Fallen Heroes of Operation Iraqi Freedom

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

Army Spc. Joseph P. Micks

22, of Rapid River, Michigan.
Micks 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 miss u micks, we went through in processing together. I miss all the fun times we had in the b's. I miss you bro."
SFC MICHAEL NELSON of Fort campbell

"I miss u micks, we went through in processing together. I miss all the fun times we had in the b's. I miss you bro."
SPC MICHAEL NELSON of Fort campbell

"MICKS YOU CRAZY DUDE.. LOL.. I WANT YOU TO KNOW THAT YOUR BOY BASH DID NOT NOR WILL EVER FORGET YOU. I MISS YOU DEARLY BROTHER AND ALL THE GOOD TIMES WE USE TO HAVE DRIVING PHIPPS CRAZY LMFAO.... YOU MY FRIEND ARE ONE OF A KIND AND ANYONE WHO KNOWS YOU WILL AGREE.. I LOVE YOU MAN"
COULANGES (BASH) of NY NY

"To the family of spc micks.my name is michael
mitchell i served with honor in lebanon war.
i am praying for your family and would be honored to meet one day in mt pleasant mi at c
u his house church if av.i want yu all to know he"
michael mitchell of alma mi

"I served with SPC Micks in 2005-2006 and returned to Ramadi in 2009-2010. He and his team died for a reason and made that area a better place through their ultimate sacrifice. You can all be proud as I am sure you are. Joesphs death was not in vain. Ramadi is a safer place due to Warriors such as he."
CW3 Jody Hakala of Colorado Springs, CO

"I miss you Joe :( its been almost 4 years now and I miss the heck out of you :) Hope that heaven is treating you wonderfully :)"
Cherise of Jackson, MI

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Sincerely, Barbara"
Barbara Conway of Cape Cod MA

"To the family of:Joseph P. Micks 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"

"July 3, 2008
To the family of Spc. Joseph P. Micks:
Joseph 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 Joseph P. Micks,
My prayers go out to you along with my deepest sympathy. Joe will always be loved and remembered...."
Joshua Corwin of Marinette, WI, US

"Joe I have never met u,but about 6 months i met ur wife. she is such a sweetheart and i know she is missing u alot. i wish i would of been able to meet u too."
Caroline of schweinfurt,germany

"Hey Brother, its Brown. you were never suppose to die at such a young age....Your death will live with me for the rest of my life. I miss you buddy.
ENGINEERS LEAD THE WAY"
SPC BROWN, US. ARMY COMBAT ENGINEERS (Former Squad Member) of WASHINGTON, DC

"Hey Brother, its Brown. you were never suppose to die at such a young age....Your death will live with me for the rest of my life. I miss you buddy.
ENGINEERS LEAD THE WAY"
SPC BROWN, US. ARMY ENGINEERS (Former Squad Member) of WASHINGTON, DC

"Joseph,
I would like to say thank you to you and the other two soldiers who were in that vehicle with you 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 Let Us Do)
54th Engrs. Motto"

"You will never be forgotten....thank you for the sacrifice you made for us. To the family and friends of Joseph Micks, you are in my thoughts and prayers. May God bless you all."
Judi Walker of Denham Springs, LA USA

"Thank you, Joseph Micks. you were a great American and a True Hero. i send my prayers to God for your family in their time of loss. i won't forget your sacrifice and thank God for you and your fellow American service men and women."
Jennifer of Fullerton, CA USA

"Thank you Joseph Micks, 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 Spc. Joseph Micks:
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 Joseph 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 Spc. Joseph Micks:
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 Joseph, 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