Fallen Heroes of Operation Iraqi Freedom

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

Marine Lance Cpl. Justin D. Sims

22, of Covington, Kentucky.
Sims died when his vehicle was attacked during combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq. He was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. Died on April 15, 2006.

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"I'm Justin's little sister Briana lol not little anymore. I was 10 when I last saw him now I'm 20!! Miss you more than anything. I know your with me everyday and that's all that matters love you bubby. Forever and always 3/30/16"
Briana of Mason OH

"Hello, everyone. I'm Justin's little sister, Tiffani. We want to thank you all for your caring & kind hearts. This April ( 2012 ) will be 7 years that Justin has been gone. Not a day, night, morning, nor date goes by & we think of him. Justin's family thanks you all so much. May God Bless you all."
Tiffani Sims of Covington, Kentucky

"Its been five years since we lost you but not a day goes by that we don't think about you. I know you are the guardian angel watching over us. I miss you so much but I know i am not alone. I love you my adopted brother, Rest in peace"
Stephanie of Covington,KY

"Semper Fi Brother, you are missed but not forgotten"
David J. Cummings of Cincinnati, Ohio

"April 20, 2009
To the family of Lance Cpl. Justin D. Sims:
Justin 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

"It's been a year and five months since we lost you. A day still doesn't go by without the thought of you and your loved ones."
Sara of Covington, KY

"DEAR ALMA, I KNOW HOW PROUD YOU MUST BE OF JUSTIN. HE WAS A WONDERFUL EXAMPLE OF A GOOD SOLDIER AND A GREAT SON. GOD BLESS YOU AND ALL THOSE WHO KNEW AND LOVED JUSTIN. HE WILL ALWAYS BE WITH YOU AND HE IS NOW IN GODS LOVING ARMS. WE COULD NEVER THANK HIM ENOUGH FOR ALL HE DID FOR HIS COUNTRY. I WISH I COULD HAVE MET HIM. I KNOW HE WAS A VERY SPECIAL PERSON. JUST REMEMBER WHEN A BREEZE TOUCHES YOUR FACE, OR A BUTTERFLY LANDS ON YOUR SHOULDER, OR YOU SEE A BEAUTIFUL SUNSET. IT IS JUSTIN TELLING YOU HELLO AND THAT HE LOVES YOU ANE HE IS OK! GOD BLESS YOU ALWAYS. LOVE DONNA"
DONNA BOON of LONG BEACH, CALIFORNIA USA

"To the family of:Justin D. Sims 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"

"Pictures were developed, and memories are what we remember. Justin, you will never be forgotten and will always be in my prayers and I will always love you. You were a best friend and could be called on to help anyone."
Bonnie of Covington, Ky.

"The world is a darker place without Justin in it. He is our hero, our friend, and will never be forgotten. We love you Justin!"
Tiffany of Rapid City, SD

"Justin was a great person. He had a smile and a laugh that you can never forget. He will be missed dearly by all of us, especially those that called him our friend."
Charlie of Covington, KY

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

"Thank you Justin for your sacrifice. To your family, may God hold them close during this time of great loss. You will NEVER be forgotten. Our family's loss was 2 years ago and we understand your pain. Our prayers are with you all."
Maureen Ledet of Loveland, Ohio

"Thank you Justin Sims, 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. Justin Sims:
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 Justin 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. Justin Sims:
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 Justin, 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