In Memoriam

Cpl. Robby Reyes United States Marine Corps

Cpl. Reyes was killed in a training accident while served as a crew chief  on the MV-22 Osprey aircraft. Reyes was deployed in March of 2012 to serve on the USS Iwo Jima. Two short weeks later, the U.S. Marine Corps informed his wife Candice that Robby had passed away in a military training exercise.

Los Angeles Police,Emerald Society Pipes and Drums were honored to be a small part in the services honoring him.

Note from Mrs. Candice Reyes

Jeremiah Mackey San Bernardino County Sheriff 

EOW February 12, 2013

2013 Police Emerald Society JEREMIAH MACKAY Celebration of Life 

Joshua Cullins EOW: October 18, 2010

   
The LAPES Pipe and Drum Band would like to extend their condolences to the family and friends of LAPD Officer and United States Marine Corps Staff Sergeant Joshua Cullins. Joshua was activated and serving in the Helmand Province in Afghanistan. On October 18, 2010 Joshua was killed by a road side bomb.

In August, 2010 SSG Cullins was injured by a bomb blast while serving on the same deployment in Afghanistan. He recovered from his injuries. His extended family from LAPD made these two videos to wish him a speedy recovery and his return back to LAPD.

Robert J. Cottle EOW: March 24, 2010

 
LAPD Police Officer III+I and United States Marine Corps Sergeant Major Robert J. Cottle was killed on March 24, 2010 by a roadside bomb in the Helmand Province of Afghanistan.  RJ was the first LAPD officer to be killed while serving in Iraqi or Afghanistan.  RJ had completed two tours in Iraqi prior to his deployment to Afghanistan.  RJ was a member of LAPD’s elite SWAT unit.

The LAPES Pipe and Drum Band would like to extend their condolences to RJ’s wife, family, and friends.

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LAPD Police Officer III+I Randal Simmons EOW: February 7, 2008

Officer Simmons was killed in the line of duty on February 7, 2008 while engaged in a SWAT operation. Randy was the first LAPD SWAT officer to be killed in the line of duty. The LAPES Pipes and Drum Band would like to extend their condolences to the family and friends of Randy Simmons.