Fallen Heroes of Operation Enduring Freedom

Remembering the servicemembers who died in the service of their country.

Army Pfc. Brandon J. Wadman

19, of West Palm Beach, Florida.
Wadman died in Afghanistan when his vehicle rolled over. He was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 265th Air Defense Artillery, Florida National Guard, West Palm Beach, Florida. Died on May 5, 2004.

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"I remember that day still, over 12 years ago now... The night before they left he sat on my cot with me playing some shooting game with me and about 6 other soldiers wirelessly with our laptops. He left his compass on the rocks under my cot (had his name on it in marker) I didn't see it till the next morning literally seconds before they left. Sitting in the back of that LMTV when I ran outside to bring it to you. Last thing I said was "here's your compass you left it under my cot, have a safe trip, I'll see you whenever I take a ride to Kabul maybe we will have time for a game too". Sadly that other game never happened you might be gone but you'll never be forgotten to any of us."
Jeremy Doubleday (Spc Doubleday then) of Ortonville, MN

"To Brandons family its been a very long time but it still feels like yesterday. My name is SSG Wells I was the the one who picked up brandon in ft myers that early morning in march of 2004. He stayed with me in west palm and then on to Fort Dix N.J. I still remember the night we left his mothers last words to me was take care of my son. theirs not a day that goes by without me thinking of that. Brandon was a good man and a great soldier. with this I send my deepest condolences."
SSG James R. Wells of Lehigh Acres Fl

"This month you've been on my mind....i miss a good friend! I still see you standing there in biology class with your red coat on books in hand laughing at something stupid I said. Our hearts are broken without you...one day my friend we will laugh together again!"
Melssa of Cape coral fl

"To the family of:Brandon J.Wadman
I am so sorry for the loss of your love one. My heart cries out for you in your grief and you have my thoughts and prayers. He died a hero defending freedom. May you have the peace and understanding that only comes from God. Prayerfully we will all meet in Heaven one day where we will rest in the arms of Jesus. If you need prayer or need someone to talk to, please call or write my pastor: Rev. John Pearrell 11677 Brown Bridge Rd., Covington, GA 30016. (770)787-1015.
Your friend in Jesus Christ, Polly Ballew Covington,Ga"1-21-11"

"To the Wadman family I just want to pay my respect to Brandon. Brandon, Tony, and me we all grew up together. I used to live next to tony. Brandon we miss you and you will never be forgotten."
Paul Nastasi of Cape Coral, FL

"To your Family and Friends: Although I did not ever meet you Brandon I see you very often. I design a poster tribute with pictures of Florida Department of Transportation family military personnel that is displayed our lobby at District One Headquarters, 801 N. Broadway, Bartow, Florida. You have a special spot.
Another thing that bonds us is that my best lil' buddy was killed on the same date May 5 th 1968 in Quang Tri Provence, Vietnam.
To his friends, please stop by in Bartow to see our tribute to our FDOT's Military Family... "Land of the Free, Because of the Brave"."
Ken Campbell of Lakeland, FL

"Brandon Wadman,
It has been more than six years and you are still with us everyday. Your dedicated display reminds me everyday, why I am here. You'll always be family and a true Hero.

I salute you."
RAYMOND NAGLEY Unit Admin Officer of West Palm Beach, FL

"Brandon's graveside is in the Cape Coral/Ft. Myer's area...My son Jason was with him...you can contact him at jason.gulli@yahoo.com"
Karen Gulli of West Palm Beach, FL

"Where is Brandon's gravesite?"
Derek Brown

"its been a while since you went but the memories of what you stood for are still among us. we miss you brother."

"The soldiers do not speak. Nevertheless, they are heard in the still houses: who has not heard them? They have a silence that speaks for them at night and when the clock counts. They say: We are young. We have died. Remember us. They say: We have done what we could but until it is finished it is not done. They say: We have given our lives but until it is finished no one can know what our lives gave. They say: Our deaths are not ours: they are yours they will mean what you make them. They say: Weather our lives and our deaths are for peace and a new hope or for nothing we cannot say: it is you who must say this. They say: We leave you our deaths. Give them their meaning. We were young. they say. We have died. Remember us:"
William Taylor of BONITA SPRINGS, FL

"To the Wadman Family,
My name is Daniel Bruni. I lived just a few houses away from Brandon in Cape Coral. I was always friendly with Brandon, and we even played together when we were younger from time to time. I wasn't the best of Friends to Brandon. I cant say that i was mean to him, but I have often wished i was a lot nicer to him. He was always a sweet boy, helpful, friendly and kind, and I was always afraid to be friends with him least I be seen as weak for being friends to such a sweet kid, in the 'hard life' of school.

