Fallen Heroes of Operation Iraqi Freedom

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

Army Staff Sgt. Jeremy W. Doyle

24, of Pocomoke City, Maryland.
Doyle died in Samarra, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV following a mine assessing mission. He was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 69th Armor Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Georgia. Died on August 18, 2005.

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"Jeremy, Family and Friends,
Today marks nine years since that awful day. It seems like just yesterday, I was standing right there recovering you, Nathan and Tim while trying to make sense of why this happened. There’s not a day in my life that I don’t think of that moment nine years ago. Sometimes it’s just a quick thought, or maybe a few seconds of reflection, and on the worst times I’m immersed in a trance of the scene. I can feel the heat, see the sand and smell the odors of that day.
I’m on my way back to Indiana myself, Brother. Retiring soon and already bought a home in Greenwood. I visited you on May 24 and had a friend put flowers on you resting spot yesterday. I will soon be able to visit much more!
You, Nathan, Ray and Tim are always on my mind and in my heart. I’m honored to have served with all of you and will always live in tribute of your Duty and tell of your Sacrifice as long as I have breath.
Rest in Peace Jeremy. God bless you, your Family, and this Great Nation!
Miles"
Miles Wilson of Fort Benning, GA

"Thinking of you an you family this weekend. Your smile and laugh was so contagious and so dearly missed. You will alway have a place in my heart and happy early birthday buddy :0) and btw gators rule over Florida state lol"
Tiffany Gabehart of Greenwood Indiana

"Gone, but NEVER forgotten Brother! Peace be with you and all you touched."
CSM Miles Wilson of Fort Benning, GA

"I miss the good times that we had in and out of the field you was a true friend to me you helped me when the times was low and I did the same to you thank you"
Steve bryant of Batesville, AR

"I think of you every day and the sacrifice you made. I think of you too Leah. It is hard to believe they have been gone 6 years."
Isaac Toomer's Mom of CO

"Not My old Friend Jeremy Doyle its been over 20 years since I've seen u since we went to Indianapolis public elementary school # 90, one thing I remember most he would eat his pencil lead So his lips stayed black lmao, he also was a clown and sometimes I would follow his footsteps and get in trouble right with him, his mom Debbie Doyle was apart of the PTO of the school so she always was around for support of her son and all the faculty in our school , he was a great guy he was like one of my first white buddys I've ever had that was so cool and funny we were like 6 or 7 years old. I watched the news some years back and they were listing native Indiana fallen soldiers I hear his name and was like Nah I remember that name from school, so today
05/02/2011 a day after that bastard Osama Bin Ladens death R.I.Piss I heard Jeremy's name again on the news, so I Google Doyle's name and hear I am reading other peoples post about Jeremy he had an impact on alot of people I give my condolences to Debbie his mom and to his family and significant one and kids if he had any, ima miss u dude and can't believer your gone but better yet in a better place"
Lynn Hardeman also my face book page name. of Indianapolis,Indiana/USA

"Doyle,
It's been 5 long years & yet it seems like just yesterday!, I miss you buddy, & I wish you were here!. If tears could build a stairway & memories were a lane I'd walk right up to heaven to bring you back again. Until I see you again....
Godspeed to You,Nathan,Ray & Tim
I Miss You My Friend...please continue to watch over Leah, I do worry about her.

Love You Buddy!
Tina"
Tina Lethig of Indianapolis,Indiana

"Jeremy and Family,

Yesterday was 5 long years since that day. I spent many hours yesterday looking at pictures and stories of you, Nate, Ray and Tim. I'm back in Iraq again, but still have never forgotten you and that day. Those memories stay with me every day and not a day goes by that I don't think of the four of you that gave so much. I miss you guys. God bless you and your Family."
CSM Miles S. Wilson of COB Adder, Iraq

"Possum,

You will forever remain my husband, my heart and my bestfriend. I wait for the day when we are together again. I love you. I love you. I love you.

