Fallen Heroes of Operation Iraqi Freedom

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

Army CW2 Scott A. Saboe

33, of Willow Lake, South Dakota.
Saboe died when two 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters crashed in Mosul, Iraq. He was assigned to the 4th Battalion, 101st Aviation Regiment, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Kentucky. Died on November 15, 2003.

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"He's one of gods best pilots now he was my hero in the little time I knew him he was an extraordinary gentleman I think about him every day and thank him for his sacrifice."
Gilbert Duran of El Paso,Texas

"For the most part the times in Mosul Iraq were hard and not fun, but every now and again something would happen that would make you forget that you were there. Something would happen to make you smile, this happen to me in September 2003. I ran in to an old friend “Scott Saboe” I was at a Bruce Willis Concert in north Iraq and Scott came up behind me put his hand on my shoulder. When I turned around and saw it was Scott, you would have never known that I was in a place like Iraq. I know the smile on my face was huge, to see an old friend like Scott made my night some much better. Scott Saboe you have and will always be missed My Friend.

Dennis Hart
Retired Dennis Hart of Huntsville Alabama

"This May 4th 2013 Dustin Scott Saboe will turn 16. He is a young man growing up and looking for ways to be closer to the memory of his Dad and know those who knew his Father. Dustin IS here, please don't forget Our Hero's son..."

"It is so very hard to believe that it has been 9 years since I lost my good friend Scott. I don't verbalize it much, but I think about him always. Love you brother."
Rees of Spokane, WA

Scott Saboe was the finest young soldier I had the pleasure to supervise, during 20 years of active duty. He epitomized the high quality, strong moral values, and highly educated young Americans, recruited by the US Army in the 80’s and early 90’s. I always thought, he would go far in the service. We served during the fall of 1991 at HHB 5/2 ADA, McKee Barracks, Crailsheim, Germany.
Milton Aguilera, First Sergeant, US Army Retired. adlerberg1971@yahoo.com."

"Scott, it's still hard to believe you're gone. I'll never forget your friendship and the times we had in Crailsheim, the 4th of July I'm Denmark. . .I'm honored to have known and served with you. I offer a little prayer for peace of mind for your family. . . You were a good man, a young man when I knew you, but honorable nonetheless. . . Thank you for your friendship, and your service."
Ted Perrin of Portland ME

"I just found this link and had to post that Scott was an outstanding Soldier, Husband, Father and Friend I too was assigned with Scott in Boise Idaho and was proud to call him a friend. RIP Scott you and your family will always be in my prayers."
Tracy Tesar SSG (RET) of Ingleside, Texas

"I found this website because I was thinking of you Scott and SPC Ryan Baker today. To his wife and son; I was Scott's Instructor Pilot and I remember when my father was shot down and killed in Vietnam when I was seven and even at that early age, I still remember how much my father loved his job and flying. This was also true of Scott. While it will never be easy to remember these events, thankfully time will slowly make the pain ease. Please remember that Scott was doing what he loved and believed in. He loved both of you and spoke often of his intense desire to be at home with you to all of his fellow Comancheros. God Bless You!
CW5 Ralph E. Ferrell
Comanchero 03"
CW5 Ralph Ferrell of Washington, DC

"I want to say thank you to everyone for caring about the sacrifice my Dad gave."
Dustin Saboe

"Scott, the first Birthday cards I got today were from you.I was looking for something and found a box full of them. Thanks... I know you watch over us. Thank you for the everything you gave me.Thank you for what you gave me before you left. Ive done everything you wanted me to, but you know that.Your son is a beautiful amazing young man. Im grateful for Ann and Arlo's time with Dustin,and everyone in W.L. worked out great didnt it?
" Once Upon a life time""

"Scott, You were a good friend and outstanding soldier. I think about you alot. My prayers for you and you family my friend. God bless and when I remember Crailshiem or driving across SD I'll remember you as I always have over the years."
Michael Metros US Army Crailshiem of Kirkland, WA

"Gone from our physical presence... forever alive in our memories and prayers. Go easy my friend, you are missed."
SFC (R) Charles Ake of Boise, ID

"Dude, I remeber you as SPC Saboe, the Colonel's Driver back at 5/2 ADA (Nickel Deuce) in Crailsheim, Germany. Remember Dearman, Soto, and SFC Ambulo from the S4 shop, and Nuncio from the S1? We had some times, man. You and I were not that close, but I wanted to say congrats on getting to Warrant, and thanks for all you did for me, my family, and this country."
Dawson of Richmond, VA

"Chief Saboe, my brother and I (from De Smet SD who have both served in the military) were driving through Willow Lake SD today and saw a sign. I had forgotten about you but when I saw the sign, I immediately remembered who you were.

