Fallen Heroes of Operation Iraqi Freedom

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

Army Spc. Marvin A. Camposiles

25, of Austell, Georgia.
Camposiles died in Samarra, Iraq, when he was electrocuted while performing routine generator maintenance. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 26th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, Schweinfurt, Germany. Died on April 17, 2004.

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"It was an honor to serve by your side Camposilles! You are missed dearly every day!!
HHC 1-26"
Chris Crossland of Kyle, Texas

"Miss you, Campo. Till Valhalla."
SGT Paul Jones of DSM, IA

"My dearest friend, hero, love, brother and amazing man. There is not a day that goes by I don't have pain in my heart from you not being here and though I blame so many for this misfortune I blame myself more that I was not there to do more to keep you in my life. Losing you has been my greatest lost in life and I do not know where to turn for comfort but to my memories of you. I hate not having you to talk to or see your smiling face. Love you a lot and miss you even more papi. You are a great man and most honorable hero."
Antonio Clifton of Norfolk, VA

"Hopefully you are where I will go once its my turn and I will get the opportunity to share with you how Happy our son has made me and how much alike you both are. I will always be thankful for my little mini you. Enjoy eternity as your memory will live in us who's life you've touched those wonderful 26 years God allowed us to have you. I will make sure that our baby knows what a wonderful human being he came from and feels proud."
GM of Alpharetta GA

"Happy birthday Marvin, today would have been your 33rd birthday, we miss you and love you so much.

your sister always"
Nielka Campo of Sedalia MO

"Miss You like crazy Campo its been 7 years and still feels like yesterday"
michael martin of belcamp,md

"i love you so much i am in middle school but i know you know that already if olny you were here because i know you would be proud of me"
ernesto your brother of sedalia, MO

"I know that every day that goes by you are always looking down at all of us. Not a day goes by that you are not missed! I know that you will always listen when I need you."
Barbie

"Happy Birthday Marvin, today was going to be your 31st birthday :(

we love you so much."
Nielka Campo of Missouri

"WE MISS YOU SOO MUCH MARVIN ...ATT YOUR COUSIN"
ERVIN CAMPOS of MANAGUA ,NICARAGUA

"Marvin, today is another year that goes by and you are not here, today April 17th are 5 years of your death and we remember as if it was yesterday.

We miss you and hope that we can wake up from this nightmare and for you to be here next to us.

We love you"
Nielka of Austell GA

"next monday was supposed to be Marvin's 30th birthday and another more year has gone by and he is not here.

your nephew Angel is just like you i know you know that. thanks for that.

your sister Nielka"
Nielka of Mableton GA

"Marvin Fuistes un gran amigo de mi infancia, pasamos muy buenos ratos juntos, te extraño amigo, se que Dios se encuentra contigo.

Envio mis mas sinceras muestras de apoyo a Marvin, Martha, Anielka.

Alvaro Martin Soto. alvaromartinsoto@hotmail.com"
Alvaro Martin Soto. of Jinotega Nicaragua.

"Wus good big bro? Damn I miss you. I won't bore you with the news, as angels know everything and see everything. I expect no less from you than to continue to be a guardian angel as you were in the physical. My conversations with you are endless, to me you never left you just managed to now be everywhere for everyone. I just felt the need to let you know, I've never forgotten you. I love you and always have."
J. Ramirez of GA.

"May 24, 2008
To the family of Spc. Marvin A. Camposiles:
Marvin 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

"Yesterday was Marvin's 4th year anniversary and it is still hard to accept and believe what has happened. There is not a day that we don't think about him. He is always in our thoughts and prayers but mostly in our hearts. Mavin, te extraño tanto. THere are always so many constant reminders of you ever which way I turn. You will always be remembered by me and my family. I miss you!!!"
Barbie of Kennesaw, Georgia/USA

"Tomorrow was supposed to be Marvin's 29th birthday, a day that my family always remembers and will never forget, is a sad day because he is not hear with us.

Happy 29th birthday"
Nielka Campo of Mableton GA, USA

"Marvin I miss you so much, now that I am turning 25 it has been really hard for me to understand why you never made it to that age, why I am still here and you are not, it really gets me sad to think that you left us before your 25th birthday, I just wish you were here because I know things could have been different if you were here with us."
Nielka Campo of Mableton GA, USA

"28 years ago you caming to guive happines to our life 28 years after we remember you, we remember ollabaut you and forever you will be in our heart , in our maind . thanks to every baddy suport our family this deep pain never go. I LOVE OLL YOU HAPPINES,SAD, SMILES, AND I LOVE YOU FOREVER. I HOPE EVERY SOLDIER COMBACK HOME, IN EVERY SOLDIER ARE YOU MY SON MARTHA SILES."
MARTHA SILES of GEORGIA

"This is now the third year that goes by, that our lives feel the absence of this remarkable person. He touched our hearts and always kept us all smiling. Not a day goes by that I don't think about you. Your heart was always full of desire and inspiration. Now you watch over many of us as we keep you and your family in our prayers. I miss you and always will. It hurts to know that all that is left is nothing but memories and pictures of the past. I know that one day our paths will cross again. To your family, yo siempre estoy pensando en ustedes. Siempre estoy resando por su bien estar. No saben cuanto los extraño. Si necesitan cualquier cosa llamenme. Siempre estare aqui a su disposicion. Los quiero mucho!!

