Fallen Heroes of Operation Enduring Freedom

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

Army Sgt. Orlando Morales

33, of Manati, Puerto Rico.
Morales died after being wounded when his mounted reconnaissance unit took hostile fire in Geresk, Afghanistan. He was assigned to A Company, 2nd Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group, Fort Bragg, North Carolina. Died on March 29, 2003.

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"my dad is SGM Hernandez (oef 6)and on behalf of him and my family i wish you or deepest condolences"
anthony hernandez of ft. lewis wa. 2-1 inf

"July 4, 2007
To the family of Orlando Morales. Orlando 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

"yo tambien soy boriqua y me duela saber que muchos de nosotros nos estamos dejar llevar. semos leders. No dejemos mandar. dirles' a todos que somos boriquas, yo aprobalo.

ps. que vivan los boriquas
the real 1s"
maribel morales of miami, fl, carol city

"Orlando, I did not know you well, but I wanted to wish you a happy memorial day. I will never forget your sacrifice. TIGER FORCE, and De Opreso Liber"
JOSH of Ft. Campbell

"A true hero has gone to heaven. You will always be remembered. To the family you will always be in my prayers.
God Bless!"
Raquel Nazario & Family of Wyomissing, PA.

I would like to say thank you to you and the other serviceman who was killed in that ambush with you for your service and sacrifice for our Country. And to your family, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

"Green Berets All The Way!"

"I would like to thank everyone for your support and prayers. The lost of my husband Orlando was painful. I thank God for my daoughter who is my sunshine. We will always have him in our hearts and I know that he is watching us from above."
Maria Morales of Fayetteville, NC USA

"To the family and friends,

Our prayers are with you in this most difficult time and we thank you for your loved ones bravery and sacrifice. May God strengthen you from knowing that fellow Americans and people around the world care about you and grieve with you in your loss. Your loved one is a hero. Greater love have no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13.

God bless you.

Home Front Ministries
Shepherd of the Hills Church
Porter Ranch, CA"

"Thanks for stepping forward when America needed you. To the family - Thank you for your contribution to our liberty and freedom. I'm sorry for your tremendous loss."
Ronald Carlson of Montrose, MN

"Sergeant Morales, goodbye soldier and thank you. You are my hero."
Bill of Houston, Texas

"Dear Morales Family: I am so very sorry for the loss of your loved one. I will NEVER FORGET what Orlando did for this country. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. God Bless. Orlando: THANK YOU. May you rest in peace."
Jessica of Rio Vista,CA

"I am so very grateful for Orlando Morales and what he gave to this nation.

Only because of soldiers like he, do the rest of us live with freedom and the degree of security we do.

Thank you so very much. God's blessing to you and your family."
The Estes Family of Phoenix, AZ

"Thank you Orlando Morales, 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

"Orlando was one of the finest soldiers I ever had the pleasure to work with and, a genuine human being. I was stationed with him in the 101st. He really cared and was a fun guy to be around. I am proud to say he was my friend"
Mathew Rice of NY, NY

"To the family and friends of Sgt. Orlando Morales:
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 Orlando 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 Sgt. Orlando Morales:
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 Orlando, 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