Fallen Heroes of Operation Iraqi Freedom

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

Army Sgt. Jack T. Hennessy

21, of Naperville, Illinois.
Hennessy died in Baghdad, Iraq, when his check point came under small arms fire. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas. Died on October 1, 2004.

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"Thank you Jack for your valor and service. My deepest condolences to his family. I am still deeply moved by a video produced in his honor about 9/11 in 2004 and am deeply grateful to him and his family."
Joe Marek of Oak Brook, Ill

"I am the Armynsurgeon whomtook care of SGT Hennessy

I think of him everyday since 2004"
COL Lorne H Blackbourne

"Thinking of you today Jack. You were a very special guy. Your character and the terrific memories of you will live on for ever. Our heart felt thanks to you and your honorable parents and family for your commitment and sacrifice. Thank you for making our country a better place for all of us. God bless you and your family."
Rich Jecha of Naperville

"Jack, Thanks for your service and for making the ultimate sacrifice to keep our country safe."
Joe of Woodridge, IL

"Still remembering you, Jack."
Ellen Armstrong of Breezy Point, MN

"I keep picturing you jumping on that bouncers back at that "western themed" club in Killeen (I cant remember the name). Bro, the ridiculous times we all shared together are the times that make life worth living. The times we shared will live in my memory... as will you. I am thankful for our friendship. See you again! HEAD HUNTERS!"
Sean M of Scranton, PA

"As promised, you will never ever be forgotten for you service and sacrifice. RIP dear hero and God Bless your family and friends who miss you so much."
LK of Naperville

"Jack was a leader and just down right what every man strives to be... The only thing I was ever scared to do was follow in this mans footsteps... I have decided to do this.... so for you Jack.... Please RIP and Let me be half the man you always have been... I miss you!"
Brad Conant

"To the Hennessy family, although I never met Jack , our family is fairly close with yours. Your son made the ultimate sacrifice for our country and as a future soldier myself, his sacrifice will never be forgotten. The leadership and strength that he showed is something to be honored."
Jordan Williams of Naperville, Illinois

"Jack, nowhere to start and nowhere to end. I sit here thinking of what to write and find myself staring at a blank screen. It has taken me a long time to accept all that has happened and all that has been lost. I have however finally found that the world is no longer lost and the best way to live is to celebrate the lives of those who have given so much. From one brother to another I wish you peace and may your actions be an inspiration to us all. Lova ya bro. "HEADHUNTERS""
1-9 CAV (where it all began) of SLC(home)

"hi i am jack thomas hennessy from co.tippeary irland i am 10 years old and when i grow up i want to be a fighter pilot jack souned like a good man"
jack hennessy of baillna,killaloe.co.tippeary,ireland

"I remember when we were doing DM training at Camp Bullis Hennessey had a really tight shot group at 500 and walked around calling himself "M14 Money" ...that was classic. I miss you bro! You're always in my thoughts."
Cravens of Missouri

"I went to basic with Jack. He had the highest PT score, over 300. He was the strongest of our platoon. I remember one time he jumped on my back and I carried him around the bay. He kept yelling "Hey you guys". We did alot to stay motivated there. He was a great man, a strong man, and I will never forget him. My thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family."
SPC. Lafon, Scott of Waynesboro, VA US

"He was awesome"
josh

"Jack. Not a day goes by that I do not think of you. Your smile on our refrigerator tells it all.You are my hero."
Jerry Hinrichs of Glen Ellyn, Illinois

"SPC GONZALES"

"SGT Hennessey was one of America's finest. His parents and family should be proud to have given our country such a brave warrior who was willing to sacrifice everything for our way of life. God Bless the Hennessy name. ~SC"
Campbell of Oak Ridge, TN

"Just thinking about you buddy! I miss you Jack.....It's amazing to me that I can just google a fallen friend and come right back to these memorials. It's nice too see so many people say so many nice things about you.

