I Want to Memorialize A Fallen Soldier

For those with a friend or family member who made the ultimate sacrifice for their country 136 People

    My Friend Jack

    I was 65 when I met Jack in Waco Tx. at the VA facility where we were attending an 8 week program for PTSD, he was 35 and somehow we bonded and he became the first friend I had in 35 years. I`m a Vietnam vet that served in the navy and he was a sniper in Iraq and he was really...
    Pmacphoto Pmacphoto
    70+, M
    May 29, 2012

    My Uncle, My Hero

                                        ROLL OF HONOUR        City of Toronto...
    glorygirl glorygirl
    56-60, F
    4 Responses Aug 31, 2007

    Different Time Different War

    way to many have taken the long walk and i was one of them but for some reason i was told it was not my time yet and woke up in an army hopspital with our grandmother screamingi learned the day after i was shot down in a plane by friendly fire my wife was killed walking to her...
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2
    61-65, M
    1 Response Jan 29, 2012

    SPC Jeffrey L. White Jr.

    --Is it bad that i only knew him for a couple of a seconds, but i feel like he is a part of me? In those few seconds, I could tell he was animated, polite, friendly and a positive person. He had been bragging about the big hole that he hit while driving. We all laughed but did...
    Entrenched Entrenched
    22-25, F
    1 Response Feb 25, 2014

    I Will Always Remember You John

    Most of you may remember someone that has given their life in service to their country. Each one a tremendous loss to their family and loved ones. I remember a soldier that touched my life. He was my son's best friend, just 19 the week before he died. He spent many hours a week...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Nov 28, 2013

    You Will Not Be Forgotten

    This is for SSG Steve Reynolds who was a great leader and served in Iraq for two years.  He was a great friend and it hurt to speak at his memorial service a little over a year ago.  But I know he is in a better place and gave the ultimate sacrifice.
    jenmg83 jenmg83
    22-25, F
    May 28, 2007

    To My Friend Gene

    Who went thru WWII and the Korean War, coming home a "whole" person but got MRSA at the Veterans Hospital November 2005.  By September 2006 he was gone.  It's pretty ironic that he got thru both conflicts but died from a resistant bacteria he got at home...
    moxiesurvivor moxiesurvivor
    66-70, F
    4 Responses May 27, 2007

    My father, LCPL Bradley Lee Atkins,

    died on April 16th, 2002. He was just out of basic training to go to the war started after 9/11. He was running late for training and had been late several times, but the next week he was coming home to see me(4) and my little sister(2). He feared being throw in the brig and not...
    Morgan2016 Morgan2016
    18-21, F
    1 Response May 1, 2014

    "As America Prays" On Youtube.com

    There is an awesome 5+ minute DVD on youtube.com that is very honoring to our troops, and was very beautifully done. It is called "As America Prays." Check it out!!!
    Anxious Anxious
    26-30, F
    1 Response May 28, 2007

    I Was There.

    24 November 2005 will live on in my mind for the rest of my life.  It was the day I lost two very good friends.  SPC Marc Delgado and SSG Steven Reynolds 2nd Platoon 170th Military Police Company.  It was our second tour in Iraq and Steve had already made it...
    Sparky1176 Sparky1176
    26-30, M
    3 Responses May 29, 2007
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