LCpl Eric W. Herzberg
United States Marine Corps

Kilo Company, 3rd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, Regimental Combat Team 5, 2nd Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward)

JUN 7, 1986 – OCT 21, 2006 |   Habbaniyah, Iraq

Hometown: Severna Park, MD

An athlete, a fan of Irish and patriotic country music, an avid video gamer and rugby player, Eric loved his country and his Catholic faith.  He played soccer, football, rugby and wrestling, and was nicknamed "The Iron Curtain" in soccer for his defensive skills.  To honor Eric’s legacy, the Herzberg family established the Eric W. Herzberg Memorial Scholarship.

Eric W. Herzberg Memorial Scholarship - Severna Park, MD

Eric’s family established this scholarship at his high school in 2007 and always awards a minimum of $5,000.  Criteria includes researching and writing an essay about Eric and about the meaning of service. Dog Tag Legacy Fund is proud to support this scholarship in honor of LCpl. Eric W. Herzberg.