Fallen Heroes of Operation Iraqi Freedom

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

Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Julian Woods

22, of Jacksonville, Florida.
Woods died as a result of hostile fire in Fallujah, Iraq. He was assigned to 3rd Marine Division Detachment, Marine Corps Base Hawaii, Kaheohe Bay, Hawaii. Died on November 10, 2004.

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"Take care and Rest In Paradise Woods, you'll be missed!"
AOAN Shaune Lee of Honolulu, HI

"thanks to all"
pop woods of clarksville tn

"I was thinking about you today and came across this message board. My heart goes out to your family and your little girl who I'm sure isn't little anymore. Miss you Woods"
Sgt. Jeremiah "Magic" Palmer of Fredericksburg, VA

"HAPPY BIRTHDAY BRUH!!!!"
HM2 Robinson, Jennensen of New Orleans, LA

"My fellow HM, my homie, and my friend. Julian I will never forget you. You will always live forever in my heart little brother. RIP!"
HMC Ron Dailey of Joint Base Pearl Harbor

"11 SEPT 2013 I ran a 5K at NAS Jacksonville in honor of Julian Woods. I had never met him nor did I know his story until just now. I am truly honored to have run this race for him.
CDR Greg Petrovic XO VP-5"
Greg of Jacksonville, FL

"thanks"
CPO woods of tn

"Cousin, it is still hard to believe that you are gone. The time we had was short but, then again life is short. I do wish we had more time though. You are forever loved and missed. This Memorial Day I salute you for your sacrifice. Love ya Cuz."
Vleet Carlo Roberts II of Key West, FL

"Woods you could always make me laugh,I think about you and our other brothers all the time, you are in my heart and you will be never forgotten. It has taken me this long to reach out to you. love you brother SGT BEATTIE C 1/3"
Allan Beattie ( old man ) of philly pa

"To the family of:Julian Woods
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""

"JULIAN THANK YOU! You are miss by so many. God be with his family at this time of remembrance."
Doug, Diann, Charmine, Brandon Allen of Jacksonville , Florida

""you smoke too much.." "so do you.." and to think this was our joke, it's stuck with me this long.. man its crazy to think its been 7 years now. That was a hell of a day, but I dont have to tell you. You were right there. I miss ya bro. Watch over us."
Sgt Jamie Glover of Wilson NC

"6 years ago I lost a brother and a fellow corpsman. Your memory lives on in us all. May you always rest in peace."
HM2(FMF) Doc Barnes of Washington

"Today marks 6 years since my best friend went home to be with God. I miss you so much everyday and I know you looking down on us and smiling. You are truly missed Julian."
Demeka Gaddy of Jacksonville, FL

"still thinking of you man the memory of you will always be with me not every day but it will always be apart of me."
Nick Schmidt of yacolt, WA

"Julian was a dear friend of mine, more like a brother.From day one, upon being stationed together, we hit off. Then, we went to Field Medical Service School and assigned to the same unit in Hawaii. But, I never made it over there due to a previous injury to my leg. He called me right before he went to Iraq, I just told him to pray and be safe and that I love him becuz I felt like it was going to be my last time talking to him, come to find out he found God over there. So, now, he's in a better place. We miss you brother, be blessed!"
Sean Wilson of Hamer, SC USA

"thanks to all, we do read your messages, and gods speed to all"
julius woods (dad) of tn

"Julian, you will always be a part of our memories. Cameron talks of you often, and your pictures still remain a treasure in my living room. Cameron has named his treasured rescue dog after you, and "Doc Woods" is a reminder of the strength and courage YOU possessed in fighting for our country. It's been five years now, and we wish your family peace through these memorable days."
Tami Begbie of Fresno, CA

"Julian,
I will be thinking of you and your family all day today. God Bless you all." 10 Nov 2009"
HMC (FMF/SW/AW) Davis of Hubert, NC