One day, about a year ago (sometime in spring 2007) I happened across an article..

" Pfc. Brandon J. Wadman of West Palm Beach, Fla., died May 5 in Afghanistan when his vehicle rolled over. Pfc. Wadman was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 265th Air Defense Artillery, Florida National Guard, West Palm Beach, Fla."

I was in shock. I can't believe that the sweet boy next door that I used to play with is no longer with us. I read all the things written, everything that was said. I read about his courage, to volunteer to go and serve our country, to serve me. And I read about how he made the ultimate sacrifice, so that I might keep taking everything for granted.

I didn't know what to do, I still don't. I didn't want to go through the lists of those who died. I wanted to pretend that there were no lists, that I didn't see that article. I didn't want to see more people that I used to know, gone. I didn't want to realize that the names I didn't know were just as real to others. I was afraid. I am afraid. and I look back now and I realize.. Brandon was never weak, not once, I was the weak one, and I am so sorry. I'm sorry I wasn't stronger when Brandon was young, I'm sorry I didn't repay him with the same kindness he showed me, and I'm sorry that I only have the ability to realize all of it when it is long too late. I'm sorry to your Brandon, and I'm sorry to you.

I will go through the lists of the brave men and women who have given their lives for our country, and I will grieve as a man should, I will be a stronger person in life, And I will be able to see it in others, as i was unable to before.. From now on, Brandon will always be my strength."
Daniel Bruni of Tallahassee, FL

"The last time I spoke to Brandon was in the hallway in FT. Dix New Jersey. We got into an argument over something very small and meaningless. We were all exhausted from the intense pre-mobilization training and his last impression of me may not be so great. I never had the chance to apologize 'cause we flew out on different birds and the Rollover happened when we hit the ground. I'll never get to apologize to you brother, but because of that incident I now leave every argument with closure and an apology, always. You taught me that. I still wear your KIA bracelet, we all do. It's the least we can do out of respect man. I hope you can accept my apology, as late as it is. I am making a Geocache here in Alaska and it will be in your honor. I'll put it in a great place and everyone can read about how you are so well loved and how you were a great soldier."
SGT Smith Russell of Delta Junction, AK

"November 18, 2007
To the family of Pfc. Brandon J. Wadman:
Brandon gave the ultimate sacrifice and will be held in the hearts of Americans forever. I cannot and will not let our fallen heroes be forgotten. My deepest sympathy to you. "Some gave all."
Peggy Childers
"Don't Let The Memory Of Them Drift Away"
www.IraqWarHeroes.org"
Peggy Childers of Carson City, NV

"Be certain that your loved one served his country with the highest ideals, and he will be honored in our hearts, and the hearts of so many, for this tremendous sacrifice."
Larry W. Brotherton of Monroe, Washington

"Its been a while since that tragic day, but I remember it very clearly. My squad leader and I were guarding a Taliban prisoner about to undergo surgery before being sent to Guantanimo, Cuba for questioning. Every time I feel a surge of patriotism I think of PFC Wadman, and the ultimate sacrifice he had made for our great nation. He was not required to be in the war, he volunteered with very minimal notice after just being released from initial training. As much of a patriot as I am, I doubt that I would have done the same.
Sadly, the most beautiful words God can create can not console his family enough. PFC Wadman, I salute you.
For God and country, For the love of freedom: Fix Bayonettes, Push Forward!
God Bless you and your family.

SSG. Ryan "Fish" Fischer
A-BTRY 2-265TH ADA "AVENGER"
For Home And Country"
Fischer, Ryan of Palm Bay, Florida

"How can I get a bracelet?"