Marvin, I miss you!!"
Barbie of Marietta, Ga

"I just want to say thank you to everybody that has supported my family in our loss of my brother Marvin, I would really appreciate if you would pray for my mother, which she still can not cope with Marvin's dead, yesterday was his 3 year anniversary."
Nielka of Mableton GA, USA

"Dear Family of Marvin Camposiles,
To honor the Georgia soldiers who have lost their lives in Iraq and Afghanistan and their families, the professional portrait artists of the Atlanta Fine Arts League are offering to paint a portrait of the individual soldier for his family. These 16 X 20” original portraits are being offered completely free of charge in recognition of the sacrifices made by these brave soldiers and in condolence for their families’ loss. Please visit our website www.AtlantaFineArtsLeague.org or email us at AtlantaFineArtsLeague@Yahoo.com for further information. –The Atlanta Fine Arts League"
Lisa Gleim of Marietta, GA

"First let me give my deepest heartfelt condolence to you and your family. My name is Patricia Roberts and my son is Spc. Jamaal R. Addison, the First Soldier to Die for Georgia in this Iraq War. I am trying to contact all the Georgia Fallen Soldiers Families. Please contact me at 404-509-1001 or proberts19@comcast.net when you receive this message. Thanking you in advance and May God Bless."
Patricia Roberts of Lithonia, Georgia

"SPC Camposiles, you will aways be missed but never forgotten. There is not a day that goes buy and I say to myself "why Campo". Rest in peace"
Your Motor Sergeant SFC Jones, Dwaine

"Marvin was my of closest friends growing up but on April 17th, I lost a brother, un hermano. I miss you more than you'll ever know man. No pasa un dia que no pienso en voz. I love you man and always will."
Josue "J.R" Ramirez of Alpharetta, Ga

""SPC CAMPO"

FELLOW BLUE SPADER AND MECHANIC BROTHER, IT WAS AN HONOR SERVING ALONG SIDE YOU IN IRAQ. YOU WILL NEVER BE FORGOTTEN. R.I.P."
SSG RUSSELL BROWN of CSC SCANIA, IRAQ

"You will never be forgotten.......out of all the people I knew I would never have thought you would be one of the ones we lost! I can still remember drinking together a few days before we left for Iraq. And I remember seeing you in the chow hall the day that you died ...........when I heard you had died I just couldn't set my mind to believe that you were really gone! The next day I figured I would see you working out in the gym or eating breakfast........to your friends and family I want them to know that you were a good man and you will always be missed and always be in our hearts! Blue Spader for life!"
SPC William Pasiechnik of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida/ USA

"I wish we never lost contact with each other. You always made me laugh. I wish your parents and sister the best. I will always miss you "Man"."
Cheryl Lyons of Nashville, TN, US

"Thanks again to all of those who are still supporting our family, thanks to Tony Clifton for telling me alot of wonderfull things about my brother when he was in Germany, thanks for still being in touch with our family, and many thanks to those that didn't know my brother but they are still praying for them.

Gob Bless everyone of you."
Nielka Camposiles of Austell, GA/USA

"I am one of Marvin's many loves but the only one that had the blessing of having his only child. Marvin had a big heart and lots of love to give, but he knew how to make us happy. I have to thank him because he gave me the most important and the most beautiful thing in my life wich is my son. I knew Marving well because before being the father of my child he was my friend and it is incredible how much like his father my son is, is like having a little Marvin in my house and not only in how silly he is but he loves to flirt with girls alot and as you can tell he didn't get that from me. I just want to thank you all for being so supportive and I thank God that i had a lot of people by my side when i had to introduce my son to his father in a coffin, it was very hard and sad. i am making a memory book for my son about his father with pictures and comments like the ones here in this page, if you would like to help me tellimg me your experience around Marvin or sending pictures i would apreciate it. I want my son to know what a beautiful human being he was and how loved he is. Feel free to write at gabbylanta@yahoo.com i would be glad to send pictures of our son if you want to meeet him."
Gabby of Georgia, Usa

"I am from Smyrna Baptist Church, Deepstep, Ga. and we would like to present your family with a Patriotic Memorial Quilt in memory of Marvin, a soldier who paid the ultimate price for our freedom. Please call me at 478-552-6388 or e-mail me at johnnytanner@bellsouth.net"
Brenda Tanner, Clerk Smyrna Baptist Church of Deepstep, Ga.

"Marvin was one of the best friends I had the privilege of ever knowing. We had alot of fun together hanging out in Germany and getting to know each other. He was like a brother to me. He would always pick at me and wrestling around trying to prove who is the strongest. He was so inivative and strong. One whom you would never had thought that one day he would not be around. I miss him dearly but will never forget him, ever. He is a true inspiration to me and I thrive to do my best so that others will know him and recognize him for his great service to his country and fellow man. Marvin is one of the greatest and honorable men of our time and I hope that the family will know how much of a treasure he is to this world and in our lives. We love you Marvin and will never let you go."
Tony Clifton of Chesapeake, VA.

