Fallen Heroes of Operation Enduring Freedom

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

Army Sgt. Jeffery S. Wiekamp

23, of Utopia, Texas.
Wiekamp died east of Abad, Afghanistan, in the Kunar province, when his CH-47 Chinook helicopter crashed during combat operations. He was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 10th Aviation Regiment, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), Fort Drum, New York. Died on May 5, 2006.

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"I still remember good times with Wee-Wee and I still can't believe he's gone. I hope you sling me up to heaven when my time comes. Always in my heart and never forgotten.
Ennius Collazo B7/101 avn"
Ennius Collazo of Santa Rosa Beach, FL

"As a member of the Texas Patriot Guard, a citizen of Utopia, Texas and a friend of the Wiekamp family, I dedicate my future Guard missions to Sgt. Wiekamp and his family. May God forever hold Jeff in His highest Honor."
Ed Scott of Utopia, TX, USA

"To the family of:Jeffery S. Wiekamp 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"

"September 14, 2007
To the family of Sgt. Jeffery S. Wiekamp:
Jeffery 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

"God Bless..."
Jill Desmond, widow Sgt. Dennis J Boles of Homosassa, FL USA

I would like to say thank you to you and the other men who were on that Chinook with you for your service and sacrifice for our Country. And to your family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy."
Mike Casey of El Paso, Texas

"A warrior has fallen he was a son, a husband, a brother and friend to us all. May God receive him and comfort his family, friends and unit. HOOAH
"Greater love has no one than this, than to lay down one's life for his friends.
John 15:13 New King James Version
God bless and protect all our people in harms way where ever they are.
Pro Deo et Patria"
J and Tina Sanders of Bandera, Texas

"He was a good friend. I'm truly sorry for your loss. We all miss him."
Spc Gscheidle, Neil of Bagram Afghanistan 3-10 GSAB

Please KNOW so many people share your sadness,
and we are remembering your family in your loss and your deep grief.
Our nations HERO, Jeffery will be remembered by name.
Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Pat & Sandi Breckenridge / Montana
May we always remember: FREEDOM ISN'T FREE!

""Memorial Day" 2006
Proud Army mom of:
Pfc. Adam L. Thomas
1-87 Ft. Drum
KIA: Afghanistan 08-31-03
Ellen Thomas of Burbank, IL

"Jeffery was an honorable man and he will not be forgotten. He died doing what soliders do best, fighting for his country. May God watch over you, you will be in our hearts and prayers. God Bless!"
Crystal and Kristina Houston of Castroville, Tx

"As a citizen of Utopia and friend of the family, my heart goes out to the Wiekamp family. I appreciate the contribution that Jeff did to help free the world of terrorism and keep America safe. My heart and prayers belong to each member of the family."
Allan Boutwell of Utopia, Texas

"All our love goes out to Ashley, Randy, Kathy, Josh, Jared, Joey, Megan - and all the Wiekamp. Triner and Snow families. We will never, ever forget Jeffery's sweet, shy smile. Utopia loves you all, forever."
The Potter's of Utopia

"Thank you Jeffery Wiekamp, 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 Sgt. Jeffery Wiekamp:
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 Jeffery 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. Jeffery Wiekamp:
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 Jeffery, 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