Images: Modesto, Calif., Marine's Memorial in Iraq [Image 2 of 8]
As Marines and Sailors shuffle past the memorial of Lance Cpl. Aaron W. Simons, a Marine from 1st Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, offers one final expression of affection to the memorial of Lance Cpl. Aaron W. Simons, a Marine killed in western Al Anbar Province, Iraq, April 24, 2006. Simons, a two-time Operation Iraqi Freedom veteran, was a 20-year-old from Modesto, Calif.