anyway....thinking of you~

~Juice"
Donovan Simms of Deltona, FL

"Jack, didn't really hang out with you too much in High School, but none of that really matters to me. I joined the Corps a year after High School, and after reading so much of what your brothers in the army, piers and subordinates alike, have said about you I know that you were a great leader. I'm not one to try to emulate others. However, while leading Marines in Iraq the thought of you was constantly in my head, everything needed to be PERFECT on every convoy or patrol, I was unwilling to risk ANYTHING to chance, this meticulous attention to detail brought my squad home safe, and it's thanks to you. The Army lost a good one in October 04, I hope that all the soldiers that you lead will keep you in mind and try to be the kind of leader you were, it's cliche, but, you may be gone, but you will never be forgotten, your sacrifice continues to save soldiers today.
(I got out of the Marines in August 08 after 6 years, not a day goes by when I don't think about getting back in)"
Sgt. Joey Mathews (USMC) of Chicago

"Jack, I love ans miss you dude. It's October again, 4 years later. I can't sleep, I have nightmares every night, I'm late to work, and I didn't have a clue why until this morning. This morning I realized that the past couple weeks have been rough for me because it is the same time of year that we lost you. You were a tremendous asset to everyone around you and the world will never be thee same without you around.
I was a SPC at the time, and was in Baghdad when it happened. Not a day goes by that I don't recall or dream about the things that we endured in the year that we lost Jack.
On my wall behind my desk, I have your picture. Among your picture are other pictures of our brothers that have fallen. I could list many of us head hunters who are not with us today from our tour in Iraq. You were a great friend, one of the best team leaders that I have known, and a good person in and out of uniform. You always put your men first and tried to make sure that not only you tried to do what right 100% of the time, but that the people around you did as well. The world isn't as good of a place without you in it. Those of us who knew you will never be the same without you.
To The Family of Jack Taft Hennessey, I just want to say that I loved him just as you did, and I hope that the pain that this has caused you will be easier to bear knowing all the good that he brought to the world and to the people around him. I'm positive that he is up in heaven at peace. And even though he is gone, he will live on in the hearts and minds of the people that he touched. From the kids in Iraq to the soldiers like my self who served with him, and to all the many families and friends who knew and loved him. Because of his life, the world is now a better place.

I tried to upload a picture, but the site says that that function not working. For those of you who would like to see a picture, I will leave a link to one of the pictures that I have of him!



http://i156.photobucket.com/albums/t17/djdlux2005/JackHennessey.jpg



We Can, We Will

~Juice"
Sgt Donovan A Simms (USARET) of Orlando, FL

"Jack, I love ans miss you dude. It's October again, 4 years later. I can't sleep, I have nightmares every night, I'm late to work, and I didn't have a clue why until this morning. This morning I realized that the past couple weeks have been rough for me because it is the same time of year that we lost you. You were a tremendous asset to everyone around you and the world will never be thee same without you around.
I was a SPC at the time, and was in Baghdad when it happened. Not a day goes by that I don't recall or dream about the things that we endured in the year that we lost Jack.
On my wall behind my desk, I have your picture. Among your picture are other pictures of our brothers that have fallen. I could list many of us head hunters who are not with us today from our tour in Iraq. You were a great friend, one of the best team leaders that I have known, and a good person in and out of uniform. You always put your men first and tried to make sure that not only you tried to do what right 100% of the time, but that the people around you did as well. The world isn't as good of a place without you in it. Those of us who knew you will never be the same without you.
To The Family of Jack Taft Hennessey, I just want to say that I loved him just as you did, and I hope that the pain that this has caused you will be easier to bear knowing all the good that he brought to the world and to the people around him. I'm positive that he is up in heaven at peace. And even though he is gone, he will live on in the hearts and minds of the people that he touched. From the kids in Iraq to the soldiers like my self who served with him, and to all the many families and friends who knew and loved him. Because of his life, the world is now a better place.

I tried to upload a picture, but the site says that that function not working. For those of you who would like to see a picture, I will leqave a link to one of the pictures that I have of him!



http://i156.photobucket.com/albums/t17/djdlux2005/JackHennessey.jpg



We Can, We Will

~Juice"
Sgt Donova A Simms (USARET) of Orlando, FL

"Dear Mr. & Ms. Hennessy:
In late-October of 2004, I was paging through the local newspaper and spotted an article: "Faces of the Fallen: U.S. Fatalities in Iraq." For some reason, the picture of your son, Jack, caught my attention, and I cried when I saw his age and his startlingly good looks. I cut out his picture and that of the 35 or so service people whose pictures appeared with his, and placed it in my daily-meditations book. I have prayed this prayer daily since October, 2004: "May his soul and the souls of all who have died in this ugly war rest in the peace of our Creator." Although I did not have the honor and privilege of knowing Jack while he lived, for some reason (known only to him and to our God), I have come to know him in his glorious passing to the unknown beyond. Please accept my sincere condolences and this expression of my appreciation for your sacrifice for our Country."
Ben Usher of Delray Beach, Florida