Thank you and your family for your service to our country."
Lt Col Rodney M. Carpenter and Spc 4 James A. Carpenter of De Smet SD 57231

"November 15, 2008
To the family of CW2 Scott A. Saboe:
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"
Peggy Childers of Carson City, NV

"Scott, I know you will never read this so I guess it is more for me than you. I guess it is only now that I can actully write something like this down. Within a matter of a few months we lost both you and Eric Smith, former Comanche's from Camp Stanley.

I remember sitting down with you prior to me heading out that day and telling you be to be safe. I can't believe you are gone Scott. I think about you so very much. You will remain with me until I see you again my friend."
Rees of Schererville, IN

"Memorial Day--you are one of the elite, one of the strong, one of the chosen. You are a hero in your own right. You are still a solider fighting for me in heaven. I think of you sometimes. Wondering what could have been. God Bless you Scott."

"To the family of:Scott A. Saboe 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"

"Happy 36th Birthday, Scott. I miss you now and always. Thank you for everything you did for me. Thank you for being you. This world is not the same without you."

"I've been thinking of you lately. Just wanted to say "Hey". I still shake my head and can't believe this happened to you. I know you are safe now but it still seems unreal that you are gone. God Bless You for the brave person you were."

"To Scott's family:
We remember Scott and pray for you all everyday. Both my son Nick and I wear a Hero bracelet in honor of him. Even though we lived in Willow Lake a short time, Scott had left quite an impression on Nick. He looked up to Scott and still does. Nick is in the Army,a PFC and infantryman. He is currently serving in Afghanistan. His last words to me when he left were that he hoped he could be half the soilder that Scott was and that he would make Scott proud. Take care and God Bless."
Cindy (Bratland) Sippel of Groton, SD USA



"Dear Arlo, Ann, Franceska and Dustin;

I'm so sorry that this note is coming so late after your great loss of such a great father, husband, brother, son and of course soldier. My heart and prayers are with you all. I did not know Scott and do not know any of you but with all the notes that I have read on this web site from only a fraction of the people that Scott has touched, it's so very clear how much Scott is respected, loved and honored. Scott, I wish that we could have met and gotten to know each other. From what I have read we seem to share the same passion for hunting, fishing and spending time with our fathers and sons. Thank you so very much for your bravery in putting yourself in harms way to protect my family and friends so that we may enjoy the freedom and way of life that we both cherish and that YOU PROVIDED. My Family and I will forever be grateful for what you have accomplished and sacrificed. We are so very proud of you. The Saboe name is a very proud, strong and honorable name and that has never been proven more true then with the life of Scott Arlo Saboe. Scott you are a hero to so many people as well as my family and myself. God Bless you and your family.

Ann I have never met you but I would like to thank you for your service in our armed forces as well. My prayers are with you and your family. Stay safe.

Hello Arlo:
The way I came across Scott's web site is I have always wanted to find my fimily's genealogy. Find more information about my Ancestries. So last week I started looking up the Saboe name. I started with my Great Grandfather John K. Saboe and found that he had many kids. Two happen to be Glenn Saboe my grandfather and Clarence Saboe your father. Then of course Grandfather Glenn had Laverne my father and Clarence had you. Then Laverne had me and you had Scott. I asked my father if in fact this was correct and he said yes it was. In fact I guess dad had email you a few years ago and did a little catching up. He said that when I was very young I had met you and Clarence. But I don't remember that. I new I had relatives in and around South Dakota but never spent the time to find out who and were they lived. Something now I will always regret. When Scott was in Boise I could have easily gotten together and seen him. Maybe even taken him to one of my favorite hunting spots near the Oregon and Idaho border. Now I will never have that chance. I look forward to finding out more about my extended family and our Norwegian heritage. I would love to come to South Dakota and thank Scott personally. Also to see where my father grew up and meet any of my relatives that my still live there.

Ann I guess that you were station at Fort Lewis for a time. That was so close it would have been nice to meet you. Maybe some day. Family is everything!

