1stLt Jared M. Landaker
United States Marine Corps

Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 364, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing

MAY 3, 1981 – FEB 7, 2007 |   Anbar Province, Iraq

Hometown: Big Bear City, CA

At school, Jared excelled in soccer, baseball, and football.  In his 1998 season, he was chosen as all-CIF defensive back for the Big Bear High School Bears and was selected to play in Hawaii his senior year. He graduated from the University of La Verne, CA, with a Bachelor of Science in Physics. He lived by the belief that “you should always be true to your convictions and never compromise your beliefs.”  To honor Jared’s legacy, as well as his 6 other crewmembers, the Landaker family established the Seven Stars Foundation