Leah"

"I will always remember him as a great NCO and a Wonderful human being, SGM Wilson said it best. Rest in Peace Jeremy"
William Singleton of Jax, FL

"”Honor and Remember” - “Project Compassion” We love our Soldiers! We love our country and we cannot express enough love and compassion to the families of our fallen heroes. War does not discriminate – It breaks our hearts to see the faces of the fallen. We want to give this gift to you. We are a 501c3 nonprofit organization! Over 1,550 portraits have been completed and shipped to the parents and or spouse - at no cost as this is a gift from one American to another!
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Sincerely and Respectfully,
Kenna"
Kenna - Project Compassion of Manti, Utah USA

"Hey Buddy, Today I remember you and others that have paid the ultimate price for our freedom. Im back at knox now and going to Buffalo Wild Wings wont be the same like we did back in BNCOC. Love ya, Miss ya and I'll Never Forget ya."
SSG Sherman Jones of P TRP 3-16 CAV, FT Knox, KY

"Jeremy was my first leader in the United States Army. Whatever I know is thanks to him. I am SSG because of him. Jeremy I miss you so much. Auri and I always talk about you and your kindness. My son Dominik will know everything about you and 3-69 scout platoon from 2002 to 2006. We miss you!!!"
SSG Majdanik of Fort Knox

"We Miss You Alot Doyle!...We Love You Very Much!...We Send Our Hugs & Kisses To Heaven For Our Favorite Hero!

WE LOVE YOU DOYLE!"
Tina of Indy

"HI Doyle!!!!,HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!
I miss you so much buddy!.
I lit a candle on your memorial page today. I always try to get on there everyday just to let you know I am thinking about YOU!. You are our hero Doyle,but you already know that. Thank you for the 15+ years of friendship that we had!,I wish we could have had many more!.....I will stop in again soon!!
XOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOOXOXOXOXOXO's to HEAVEN FOR OUR HERO!!

WE ALL MISS YOU
WE ALL LOVE YOU
YOU ARE OUR HERO!!!!

INDIANAPOLIS MISSES YOU BUDDY!!!
tinacrunkchic99@yahoo.com
Tina Lethig"
TINA LETHIG of INDY

"SSG Doyle,

I still miss you and the guys and still think about you every day.

You were one of a kind and I'm a better person for having been under your wing as a Scout."
SGT Jon B. Horton of Fort Carson, CO

"HEY DOYLE!!!....It's Christmas Eve & we have no snow yet!!! :(. And I just wanted to drop in and tell you how much we all MISS YOU. AND ARE ALWAYS THINKING OF YOU ESPECIALLY AROUND THE HOLIDAYS!!,WE MISS YOU DOYLE...and we love you very much!!...you are our hero!!!....

MERRY CHRISTMAS UP TO HEAVEN FOR YOU!!!
XOXOXOXOXOXOXOXO's To heaven for our hero!!

ILY DOYLE!!
Tina"
Tina Lethig of Indianapolis,Indiana

"Hey Buddy!..I Just wanted to drop in and tell you HI! and that we all really miss you a bunch!...Indiana really misses you Doyle!....I'll keep signing your guestbook on the memorial page and lighting a candle. And I'll keep coming on this website to. It has become a comfort to read the beautiful things that others have to say about you. I miss you more than any words could ever express,But you already know that!....Watch Over Us All, and know that we LOVE you...and We Miss You Dearly My friend.......It's been 3 very long years since you left us...I MISS YOU BUDDY!!...and I LOVE YOU ALWAYS!!..

Xoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxo's Up To Heaven For OUR HERO!!

WE LOVE YOU!

tinacrunkchic99@yahoo.com"
Tina Lethig of Indianapolis,Indiana

"Hey Doyle! Tomorrow's Thanksgiving!...the Holidays are always hard...I hope that you have a wonderful thanksgiving in heaven with your buddies!...WE All miss you and we all love you!!...XOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXO's to heaven for our HERO!!