"I know it's been a few years since I wrote you Julian but I do want you to know that I still think of you bruh and still cry to this day when I think of your death bruh. Your death has had the greatest impact on me than any other lost in my life. A good friend is hard to come by nowadays and it hurts to know that I lost one. I don't know if you hear me or not but I still talk to you bruh but obviusly I don't get an answer back. I'm currently in Idependent Duty Corpsman School and it tears me up everything I go down belong to the quarterdeck and see your picture posted on the bulkhead. At least once a week I go down before and clean your frame. I can't have any dust on your picture bruh. When I'm out there running or humping I always think of you when I feel as though I can't go no longer and that motivates me not to stop and I never do. Thank you bruh, thank you for all the good times we had in VA, thank you for taking me to Florida for my 1st time, to a state that I have fallen in love with, thank you for keeping your word when you said you was going to make sure I was straight in VA., thank you for having a positive impact on my life. I love you bruh and the LORD knows I will never ever ever forget you Woods. Until we meet again, GOD bless you my dude and I can't wait to the day that I'm bless to see you thick mustache and smiling face again. (Deep breath) Oh ya the New Orleans Saints are still the best football team in the NFL.

Ya boy.........

-HM2 (SW) Robinson"
HM2 (SW) JENNENSEN ROBINSON of NEW ORLEANS, LA (You already know)

"JULIAN, I THINK OF YOU OFTEN, YOU ALWAYS CALLED ME "MOM"..I LOVE YOU SON AND I WILL ALWAYS LOVE YOU...THERE WILL ALWAYS BE A PRAYER FOR YOU IN OUR LIVES..I KNOW I WILL MEET W/YOU AGAIN IN HEAVEN...YOUR 2ND MOM, SANDRA (ROBERT SANCHEZ'S MOM)...JAX, FL...COLUMBUS, OH"
SANDRA of COLUMBUS, OH

"Creator, Father, Who first breathed
In us the life that we recieve,
By the power of Thy breath restore
The ill, and men with wounds of war.
BLESS THOSE WHO GIVE THEIR HEALING CARE,
THAT LIFE AND LAUGHTER ALL MAY SHARE.
Thanks Doc for service and sacrafice!!!
My kids are too young to know what is happening. I vow to tell them your stories of honor, duty, and sacrafice. Thanks for what you have done to protect all of us so unsellfishly.
Semper Fi!!!"
Brett USN HM3(FMF) 93-99 of San Diego

"Snoop you were a good friend. It seems like yesterday we were hanging out and having a good time. You will never be forgotten brother. Never above, Never below you, Always beside you."
SSgt Julius Hawkins 1/3 "Delta Fwd" 02-06 of Okinawa, Japan

"November 24, 2008
To the family of Petty Officer 3rd Class Julian Woods:
Julian 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

"Hello, Me and my husband knew of woods personally. The day we had heard what had happened put us in great shock. My husband couldnt sleep for days and would have dreams of SNOOP as we called him. I remember him as my LOOK OVER buddy, brother. I remember first meeting him in okinawa, japan, when they had a liberty. We all went out to a night club, and my husband left my side for a slight moment. He stood there watched over me, to make sure no harm came to me. I remember when they came back from deployment back to Hawaii, how him along my husband other friends would come over on weekends as my family puts on this huge bbq.He is a good man. Now he is at peace. If any of the family memebers are reading this, please try to reach us, We are in Jacksonville, FL now at NAS JAX. We never had the chance to give you and your family our deepest. We also have some pictures we would like to share with you."
Kiki, & Hm2 Martin M. of Jacksonville, FL

"John 3:16
Freedom is not free. You must have been a great man for paying that price. Your watch is over. Rest now."
T.Stanley of Iowa

"my family and i would like to express our love to the family of doc woods shipmate you stood the watch and i know you are in sickcallin heaven taking care of everyone be strong woods family the mccloud robinson@ flowers family sk3 sw/aw nnmccloud-robinson,us navy vet oei oef 2006-2007"
nmccloud robinson of san diego ca

"To the family of doc woods i served with him in 1/3 and was one of his best friends in the world if any one ever needed anything he was always there to help. I will always miss him and he will be forever be in my heart"
SGT BRANDON S JOHNSON of KANEOHE BAY HAWAII

"To the Woods Family,
Julian was one of my best friends. We spent a lot of time together while we were deployed to Okinawa the year before. "Doc" Woods, words can't describe how much I miss you. I'll see you soon."
Sgt John Rybicki of MCBH Kaneohe Bay, HI

"Snoop
Man I miss you everyday and have your picture up in my office. When i think about you I always remember your smile and easy going manner. You were one of the best and I will wear your fallen warrior braclet till my dying day. I love you man."
HM1(FMF/SW/AW) Dover Slone of Indiana

