Hero Stories for fallen military

My Hero. My Daughter. EMFN Amber Latricia Winbourne

My name is Michelle Hollis.  I lost my only daughter on April 3, 2009.  She was in the Navy deployed on the USS Theodore Roosevelt as part of Operation Enduring Freedom.  She passed away 2 weeks before due to come home while the ship was in the English Channel.  She left a 2 y.o son.  Her name is Amber L. Winbourne.  She was 23 y.o. and my absolute joy.  Losing a child changes you forever and the one of the hardest things to do is to figure out how to continue to live with the change in yours...

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My Hero. My Son. PV2 Matthew H. Huzzey.

To my son and hero, PV2 Matthew H. Huzzey: You were a soldier in the U.S. Army for only a short time but, you were a soldier at heart your entire 18 years on this earth.   As your mother, I am very proud of you for choosing to serve your country and protect the freedoms and those you love.  It takes great courage to choose to serve your country, especially in a time of war.  This was your dream, and instead of dreaming your life, you lived your dream, if only for a short time.  Thank you. Lov...

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Our Hero. Our Son. Pfc. Matthew Wildes

Pfc. Matthew Wildes wanted to join the Army at 16 years of age so he went in on the delayed entry program. He couldn't sign up until he turned 17 years of age with me & his dad's permission. He wanted to join so bad so we signed the paper for him to join. He wanted to be an INFANTRYMAN. We tried talking Matt into going in another MOS. But 11B is what he wanted to be. He went off to Ft. Benning 4/08. In BCT Matt got stress fractures in his legs. They sent him home for a month, then back to...

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'Houn Dawgs' finding IEDs in Afghanistan

Missouri's "Houn Dawgs" of the 203rd Engineer Battalion are sniffing out improvised explosive devices in Afghanistan and rendering them harmle

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My Hero. My son. Pfc Ryan D Christensen

My name is Suzette DeTulio my son was Pfc Ryan D Christensen U.S. Army he gave me away at my wedding 12-31-04 before he left for Iraq in Jan he died Nov.24,05 Thanks Giving Day.He is my hero and I miss him very much.Sending hugs and lots of love to heaven. lol

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My Hero. My Son. Pfc Ryan D Christensen, U.S. Army, Iraqi Freedom

MY ONLY CHILD WAS MY HERO AND I`M VERY PROUD OF HIM AND MISS HIM VERY MUCH HE WAS MY LIFE HE BECAME ILL IN IRAQ TEN MONTHS AFTER BEING THERE.CAME HOME A MONTH LATER AND DIED 6 DAYS AFTER HE CAME HOME.HE WAS WITH 1-64 AR 2ND BRIGADE 3RD ID NEVER FORGET LOVE FOR EVER CARRY YOU IN MY HEART. LOVE,

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Jhanner A. Tello

Pvt. Jhanner A. Tello, 29, of Los Angeles, California, died December 10, 2009, in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries sustained from a non-combat related incident. Pvt. Tello was assigned to the 3rd Aviation Support Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas. </d

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Our Hero. Our Son. 1LT Adam Malson.

Dear HERO BRACELETS, Our son, US ARMY Ranger 10th Mountain, 4-31, 1LT Adam Malson, was killed by a suicide vested bomber on February 19, 2005 while serving our country in IRAQ. Adam was a true patriot and a great American military hero. Briefly, 1LT Adam was at a check point with his platoon on the outskirts of Khadamiyah, IRAQ during the holy celebration of Asura. Several explosions were heard and he decided to act by splitting his platoon and race towards the action. Upon arrival, he strate...

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A memorial dinner.

I would like to say what a wonderful thing you are doing!! My husband is in Army Reserves during his first tour in Iraq one of his  soldiers Gregory Bellanger was KIA, and Greg's mom has a memorial dinner she does every year for her son. Well this year was first year I was able to go with my husband I was just floored and felt so much love and remembrance of this fallen soldier!! So she has a nice dinner this year was a turkey feast and raffles off a whole bunch of things one of items this ye...

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In Memory of my Hero. CPL Keith Eric Essary, US Army, Enduring Freedom

CPL Keith Eric Essary, US Army, Enduring Freedom In honor of CPL Keith Eric Essary. We love you and miss you so much! We will never forget! Shannon Ess

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