"I was a medic that worked directly with Jack in Bravo Company and he was the best soldier I have ever had the privledge to meet. We did alot of training together in the Field of Ft. Hood Texas and he was an insperational leader. He will be missed and NEVER forgotten. "We Can, We Will.""
SPC. Gonzales of Colorado

"September 30, 2008
To the family of Sgt. Jack T. Hennessy:
Jack 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

"It's the 7th anniversary of September 11th today. I remember ditching class and sitting on the stairwell with Jack our senior year of High School. We had a conversation I will never forget - as all of us were applying to college Jack was enlisting in the army. He had his reservations, but it was something he really wanted to do. This was only months before the terrorists attacked our country. Thank you Jack for always following your heart. You are our hero."
Maureen of Naperville

"When Jack Hennessy was a senior at Naperville Central High School in Naperville Illinois, he organized the first NCHS lacrosse team. Jack, along with roughly a dozen or so of his buddies, organized and played in a few games that first year and the NCHS Redhawks lacrosse club was born. Today, with more than 80 student-athletes, 3 full teams and a coaching staff, the Redhawks lacrosse team is a highly competitive program in Illinois.
In memory of Jack Hennessy, the Naperville Central High School lacrosse team awards the Jack Hennessy Trophy to the most outstanding senior lacrosse player who embodies the dedication, attitude, class, and determined leadership which was characteristic of Jack Hennessy. As one of the original founders of the Naperville Central boy's lacrosse team, his leadership is the reason for our existence today. Jack's memory will live forever at NCHS, and he will always be known as our leader, and our hero.

Andrew Kneeshaw
Head Varsity Lacrosse Coach
Naperville Central High School"

"RIP young soldier, god bless you and your family."
Brian of Austin, Tx

"I miss Jack so much and think about him often. Having gone to middle school and high school with him and now having my husband serving in the armed forces I know what an amazing soldier jack must have been. He is an inspiration to everyone."
Lauren of Fort Bragg, NC

"I spent highschool so worried about what other people thought and how many friends I had. Looking back on it I wish I could simply laugh, but knowing that somone like Jack, who cared about everyone and everyone - - is now gone. Jack never wanted to be the life of the party - - Jack just was! Jack dared to be different and cared about everyone before himself. I did play soccer with Jack and watched him in the many sports he played, but that doesnt give me the right to tell you just how fearless he was. Jack would die for the person reading this right now and if I had to pick a person to have my back it would be him. Jack lives in me everyday and I hope this mans quest and spirit lives in you. He was and always will be remembered as a great competetor -- a man who feared nothing at the cost of everything-- And the greatest human being I have ever had the good grace of God to meet. Thank you Jack for being everything I fear to be!!!"
barbarian of naperville

"I remember playing soccer and trick-or-treating with Jack when we were very young. It was so long ago, but I remember it so well. He was a wonderful friend and turned into an outstanding man. To the Hennessy family, I am so sorry and am eternally grateful for Jack's sacrifice. God Bless you."
Carl Armstrong of Plano, IL (formerly Naperville)

"Thinking of you today and wanted you to know how much we honor Jack and his service to our country...his sacrifice for us. It is good to re-read all the testimony of his impact on everyone he touched, and the meaningful influence he had on so many in his life. We honor is memory today. God bless you all."
Katie and Dick of Naperville, IL

"Dear Mr. and Mrs. Hennessy
My husband and I have lived in Naperville for the past 22 years. Our son and daughter-in-law are Captains in the Army having returned from Germany on June 6th after serving there for three years and are now stationed at Ft. Gordon, Georgia for the next six months. We are proud that they chose the path of serving their country and are blessed that they are safe thus far. We hope for their continued safety. We are also saddened by your loss and sacrifice and know how much you must miss your son as you treasure your memories. We have wanted to send our condolences many times but never found an avenue until arriving at this website. You must be very proud of your son and know you are in our thoughts as we treasure every day for son and daughter-in-law's safety. We are also very proud as they give so much to serve their country.We, as you, are truly blessed to have raised such courageous children."
Chuck and Diane Gray of Naperville,Illinois

"Sgt. Hennessy was my team leader in iraq if it wasnt for him i would have never survived the attack that should have killed me in august of 04. he made sure that i was always squared away and knew what to do and if i didn't he would show me and help me out i found out the news of his death from another army buddy of mine that was at walter reed the same time i was when i found out i just broke down and cried because those that i considered close to me were dying. Sgt. hennessy you will always be remembered."
Cpl. John Oshia of alvin, tx

"A Headhunter never forgets.