"Snoop,
I will be thinking of you and your family all day today. God Bless you all."
HMC (FMF) Davis of Oceanside, Ca

"woody-yo for real bruh u was and always be my dog. from the first day we met at the club in n.c. i remember how u helped keep me from going to jail at hammerjacks and how we would complain when our staff would kick our azz in fmss. i will always remember u and cant wait to kick it wit u again in heaven. thanks to your fam for bringing a wonderful,brave and crazy bruh into this world. r.i.p my boy got the tat when i heard u died."
david everett of canton,ms

"Woods, I only knew you for a short time while we were at FMSS in Camp Lejeune, but I'll never forget the good times we had (especially that night we went to Hammerjacks in Wilmington)! I can't describe my sorrow when I heard of your passing, but I know that you are in a better place. I pray for your family and your daughter and I know that we will see you again one day."
Matthew Wynn of Tampa, FL

"Woods family,
I still think about Julian everyday and of your sacrafice. He was a friend that evryone should have. He was always there for me and his friendship was unconditional. It is easy to see where he got his heart from after spending time with you all. I love you guys and Julian will forever be in my heart."
Cameron Begbie of Fresno, Ca

"I worked with Julian when he was stationed at Portsmouth. He was a great kid and did his job well. Always had a smile and a hug for anyone."
Mrs. Lu of virginia

"THANKS ALL OF YOU"
JULIUS WOODS USN-RET of CLARKSVILLE TN

"Carolyn, It has been a year now since your family lost Julian. Cameron, my family and I remember him often. His picture remains on my mantle and reminds me every day of the love and support he gave my son. This has been a difficult year for Cameron so I can only imagine how it must be for you. Our son's friendship was precious here on earth and I know they will reunite one day in heaven. I love you."
Tami Begbie of Clovis, CA 93619

"I can't say I know Julian but in this small Navy we all seem to just know eachother somehow especially all the corpman. R.I.P Brother..We will carry on the fight and make sure you are never forgotten."
HM3 Shepherd, Martin of 2nd Marine Division Forward deployed Ramadi, Iraq

"Wow, I never thought it would be you. I spent 2 of the best years of my life in Portsmouth, VA. Julian lived right next door. Well when he was home. I worked on the ward with him for a year. The best part of our nights where when we would go down to Julian's car and smoke. We would go sit in the parking garage in the middle of the night and just chill. Sometimes we talked about life and sometimes we tried to set off car alarms with his beats. To Julians family I am truly sorry for your loss. Julian was a great man and excellent corpsman. All those that knew Julian will forever remeber him. Rest in Peace Julian."
HM3 Adam Clayton of Camp Pendleton, CA

"I met Julian when I checked into Portsmouth as my first duty station. He always seemed to have a positive outlook on life and never took anything for granted. I hope as I make my third trip back to Iraq that he and the Corpsmen that went before him keep a watchful eye over the other Corpsman in theater and myself. Vaya con dios Julian."
HM2 (FMF) Thompson of San Diego, CA

"Snoop- seems like only yesterday when we were in corps school, and then a couple of years later Doug and I were picking your skinny * up from the airport in hawaii. I was right across the street from you that night, when we'd found out that a "charlie corps" doc went down and I can't describe the feeling when I found out who it was 3 days later."
Doc Underwood of Hawaii

"I read the story of Doc Woods sprinting to a wounded Marine with his aid bag and pistol in his hand; where do we get such men of courage? I know the stories of the 1/3 Marines; We must never forget our Fallen Brothers. Our Son was wounded and Brian Medina and Dave Branning made the supreme sacrifice that day. God Bless the Families of the Fallen."
Andrew J Aguirre of Fayetteville,NC

"When I met Julian(James)The first thing I noticed was his genuine smile...I`ll never forget the joy he brought me...snoop I`ll miss you..."
Lauren Leonard of Denver Colorado

"AS I SIT HERE IN TEARS..........

