Fallen Heroes of Operation Iraqi Freedom

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

Marine Lance Cpl. Joshua A. Scott

24, of Tunnel Hill, Georgia.
Scott died from a non-hostile vehicle accident near Al Taqaddum, Iraq. He was assigned to Anti-Terrorism Battalion, 4th Marine Expeditionary Brigade, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. Died on January 23, 2006.

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"Mindy Scott I wanted to say that I feel your pain I had a cousin who lost their life for America. I didnt get sent overseas and i thank god everyday bc it could have been me if you need me you can find me on facebook tell Carmen uncle Andy misses her love yall SPC Burk"
SPC Burk of Chattanooga Tennessee

"Josh
Hey I am Andy I became apart of the family right after your tragedy. I knew Mindy and Carmen and felt like I had known you my whole life. I remember momma shell telling me she would disown me if I joined the millitary. Well I met my wife Amber Helton and joined in August 2010 and recently got out. I pray everyday and thank god for soldiers like you who gave it all for our freedom. I just wanted to say thanks and tell you that we will never forget you and your family and I will get to meet you in heaven and then we can get to know each other. Love always your fellow soldier Andy Burk. If you read this Mindy I hope everyone is doing well"
Andy Burk of Chattanooga Tennessee

"To the family of:Joshua A. Scott
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""

"I remember when we used to play Diablo II in our barracks. you were also the first person that showed me how to fish.
I will newer forget you Scotte.

Semper Fi"
Lcpl Stanislawski DJ of nyc

"Scott was GTG! A great Marine. A heart of gold. Our time together at ATBN was lots of work, but fun."
MGySgt Griffin, E of NAS Pensacola

"Josh u will always be the best brother in law a man could ever ask for and when i see what u left behind i get a tear in my eyes and a feeling of pride that u gave the all for freedom and our american way of life. I am damm proud 2 have known you and have u as a bro-in-law. Thank u for ur service."
sgt.Justin hilburn U.S.ARMY of ft.benning ga

"Josh u will always be the best brother in law a man could ever ask for and when i see what u left behind i get a tear in my eyes and a feeling of pride that u gave the all for freedom and our american way of life. I am damm proud 2 have known you and have u as a bro-in-law. Thank u for ur service."
sgt.Justin hilburn U.S.ARMY of calhoun ga

"Josh,
I miss you so much.I think of you every second of everyday.I know you watch over our daughter.She talks about you all of the time.Its so hard not having you here. I never thought we would ever lose you. Sometimes it still doesnt seem real. I know you are in a better place and i will see you again someday. Carmien is so proud of her dad, her marine,her hero. I see you in her more and more everyday. She looks and acts just like you.Shes so smart and loves to fish. You would be so proud of her. We love you we miss you. Love your wife,Mendy"
mendy scott of ringgold ga

"Again as I part ways from the Marine Corps I will not ever and cant forget my fallen brother J.A Scott. I miss him dearly and will always carry a pice of him in my heart for the rest of my life. May God Be with his family.
Respectfully,
SGT Antoin M. Alba USMC/0311 ATBN B CO"
SGT ALBA of Dalton,NH

"Scott, you are still not forgotten brother. I think about you almost every day and wish that you could still be here with us today. The Marine Corps is weaker without you in it brother."
Sgt Justin Atkins of Camp Lejeune

"January 18, 2009
To the family of Lance Cpl. Joshua A. Scott:
Joshua 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

"Lcpl scott was at any given time my marine, my drinking buddy, and most important my brother. You and Calapini will always be missed and never forgotten, semper fi devil"
Cpl Christon D Moore ATBN MT of Detroit MI 48219

"Josh was a great guy. You could always count on him to have your back no matter what situation you where in. He was reliable. God bless his family and you will be missed."
SPC Aaron.T.Perry of Honolulu Hi

"I have always felt a deep sorrow for the loss of Joshua, and wished many times for God to bring him back. I pray that I may one day be forgiven, and that all who love him be at peace.

Semper Fidelis

1st Lt Taivo M. Ets"
Ty Ets of Laurel, MD

"Again not forgeting my fallen brother Josh my condolences again go to your family. Still and always in my heart."
SGT ANTOIN M. ALBA of Indian Head,MD

"I went to Ringgold High School with this American Hero. I will always remember him. He was an OUTSTANDING young man."
SSG Mark Catlett of Rancho Cordova CA

"I served with Scott when we started up the ATBn. We were in the same Platoon through Israel, and I remember shaking his hand in Kuwait before our task forces went their seperate ways. He was a hell of a guy, taught me a lot when I hit the fleet, and will be deeply missed. Semper Fi Scotty"
Cpl Brig of Camp Lejeune

"Josh was one of the best Marines I have ever know to me he was more then a Marine he was a brother. You will never be forgoten about."
Cpl Antoin M. Alba of Camp Le Jeune,NC USA

"I've known Josh since I was little! He became a close friend to me and my brothers... he was almost like a brother to me! I will miss him deeply!!"
Emily Keefe of Ringgold, Ga

"To honor the Georgia soldiers who have lost their lives in Iraq and Afghanistan and their families, the professional portrait artists of the Atlanta Fine Arts League are offering to paint a portrait of the individual soldier for his family. These 16 X 20” original portraits are being offered completely free of charge in recognition of the sacrifices made by these brave soldiers and in condolence for their families’ loss. Please visit our website www.atlantafineartsleague.org or email us at AtlantaFineArtsLeague@Yahoo.com for further information"
–The Atlanta Fine Arts League of Georgia

"Joshua,
I would like to say thank you to you and the other Marine who was killed in that crash for your service and sacrifice for our Country. And to your family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

Semper Fi Devil Dog!"

"I am glad to have been able to know you when I did. You will be missed by everyone you touched."
SSgt Nick Van Pelt

"Scott was not only my friend but a fellow marine. I don't remember the accident because I was knocked out. Scott was one of the best men I knew. He was always trying to better himself and was always willing to lend a helping hand to those in need. I will never forget him."
Sgt. Justin B. Atkins of Jacksonville, NC/USA

"Joshua was by far one of the breavest men out there. He will be missed dearly but never forgotten. My prayers go out to anyone who knew him. His funeral was beautiful."
Katie Reffuse of Ringgold 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, Joshua will be remembered by name.
Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Pat & Sandi Breckenridge / Montana God Bless you ALWAYS. "

"Thank you Joshua Scott, 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. Joshua Scott:
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 Joshua 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. Joshua Scott:
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 Joshua, 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