WE LOVE YOU DOYLE!!!"
Tina Lethig of Indianapolis,Indiana

"Doyle,This week I've read a few old news articles about You and the guys from that terrible day in Samarra,They made my heart hurt for the four of you...I miss you more than any words could ever express...you were one of my only true friends...and you were definately one in a million....such an awesome man who touched the lives of so many. I don't think you really knew what an impact you made on everyones life that you met. You were a very special man...and an even greater friend.....I miss you alot....I know that I will see you again one day......until then...know that you are loved and missed by so many people!!

We Love You and We Miss You Very Much!!!"
Tina Lethig of Indianapolis,Indiana

"Doyle, WE ALL MISS YOU SO MUCH!!!....YOU ARE OUR HERO!..."
Tina of Indy

"I have just received Jeremy's bracelet from Hero's Bracelets and found this site telling me about him. I want his friends and family to know that I wear it proudly in his honor and am happy to share his heroism with anyone. My deepest sympathy to his loved ones and friends."
Celeste Millen of New Port Richey, FL, USA

"I was Jeremy's First Sergeant on 18 August 2005. I'm from Indiana. I love golf and the Colts. I will never forget the sacrifice that Jeremy, Nathan, Tim and Ray gave that day. I personally recovered Jeremy, Nathan, and Tim from that awful site and brought them back to Brassfield-Mora. I flew with them to the morgue and did the final identification of their bodies in preparation for their Hero Flight. It is now exactly 3 years later here in Baghdad as I type this. Not a day has passed the last three years that I don't think of these Warriors. I miss them all very much and I WILL NEVER FORGET and I WILL NEVER STOP telling their story. The Army lost a fine and upcoming young NCO and I lost someone I saw myself in. I am very proud and humbled to have served along side such a great American. To all Jeremy's family, I pray God's blessings on you. To all Jeremy's Scout Platoon Brothers-in-Arms from 3-69 Armor, We will all meet again and drink from the cool waters at Fiddler's Green!!"
Miles S. Wilson of Baghdad, Iraq

"July 1, 2008
To the family of Staff Sgt. Jeremy W. Doyle:
Jeremy 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

"I was Jeremy's Platoon Leader during his first tour in Iraq. He was a warrior; strict on the soldiers under his charge, mindful of the mission at hand and always brave enough to close with the enemy in order protect his crew and his unit. And God was he proud to be a Scout. I was fortunate to be a guest at his wedding and was there on that terrible day on 18 AUG 2005. As much as I remember him as a tough talking softy, bad spades player, and very promising young NCO there is one memory that will always stay in my mind. I will never stop spreading this testament to Jeremy to anyone who will listen. This story is about a deeper character trait than courage or a good sense of humor. On a mission in Baghdad in May 2003 our platoon came upon a homeless man who had been shot in the arm by some local children for fun. As our medic treated the man, after gangrene had set in for days and he was on death's door, Jeremy hand fed him bread from his MRE and gave him water from his water bottle. When I think about the compassion and truly awesome qualities of the American soldier the first thought in my mind is of SSG Doyle that night. He would probably be mad at me that I told anyone this(he had an image to uphold), but he always knew that I saw him do it and I loved him for it. I'll see you on Fiddler's Green Jeremy."
Jeff Bennett

"I served with Jeremy back in '98-'02 in Germany along with Melanie and Andy Rumschlag. All of us had great times together whether at work in the field, in the barracks, or at the club. We had a lot of great laughs together. My condolences go out to the family of Jeremy. He always liked to make people laugh and he loved what he did. If he was able to hear me right now, I would tell just four words -- You Are Not Forgotten."
Richard McDonald of Plant City, Florida