WORDS CAN'T EXPRESS THE SORROW I'M FEELING RIGHT NOW. I JUST WAS LAUGHING THE OTHER DAY THINKING ABOUT WHEN ME AND WOODS HAD TO PRACTICE GIVING SHOTS ON EACH OTHER IN CORPSMAN SCHOOL IN 2000. ME AND WOODS GRADUATATED CORPS SCHOOL TOGETHER THEN GOT STATIONED IN PORTSMOUTH,VA TOGETHER FOR TWO YEARS. WE HUNG OUT AT LEAST FOUR TIMES A WEEK,IF NOT MORE. OVER THE PERIOD OF THE TWO YEARS THAT WE SPENT TOGETHER IN VA. I GOT THE OPPURTUNITY TO MET SOME OF THE SWEETEST SOUTHERN FOLKS I HAVE EVER MET. MRS. WOODS, MR. WOODS, O.J. AND HIS SISTER ALEXIS. I CAN'T FORGET ABOUT HIS AUNT "MRS. OFF THE CHAIN" AND HER DAUGHTER MERCEDES.

I WAS SUPPOSE TO GET OUT IN NOVEMBER BUT I CAN'T NOW, I HAVE TO FINISH WHAT "MY DOG" STARTED, EVEN IF IT TAKES THE LIFE OF ME. I'M SCHEDULED TO REPORT TO CAMP LEJUENE IN DECEMBER FOR FMSS SCHOOL.(FEILD MEDICAL SERVICE SCHOOL) AND THEN I'M GETTING STATIONED BACK IN THE N.O.L.A UNTIL THEY DEPLOY ME.

I WANT TO APOLOGIZE TO THE WOODS FAMILY FOR MY ABSENCE OF HIS FUNERAL. I REPORTED TO BAHRAIN NOV. 4TH AND I DIDN'T FIND OUT ABOUT THIS UNTIL JAN.

I GET BACK TO THE STATES IN NOVEMBER AND YOU BEST TO BELIEVE LOUISIANA IS NOT GOING TO BE MY FIRST STOP. I'M COMING STR8 TO DUVALL COUNTY SO PLEASE RESERVE THE SOFA FOR ME.

I LOVE YOU ALL....KEEP YOUR HEAD UP ALEXIS AND O.J.(DON'T TRIP,I GOT JULIAN)

TO MY POTNA IN HEAVEN, I LOVE YOU MY DOG AND I CAN'T WAIT TO SEE YOU ON THE OTHER SIDE.........JUST HAVE MY 3PC. WINGS AND SOME RED BEANS AND RICE WANTING ON ME...."U KNOW HOW WE USE TO DO IN VA."

AND TO HIS LITTLE GIRL'S MOTHER. YOU PROBABLY DON'T REMEMBER ME BUT I MET YOU IN HAMPTON. IF YOU NEED ANYTHING THING,HIT ME UP AT JDROBINSON@SIG.MED.NAVY.MIL OR YOU CAN CALL MY MOTHER AT (504) 242-8931 AND I GOT YOU,YA HEARD ME.........LATER"
HM3(SW) ROBINSON,JENNENSEN of NEW ORLEANS,LA(BAHRAIN)

"May god bless all of you who care about my son. Thank you for thoughts and prayers. it's hard but I must go on one day, bless you all."
Mother Woods of Jacksonville, FL

"to mrs carylon,o.j and lexus

i miss your son and brother everyday, he was one of my
bestfriends,(the 4 horseman maceo,julian leon and reggie)and i will never forget him,i just think about all the good memories we had. ju ju was like my lil brother and i loved him he was just a special person to me and my faimly and always will. ju ju i got a tattoo of your name on my arm and i will never forget u i fell bad cause i lost my best friend,lil brother,and most of all a fellow soldier. love u reggie"
sgt reginald cullers of iraq

"My brother whom I hold dear to me was a very loving person and words can not express the way I feel about him. So many lives he has touched before he left this earth its just amazing to my family and I. But that makes me smile to know that so many people care and to know that where ever my brother was he touched people lives. He will not be forgotten and his spirit and memories will live on. May He Rest In Peace and continue to watch over all of us."
Alexis Woods of Jax, Fl

"So Woods you were the one called when needed to handle business during our troubling times (when Steff, Rob, you, and Me should have been there together). I was so gone when I heard the news of you leavin us, here in this place without your presence. I wish we would have been alot closer after we got out, but the friendship we had was good enough for me, So I will miss you dude, enjoy heaven"
HM3 Russ, Anton E. of Tampa, Fl