"To the Wadman Family: I was a new PFC in what was 32nd AAMDC HHB when this incident happened. Wadman was a part of our family. I just wanted to let you know that he will never be forgotten. I just transferred to what was then the 2-265th and now is the 715th MP BN and his memory is still in their hearts and thoughts. His courage is taught to all new incoming soldiers til this day. He truly was a wonderful and brave soldier. And will never be forgotten. God bless."
of Melbourne, Fl

"The first time I met PFC Brandon Wadman, was on May 5th 2004 on a desolate road outside of Kabul Afghanistan. The first time I met Brandon, I was trying to bring him back. I was the senior medic who came upon the accident that Brandon and his fellow soldiers were in that day; myself and 2 combat lifesavers who were in his company were the only medical personnel on scene. I was the one who took charge of the scene, made the order for medivac helicopters to transport the wounded, and make the difficult decision as to who will go first. Along with Brandon were 17 other wounded personnel, some seriously injured.
The loss that Brandonís family has endured is one that weighs heavily. A young vibrant soldier serving his country, gave everything to ensure that freedom and our way of life for our children will stand the test of time through tyranny and oppression.
I read what Brandonís friends and people who have never even met him wrote on this tribute page and wish I could have known him. He was obviously a very special person with a great heart who lived his life for others over himself. I never gave up on Brandon, we tried everything in our power to bring him back, we never stopped trying. I want to say Iím sorry to Brandonís family and friends, sorry I could not have done more to have this brave and selfless person with you today."
SGT James M. Molloy of Dallas TX

"I too am a WADMAN, born the daughter of Francis and Laurene. I don't know if your family is related to mine in some distant way. When I came across this web site and read about all the wonderful things written about Brandon, my heart broke. I cried as if he were one of my brothers.
From one Wadman to another, my love, sympathies and heart felt gratitude."
Mary Wadman Kendall of Granville IL

"On the 2 year aniversary of this tragic accident I can only think of what the family must feel. All of us who knew him and served with him wear a braclet everyday to remind us of what a good troop he was. The type of individual that would give you his last dollar if he could see that you needed it. Although I didnt know him as well as alot of people did but I did get a chance to serve with this individual and all I can say is; "I couldn't have asked for a better person to be deployed with.""
SPC. Tony Tassillo of C Brty. 2-265 ADA

"HI my name is cortney creamer i live in mansfeld ohio i am 14 her is a pome i wright

Was the night before Christmas, he lived all alone in a one bedroom house made of plaster and stone. I had come down the chimney with presents to give, and to see just who in this home did live. I looked all about a strange sight I did see no tinsel no presents not even a tree. No stocking by the mantle just boots filled with sand, on the wall hung pictures of far distant lands. With medals and badges, awards of all kinds. A sober thought came through my mind. For this house was the home of a soldier
ONCE I COULD SEE CLEARLY. THE SOLDIER LAY SLEEPING, SILENT, ALONE, CURLED UP ON THE FLOOR IN THIS ONE BEDROOM HOME. THE FACE WAS SO GENTLE, THE ROOM IN SUCH DISORDER, NOT HOW I PICTURED A UNITED STATES SOLDIER.WAS THIS THE HERO OF WHOM I'D JUST READ? CURLED UP ON A PONCHO, THE FLOOR FOR A BED? I REALIZED THE FAMILIES THAT I SAW THIS NIGHT, OWED THEIR LIVES TO THESE SOLDIERS WHO WERE WILLING TO FIGHT. SOON ROUND THE WORLD, THE CHILDREN WOULD PLAY, AND GROWNUPS WOULD CELEBRATE A BRIGHT CHRISTMAS DAY. THEY ALL ENJOYED FREEDOM EACH MONTH OF THE YEAR, BECAUSE OF THE SOLDIERS, LIKE THE ONE LYING HERE. I COULDN'T HELP WONDER HOW MANY LAY ALONE, ON A COLD CHRISTMAS EVEN A LAND FAR FROM HOME. THE VERYTHOUGHT BROUGHT A TEAR TO MY EYE, I DROPPED TO MY KNEES AND STARTED TO CRY. THE SOLDIER AWAKENED AND I HEARD A ROUGH VOICE, "SANTA DON'T CRY, THIS LIFE IS MY CHOICE I FIGHT FOR FREEDOM, I DON'T ASK FOR MORE, MY LIFE IS MY GOD, MY COUNTRY, MY CORPS." THE SOLDIER ROLLED OVER AND DRIFTED TO SLEEP, I COULDN'T CONTROL IT, I CONTINUED TO WEEP. I KEPT WATCH FOR HOURS, SO SILENT AND STILL AND WE BOTH SHIVERED FROM THE COLD NIGHT'S CHILL.I DIDN'T WANT TO LEAVEON THAT COLD, DARK, NIGHT,THIS GUARDIAN OF HONOR SO WILLING TO FIGHT.THEN THE SOLDIER ROLLED OVER,WITH A VOICE SOFT AND PURE,WHISPERED, "CARRY ON SANTA,IT'S CHRISTMAS DAY, ALL IS SECURE."ONE LOOK AT MY WATCH,AND I KNEW HE WAS RIGHT."MERRY CHRISTMAS MY FRIEND,AND TO ALL A GOOD NIGHT.""
cortney of ohio