Take Care,
God Bless

Joseph Kevin Saboe of Tigard, Oregon

I just got off the phone with your lil sister. I have held a lot of hurt over losing you inside for the past three years, and I just wanted her and your dad to know I still think about you almost every day. You helped me get through some of the hardest times in my life, for that I will always owe you. It was good to laugh about all the good times you and I had and I have to admit it brought a tear to my eye knowing we wont be duck hunting together in the fall. You will always be remembered as long as I am still breathing. You were and always will be a great inspiration to me."
SFC Hoerner of Vancouver, WA

"Hey Big Brother~
Remember that MIA bracelet you picked up when you came to visit my family in DC during our last Christmas together. Well, I had the great opportunity to give it to the pilot's father. It was such an honor to give the bracelet to him, in memory of his son and now you. I wished you could see the pride in his father's eyes. I miss you so much."
Love always, Ann of Hot Springs, SD

"Arlo, Dustin, and Scott,
It has taken a long time for me to write. I didn't just find this site, I have visited the messages several times, just didn't know what to write. I can't describe the loss I have felt since John called and told me what happened and I called and spoke to Arlo. Things happen for a reason (thats what I am told). I visit the rock in your memory here weekly and where a bracelet with your name everyday. I miss you. The 101st lost a great pilot and a lot of people lost a great friend. Vernon"
CW2 Schmitz of Fort Rucker, AL

"To the Saboe family,
I'm sorry this has taken so long. I just found the website. Scotty's quiet professionalism and intense love for family and country were always a motivator for me. From flight school to Ft. Campbell, I knew that anything that needed to be done could be done because of Scott. His loss is tremendous, but his memory will never fade. Thank you for letting me know him."
CPT Douglas Chace (101st Airborne) of Washington, DC

It has been 2 years and I still cry for you. It will never go away I know.I miss you. Arlo and Ann be strong. Dustin, if you ever read this you will know that your father was a hero. If you ever need anything I will be there for you. Your dad was a great friend and truly a man of honor."

Happy 35th Birthday, Scott.
I wish we could celebrate this birthday, as well as many more to come, together. I can't believe your gone. I miss you so much. My heart aches not being able to talk to you. It seems like one yesterday I got to talk to you while you were on R&R. I remember telling you that I loved you and to be safe. You just smiled and said you loved me too and that it would be okay kid. I toast to you on this day and remember a great man and brother. Thanks for being a great big brother. Love always, your kid sister"
Ann of Hot Springs, SD

"I just found this website and figured I'd post this now even if it's a little old.
hey there, 16nov03
well, once again it wasn't me.
however, it was my dear friend scotty who slept in the cot next to me for the last 10 months.
i only fell asleep last night for about two hours and then spent several more helpless hours waiting on word of our friends.
when the painstaking wait was finally over there was only shock and disbelief.
we had learned that our brethern had all perished in last nights accident (still under investigation), most likely shot down.
there were reports of a fire fight and then my buddy scotty went to see if he could help (being his normal selfless soul).
another blackhawk was also in the vicinity providing assistance to our fellow soldiers on the ground, under attack, wittnesses said one helicopter was hit by either a surface to air missle or a rocket propelled grenade.
after taking fire the aircraft caught fire and while trying to escape the ground fire climbed into the path of the other blackhawk.
both aircraft came to rest on roof tops of buildings and of our entire crew of comancheros and thier 6 passengers there were no survivors.
my close friend scott lost his life last night and i think i am still in shock.
he is survived by his six year old son dustin (who i never met but felt like i knew him as a nephew).
scotty and i spent countless hours talking about our families and friends, good times and bad and of course our similar problems in life.
we had plans to hang out when we got back and he even talked about buying a harley davidson so we could go riding together.
we had the emotionally painful task of packing his things up today,
we found a note written to his son, no date.
this is not word for word. i just want to get the point across of the sacrifices we make everyday.
little buddy,
if you are reading this, chances are daddy had a bad day. because i am no longer with you physically doesn't mean i am gone. i will always be with you in your heart. stay in school and keep studying, you can be anything you want, even a bug catcher if you want, a rock climber or a clown.
i hope that some day they find a cure for your diabietes, if they don't it's o.k. because you are strong and will still be able to do anything in life you want.
remember, i will always be with you.

love forever, dad

i have a new found hatred for this place and these people, there will be a reckoning and i hope to be a part of it!

rest in peace scotty (comanchero 19), your friend, mike"
Michael Patton (Comanchero 22) of Pittsburgh, PA

"It has taken me a long time to come to terms of losing friends and comrades like Scott was. To his family I have no idea what your going through. I try to remember the good times at the recruiting office and the family get togethers out at his house. He was so proud when he was selected for Warrant Officer and I knew he would succeed. I was heart broken when I learned of his death upon my own return from Iraq. God bless all of his family and may God continue to heal all of those who have lost friends and family ones. God bless those in harms way and for those on there way into harms way again. Sincerely SFC Shawn Caskin (recruited with Scott in Boise Idaho)"
SFC Shawn Caskin of Camp Casey, Korea