"Marvin:
Yo no te conocía, pero quiero simbolizar en ti las gracias y mi mas sentida manifestacion de dolor por todos los que han caido en Irak defendiendo la libertad.
Siento mucho tu perdida y un hondo pesar por tu familia.
Soy Español que sufro por la retirada de las tropas de mi pais que ayudaban a la coalición, pero allí donde estés quiero decirte que tu muerte no será inutil ni la de ninguno de tus compañeros Estadounidenses.
Tengo buenos amigos en tu país y envidio el que pertenezcais a un estado que lucha de verdad por la libertad. Una nación que ve con cariño a sus militares , que llora a sus hijos cuando caen, que se siente orgullosa de su pasado, que tiene claro su presente y que defiende celoso su futuro.
Se que caistes en un trabajo tecnico, algo tan diferente de la lucha armada directa, pero algo no menos importante. !Cuantos tecnicos con su labor callada contribuyendo a la realizacion de las misiones! y tú uno mas entre ellos haciendo tu trabajo silencioso y magnifico... caiste para siempre.
Cuando la muerte forzó su cita contigo tan sorpresivamente, espero que no sufrieras y que en tus ultimos instantes pudieras recordar a tus seres queridos y merecidamente te sintieras orgulloso de tu labor en pro de la libertad del Mundo.
Descansa en paz.
Para ti el profundo y sentido homenaje de un compañero de la Fuerza Aerea Española."
Lorenzo Bermudez of Zaragoza /Spain

"Thank you to everyone who is supporting my family, with all your wishes and healing comments, in behalf of our family thank you so much we do not have words to express how we feel."
Nielka Campo of Austell GA USA

"SPC Camposiles,

You will not be forgotten! From a fellow "Blue Spader"

To the family of a true Hero,

You are in our hearts and prayers. I am proud to say that I served with such a fine young man!"
SSG Clint R. Flood and family of Alma, Arkansas

"Marvin,
Lo que se te digo es que gracias por todo lo que vivimos juntos. Marvin and I were each others first true loves. We experienced things couples probably have never experienced before. Though each of us ended going our separate ways after 4 1/2 years we still had a place in each others' hearts for one another. Now he watches over everyone he loved and truly cared for. Te quiero Marvin y yo se que siempre estaras a mi lado. A la familia Campos, ustedes los quiero como mi propia familia. Yo siempre estare aqui si algo se les ofrece."
barbie of atlanta, georgia/USA

"Marvin was my best friend, he was also my first love. We met in high school at the beginning of my freshman year, 1998. He wrote me every other day from Iraq. He loved what he did, and he believed in the cause. He died while protecting our rights. He was my protector in life, and now in the hereafter as I know he will never leave my side. Marvin is now, and always was, my Hero. He held the world in his hands, as well as my heart. He was one of those people you could call in the middle of the night no matter what, who would put his pain aside to help heal yours. I just hope that I was half the friend to him that he was to me. I will be forever greatful for the time that God gave me with him in my life, for they were the best. He is truly missed, and as long as I live Marvin; you will not be forgotten here on Earth."
Katie Bass of Mableton, GA

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

"Enviamos nuestro pesame a la familia de Marvin en este momento tan dificil. No existen palabras para darles las gracias a Marvin y su familia por sus sacrificios. Que Dios los cuide mucho."
Familia Blandon-Callejas of Miami, Fl & Jinotega, Nicaragua

"I met Marvin in high school in 1996. His funeral was yesterday, April 24,2004. It was sad to see old friends reunited under such a terribly devastating circumstance.
To all of those who knew Marvin: After seeing him for the last time yesterday, reality sunk in. Around 12:30, we said our finally goodbyes to Marvin. I said a prayer next to him and touch his stiff body. I realized then that Marvin,as we knew him, was no longer inside that body. The body that we knew as Marvin has taken a different form that will take us a while to get used to. You will find him along with God whenever you're ready."
Barbara Rivera of Mableton, GA

"To Marvin's Family and Friends:

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

From the family of Capt. Ernesto Blanco-Caldas, KIA Iraq 12/28/2003"
Gloria Caldas (his mom) of San Antonio, TX

"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, Marvin, will be remembered by name. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. God Bless you. Pat & Sandi Breckenridge from Montana "

"Rest in Peace Soldier
The Taylors USMC
NC"

"SPC Campo-siles, You will be not be forgotten. Fellow friend, soldier and brother.
C Maint 1-26 IN, Balad, Iraq"
SFC Aguilar of Balad, Iraq

"I feel your pain very deeply. I just lost my son on April 10 in Baghdad. He may be gone but will never be forgotten."
Jan Johnson of Rome, Georgia

"To Marvin'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 Marvin Camposiles, 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 Spc. Marvin Camposiles:
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 Marvin 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 Spc. Marvin Camposiles:
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 Marvin, 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