Lima Company
Lima Company, a reserve unit from Columbus, Ohio, was one of the hardest hit units in Operation Iraqi Freedom. In Operation Matador, a mission that took place in May of 2005, eight Lima marines were lost, including Cpl. Dustin Derga.

The Matador Fallen
Marla Derga, stepmother of Cpl Dustin Derga, has created a piece depicting the fallen marines of Operation Matador. This limited edition print, beautifully depicts the Marines, soldier's cross, and an image from a dream. To learn more about the piece and the artist, please click on the link to the right.

Each print costs $30 and measures 20" x 12.5". Price includes shipping and handling. $5.00 of every sale will be donated to a fund to help maintain the memorial garden created for the 23 fallen heroes of Lima Co. located at the Marine Reserve Base in Columbus Ohio. We hope that you will take advantage of this wonderful piece and help the lost marines of Lima Company to be remembered forever.

Make a Purchase
To purchase a print please download the attached pdf, print it, fill it out and send it in. Your print will arrive in 2-3 weeks. If you have any questions please email


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Click to see the Lima Company Marines that made the ultimate sacrifice

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