"To the family of Scott A. Saboe:

The Fort Snelling Memorial Chapel Foundation will be honoring your loved one at the non-denominational Memorial Day Sunday worship service at 11:00 a.m. on 29 May. We will remember the casualties of the Global War on Terrorism from Minnesota … and the neighboring states of Iowa, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin. Outside of the historic Fort Snelling Veterans Memorial Chapel will be a “Memorial Garden” filled with white crosses bearing the names of the war dead … including your loved one.

I would like to extend to your family an invitation to honor us with your presence at worship as we pay tribute to the sacrifice made by your service member and family. Our pastor, U.S. Army Chaplain, LTC Kenneth L. Beale, Jr. will preach a message entitled “Remembering Our Freedom.” A former Soldier and country music songwriter and performer “Rockie” will pay a special musical tribute. At the conclusion of the worship hour, all of the congregation will be invited to silently pay their respects at the garden and place poppies at each of the crosses. An honor guard squad will be on hand to fire vollies as the US flag is lowered to half-staff and Taps is played.

As this Christian worship service has traditionally been well attended, we would be happy to reserve seating for you and yours. To do so, kindly call (612/970-7866) and leave a voice message indicating your veterans’ name and the number of persons attending. If you are not able to attend, we pray that you would find comfort in knowing that our prayers are with you and all of the fallen heroes.

Leila Campbell
Administrative Assistant
Fort Snelling Memorial Chapel Foundation
web site:www.fortsnellingmcf.org"

"Hey Big Brother
It's been over a year since you were taken from us. I miss you terribly, so does Dad. I miss being able to call you up and ask you about some Army regulation that I don't understand. I wish I could call you up and tell you about your new nephew, he has your name as a middle name, and tell you what your niece has been up to. The dedication at Ft Campbell was great. We shed a few tears and had a few laughs. I wish I could be half the Army soldier you were. You were so admired by the junior enlisted and by fellow officers. We will always cherish the memories of knowing you. You were my hero and always will be. Thank you for being a great big brother. I will always miss you."
Ann Remington of Silver Spring, MD

"I would like the Saboe family & friends OF Scott to know~ I
recieved my
last week,
Chief Warrant Officer 2nd Class
Scott A. Saboe
Willow Lake,N.D. 11~15~03
is the HEROs name .
I found this site and wanted to let you all know I wear it all the time, and will continue to do so. I thank you all for not letting us forget ,
we are HERE because of folk like Scott.
P E A C E"
just mee of Ironia,N.J. AMERICA

I love and miss you. Arlo and Ann, you are in my thoughts always as family."

"It's been over a year since hearing the news of Scott's untimely passing, and I am writing a small note, thanking him for being such a decent person, and true "hero". Scott's unselfish sacrifice for all of us should make us realize that life is fragile, and our daily stresses and inconveniences are really nothing compared to the loss of a father, son, brother, husband, and friend. Scott was all of these people."
Tom Kinder of Hobbs, NM

"Scott, you are a true hero. You will be greatly missed in our family. We love you, and I truly appreciate what you died for. God bless."
Hannah Yexley of Fargo, ND

"Dear Saboe Family,
You don't know me, but, we are kindred spirits. CPT. Christopher Soelzer is my son who died on December 24, 2003 in Samarra, Iraq by an IED. I know how you are hurting with the one year anniversary coming up so very soon. God Bless YOU. I hope someday that I can meet you and we can talk and share stories of our boys. Please take care and if you ever want to talk, please call me. (720-3013)"
Delain Johnson of Sturgis, SD/USA

"God Bless you Scott, I will never forget the fun times we had. I think you so so so much. I wish we could fly together again today but when the lord is ready, we will fly together again. Scott was a dear friend of mine, fellow soldier and fellow "Comanchero". We have flown together on so many occassions and I miss him so much. To Scott's family, my prayers are always with you. For those of you that did not know him, he was the guy that you wanted in the fox hole next to you. I miss you Bro, but the lord will comfort me until we meet again."
CW2 Aj Santiago of Clarksville, TN 37042

"Scott, I think of you often and want you to know that you are a hero in my eyes. We were never real close but you gave the ultimate scarifice for me and I cannot thank you enough."

