Fallen Heroes of Operation Iraqi Freedom

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

Army Pfc. Christopher M. Eckhardt

19, of Phoenix, Arizona.
Eckhardt died in Taji, Iraq, from a non-combat related cause. He was assigned to the 4th Battalion, 42nd Field Artillery, 1st Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas. Died on May 3, 2006.

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"Happy Birthday, Sweetie! We miss you terribly!"
Mom of Phoenix, AZ

"2555 days have passed since we lost you, my sweet Christopher. I watch old videos in order to hear you talk, laugh, and watch that beautiful smile. But, videos do not allow me to feel your hugs, nor your presence. After 7 yrs, you would think the pain would ease...it has not. A Mother's love continues forever. I love you!"
Chris' Mom of Phoenix, AZ

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RIP Private"
GOSS of OperationMMA at Gmail dot com

"Its been a while brother... I'm sorry for the delay... I miss you... you're still my little brother... I love you man... wish you were here... your thought of everyday... fisherofmen4god@myway.com"
Billy Flores of ontario california

"I never want to forget the sacrifices of so many young men and women. I am so proud it makes me cry. I understand in theory only that war is a part of human nature but so is love and caring. I wish I could take the families pain away but I can't. I am committed to loving ALL people, myself and our environment. I am committed to working on my happiness everyday because so many have died for my freedom to live my life. Thank you is not enough but it is all I have. All my love and respect. ogersteiner@yahoo.com"
Scott E. Steiner of Worthington, OH

"to the family of my good friend and buddy, i offer my condolences and sympathy as we approach the anniversary of his sacrafice to our great country. christopher eckhardt, always remembered, never forgetton, always missed by his friends and battle buddies.

-Billy Flores
Soldierflo13@yahoo.com"
Billy Flores of Grand Terrace California

"June 2, 2008
To the family of Pfc. Christopher M. Eckhardt:
Christopher 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

"To the family of:Christopher M Eckhardt I am so sorry for the loss of your love one. My heart cries out for you in your grief. He died a hero defending freedom and we are so grateful for anyone defending our freedom.
Know that I am praying for the peace of God that surpasses all understanding for you and that one day we will all meet in Heaven where we will rest in the arms of Jesus.
If you need someone to talk to or someone to pray with please call my Pastor at Gateway Community Church, Reverand John Pearrell 11677 Brown Bridge Rd Covington Ga. 30016 Phone 770- 787- 1015 (fax)770-787-8215.Your friend in Jesus Christ, Polly Ballew"

"To the family of PFC E3ckhardt...my sister was killed too not to long before you son died. I would like to speak with you. I am very sorry for your loss and I can say I know what you are going through. Please email, daniellepriest@hotmail.com"
Danielle Priest of Giddings, Texas

"PFC ECKHARDT,
I only saw you once or twice in the internet cafe' but never got to know you. What sucks are the rumors that are flying around about why. I only can hope the Army told your family the truth. Rest In Peace brother. See you when I get there.
To the family of Pfc Eckhardt, email me..lets talk...daddydoggof3@yahoo.com"
SSG Goss, Michael J. of Taji, Iraq

"Christopher you have not died in vain! You are an American hero! You have touched the lives of so many. To those you have and your own family. Be supportive toward one another with understanding. That you all love him very dearly. An he loved you deeply. Reflect on the very fond and precious memories that you both shared together. He is with you always, never far from your heart. God Bless!"
Len Wahl of Spring Texas

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

"There are no words that can comfort you for your loss, just know that people are praying for you and your family. Christopher was a patriot and he must have gotten that from his loving parents. Be proud of your son and know that he gave his life to defend our country, our flag and you. For that we are eternally greatfull. May God bring peace to you and your family."
Scott, Dee, and Daniel of Lynn Haven, FL

"Thank you Christopher Eckhardt, 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. Christopher Eckhardt:
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 Christopher 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. Christopher Eckhardt:
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 Christopher, 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