Fallen Heroes of Operation Iraqi Freedom

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

Army Staff Sgt. Omar D. Flores

27, of Mission, Texas.
Flores died in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Mine Protected Vehicle (RG-31) during combat operations. He was assigned to the 54th Engineer Battalion, 130th Engineer Brigade, Warner Barracks, Bamberg, Germany. Died on July 8, 2006.

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"I came across this today I'm the son of Omar d. Flores my name is Omar d. Flores jr. And I know I'm late but thank you to all my dads friends who are writhing messages you guys are awesome and God bless you all email :Omar.d.flores.j02@gmail.com"
Omar d. Flores.jr. of Edinburg Texas

"I came across this today I'm the son of Omar d. Flores my name is Omar d. Flores jr. And I know I'm late but thank you to all my dads friends who are writhing messages you guys are awesome and God bless you all email :Omar.d.flores.j02@gmail.com"
Omar d. Flores.jr. of Edinburg Texas

"my name is Jazmin Flores. My father is staff sergeant Omar D. Flores. If you ever came across my father I would love to hear the stoires and moments shared. Please fill free to email me at floreslizbeth2016@gmail.com not a day goes by that I don't think of my father..."
Jazmin Flores of Edinburg, Texas/U.S

"FLORES WHATS GOOD BROTHER?? I WANT YOU TO KNOW THAT AFTER ALL THE LONG 8 YEARS YOU ARE STILL IN MY THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS.I MISS YOU AND ALL THE FELLOW DAGGERS. I WILL NEVER FORGET THE SACRIFICE YOU MADE IN THE DEFENSE OF OUR FREEDOM. I LOVE YOU ALWAYS AND MISS YOU BROTHER. AND YES WHEN I GET TO THE OTHER SIDE WE WILL PARTY LIKE WE WERE BACK IN BAMBERG LOL..AND MOLANO WILL BRING THE BEERS LOL.. I MISS YOU MAN"
COULANGES (BASH) of NY NY

"As an American I am saddened by the loss of another Hero at the hands of cowards.My eternal gratitude for his sacrifice.My prayer-May it not be in vain."
Ceburn Sutton of Stephenville,Texas U.S.A

"He always told me if I die I died doing what I loved doing a soldier. He is not forgotten he lives in my heart... and in every detail of the kids he's there ...."
of Texas

"HI, MY NAME IS SONIA FLORES AND I AM THE SISTER OF OMAR FLORES, I KNOW IT'S BEEN ALMOST 4 YEARS SINCE HE LEFT US AND IT SEEMS LIKE IT WAS YESTERDAY. MIJO, I OFTEN DREAM OF YOU AND IN MY DREAMS I ALWAYS ASK YOU "MIJO QUE ACES AQUI, TU ESTAS MUERTO" Y TU SIEMPRE ME CONTESTAS "NO, SIEMPRE VOY A ESTAR VIVO EN TU CORAZON" AND YOU KNOW WHAT IT'S TRUE YOU WILL ALWAYS LIVE IN MY HEART FOR EVER, I MISS YOU MORE THAN EVER. IF THERE IS ANY ONE THAT KNEW MY BROTHER OR EVEN IF YOU DIDN'T PLEASE E MAIL ME AT sonia_flores0181@yahoo.com I WOULD LIKE FOR US TO SHARE STORIES"
SONIA FLORES of MCALLEN TX USA

"Omar, wow I can't believe you are gone. I still remember your simle and your great "ganas" to serve our country and to be the man your family raised your to be. You were so in love with Lizbeth, sorry you couldn't grow old together. Thank you for giving me the opportunity to know a great man like you,"
Annette Saenz of Mission, TX

"Omar, wow I can't believe you are gone. I still remember your simle and your great "ganas" to serve our county and be the man your family raised your to be. You were so in love with Lizbeth, sorry you couldn't grow old together. Thank you for giving me the opportunity to know a great man like you"
Annette Saenz of Mission, TX

"To the family of:Omar D. Flores 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"

"Omar I miss your laughter and you great personality. I think of you and Lizbeth and the kids all the time. I still cant believe you are gone, You will always be in our heart and prayers. You will be for ever missed but never forgotten."
Mr. and Mrs Robert Zamudio of mannheim, Germany

"June 9, 2008
To the family of Staff Sgt. Omar D. Flores:
Omar 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

"Omar,
I cant believe you have passed away. Man i still remember me and you going through inprocessing when we got to Bamberg. Remember when the war kicked off and you and i were talking at the Bamberg PX? We were wondering if we were going, pero you went 1st and came back fine to your family. Then i went to replace you guys and i came home fine. You went the second time but this time you didnt come home to you wife and to ur kids Lizette and Omarsito. Bro i will never forget you. Rest in Peace my Brother."
Santos Reyes of Ft. Sill, OK,US

"SSG. Flores was a good man and highly respected. He will not be forgotten. My husband spoke highly of him and felt the pain of the loss of such a good man and leader, as did many people. My condolences and best wishes to his family."
Teresa Reeves of Bamberg Germany

"Omar,
I would like to say thank you to you and the other two soldiers who were also killed in that blast for your service and sacrifice for our Country. And to your family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

"Essayons Et Faissons"
(Let Us Try And Let Us Do)
54th Engrs Motto"

"Thank you Omar Flores, 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. Omar Flores:
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 Omar 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. Omar Flores:
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 Omar, 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