""Low Flight"

Dedicated to Scott A. Saboe

Oh, I have slipped the surly bonds of Earth,

And Hovered out of Ground Effect on Semi-Ridgid Blades.

Earthward I've Auto'ed, and met the Rising Brush of Non-Paved Terrain;

And done a thousand things you would never care to.

Skidded and Dropped and Flared Low in the Heat Soaked Roar.

Confined there, I've chased the Earthbound Traffic

And Lost the race due to Insignificant Headwinds.

Forward and up a Little in Ground Effect,

I've Topped the Admirals hedge with drooping turns,

Where never SkyHawk nor even Tomcat Flew.

Shaking and Pulling Collective, I've Lumberd

The Low untresspassed Halls of Victor Airways;

Put out my Hand, and Touched a Tree.

Today Scott you Fly with Angels. Thank you for your Dedication and Sacrifice. "Godspeed Chief..."
Dennis B. Dray MAJ (R) ARNG of Tucson, AZ

"Warrant Officer Saboe, goodbye soldier and thank you. You are my hero."
Bill of Houston, Texas

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

""OUR special chosen words since day one of finding this site last year...have always been......REST IN PEACE BRAVE SOLDIERS/MARINES/WARRIORS We love you and MAY GOD BLESS you each. Your loved ones are in a beautiful place called Heaven now....When you look up to the sky at night and see the brightest star...it's your hero..shining down on you"
The Taylors, USMC of NC

""To the family of CW2 Scott Saboe, I myself never meet Scott but from what I read of him you can be proud. I had the opportunity to talk with a person who was on tour with Scott in Korea and he spoke very highly of Scott as a friend, soldier, and as a pilot. I know that Scott was doing what he loved and believed in, Flying Blackhawks and protecting this great country. Man, that is something to be proud of. I am very proud to say he flew with my Son. I have a picture of Scott hanging proudly next to my son Jeremy. There isn't a day that goes by that I don't think of and pray for your family. May the love of God give you some peace in the days ahead. The family of 1LT Jeremy L. Wolfe""
David L. Wolfe of Menomonie, Wisconsin

""Scott, I thank the lord that I could call you a friend.You reminded me that there was still good left in this world.Words can't say how proud I am of you.You will be forever missed in my heart and I will never forget you, my hero."
Tonja of Hopkinsville,Ky

"Scott, God gave me you and I am so thankful. My life is forever changed. You are my hero and always will be! I am very proud of you! I miss you so much but I know Heaven is sweeter with you there. Until we meet again.... MTAL"
Fred of Hopkinsville, KY

"I'm very proud of you and we are going to miss you, but we will never forget you! You are a strong wonderful man and I'm sure you and your mom and my dad and grandpa are haveing a blast together in heaven. God Bless!!"
Karen---1st cousin of Yankton, SD

"Thank you Scott Saboe, 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

"I went to school with Scott in WL. He was a good person. I appreciate his willingness to serve his country and the sacrifices he made to perserve our freedom in the US. I'm grateful for him and for all the soldiers who have ever served in this country. My thoughts and prayers are with the Saboe family and with all the soldiers who are continuing to serve. God Bless!"
Nanci of Iowa

"You have my deepest sympathy in the loss of your loved one. I can only imagine your pain. You have been in my thoughts & prayers. I grew up in Clark, SD just miles from Willow Lake. My 2 sons Justin & Corey & Corey's wife Erin (McGillivray, also from Clark) are members of the 740th & have been in Iraq since April. My oldest son Justin was in a truck accident where 8 tires on a 16 wheeler truck blew out. He tore muscles & ligaments in his back & is currently back at Ft Carson in Colorado. He just finished Phase II of III for a medical discharge. We have all made great sacrifices but none greater than yours. You are in my thoughts & prayers as are all the soldiers & their families. God Bless!"
Marcia (Keyes) Stanley of Watertown, SD

"Scott, you were my big brother and mentor. I thank you for all you have done. I will miss you greatly. I am so proud of you. You were a quite young man who when you spoke, your words were heard by everyone. You died doing what you loved and you died a hero. I will always miss you and never forget you."
Ann Saboe-Remington, kid sister of Silver Spring, MD

"To Fran and Dustin-I hope that you are doing ok. The memeries that you have will be treasured in your hearts and will always be cherished."
Jordan Vander Streek of Rock Rapids IA

"Scott was not only a classmate but a cousin to me. He will be missed greatly, but I have to keep in mind that he was doing what he loved. As hard as it may be to face the days for Arlo and Ann we have to know that he is looking down on us and smiling knowing that he is a hero."
Loretta Vander Streek of Rock Rapids, IA