"HI my name is cortney creamer creamer i live in mansfeld ohio i am 14 her is a pome i wright

Was the night before Christmas, he lived all alone in a one bedroom house made of plaster and stone. I had come down the chimney with presents to give, and to see just who in this home did live. I looked all about a strange sight I did see no tinsel no presents not even a tree. No stocking by the mantle just boots filled with sand, on the wall hung pictures of far distant lands. With medals and badges, awards of all kinds. A sober thought came through my mind. For this house was the home of a soldier
ONCE I COULD SEE CLEARLY. THE SOLDIER LAY SLEEPING, SILENT, ALONE, CURLED UP ON THE FLOOR IN THIS ONE BEDROOM HOME. THE FACE WAS SO GENTLE, THE ROOM IN SUCH DISORDER, NOT HOW I PICTURED A UNITED STATES SOLDIER.WAS THIS THE HERO OF WHOM I'D JUST READ? CURLED UP ON A PONCHO, THE FLOOR FOR A BED? I REALIZED THE FAMILIES THAT I SAW THIS NIGHT, OWED THEIR LIVES TO THESE SOLDIERS WHO WERE WILLING TO FIGHT. SOON ROUND THE WORLD, THE CHILDREN WOULD PLAY, AND GROWNUPS WOULD CELEBRATE A BRIGHT CHRISTMAS DAY. THEY ALL ENJOYED FREEDOM EACH MONTH OF THE YEAR, BECAUSE OF THE SOLDIERS, LIKE THE ONE LYING HERE. I COULDN'T HELP WONDER HOW MANY LAY ALONE, ON A COLD CHRISTMAS EVEN A LAND FAR FROM HOME. THE VERYTHOUGHT BROUGHT A TEAR TO MY EYE, I DROPPED TO MY KNEES AND STARTED TO CRY. THE SOLDIER AWAKENED AND I HEARD A ROUGH VOICE, "SANTA DON'T CRY, THIS LIFE IS MY CHOICE I FIGHT FOR FREEDOM, I DON'T ASK FOR MORE, MY LIFE IS MY GOD, MY COUNTRY, MY CORPS." THE SOLDIER ROLLED OVER AND DRIFTED TO SLEEP, I COULDN'T CONTROL IT, I CONTINUED TO WEEP. I KEPT WATCH FOR HOURS, SO SILENT AND STILL AND WE BOTH SHIVERED FROM THE COLD NIGHT'S CHILL.I DIDN'T WANT TO LEAVEON THAT COLD, DARK, NIGHT,THIS GUARDIAN OF HONOR SO WILLING TO FIGHT.THEN THE SOLDIER ROLLED OVER,WITH A VOICE SOFT AND PURE,WHISPERED, "CARRY ON SANTA,IT'S CHRISTMAS DAY, ALL IS SECURE."ONE LOOK AT MY WATCH,AND I KNEW HE WAS RIGHT."MERRY CHRISTMAS MY FRIEND,AND TO ALL A GOOD NIGHT.""
cortney of ohio

"Brandon,
I would like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for our Country. And to your family, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

"Home And Country"(265th ADA Motto)"

"I was friends with Brandon in school. We hung out some out of school at his house and I miss him so much. I didnt hear about his death till the funeral was over, Brandon I love you and miss you."
Jana of North Fort Myers

"The Fifer George Weissenfels Society Children of the American Revolution of Palm Beach County, Florida, extend deepest condolences to the family of PFC. Wadman. We are a society of children learning the value of his ultimate sacrifice.
President Nikki Chimato"
Brenda Pike, Sr. President of Palm Beach County, FL

"I live in Lafayette, Indiana. At our high school we honored all of our fallen hero's, with flags that covered the school yard. My boss at Lafayette Copier, sponsered 3 flags. I have the flag & pole with the following attached: In grateful memory of Army Natinal Guard PRivate 1st Calss Brandon James Wadman age 19, from West Palm Beach, FL US who died on 5/5/2004 in Kabul while defending liberty for you and me. I would love to be able to send this tribute to his family. Do you know how I could go about this? I can be contacted at the email address: cherimck@yahoo.com or Lafayette Copier phone# 765-446-2230. I appreciate any help you can give me. Thanks Cheri"
Cheri McKenzie of Lafayette, IN USA

