Fallen Heroes of Operation Iraqi Freedom

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

Army Spc. Ahmed A. Cason

24, of McCalla, Alabama.
Cason died in Baghdad, Iraq, when his unit was attacked with rocket-propelled grenades and small arms fire. He was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas. Died on April 4, 2004.

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"Sounds interesting enough; maybe I'll watch out for this. brain exercise games"
Ernest of Singapore

"Thinking of you on this April 4th 2012. You are my hero
Mother of Spc. Robert Ray Arsiaga"
Sylvia Macias of Midland, Tx

"To the family of:Ahmed A. Cason
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" 1-9-11"

"Mayo (ahmad) was a very good friend of mine. he was very fun to be around. i will all ways remember him tellin me and my friend brandy to suck it up and drive on. i even named my son after him. mayo you are truely missed i love and miss you your friend mel"
melody of houston texas usa

"I wear a Fallen Heroes Bracelet with his name on it. This was the date that my son was to be born. I feel for your loss. I serve for him and you all. My son came two days later. I am in the Navy and have been for 17 years now."
Michael of San Diego, USA

"I never want to forget the sacrifices of so many young men and women. I am so proud it makes me cry. I understand in theory only that war is a part of human nature but so is love and caring. I wish I could take the families pain away but I can't. I am committed to loving ALL people, myself and our environment. I am committed to working on my happiness everyday because so many have died for my freedom to live my life. Thank you is not enough but it is all I have. All my love and respect. ogersteiner@yahoo.com"
Scott E. Steiner of Worthington, OH

"It's been 5 years and I still cannot believe you are gone. I will never forget you and you will always be in my heart."

"Dear Ahmed family, My name is Sylvia and my son died with Ahmed on that same day. This year will be 5 years and I just want you to know that I will celebrate my sons life along with all the guys and I will read their names in their honor. I will never let anyone forget. Thank you Spc. Ahmed A. Cason for your service and sacrifice.
Here is my e-mail sylviammacias@yahoo.com if want to leave a message"
Sylvia Macias of Midland, Texas

"To the family of Ahmed I am very sorry for your loss. My nephew was killed in Iraq in 2004.We have have the best soldiers, young men willing to die for our freedom.Your son gave his life for all of us.As my nephew and all the young men that have died.MY PRAYERS are with all of you.Thank you Ahmed mother for raising such a strong young man he did not die in vain,he died for our freedom.God bless you"
Helen Candelaria of Dover, Delaware

"May 25, 2008
To the family of Spc. Ahmed A. Cason:
Ahmed 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 never knew Ahmed but I was there that day. Thank you for your sacrifice."
Kevin of Alexandria, VA

I would like to say thank you to you and the other seven soldiers who were also killed in that ambush for your service and sacrifice for our Country. And to your family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

"Loyalty And Courage"(5th Cav Motto)"

"I am the sister of spc stephen d hiller I just wanted to let you know how sorry I am for your lost and I know the pain you are still going through to this day. I know you are just as proud of your solider as I am proud of my solider. I just wanted to let you know that I still think of all the soliders that died with dusty that day and wander how is their family doing today. I hope you and your family are doing well and are having happy memories of spc.Ahmed A. Cason."
ashleigh h-hentschel of waverly,al,USA


"I will never forget "Mayo", he meant so much to me, i have so many great and unforgettable memories of him; we had our falls but we always made it thru"
Latysha of KILLEEN, TX/USA

"me and ahmed grew up together in pensacola, fl as kids im saddened by his death god bless you and the cason family"
SGT. Jonte Williams of FT. Carson , CO / USA

"I know it's been a while since I last talked to the Cason family, I will never forget Mayo, he was a great friend...God Bless, you will be missed."
Demaljah Jemison (DJ)

"The Salute

To those who have died,
And to those who have cried.
We Salute You.

To those who have lost,
Paid the ultimate cost.
We Salute You.

And to those who still serve,
The Red White and Blue.
Our grateful Nation,
Proudly Salutes You."
Tom Balstad of West Warwick RI

"Thank you Ahmed for the gift of freedom that you so proudly defended for us all. I will think of you each time I raise my flag in the front yard. From a grateful American family."
The Shaw family of Pasadena, Maryland

"Bro you will always be rememberd. God bless to the family of this great hero that we will always keep in our heart."
Dawaynus Lilly of Opelika,Alabama

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

"Mayo, you will always be remember as a wonderful friend, always smiling and happy. You will be forever missed! Always in my heart and mind."
Shamicqua of Fort. Hood, Texas

"I will never forget you Ahmed. You will always have a special place in my heart.I will always remember your easy smile and laugh."

"to the family of ahmed cason. i am michael mitchell's sister, and i believe he was was also killed in this attack that took your loved one. my heart goes out to you because i know that my family is feeling the same grief, frustration and heartache. my family is still searching for more information on exactly what happened that day. we know that mike was not ordered to go out on that "patrol", but volunteered to "help out his buddies". although we know it will not bring him back, we are looking to find out more specific information in regards to that day. if you have anything you would like to share, or would just like to talk, please email me at formichaelwilliammitchell@charter.net"
christine jayroe of atascadero, ca usa

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

"I remember Ahmed as a polite, smart, bright-eyed boy with a beautiful smile. I taught Ahmed at Escambia High School in Pensacola, Florida many years ago. I was so saddened to hear of his death on the news. My heartfelt condolences go out to his wife, children, parents, and the rest of his family. He was a wonderful young man. I remember him well. God bless you all. Ahmed touched many lives and will not be forgotten."
Laura Furman Soper of Pensacola, Florida

"Thank you Ahmed Cason, 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 Spc. Ahmed Cason:
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 Ahmed 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 Spc. Ahmed Cason:
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 Ahmed, 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