"I had the priveledge of knowing and being friends with CW2 Scotty Saboe. We often talked about being from the same state. (Pierre, SD for me) I am in the same Batallion Scott was assigned to and it was a great loss to the entire unit. I will always cherish the fond memories of our all night poker games and the $80.00 I lost to Scott in one night. To Scott's family, I am so sorry Scott was taken far before his time. To his friends, remember the great times we had, he will never be forgotten."
CW2 Brian Buol of Tall Afar, IRAQ

"Please know that God loves Scott and your family SO MUCH! Lift up all your hurt and sorrow to Him, and He will bring you comfort and peace. I will keep you in my prayers! God Bless!"
Virginia Englert of Fort Collins, CO

"Arlo and Ann...my thoughts and prayers are with you both. I recall playing basketball with your son /brother. We talked alot about his decision to join the military and he shared experiences with me when he came home to visit...I recall telling him to join with me in the Air Force...but he was doing what he loved. Know that he served his country and family well and will always be remembered. God Bless."
Chaplain Greg Van Heukelom, Maj, USAF (Previous Pastor in WL) of MI

"Scott was also a classmate of mine. I cherish the memories I have with the class of 89. I will always remember Scott's dedication and sacrifices in making our world a better place. He is truly a hero."
Terri of Brookings, SD

"Scott "Sabes" was a classmate of mine from Willow Lake. We had lost touch in the last years but we all knew that Sabes was doing what he always knew he would do. Join the army and protect freedom for every American in our great Nation. Sabes was a wonderful friend and I know that I owe him a huge debt of gratitude for giving all for the good of not only our rights but for people of other nations as well. Scott will be dearly missed and the class of '89 will be together today, as we were 14 years ago, to celebrate Sabes' life. His family is in my heart and in my prayers, God Bless."
Angie of Volga, SD

"God Bless all those who die fighting for our freedom! And may all the loved ones left behind be comforted."
Cory of Provo, Utah U.S.A.

"I grew up with the Saboe family as well. His sister was in the same class as me. My heart goes out to the Saboe family. Scott is a very good example to us all and we will always remember him for his heroic actions. Stay strong. We are all praying for you and for the soldiers who are in Iraq."
Cheri (Cone) Wilkinson of Provo, Utah

"I knew Scott while growing up in Willow Lake. He was a couple of years older than me and always led by example. To this day I am greatful for the example that he led both while we were in school and with his military service. I remember him as someone who always was willing to help out someone in need and who loved his family very much. Everyone from his hometown in Willow Lake was shocked and saddened to hear the news of his death. I am very greatful for his and all the other soldiers who have ever served and for the sacrifices that they make. God Bless!"
John C of Layton, UT

"To the family of Scott Saboe. I pray that the mighty arms of God surrounds you during this difficult and painful time. Even though I did not know him personally, I know him because of the freedom that I enjoy by his tireless effort to protect this country along with the many others who sacrificied their lives for us. May we not take for granted the simple things we enjoy in our lives. Many sacrifices have been made to give us the life we have. May we never lose touch of what these men and women have done for us.
God Bless"
Janene of Hopkinsville, KY, USA

"My heart goes out to the family and friends of CW2 Scott Saboe. Scott's family and friends will remain in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. Scotty touched the lives of many including the Comancheros (A co 4-101st). God Bless"
Cher of Hopkinsville, Kentucky (Home of the 101st)

"Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family of CW2 "Scotty" Saboe. He was an amazing person and dear friend to my husband. I will never forget the story my husband told me recently of Scotty and him riding a donkey and how he and the the donkey went running off and the Iraqi children were chasing him. My husband had great respect for him as a friend, fellow Comanchero, and a soldier. He will be greatly missed.
God Bless"
The Kober Family of Clarksville, Tn

"Scotty was a Great friend, soldier, and Hero that served in my husbands unit (A co. 4/101st), my husband and Scott met for breakfast on a regular basis over in Iraq. And before they left for Iraq we knew Scotty from racing at the slot car track and just hanging out during Superbowl parties at friends houses, etc. Scotty will be missed by all. I know our spouses over in Iraq are missing their dear friend. My heart goes out to his father and family. Scotty you will be in our hearts forever. We are so thankful to have known you. Thank you for defending this GREAT COUNTRY. Thank you for our Freedom."
The Tengels of Clarksville, TN Fort Campbell KY (home of the 101st)

"To the family and friends of CW2 Scott Saboe:
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 CW2 Scott Saboe:
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