"I just learned of Jeremy's passing on 4 November 2007. Jeremy and I met online playing checkers on yahoo in 2000. That first day he typed “can I call you” I said yes so we talked on the phone, he was over-seas at the time and I remember that conversation so vividly to this day. We talked on the phone on and off for about 2.5 years and sent letters back and forth, he was better at sending letters then I was. We exchanged pictures and when I got his, I remember it was a picture of him wearing these crazy orange parachute pants and I laughed. Our next conversation I told him his pants were funny he replied "You Clownin On Me" yes Jeremy I was.. *smile* Then another conversation he told me he spilled black ink on his orange pants and he was so upset. I told him I’d send him some new ones, he was so excited but, you know I never did, and today I feel so very bad for not sending those pants to him. I recall our letters and he would always close with "write back ASAP" I didn’t write as much as he did, why? Why didn’t I.. Was I to busy? I don’t know. But he always called and wrote me. A couple letters he wrote just after we hung up the phone and he’d say “we just hung up the phone and I got lonely so I decided to write you” We had such an amazing friendship, though we never laid eyes on each other we were greAt friends. He sent me a patch he was given it was the “Physical Fitness Excellence” patch and he said he wanted me to have it. It is so hard for me today on 7 November 2007. We lost contact with each other in late 2002 and life just kinda happened but, I always wondered where he was. This past year I had really wanted to find him and see what he's up to and where his life had taken him but I seemed to get busy. These past couples weeks I’ve been feeling him so strongly and on Sunday I was outside washing my car and had this amazing presence of him come over me and I knew I needed to search for him online to just say hello. I pulled up his name and my heart fell to the floor as I read "Jeremy W. Doyle a Fallen Hero" It hit me like a ton of bricks. I didn’t know his family or his friends; it had always been just he and I. His family and friends have had two years to absorb this great loss of a young man. For me it feels like he just left and I’m now feeling what his family and friends felt two years ago. I’m in so much sadness over this great loss. I pulled out his pictures and letters and all I can think about is the pants that I never sent and the letters I lacked in writing. He never lacked in my life. MY heart goes out to his wife Leah. When I read he got married I was so happy for him that he had love in his life till the end. I prey for her and her strength. I love him and always will. I know he picked the time for me to find out, I felt him pushing me on that Sunday so that he could tell me what happened and my closure would start. I was proud to read how his town pulled together and gave him such a wonderful honor as they did. I will take him with me always; his crazy funny side makes me smile today. I miss him so much and love goes to his family. He is my hero and I thank God for loaning him to us for the 24 years. I love you Jeremy Wade Doyle. In my heart you will live until we see each other for the first time! My friend.."
Lea Adams of Auburn, CA

"we had a fun as a crew together. the second NTC trip was the best. with the guys we had on our truck we couldnt have had a better time. i remember when i left work and you called me at the house mad at me telling me i cant just call in to the army like a real job. you kept me in line. it has been two years since that day when the platoon was struck with silence and all you could hear is us crying. as tuff as we was, no one could hold in their emotions that day. 2 years have gone by and i havent forgot a second of it, an never will!! "NEVER FORGOTTEN, NEVER FALLEN""
MIKE JONES of RICHOMOND MAINE

"Jeremy, brother its been so long, i miss the old days of you throwing hand mikes at horty and you always complaining you need a new driver...oh and the good ol days of us in the field with jadich...see ya bro"
David of Monrovia CA

"I remember meeting Jeremy for the first time that I can remember at a family reunion in 1999 just before he enlisted. He and I spent quite some time together that day just chatting about a whole lot of things. Everytime that I hear "If Heaven" or any similar song I always remember the time that I spent with him that day and the many laughs that we shared. The day that I found out that he died I cried for quite some time and one of my friends asked what was wrong. When I told her that my cousin who was in the military died in the war, she cried along with me. When I was told the day that his funeral was going to be, I wasn't able to make it due to the fact that I was at college and couldn't get home. But my friend gave me an American flag that was folded the way that it would have been at his funeral and she said that it was so that I could always remember him. Later, when I got a copy of his obitutary, I showed it to her and she put it in one of the folds of the flag. Jeremy, you are my hero because you stood up for what you believed in and I know that you were doing something that you loved helping to protect this country and I thank you and all of the other military people who have served, are serving, and will serve in the years to come."
Daniel Doyle of Franklin, IN