Sincerely, a fellow 1/9 brother"
of OH

"I never met Jack, but he was a very special friend and meant the world to someone I love and care for very much...I wanted to post and express my sincere gratitude to a wonderful person who gave the ultimate sacrifice so the rest of us can live the lives we love. Thank you Jack, we're all thinking about you, may God bless you, your family and let you bless us all as you look down. Thank you!"
Jason P. of Naperville, IL

"Not a day goes by that you are not thought of, I met your father today and i now know where you got hero charateristics from, he is truely an honorable man. Everyone serving in the 1-9 battalion was a group of brothers, and when someone died between us, and i'm sure i can speak for all of us, a piece of us died too, an internal emptyness that will always have us remember are fallen brother!"
Sgt. Christopher Killion of Detroit, Michigan/U.S.

"I served with Jack, he had a stout heart and always a kind word. He was a good man that held his family and service to his country in high regard."
Raty of Montana

"I still think about Jack everyday. A month or two ago I got his initials tattooed on my back to honor what we did for our country and to remember him. Jack and I had been friends since 6th grade and we always got in trouble because we sat next to each other and always talked. I miss you Jack, keep popping into my dreams, I love seeing you in them!!"
Jessica of Naperville, IL

"My name is Cameron Schilling and I have started “Portrait of a Soldier” which donates a portrait sketch of every Illinois soldier who has fallen in Iraq or Afghanistan. All 122 sketches will be on display for a Memorial Day Presentation in Chicago, Illinois on May 26-31 at the James R. Thompson Center in downtown Chicago. After the ceremony the sketches will be given to the immediate families of the Illinois soldiers. I would invite any friends or family members to come and honor these men and women from Illinois who have given their lives to our country. For more information please contact OperationHomeFront.org at 866-417-8889 which is an organization headed by the Lt. Governor Pat Quinn of Illinois who is in charge of the Memorial Day Presentation. Thank You.

Please check out www.portraitofasoldier.org
To contact Cameron email cameronschilling84@hotmail.com
To contact Operation Home Front call 866-417-8889"
Cameron Schilling of Charleston, Illinois

"Once a HEADHUNTER always a HEADHUNTER no matter if u are infantry or u supported the infantry as in my case his mechanic and I will ALWAYS be a HEADHUNTER"
SGT G of Fort Hood, TX

"Sgt Hennessey was a fellow team leader to me. He always set the example, and led from the front in everything he did. His soldiers, piers, and his chain of command truely respected him. Jack was a friend to everyone. What a tragedy."
Steve Campbell of Oak Ridge TN

"I knew Jack from school and we may not have gotten along well but I remember Jack as being boisterous and never afraid to be himself. He never tried to be like anyone else he liked to stand out and be heard. I was stunned to hear the news of yet another young man lost to the war in Iraq....Especially yet another that I knew. I have much sympathy for your family Jack and I am proud to say I knew someone who was willing to sacrifice himself for the good of the people... Thank you Jack and may you forever be remembered!"
C. J. K. of Naperville

"Jack,
I always new you would become a very good soldier and leader. You were always one to get the job done no matter how difficult it would be. I remember when you first arrived at the unit just a young kid looking for some adventure, I knew that you were going to be a good one to have in the platoon and it turned out that you were indeed a great soldier.
I thank your parents for giving me the opportunity to meet and lead such a great American. Jack will always be thought of in my prayers. I try to always take one thing from each soldier that I meet and ensure I pass it along to another along my travels in the Army. Jack will always be the one man that when I talk about strength, determination, toughness (mental and physical) and mission accomplishment that I will use as an example, he truly will be a loss not only to you but to the entire country."
MSG Boehm of Ft. Riley Kansas

