LCpl Omar G. D. Roebuck was born 24 June 1986 in Torrance, CA. He attended March Mountain High School in Moreno Valley, CA. where he graduated in June 2004. He joined the Marine Corps on 3 November 2008. Upon graduation of recruit training, he attended MCT where he was the company honor-man for his class. Following MCT, he attended Engineer Equipment Mechanic School followed by Assault Breacher Vehicle Mechanic School. While attending his MOS schools, he was selected as the class leader for both classes. He was promoted, meritoriously, to Lance Corporal on 2 June 2009. Lance Corporal Roebuck joined 2d Combat Engineer Battalion on 22 August 2009. He deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom on 15 October 2009. Lance Corporal Roebuck was a member of Assault Breacher Platoon during combat Operation ‘Cobra’s Anger’ which took place in the NowZad Valley, Helmand Province, Afghanistan. Omar G. D. Roebuck joined the Marine Corps to obtain a level of discipline and camaraderie unknown to the average civilian. His hobbies included boxing and motorcycle riding, specifically street bikes. His long term goal in the Marine Corps was to retire a Sergeant Major in twenty years. Lance Corporal Roebuck was a highly motivated and truly dedicated professional who always put others before himself. He never hesitated to do whatever was needed for his fellow Marines or to accomplish the mission. He was also a faithful friend, devoted Christian, and an outstanding leader of Marines whose flame will continue to burn in the memories of all 2d Combat Engineer Battalion Marines, past, present, and future. On December 22, 2009 while in direct support of Combat Operations, LCpl Roebuck was involved in a maintenance accident with an M-88 aboard Camp Leatherneck Afghanistan where he succumbed to his injuries. Lance Corporal Roebuck is survived by his father, mother and his sister. His personal awards include the Navy & Marine Corps Achievement Medal, Combat Action Ribbon, National Defense Service Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal and the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal. Lance Corporal Omar G. D. Roebuck, a son, a brother, a friend, and above all: One of the Few, The Proud, A United States Marine.