Fallen Heroes of Operation Iraqi Freedom

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

Army Pfc. Daniel F. Guastaferro

27, of Las Vegas, Nevada.
Guastaferro died in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, when his military vehicle left the road and went into a canal. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, Camp Casey, Korea. Died on January 7, 2005.

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"I miss you. Thanks for taking care of me. I should be honored that i was with you when you died. You are in a better place than i am."
Raymond Walker of harker heights, tx

"I wear your braclet everyday to remember a fellow soldier, and brother. You will not be forgotten."
Don Heffernan of Fayetteville, North Carolina

"Guastaferro you were one of the most squared dudes I know. I still remember the time we went to that Ball and got more drunk then all the pogs attending it with. It's not only memoral day I think of you. Rest in peace bro!"
John Craft of Miami, FL USA

"January 2, 2009
To the family of Pfc. Daniel F. Guastaferro:
Daniel 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"
Peggy Childers of Carson City, NV

"Brave soldier, may you be at peace in the company of your fallen fiends.
Thank you to his courageous sister who in her time of despair has held her hand out to help other bereaved sisters of soldiers. They still watch over us."
Annaliese of Australia

"Gus...always a brother, never forgotten, in the hearts of everyone who knew you, you live forever!
1st Rock!"
SSG Jones Dco 1-503rd INF of Phoenix, AZ

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.

"Airborne All The Way!""

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

"To the family of:Daniel F. Guastaferro I am so sorry for the loss of your love one. He died a hero defending freedom. May you have the peace and understanding that only comes from God. Prayerfully, we will 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, Gateway Community Church, 11677 Brown Bridge Rd., Covington, GA 30016. (770)787-1015. Your friend in Jesus Christ,"
Polly Ballew of Covington,Ga

"I don’t believe that we understand all that you gave, or how your sacrifice will affect the future for our sons or daughters. I believe you confronted the evil that has enslaved mankind throughout history, the same evil that many American soldiers have confronted in many battles.

I will teach my son and daughter of your sacrifice and your heroism.

Proud Family of Pfc. Kohler serving in Ar Ramadi, Iraq"
Anderson Family of Montana

"Guastaferro was a buddy of mine i new in basic training. The last time i seen you we were both in ft. benning. i'm so sad to see a buddy go. i just wish we could have stayed in touch. later bro."
Akana of Ft. bragg, NC

Please KNOW so many people share your sadness, and we are remembering your family in your loss and your deep grief. Your HERO, Daniel, will be remembered by name. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. God Bless you ALWAYS. Pat & Sandi Breckenridge from Montana "

"We are so very sorry for your loss. The debt that we all owe to Daniel, his family and his friends is immeasurable. Always keep his memories close to your heart and know that so many of us are morning with you in your loss. May you find strength in others to help you through this time of great sorrow."
The Filbert Family of Lexington, SC

"To Daniel'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 Pfc. Guastaferro for defending the freedoms we all cherish. Your brave service has made America a safer place and we are deeply grateful to you. God Bless you and may He grant your loved one peace at this time. From a very grateful American family."
The Shaw family of Pasadena, Maryland

"Thank you Daniel Guastaferro, 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. Daniel Guastaferro:
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 Daniel 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. Daniel Guastaferro:
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 Daniel, 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