"Jeremy. I miss you. I miss seeing your smile. I miss hearing your laugh. I miss going to the movies, hanging out, go carts, putt putt, concerts and everything else that we got the chance to do. Most of all, I miss being able to love you. Love you like you loved me. They way you would look at me with those beautiful eyes. The way you would hold me and tell me that you cared. The pictures you would draw me. The scrap papers that you doodled my name on. I still have it all. I treasure everything we ever had. From the first day we met. Jeremy, there is a reason i remember it like it was yesterday. you were always an angel. We crossed paths for a reason. I know that you watch over me now. I feel you and i know when you are here with me. Its kind of amazing to feel a connection to you this strong. I think you have a little say with the way things are working out in my life. I know that you are guiding me and you are letting me know that its going to work out and i am going to be just fine. I just wanted you to know how much i truly thank you for everything and how much i truly love you. We will see each other again someday. i will never forget you. You will always have a piece of my heart. I know you know that. Thank you again for everything and for being there when i have needed you the most. I LOVE YOU! xoxoxo"

"COLTS WIN!! COLTS WIN SUPER BOWL 41!! I know you are as happy as I am! I will never forget that day I recovered you up from the awful desert ground. I pray that God will always bless your wife and family. I miss you, Jeremy."
SGM Miles S. Wilson of Fort Bliss, Texas

"To his family. Doyle was my battle buddy at Ft Knox, KY and is someone I'll never forget. As everyone knows you could always count on him to say something funny or him getting into trouble. I'll never forget me always helping him make his bed...even after he had made it. (His bed always looked like crap)
I remember when him and I were learning about the .50cal but we kept goofing off and laughing. Our drill sgt got so mad at us and said we could never be partners again. haha!
If anyone reading this was in boot camp with us, they've got to remember this one...Doyle never washed his cover and it was dirty,nasty, and smelly. Finally when we were out in the field, our drill sgt got mad at his lack of cleanliness, so we had A FUNERAL SERVICE FOR HIS COVER! haha!
I'll always remember watching him dig a hole with his shovel. He was trying so hard not to laugh. Then he had to say a few words about his cover after one of us played TAPS with our mouth. good times!

I think that same field excercise, Doyle and Farris were always together so drill sgt Newby had a marriage ceremony between the two of them! They were attached at the hip so it only seemed right.
He always cheered me up and always asked how my family was and asked how life was in the desert. I miss my battle buddy, the world is a lesser place without him. He is my hero"
Mateo Velasquez of Scottsdale,AZ

"Hey Jermey we miss you you are the best cousin ever. I wish you a merry Christmas. Grandma is missing you but she is doing so much better. I love you"
Shelby Quinnette of Michigan

"merry christmAS and we miss you with all of our hearts. we wish you were here but we know you are with jesus."
grandma quinnette of indiana

"I LOVE YOU AND MISS YOU!"

"To the family of:Jeremy W. Doyle 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"

"My heartfelt sympathy to the Doyle family in the loss of Jeremy. I did not know Jeremy, but my heart is broken and I am saddened for your loss of such a fine young person and hero. May God bring you peace in your heart as you reflect on all the wonderful memories you hold so close. Please know that you are in my heart and prayers. Jeremy it has been a little over 7 months since you were taken. You are a hero and you will never be forgotten.
I send each of you a hug from the most inner part of my heart.
Love and Peace
Tom

To live in the hearts
of those you leave behind
is never to die"
~Robert Orr~"
Tom Gugliuzza-Smith of Springfield, VA

