Fallen Heroes of Operation Iraqi Freedom

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

Army Staff Sgt. Michael J. McMullen

25, of Salisbury, Maryland.
McMullen died at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C., of injuries sustained in Ramadi, Iraq on December 24, 2005, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his position. He was assigned to the Army National Guard's 243rd Engineer Company, Baltimore, Maryland. Died on January 10, 2006.

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"Today, 9/11/2016, I went to visit and photograph the "Flags of Valor" display at Forest Park in St. Louis. https://flagsofvalorusa.com/

I picked one flag at random of the seven thousand on display, determined to find out more about the this particular individual that gave his life for his country, and it was that of Staff Sergent Michael McMullen.

I am truely sorry for your loss, and that of all the heros that have lost their lives for our country.

God Bless."
David Harfst of St. Louis, Missouri

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"To the family of:Michael J. McMullen
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""

"Memorial Day is a special day of reflection and memory of those special Soldiers who we served with, that gave their lives and paid the ultimate price for freedom. Boswell, Ceo, Connor and McMullen were all sons to me and will live in my memory forever and are in my thoughts and prayers each and every day. I look forward to the time when we can all get back together and once again be a united family. I am honored to have served shoulder to shoulder with these fine men and can tell you they all were quality soldiers.I miss them all more than mere words can describe. God bless Them, their Families and all of the Veterans who walked the walk and know the true price that is paid for Freedom. As well as, those whom are next to fight the fight... Respectfully..."
1SG Paul Mirabile of Street, Maryland, USA

"Michael,

All I can say is thank you for your sacrifice, and that I am so very sorry that I can't tell you in person how proud I am of you.

Dave, Robin, Janette, and Brian. There are no words to express my sadness when I learned about Michael. I will always remember him as the kid tugging on my leg asking for treats. He was special in many ways, but you all know that. The man he became is in no small part due to the parents who raised him. He, and all of you are and remain in my prayers. Our society has ruined the word hero by applying it to ball players and actors. In truth, the real heros are those who not only stand up for their own beliefs, but also put their lives on the line for others. Michael is a hero in every sense of the word. I am proud to have known him and to have been a very small part of his life. May God Bless you all."
Gregory L. Markert LTC, PAARNG (Ret) of MONTCO, PA

"January 4, 2009
To the family of Staff Sgt. Michael J. McMullen:
Michael 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

"Hey SGT McMullen...SGT Mertz and I went to visit you on Memorial Day, and I try to visit as much as I can. I just wanted to say that I am proud to have served with you. There is not a day that goes by that you are not thought of. You are a true hero. We will never forget!"
SPC Margie Brooks (243rd Eng Co) of Arlington, VA

"I Apoligize to sunset to sunrise you see trouble in your eye too 2005 all the wat too 2006 your life have been hectic always toughting weapons"
Katera of Nc, Sc, Usa

"Mikey...I always told you that you were the best...see, I wasn't lying! I'll remember your 21st birthday party always! Oh that huge bottle of Heineken! Did we ever thank your Dad for that?! God I miss you so much!"

"Michael,
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."
Mike Casey of El Paso, Texas

"Family and Friends of SSG Michael J. McMullen
Your loved one will forever be remembered as a brave and honorable soul.I know nothing can take away your pain, but try to find peace in knowing that your loved one is a hero to so many. I will forever be greatful for your loved one's dedication and sacrifice. May God Bless you all!"
Spc. Preston and Family of Salisbury, Maryland

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

"Thank you Michael McMullen, 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. Michael McMullen:
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 Michael 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. Michael McMullen:
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 Michael, 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