Fallen Heroes of Operation Enduring Freedom

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

Army Staff Sgt. Alan L. Rogers

49, of Kearns, Utah.
Rogers died in Bagram, Afghanistan, of non-combat related injuries. He was assigned to the Army National Guard's 1st Battalion, 211th Aviation Regiment, West Jordan, Utah. Died on September 29, 2004.

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""To the family of Alan L. Rogers ,I am so sorry for the loss of your love one.He died a hero.May you know the peace and understanding that only comes from God. Hopefully we will all meet in Heaven one day where we will rest in the arms of Jesus. If you need someone to pray with you or talk to please call or write my pastor at Gateway Community Church,Rev John B Pearrell 11677 Brown Bridge Rd. Covington Ga. 30016 phone 770-787-1015""

"Veterans Day, 2007
To the family of Staff Sgt. Alan L. Rogers:
Alan 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

I would like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for our Country. And to your family, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy."
Mike Casey of El Paso, Texas

"To Al's Family,

I am very sorry for your loss. You are in my prayers and thoughts. Al was a good friend to my ex-husband, Joel. It was an honor knowing Al. Al was a loving and compassionate man. He loved his family and treated his friends with warmth and respect. He will be remembered affectionately. May God comfort you during this incredibly difficult time."
Kristine Sinner of Logan, Utah

"I was deeply saddened to hear about Alan's death. I knew him when I was in the 1/211th from '89-'95. He was a good man. You will be in my prayers. I hope that the Lord will bless strengthen and comfort you and all his loved ones."
Sgt. Cory Dennert of Idaho Falls, ID

"My Condolences go out to you. My boyfriend lost his brother Steven Acosta October 26, 2003. The cause is still unknown, we just know it was non-hostile. Id like to talk to you about Alan, we're trying to find out what happened to Steven. Contact me please.
Melissa S of Calexico CA

"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"

"To Alan's family,
Please accept my sicerest condolences on the loss of Alan. I know your pain as my son was lost in Afghanistan on September 20th. Alan is a hero and your family is in my thoughts and prayers."
Terry A. Ward mother of SSG. Tony Bruce Olaes of Westminster, S.C.

""To Alan'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.


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

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

"To the Rogers family, we are so sorry for your loss, words cannot fill the void nor heal the hurt you feel. We can only say Thank You to a brave soldier who served our country and gave his life to keep our freedom. "The cost of Freedom remains high but the loss of Freedom costs much more" sign on Immanuel Church. Our freedom comes at a tremendous cost may we all remember this. God Bless. LCpl Juston Thacker, Afghanistan, 6/24/04 grandparents."
Tom and Dixie Sisk of Princeton WV

"To Alan'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

"Thank you Alan Rogers, 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 Staff Sgt. Alan Rogers:
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 Alan 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 Staff Sgt. Alan Rogers:
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 Alan, 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