"SSgt Doyle was my first TC (truck commander) in an actual field problem in with 3/69 AR scout platoon. when I first got to the platoon, I was assigned as his dismount on Saber 3. Later I was his driver as Saber3D at NTC. He was hard on me when I needed to get my head out of my butt and never failed to tell me I did a good job when I did what was needed. There are so many good things I can say about him, I dont know where to start. Everyday I am reminded of him and the other 3 guys we lost (Sgt. Nathan Bouchard, PFC Tim Seamans, SPC Ray "Doc" Fuhrmann). Everyday, I think about him and I laugh, choke, and tear up at the same time. He always had a way of making you laugh. He was respected, not feared. You didnt get lazy or relaxed cus you didnt want to let him down, not because you feared his wrath as an NCO ( which he wouldnt fail to use if he had to). He was everything I hope to be as a scout and when the time comes, an NCO."
Spc J. Bradley Horton(cavalry scout, 3-69 AR) of Ft Stewart, GA

"Jeremy..Andy sent me an email this morning telling me the news about you (6 months later). Some 2/37 Scouts told him, and he couldn't believe it, so of course he had to let me know too. We are honored to have known you and to have been friends with you. I'll never forget Amsterdam, the fests in Friedberg, or the Duke Ball. I've always wondered how you were doing and how 3ID was treating you. Thank you. You'll be foever missed & always in my heart. You were a great friend."
Melanie Rumschlag of Fort Carson, CO

"hello to everyone who knew Jeremy. We will forever miss him. I thank you all from my family for giving a message in rememberance of my cousin. I can remember one year at a family reuion jeremy sang kareoke to the song "welcome to earth from the sun" by joe diffy ,so now when I here that song it just makes me remember the fun guy he was when we were all growing up together. I will miss his crazy jokes and his great out look on life. Im just going to miss him. Thank you so much and let us all remember to keep all the soldiers in our prayers and may they come safe."
Elizabeth Doyle of Martinsville,Indiana

"Missing you..."
Conniegh Hardin-Freeman of Ft. Stewart, GA

"Thinking of you tonight Jer."
Conniegh Freeman of Ft. Stewart, GA

"May God be with you Leah and the Doyle family. You are forever in our thoughts and prayers. Jeremy you will forever be honored and remembered as a HERO."
Ashly & Jesse Greene of Ft. Stewart Hinesville, GA

"Tim McGraw
"My Old Friend"
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

My old friend, I recall
The times we had hanging on my wall
I wouldn't trade them for gold
Cause they laugh and they cry me
Somehow sanctify me
Their woven in the stories I have told
And tell again

My old friend, I apologize
For the years that have passed
Since the last time you and I
Dusted off those memories
But the running and the races
The people and the places
There's always somewhere else I had to be
Time gets slim, my old friend

Don't know why, don't know why
Don't know why, don't know why

My old friend, this song's for you
Cause a few a few simple verses
Was the least that I could do
To tell the world that you were here
Cause the love and the laughter
Will live long after
All of the sadness and the tears
We'll meet again, my old friend

Goodbye, goodbye
Goodbye, goodbye

My old friend, my old friend
Goodbye, goodbye


~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~"
Tina Lethig of Indianapolis,Indiana,USA

"My heart goes out to the family of Jeremy Doyle. Even though we didn't go to the same grade school, I lived down the street from him for several years and we were good friends then and in High School. We picked on one another from day one. We had a lot of fun and even as a kid he was a jokester. I remember we always sat together in lunch in High School with a couple of our other friends. The last time I can remember seeing him was summer of 1998 after I graduated. He called me wanting to get lunch. The last time I had talked with him was in either 1999 or 2000. He called me from either Kosovo or Germany, I can't remember where he was at the time. I had sent an invitation to his Dad's house in Southwest Hills and he called to let me know why he couldn't make it. I will miss him dearly and I have many fond memories of him that I will always have. I will never forget him or what he has done for our country. I am so proud of him and I know his family is too. God bless"
Terra (Belcher) Callahan of Indianapolis, IN United States

