be honoring your loved one at the non-denominational Memorial Day Sunday worship service at 11:00 a.m. on 29 May 2011. We will remember the casualties of the Global War on Terrorism from Minnesota … and the neighboring states of Iowa, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin. Outside of the historic Fort Snelling Veterans Memorial Chapel will be a “Memorial Garden” filled with some 200...

Although a few days late, but Rest In Peace for ever. Your sacrifice will not be forgotten by people living around here.