"Snoop!! I remember when we gave him that name. There are no other words to descibe this good fella of ours. He was the kindest and most hardworking person i've known. Even though he didn't like what he was doing, he did because it was his job and dedicated himself to his marines and to his country. Today I leave the middle east. And there is no day that I wake up and still remember "Snoop". I remember the first time I saw him and I remember that last time I seen him. Julian "snoop" Woods, you are always a loved friend and true brother to all of us. Where ever you are, You are always remembered. I'm proud to have served with you and WE will always miss you."
HM3 (FMF) Pilapil, Marc B. of 1/3 BAS Kaneohe bay, HI

"Petty Officer Woods, goodbye sailor and thank you. You are my hero."
Bill of Houston, Texas

"To my hero (that here in hawaii we knew him as James or SNoop)I have spoken to Woods right before his departure to Iraq. He was a little frightened because he worried for saving the life of others. I told him he will be an all time hero. He also told me he strongly believed this war was for the oil. Now Woods would always be remembered as someone who placed his friends first. Here in honolulu, hawaii we will always remember our boy. May the lord bless and be there for his mom and family out in FL. also be there for his daughter as well as the mother of the child. Im praying for all of you as well as all the friends who knew Woods. WE MISS You Woods!!"
Davie-ann Soares "Dee" of Honolulu, HAwaii

"aLwAyS iN My HeArT.....MiSsInG u.... GoD bLeSs 2 uR faMiLy.... RiP.... WoOdS"
Kalei of Honolulu, Hi

"I served with Julian in Portsmouth, VA. He was always so goofy..making everyone laugh. I keep a pic up in my office so I can see his face everyday. You will never be forgotten Julian.
To Ms. Woods and family...May God bless you for your sacrifice and may we all meet again within the gates of Heaven."
HM3 Melissa Haggerty of Newport, RI

"RIP to to my fellow Corpsmen and "brother in arms." Farewell Doc!"
HM1(FMF)Harry Kennedy of Camp Pendleton,CA

"Julian was...no is my best friend. I don't think of myself as losing him because you never really lose anybody. They always have a place in your heart and as long you hold on to the memories they are never truly gone. Julian was my ex-boyfriend in high school and even though we broke up he always remained my friend. When I joined the Army, he didn't have any objections to it. When I found he joined the Navy, I always thought he would want to be stationed in Jacksonville. But I see that Julian had other plans. He liked his job.
Yes it makes me sad to think that I will never see him again. That my day will never be brighten again by his wonderful smile. That I will never get karate chopped in the throat again. (It always made me dizzy, but always made me laugh). But even though I will never experience these things again, I know he is waiting for me. That he is looking down on me and my family.
To his family who is like my second family if you ever need me I'm here. Your son/brother/cousin/nephew/grandson was someone special to everyone's life he has touched. He will be greatly missed not just by me, but by everyone.

Love you Julian,

Love Meka"
Demeka Gaddy of Buckley Air Force Base, CO USA

"James....imma miss this guy sooooo much!! Along wit Pua...he was our party guy. all of us became so close it was like a second family. reading all these messages makes me cry..but i shouldn't because james wouldn't want that. it is said in the bible that the greatest honor is when a man gives his life for fellow mates, i know he's in heaven watching over us. I pray for his family that they find peace along with his wife and 3 yr old child. Imma miss that smile God bless!"
Paris of Honolulu, Hawaii

"I knew him as james. I guess u could say he was 1 of my party buddies. He was the most funnest person to go out to the club with. (and the rest of u party guys in Iraq, Im praying for u.) Everytime I saw him he was always smiling. I could never see him without it. When I heard that all the guys that we hung with was sent to Iraq, I never thought that any of them wasnt coming back. When I heard Julian passed away it was a complete shock. I still cant believe it. All I have to say is he was such a fun person to be around. He would always make u smile. Rest in peace and I think he is a true Hero for fighting for this country. Now he can make all the people up in heaven have a good time."
Pua of Honolulu,HI USA