"Jeremy was like a brother to me,...When i got the news on august 19th....from one of mine and jeremy's close friends.........that he was KIA in IRAQ....my heart broke in pieces....he was a brother to my brother and my sisters......He was like a son to my parents...he called them mom and dad from the first day that he met them........and a grandson to my grandparents....he was always at our house..all thru grade school,middle school.and until he moved to live with his mom........We have many many many fond memories of Jeremy.......and we will carry those with us forever....Jeremy along with his men are true american hero's.......and we must never forget that..they did what they did....for our country to remain free.........His memory will live on......To Jeremy's family.....we pary for you at this hard time.we all know how much he meant to all of you....To Leah.....Jeremy's wonderful wife.......we pray for you sweetie...my Father and ..I talked to you at the funeral..I asked if you remembered me..from when you and Jeremy came back to Indiana..for a visit after you got married...you said yes you did..and i'm glad........anyone that knew Jeremy and Knew you..Knew that Jeremy and you loved each other so much......anyone could see that..I can't imagine what you are going through.....But know that you are in everyone's prayers and if you ever need anything,anything at all........you can reach me at my e-mail.......I wanted to give you my number but i forgot to tell you that at the funeral............i'm gonna miss Jeremy..........I agree with everyone...he had so many more jokes to tell............But he lives within our hearts....and now he is guarding the gates of heaven....waiting for us to come home...

REST IN PEACE SSGT. JEREMY W. DOYLE....

you were the greatest friend that anyone could ever ask for....i considered you a brother...and so did laura, lisa and jj.....and we are gonna miss you man....

Mom and Dad...thought of you as a son..........

You were the first one to ever call My grandma , grandma...just like us kids..and you were the ONLY ONE that she let call her that.......anyone else...she never let them call her that...she'd say 'i'm not your grandma' she didn't do that with you....cos she knew..what you meant to us.....and she truly loved you, you made her laugh so hard.

The Funeral was the hardest.......You would of been so proud....there were so many people there to honor you.....The people of martinsville lined the streets for you..with flags and signs....the one that sticks out the most in my mind...was a little boy in a full body cast...laying in a wagon with 2 american flags in his hands waving them as the funeral procession moved through....those people didn't know you but they came out and stood on the streets to honor you.....as it should of been...they were truly some great people and you would of been so proud........It truly hit me when we were driving through the town......to goto the cemetary.....in the car...when Trace Adkins 'Arlington' came on..........I cried like a baby........cos i realized why we were there.....just like the song says...

'Everytime I hear 21 guns I know they brought another hero home to us'

And that's what you are......a Hero.....

Jeremy......you were the kindest person that i ever knew....you would of gave anyone the shirt off of your back....you have left so many footprints...in our minds and in our hearts...that will last forever....

you told the craziest jokes...i ever knew of...

i'm really gonna miss you brother...

But i know one day i will see you again.....In heaven......

Love ya Bro,
Tina Lethig

tinacrunkchic99@yahoo.com"
Tina Lethig of Indianapolis, IN

"Day is done, gone the sun,
From the hills, from the lake,
From the sky.
All is well, safely rest,
God is nigh.

Go to sleep, peaceful sleep,
May the soldier or sailor,
God keep.
On the land or the deep,
Safe in sleep.

Love, good night, Must thou go,
When the day, And the night
Need thee so?
All is well. Speedeth all
To their rest.

Fades the light; And afar
Goeth day, And the stars
Shineth bright,
Fare thee well; Day has gone,
Night is on.