"Jack,
It seems just like yesterday we were floating the river in San Marcos or hanging out on the lake. We all miss and love you very much brother. As you look down from above just remember you are "Forever With Us". Love ya man. To the family: I served with SGT Jack Taft Hennessy for three years in Ft Hood where we were very close friends. The group misses him very much and we all carry a spot in our hearts and lives just for him. He will always be one of the boys!"
SGT Justin Chestnut of Kensington, KS

"I KNEW JACK WHEN I WAS AT FT. HOOD. HE SUPPOSED TO GO TO SFAS. HE IS A GREAT SOLDIER. HIS MEMORY WILL STAY WITH US FOREVER."
FRANCIS RODRIGO, DRILL SERGEANT of FT. BENNING, GA

"My name is Cameron Schilling. I am a college student from central Illinois. I am the first generation of my family not to serve his country. I am extremely grateful for the sacrifice you and your loved one has given for the United States. I am disappointed by the way the news media has covered this war and the deaths of our youth. The media has stopped listing the names of the soldiers killed in Iraq and people only talk about the soldiers when we reach a specific milestone in deaths. If you just started watching the news today you would not even know there is a war going on. Partisan politics have replaced coverage of our young generation who have traveled to a foreign land in the name of the United States. Whether you believe the war in Iraq is wrong, right, justified or not everyone should pay even just a little more attention to what these young men and women are sacrificing. This is what I would like to do. I want to do my part in honoring these soldiers and their memories. Along with being a college student I am also a budding artist. I draw pencil portraits of local people in my community. I want to offer a pencil portrait sketch to the immediate family of every Illinois soldier killed in Iraq. Please contact me at cameronschilling84@hotmail.com."
Cameron of Illinois

"HEY!
JAck was my neighbor! He always got really mad at me cuz i ride my bike w/o a helmet! he was loving and caring! Always put others before himself!"
Eileen L of Naperville IL USA

"To the Family of Jack T. Hennessy:
I was shocked and saddened when I found out that your son was killed in Iraq. Even though I barely knew him and its over five years since I moved away from Naperville, I still recognized his photograph in a newspaper article. I went to the same High School as your son and he was in one of my classes. Even though we were not friends, I remembered him as someone who was bright, out-going, and very nice. I hope that the family and friends of Jack will find peace in their lives and I hope that the nation never forgets him. I know I won't."
Mark Cromwell of Charlottesville VA

"Our thoughts are with you as you approach the anniversary of your son Jack's sad passing. From Hennessy 'family' in the UK and Ireland we send our support to you. We may be seperated by generations and by oceans but we are all one family. It seems the world will take a long time to find that out and the path to that dream is turning out to be a lot harder than we ever thought it could be. Bless you all."
Bill Hennessy of UK

"Hey Jack,
I never got the chance to thank you for helping me graduate PLDC, you had my back and kept me out of trouble, You also gave me a chance to prove myself and didn't judge me for my job, you knew i could do anything i put my mind to and challenged me, i still think about when we did land navigation, you told me you were land nav god, i was rolling, but you did beat me by 10 minutes, thanks for always being there for me, i heard about what happened when i returned to kuwait and met up with your guys, it brought much grief to me, you were always a good friend and one of the funniest guys i have ever met, your legacy lives with me. later bro. Sgt Duran"
Sgt Duran, Jorge of Fort Hood, TX

"To the family of Jack T. Hennessy, 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. Prayfully we will all meet in Heaven one day where we will rest in the arms of Jesus. If you need prayer or someone to talk to please call or write my pastor at Gateway Community Church: Rev. John Pearrell 11677 Brown Bridge Rd. Covington, Ga. 30016 Phone 770-787-1015. Your friend in Jesus Christ."
Polly Ballew of ovington, Ga

"To the Family of SGT Hennessy:
We have constructed a memorial to the service men and women from Wisconsin and Illinois who have died in Iraq which includes, as of 7/12/05, 112 crosses and Stars of David. We would like your permission to put Jack's name on one of them.
We have called our display "Arlington Midwest" and it is located in Wisconsin Dells, WI.
It is our expression of mourning for the indescribable loss you have suffered for our country.

If you would like us to do this, please email me at ArlingtonMidwest@yahoo.com.

We invite you to visit Arlington Midwest. I can send you directions and some pictures by email.

