Fallen Soldier: Todd M. Siebert

Todd M. Siebert
Dates: Died February 16, 2007
Hometown: Baden, PA
Branch of Service: Marine Corps
Rank: Captain
Player: Sonja Tang

Captain Todd M. Siebert, 34, of Baden, Penn., was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force at Camp Lejeune, N.C., and served during Operation Iraqi Freedom. On February 16, 2007, Capt. Siebert was killed while conducting combat operations in Anbar province, Iraq.

A 1990 graduate of North Allegheny High School, where he participated in the Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Program, Capt. Siebert enlisted in the Marines in 1992, and was promoted to sergeant two years later. He received a commission as an infantry officer in 1999.

“Todd was a very loving, caring, personable, sensitive person,” said his father. “From high school ROTC to the Marine Corps, he loves and believed in what he was doing. Everyone he met and knew thought highly of him. In his very last email from Iraq, he said he loved his job.”

He was awarded the Purple Heart, the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal, the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal, the Combat Action Ribbon and many others for his service and sacrifice.

Capt. Siebert’s son is a Folds of Honor Scholarship recipient.