"We love you and miss you very much. You are a hero."
Phil, Barb, Heather and Brandon of Lafayette, Indiana

"For PFC Brandon Wadman and Family: Brandon, Thank you for your sacrifice to the ideals of FREEDOM. You served selflessly and paid the Ultimate price. We will reap the benefits of your Sacrifice! To the Wadman family, I lost my father October 30, 2004; he is a retired Command Sergeant Major in the United States Army, served in Korea and Vietnam and was only 68. I miss him so much and know that your loss can not be lessened by my condolences. My father always admired and championed the young soldiers that served for him. Please take comfort in knowing that the Sergeant Major is there looking out for your son!!. I served in the 3rd and 2nd Battalions of the 265th and I am proud of your son and all the soldiers who are serving! First to Fire!!"
Dylan Hughes of Davie, Florida

"TO THE WADMAN FAMILY FROM THE WAHL FAMILY, DEEPLY SADDEN FOR THE LOST OF BRANDON. I APPRECIATE BRANDON'S SERVICE TO OUR COUNTRY. AN HE IS NOT FORGOTTEN! WE LOST OUR SON LAST MAY IN BALAD, IRAQ. SO THANKFUL OUR SON SERVED FOR THE GOOD OF AMERICA. BRANDON WAS MORE THEN A SOLDIER AND HERO! BRANDON YOU ARE IN MY PRAY'S."
LEONARD WAHL of VALLEY STREAM NY

"Brandon, I definitely miss having you to ride home from drill with. I was kind of upset when you could drive your truck again and didn't need me anymore.. :( It took me several months before I could listen to my Ludacris cd without crying remembering you singing it with me. I miss you very much.. the Christmas party this past December at the unit did nothing but remind me of you and how we all sat at the table during the Christmas party the year before making fun of the AWFUL singer they hired lol. I didn't want you going to Afghanistan, but you went anyway and I admire your courage. I'll always remember you."
Spc Rugg, Melissa of Fort Myers, FL

"Brandon was always the best friend a person could wish for or ask for, he will be remembered, loved and his memory cherished forever."
Shawna of North Fort Myers, Fl

"To the family of Brandon J. Wadman,
Brandon was a very brave and courageous soldier who touched us all in way we will never forget. I pray for you everyday and we couldn't of gotten through this deployment without Brandon watching over us from above. He will always live inside his fellow comrades hearts and we will never forget. Thank you for everything and you will always be in our prayers. I will carry his name with me the rest of my life.

SGT. BonJorno
A BTRY 265 ADA"
Andrew BonJorno of Melbourne, FL

"To the family of Brandon Wadman: On a bright and glorious Mother's Day, my son came home and we were all filled with thoughts of the joy and pride you would have felt had Brandon been returning with his unit. My son proudly wears a band in honor of Brandon and brought one for me to wear as well. Our thoughts were with you on that day and will remain with you forever. I thank you for your sacrifice."
Linda Bon-Jorno of Melbourne, Florida

"Thank You Brandon for everything you've given to us. I was there by your side at the end and I know your now in a better place. Thank You to the parents of Brandon for raising such a brave man. I pray for the safe return of the 2/265th and all other soldiers fighting for us. Thank You."
jason.gulli@us.army.mil of West Palm Beach, FL

"I'm proud of you Wadman for doing what you did. You will always be my WadaRetard! I love you so much.
Meg"
Meghan of Cape Coral

"To the family of PFC Brandon Wadman-
I can't even begin to comprehend the pain and sorrow you all feel. I'm only 18 and I have friends that are in Iraq right now. You all have experienced my greatest fear... that they won't come back. I don't know what the future holds for them or for your family but I pray for the troops over there each and every day. All I know to do is leave everything in God's hands because He controls everything and knows everything. I'm praying for your family."
Amanda R of Duncanville,Texas

"To the family and friends,

Our prayers are with you in this most difficult time and we thank you for your loved ones bravery and sacrifice. May God strengthen you from knowing that fellow Americans and people around the world care about you and grieve with you in your loss. Your loved one is a hero. Greater love have no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13.

God bless you.