Thanks and praise, For our days,
'Neath the sun, Neath the stars,
'Neath the sky,
As we go, This we know,
God is nigh."
Conniegh Hardin-Freeman & SGT Ronnie Freeman / 3rd ID of Ft. Stewart, GA

"I love you Jer and Leah! I still can't fathom the fact that you are gone. Rest in Peace sweetheart."
Conniegh Hardin-Freeman & SGT Ronnie Freeman / 3rd ID of Ft. Stewart, GA

"TO THE DOYLE FAMILY FROM THE WAHL FAMILY. JEREMY THANK YOU FOR SERVING OUR COUNTRY. YOU HAVE NOT GIVEN YOUR LIFE IN VAIN. YOU ARE APART OF WORLD AND AMERICAN HISTORY. AN ALTHOUGH YOU HAD NOT KNOWN OUR SON. THANK YOU FOR WATCHING OVER HIM AS HE DID YOU. TWO VERY SPECIAL MEN THAT HAD A CALLING IN LIFE. THAT VERY FEW AMERICAN'S ANSWER. YOU WILL NEVER EVER BE FORGOTTEN, YOU ARE A HERO JEREMY. AN YOU HAVE TOUCHED THE HEARTS OF SO MANY. THOSE YOU HAVE REMEMBER MANY MANY FOND MEMORIES YOU BOTH SHARED TOGETHER. JEREMY YOU REST NOW. TO THE DOYLE FAMILY WE ALL DEAL WITH OUR LOST VERY DIFFERENTLY. AN WE ALL HEAL OVERTIME. JEREMY IS A HERO! WAR MEMORIAL COME'S YEARS'S AFTER A CONFLICT. DO SOMETHING SPECIAL TO HONOR HIM TODAY. MAYBE NAMING A STREET AFTER HIM IN TOWN. JEREMY DESERVE'S TO BE HONORED NOW NOT YEAR'S DOWN THE ROAD. GOD BLESS. LWAHL1@sears.com Children of the Fallen Sgt. Gregory L. Wahl"
LEONARD WAHL of VALLEY STREAM NY

"We are deeply sorry for your loss. The Courage, Honor, and Valor that your
Hero showed will always be remembered.
We are grateful for the loyal service and sacrifice that was made and
WE WILL NEVER FORGET.
Our cousin LCPL Michael Smith Jr. gave his life on 4-17-04 fighting for freedom.
Please know that this was not in vain and these American Heros will FOREVER be honored.
God Bless your family and please know that you are not alone.
All of our prayers are with you."
Jennifer and SSGT Larry Mays of Massillon,Ohio

"I am deeply sorry for your loss. May God give you the courage and the strength to deal with the days ahead.

Michele Carter
Sister of CPL Gary Walters
KIA in Baghdad, 24 APR 05"

"Jeremy, may you rest in peace. To the Doyle family,I'm so very sorry for your lose. Jeremey was the best battle buddie you could ask for. I'm sure that he was just as good of a husband, son, and brother as he was my roommate and "battle". I have known Jeremey since reception at Fort Knox ky. I was not only lucky enough to spend my time in basic training with him but I was allowed to serve with him at our first duty station in Germany together. When they talk about it being a small Army it really is. We were in the same platoon and we were even roommate in the barracks together. We helped each other through the hardest of times in Germany together, which was being young 18 years old being away from our families for the first time. We kind of lost touch after Germany but I would always wonder what Jeremy was doing, but I always knew he loved his job and he loved the military. I tried to talk him out of doing a 6 year reelistment in Germany, but he told me that this is what I love doing. He was a great soldier and a great firend. He will missed by everyone that he has come into contact with. I'm going to miss him and its going to take a long time to get over my grief and sadness as I look back at the 2 and a half years we spent together, but I will see him again as we are pulling guard at the gates of heaven together. Peace bro I'm going to miss you. Scouts Out!"
Sgt Nick Farris of Fort Hood Tx

"Rest in peace dear soldier"
Gina of indianapolis, IN

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

"Thank you Jeremy Doyle, 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 Staff Sgt. Jeremy Doyle:
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 Jeremy 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 Staff Sgt. Jeremy Doyle:
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 Jeremy, 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