Seth Algrim, 22, a former Garden City resident who graduated from Garden City High School in 2003, died 30 October 2006 during a Marine training exercise at Camp Pendleton in California. Algrim had been in the Marines for a little more than three years. He had reenlisted and planned to continue his career attached to the 1st Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division, 1st Marine Expeditionary Force. Algrim, who had served in Iraq and Afghanistan, was scheduled to begin training in his new MOS. Algrim's personal awards include a Combat Action Ribbon, Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service medal and Sea Service Deployment Ribbon.
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