Sergeant Lucas T. Pyeatt

 

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Lucas Todd Pyeatt was born in Suffolk, England on March 5th, 1986 to parents Lon Scott and Cynthia Louise Pyeatt. Growing up, Sgt Pyeatt was an avid Civil War historian, accomplished musician, Eagle Scout, and active member in his church and community.

 

In his service, Sgt Pyeatt was an outstanding Marine, and exemplified the qualities and values of the Marine Corps. Deployed on January 19th, 2011 with the 2nd Radio Battalion, II MHG (1 MHG, I MEH Forward), Sgt Pyeatt was assigned to FOB Zeebrugee in Helmand Province, Afghanistan. On February 5th, 2011, just a few weeks before his 25th birthday, Sgt Pyett was killed in action during an IED attack.

 

A visitation and funeral were held for Sgt. Pyeatt in his hometown of West Chester, Ohio. As was his wish, Sgt. Pyeatt was interred at Arlington National Cemetery on February 28th, 2011. During his service, Sgt Pyeatt was awarded the Director of National Intelligence Medal of Valor, Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Navy & Marine Corps Achievement Medal, Good Conduct Medal, Global War on Terrorism Medal, Sea Services Ribbon, Iraq/Afghanistan Campaign Medal and the National Defense Service Ribbon. He was also added to the National Security Agency Memorial Wall.

 

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The Education Program provides free field trips, classes, and workshops to K-12 students. The program teaches US history, and the Core Values of Honor, Courage, and Commitment.

 

MCRD MUSEUM EDUCATION PROGRAM

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The Veteran Outreach & Increased Community Engagement (VOICE) Program provides regular opportunities for Marines, veterans, families, and the public to support one another.

 

VOICE

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Marines, Sailors, and families stationed on the Depot and WRR maintain a high level of performance in a stressful environment. Depot and WRR Support Programs provide resources and relief to our active duty & families.

DEPOT/WRR SUPPORT

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The MCRD Museum Reference Center welcomes all researchers.  There is no charge to use the collections. Please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to make an appointment if you would like to conduct research at the Reference Center.  

MCRD MUSEUM REFERENCE CENTER

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The MCRD Museum offers free resources and opportunities for Boy Scouts. Prospective Eagle Scouts are encouraged to contact the museum with ideas for projects that would benefit both the Scout and the Museum.

INFORMATION FOR BOY SCOUTS

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The MCRD Museum offers free resources and opportunities for Girl Scouts. In addition to guided tours, the MCRD Museum offers three badge or award workshops. Classes and volunteer opportunities are also available.

INFORMATION FOR GIRL SCOUTS

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