"As long as we live, they too will live;
for they are now a part of us,
as we remember them."
Marty Preston of Wisconsin Dells, WI

"To Jack's Family: I think of Jack often even though I never met him. I live in your neighborhood and have all boys. I drive by your house each day and think of the sacrifice he made. I hope that one day my sons will contribute to society as your son has. God bless you and your family."
John of Naperville, IL

"On This Memorial Day 2005 we salute Jack Hennessy. Remembering you in prayers Cindy, Bernie and family."
Bill and Brenda of Naperville, IL

"Jack. I hope you remember me. We wrestled together at NCHS. I Joined the Marine Corps the year before you graduated and joined the Army. I had just returned from Afghanistan when my father called and informed me of your death. After I got over the shock of hearing it I realized the weight of what you and so many others have done. I have nothing but the utmost respect for you. Goodbye Friend, you did it all the way."
Cpl. Timothy L. Davis of Camp Lejeune, NC (originally of Naperville)

"mr and mrs hennessy
jack was a good friend of mine and i cant even discribe the impact that he had on everyone who ever had the pleasure of meeting him. he was a true american hero for his bravery and courage. I just wish that i would have kept in better touch with him while he was over in iraq. I remember his last email he wrote me from iraq its one i will never forget. I know his lose has impacted us all in a way that no one can even explain. we all will miss him more then he will ever imagine. god bless"
joe wilson of naperville il

"Jack,

I still cannot believe that you are gone. I want it to be known that you are my personal hero of this war. Thank you for your service and your sacrifice. Regardless of what one half of this country thinks, this war was necessary. Either you died fighting this war today or quite possibly, my son or daughter dies fighting it tomorrow. I feel that you may have saved their lives. And I thank you for it. God bless you and your family. We'll all miss you."
SFC Joe Guetzloff of Florissant, MO

"To the family of Jack;

Our sincerest condolences for your loss. Jack is a true American hero and will always be remembered for his bravery and sacrifice he gave to our country. Our family has also suffered the loss of my nephew in this battle for freedom. May God bless you during this difficult time."
Vic and Tammy McClain--azquail@att.net of Tucson, AZ

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

"To Jack's Family and Friends:

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

Sincerely,

The Family of Capt. Ernesto M. Blanco-Caldas, 82nd Airborne
KIA Iraq 12/28/2003.
Gloria Caldas (The Big Ern's Mom) of San Antonio, TX
gloria.caldas@banksterling.com"

"To the family and friends of Sgt. Jack Hennessy. I had the honor and pleasure of serving with Jack in Ft. Hood and Iraq. He always would greet me with a warm smile and a stern handshake. I was back at home, recovering from a wound, when I was informed of the loss. I cannot explain the sorrow that I felt. Jack was a good person, a great soldier, but above all an outstanding friend. Mr. and Mrs. Hennessy know you raised one of the finest men I had the pleasure of serving with. Thank You
We all miss you, Jack. We'll see you on the high ground."
Sgt. Puppolo, Michael of Ft. Hood Tx

"We were so sad to hear of the loss of your fine son. As a father of 3 young boys I can only imagine your pain. I did not know your son but after reading about him I can only hope that my sons grow up to be the kind of man he was. God bless him and your family."
Steven O'Malley of Wheaton, IL

"We knew Jack and he was such a wonderful person. He would come over to our house for bbq's and play with our children. Jack was such a funny guy and could make you laugh so hard.
We will miss you Hennessy...We will keep you close to our hearts and thank you for everything you have done. God Bless you!"
Casey and Dave Holmberg of Richland Washington

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

"My deepest sympathy, our family has also suffered the loss of a precious life in this battle for freedom. May God bless you and help you through this time. Forever in our hearts a HERO Jack T. Hennessy."
Amy & Aaron Monier of Waterford, MI.

"SO SORRY TO HEAR ABOUT YOR LOSS,I AM A MOM WHO TO LOST MY DAUGHTER OVER THERE.
THEY WILL NEVER BE FORGOTTEN.AND EACH
CHILD IS UNIQUE,SPECIAL.(hobartc@comcast.net"
constance hobart of S.C

"To Jack'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 Jack Hennessy, 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 Sgt. Jack Hennessy:
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 Jack 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 Sgt. Jack Hennessy:
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 Jack, 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