Fallen Heroes of Operation Iraqi Freedom

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

Marine Lance Cpl. Scott T. Modeen

24, of Hennepin, Minnesota.
Modeen died from an improvised explosive device outside Fallujah, Iraq. He was inside an abandoned flour factory being used as a patrol base when the IED detonated. During Operation Iraqi Freedom, his unit was attached to the 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward). He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Twentynine Palms, California. Died on December 1, 2005.

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"December 7, 2008
To the family of Lance Cpl. Scott T. Modeen:
Scott 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

"Scott was a good friend, and a funny dude. He would have anybodies back in a heart beat especially if it was a fight... Scott ol "MOMO" Iíll never forget you man take it easy"
Matthew Seals (lcpl) of Lake Elsinore CA.

"To my brother that i never had. Thanks For the good time We shared in the barracks goin to the casino and most of all being there for me on the best day of my life, being my best man. You were there for me and i will never forget that. you were a brother i never had, first time we meet we just cliked. I wish i was at your side sharing the times again. one day we will meet up again and have more time to get to know each other a little more. I Love you man. May god bless your family."
Sparky (michael,sparks) of Twentynine Palms

"To the family of:Scott T. Modeen 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"

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

"No other like Scott! He is an American Hero! One that wiill not be forgotten. Not today, tomorrow or ever! He has not died in vain. He gave the ulitmate scarifice fighting off terrorism. An attempting to give the Iraq people hope. To one day live in peace. Serving your country today. Is a calling in life that not many American's do willingly as Scott has. An we need to honour our Hero! Please to his community and political leaders. Go that extra effort to honour Scott. Name a STREET in honour of him. Remember he served his community, county, state and county. We can not afford to forget his scarifice now or year's later. Scott thank you for being a military brother to our son. I realize serving in two differnt branches of service. You had not known one another. Still soldiers have that bond. Gregory is with you, so you finally have met. Not the way you two soldiers would of liked nor our families. Still it's a comfort you together with all your brother's and sister's. I shed many many tears. An I will continue too as I so for Scott. Scott not my son, yet it feel like he is! scott is someone's someone and he is someone to the Wahl family. As he should be to ever American. After all he helped protect your liberities and freedom's. All that comes at a price. Scott all this is very diffucult on your family. I can only suggest. take it one day at a time. Be supportive toward one another. Scott loved you all and he knew you all loved him. He is resting now in a better place. Still Scott is with you even now. Only refect to those very precious memorable moments you shared together with Scott. An you realize he is! father of fallen US Army Sgt. Gregory L. Wahl KIA Balad, Iraq 05-03-04 God Bless!"
leonard wahl of VALLEY STREAM, NY

"To the Family of Scott Modeen, I am so sorry for your loss. We are all praying for you, Scott is a true American Hero who always will be rememberd and honored. May God Bless you all and God Bless Scott."
Mary Ghaney of Brooklyn, New York

"Thank you Scott Modeen, 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 Lance Cpl. Scott Modeen:
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 Scott 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 Lance Cpl. Scott Modeen:
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 Scott, 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