Home Front Ministries
Shepherd of the Hills Church
Porter Ranch, CA"

"Thanks for stepping forward when America needed you. To the family - Thank you for your contribution to our liberty and freedom. I'm sorry for your tremendous loss."
Ronald Carlson of Montrose, MN

"Private Wadman, goodbye soldier and thank you. You are my hero."
Bill of Houston, Texas

"To tha family of Brandon. Please contact me. My heart goes out to you all. james.m.molloy@us.army.mil"
J. Mike Molloy

"Brandon Wadman...you will be greatly missed.. you were my battle buddy from ait and our first drills together as commo partners in 3rd bat 265th.. i will miss you soo much."
kate johnson, pfc of naples, fl usa

"Brandon Wadman...you will be greatly missed.. you were my battle buddy from ait and our first drills together as commo partners in 3rd bat 265th.. i will miss you soo much."
kate johnson, pfc of naples, fl usa

"Dear Brandon,
My name is Jaye. I went to high school with you. I was a freshman while you were a junior. You are one who made me want to live. Those times I said I wish I was never born, you fixed me up. The way you hugged me and said you were glad I was born and that my parents were glad too. I was heavily depressed. You were a great friend to me and you still are my friend, in spirit. Sometimes I see you in the back of my mind and I'm very happy.I love you and I know you can see me from heaven.

Your loving friend, Jaye"
Jaye Salehi of Cape Coral, FL:

"We Will NEVER FORGET !"
Please KNOW so many people share your sadness, and we are remembering your family in your loss and your deep grief. Your HERO, Brandon, will be remembered by name. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. God Bless you. Pat & Sandi Breckenridge from Montana "

"To Brandon's family, I am so very sorry for your tragic loss. Please know that many of us appreciate his service and sacrifice for our country."
F.Smith of Pennsylvania

"To the family of PFC Wadman: It was an honor for me to serve as Brandon's Squad Leader during our mobilization training and our time in Aghanistan. Please rest assured that soldiers at the scene and hospital did everything humanly possible for your son. I know our pain and loss cannot compare to yours, but we share the pain as well as the honor of knowing and having worked with such a fine selfless man as your son. My heartfelt prayers are with you. God bless."
SSG Robert Meeks of A. 2/265 ADA Melbourne, FL

"On behalf of A Btry 2-265th ADA please accept our deepest condolences and sympathy for your loss during this difficult time. Thankyou PFC Wadman for your Dedication, Courage, and Loyalty to the United States, the Florida Army National Guard, and the United States Army. Your loss was not in vain, for the price of freedom is high and you paid the ultimate sacrifice, for this we Honor and Commend you. You will not be forgotten. You are in our thoughts and prayers."
A BTRY 2-265TH ADA (AVENGER) of Melbourne, FL

"To Brandon's Family and Friends:

On behalf of the Blanco-Caldas family, we send our sincerest condolences. We share the same loss ... the same pain. Our prayers are with you in this most difficult time and we thank you for his bravery and sacrifice.

Sincerely,

The Family of Capt. Ernesto M. Blanco-Caldas, 82nd Airborne, KIA Iraq 12/28/2003.

Gloria Caldas (his mom) of San Antonio, TX"
gloria.caldas@banksterling.com

"To Brandon's Family:
There are no words to express the sorrow we feel for your loss. May God bless you and help you through this time."
Dan and Meg Manninen of San Antonio, Texas

"Thank you Brandon Wadman, you will not be forgotten. Your bravery goes beyond words. I want to express my deepest gratitude for your sacrifice. To the family and friends, my prayers and deep condolences in your loss. May God strengthen you from knowing that fellow Americans and people around the world care about you and grieve with you in your loss. God bless you all. A very appreciative fellow American,"
Leo Titus of Grayslake, Illinios

"To the family and friends of Pfc. Brandon Wadman:
May God's grace be with you during your time of grief. Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you and we feel your loss and share in your sorrow. Bless Brandon for the sacrifice he has made to make a better life for the rest of us."
The Ford Family of Wells, Nevada

"To the family and friends of Pfc. Brandon Wadman:
I am saddened by the loss of your loved one. He will always be remembered as a hero for fighting for freedom. I hope that this website will be a source of comfort and encouragement for you during this difficult time, and in the future as you recall the memories of Brandon, who continues to live on in your heart."
Tim Rivera of Powder Springs, Georgia

Honor them by remembering... Freedom - is their gift to us But his soul goes marching on