2017 Freedom Cruise Fallen Soldier Honoree
Gunnery Sergeant Daniel J. Price
United States Marine Corps
JUNE 8, 1985 – JULY 29, 2012
Dan Price was born June 8, 1985, in Holland and was homeschooled, graduating in 2003.
He enlisted in the Marine Corps in 2003 and was initially assigned to 1st Reconnaissance Battalion. In 2008, he was selected for the Marine Corps Special Operations Command (MARSOC) and was assigned to 1st Marine Special Operations Battalion.
Dan was killed in action July 29, 2012, while conducting combat operations in Badghis Province, Afghanistan. He was serving on his third tour in Afghanistan and had previously completed three tours in Iraq.
He is survived by his wife Rachel, his parents Karl and Ruth Price, his brother Nathan and sister Rebecca.