"Words can never express the gratitude one feels when someone lays down their life for another. Julian was a very good friend to both of my younger brothers. It grieved me to have to say "GoodBye". He spent many holidays at my home eating lots of food and playing video games. He would play with my children as if they were his younger brother and sister. At times my home was the place for so many of my brothers' friends to hang out, but Julian was not just a friend. He is a brother! His last name should've been James 'cause Chad and Evrett definitely claimed him as family. When he informed us he was joing the military I spoke against it. I was worried that something like this would happen. Julian knew what he wanted out of life and he knew where he wanted to go. I'm glad that he followed his dreams and did what made him happy. As for the rest if us, Julian will always remain in our hearts and the wonderful memories will always be there. Julian, thanks for all the good times and laughs. Thanks for being a devoted friend and a loving brother. We love and miss you! Mrs. Woods, keep your head up. Weeping may endure for a night but joy comes in the morning. Only God knows what Julian truly wanted and what he really felt about where he was. I thank you for raising such a respectful, generous, loving and brave man. He has brought joy to so many lives and the impact will remain forever. God bless you and your loved ones. O.J. and Alexis, hold it up! You two have shown so much strength through this time of sorrow. Thank you for helping us to cope with such a tremendous loss. We truly appreciate it. We know you miss him too."
The Griffin Family...Shon, Darsel, Tiana, Jr., Chad James and Evrett James of Jacksonville, Florida

"Julian Woods was a wonderful person. I'm lucky to have known him personally. I spent 4 years of high school with him and got to know that he is someone you can't help but to love. He was a sweet person that always had a smile on his face. I'm so proud you have known this true hero and thank him for stepping up to defend his family, friends, and country. Without people like Julian, this country would not be the wonderful place it is. Julian, you will be truly missed."
Tarah Aycox of Jacksonville, FL

"To Julian's Family and Friends:

On behalf of the Blanco-Caldas family, we send our sincerest condolences. We share the same loss ... the same pain. Our prayers are with you in this most difficult time and we thank you for your soldier's bravery and sacrifice.

Sincerely,

The Family of Capt. Ernesto M. Blanco-Caldas, 82nd Airborne
KIA Iraq 12/28/2003.
Gloria Caldas (The Big Ern's Mom) of San Antonio, TX
gloria.caldas@banksterling.com"

"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. Your HERO, Julian will be remembered by name. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. God Bless you ALWAYS. Pat & Sandi Breckenridge from Montana "

"To Julian's Family:
There are no words to express the sorrow we feel for your loss. May God bless you and help you through this time."
Dan and Meg Manninen of San Antonio, Texas

"I AM A UNITED STATES SAILOR, I WILL SUPPORT AND DEFEND THE CONSITUTION OF THE UNITED STAES OF AMERICA AND I WILL OBEY THE ORDERS OF THOSE APPOINTED OVER ME. I REPRESENT THE FIGHTING SPIRIT OF THE NAVY AND THOSE THAT HAVE GONE BEFORE ME TO DEFEND FREEDOM AND DEMOCRACY AROUND THE WORLD. I PROUDLY SERVE MY COUNTRY'S NAVY COMBAT TEAM WITH HONOR,COURAGE,AND COMMITMENT. I AM COMMITED TO EXCELLENCE AND THE FAIR TREATMENT OF ALL. RIP PETTY OFFICER WOODS. YOU'VE BEEN PROPERLY RELIEVED."
US NAVY SAILOR

"I served with Julian while attached to 1/3 BAS in Hawaii. We became good friends and talked alot about growing up in the same surroundings. While deployed to Oki, we gambled at the enlisted club together and spent more time talking about our lives; he was like a little brother to me. When I found out about his death it hurt me. I still think about him everyday and tell all my jr. corpsman about the sacrifice of a hero named HM3 Julian (Snoop) Woods. I will never forget him and his name will always live on while I am alive. God Bless Julian and his Family. Semper Fi Doc!!!!"
HM1 (FMF) Robert Davis of Oceanside, Ca

"To the family and friends of Petty Officer Third Class Julian Woods,

Those we hold most dear, never truly leave us. May you find comfort in love's everlasting connection.

In the Support section of this web site you will find links to many groups that support you at this crucial time. The Marine Comfort Quilt group would be honored to send a quilt to the next of kin. There are many, loving and caring Americans from all over the United States that will never forget the sacrifice that your loved one has made for our Freedom. Please register so we can send you our "Love Stitched Together."

Proud Marine Mom and Proud Member of Marine Comfort Quilts"
Sandra Moudy of Placentia, Ca

"Thank you Julian Woods, 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 Petty Officer Third Class Julian Woods:
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 Julian 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 Petty Officer Third Class Julian Woods:
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 Julian, 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