Fallen Heroes of Operation Iraqi Freedom

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

Army Cpl. Adam J. Fargo

22, of Ruckersville, Virginia.
Fargo died in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries sustained when his convoy encountered enemy forces small arms fire. Fargo was assigned to the 4th Brigade Troop Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Kentucky. Died on July 22, 2006.

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"Love you still bro"
Basil Crawford of Fort Worth TX

"Adam, you are held close in our hearts and vivid in our memories!!! I remember our conversation so well about you joining the military, We were in End Zone Lol. You were so excited to tell me!! I asked what made you decide to join? Your response, I’ll never make anything out of myself if I stay here!” Wow I was thinking Wow!!! Little did you realize you already were something!! Adam Fargo!!! Your strength bravery and heart were already within you!! So unbelievably proud of you in that moment and from that moment on … The lives you touched are better because of of it!
our Brave, Selfless Soldier, our Hero!!
We love you!! We miss you!! I miss that glowing smile!!!! 💔"
Kimberly Wood of Ruckersville, Va

"Never forgotten even still Froggy. Miss you man!!
Robert C. of Tn, USA

"Even as my years go on, i akways think of Adam. He was truly a great Soldier, medic, engineer. i had the honor to run wearing his name a few years ago on fallen soldier run! Again, I think of him often and pray for his family!,"
Sherry Hedrick of Missouri

"Sounded Taps for Adam this evening at CNC.
He will never be forgotten!
Gerry Schuck of Culpeper, VA

"Best known as Doc, to some "Barry," this young man embodied what it means to be an American. I miss you. Until we see each other again, and finish our business. Salt of the earth you are. Spc. Crawford."
Crawford of Vegas

"WOW almost 9 years and I still miss ya buddy RIP, they said it would get easier, but that's a lie. Hey froggy I went back to school and will be Graduating with my Bachelors in Business Management in a few weeks, I wish you were here to see it.
John 15:13"
Chauncy Dingle of Lake Waccamaw, NC

"Miss ya Fargo. Wish it was me instead. Hope I honor you with the life YOU deserved."
Doc Vann of Cleveland, TN

"You were gone to soon, but you only gone when your memories are erased and your will always live in the hearts of those you touch. See you at the other side body"
Vernal Farnum of Austin Texas

"It has been too many years since we lost Adam, but he has never been forgotten. Adam, I think of you often and am proud to call you one of my medics!! Motivated, head strong, caring....... the list can go on for days. My prayers stay with your family. I will see you on the other side."
Sherry Hedrick-Campise, CPT-Ret. of 4th BSTB PA, FTCKY.

"I just learned about Cpl Adam Fargo. I am going to wear a remembrance bracelet with his name on it. He is a true American Hero. My prayers and thoughts go to his family. God bless you all. RIP BRAVE SOLDIER"
D. A. Donner of Manila, AR, USA

"4 years today wow what a long time just wanted to stop by and say hi and wish that your family is doing well sitting here thinking about some of the dumb jokes that you told me they still make e smile well rest in peace my friend"
Chauncy Dingle of Lake Waccamaw, NC

"I'm glad that Libby is with her baby boy "bubba" again. I miss you both. I look forward to seeing you again and things being the way they were supposed to be. Love you both..."

"Dear Fargo Family,

We found this very sad news on the internet. We send our condolences to Doug, Libby, Sarah and Jason. We will always remember Adam as our sweet little blonde-headed neighbor in Giessen, Germany."
Mary Kay, Rick, Zack and Cory Harris of Strongsville, Ohio

"Hey Bruh!
its been past 3 years,finding this page should let you know how you still remain in our heart and minds.
i very much remember when you Andrews(drew) and i right before deployment tried to have some fun out in kentucky and lost our way back ended up in a ditch by the side of the road, then came deployment, then it was funny when you told me you play soccer , so i came to see you play then your team won , i remember how glad you were bout the match, i kept going on patrol after patrol and i guess that was the last time i saw you. i just want you to know you were a bright light tho i only knew you for a short time ."
R.Lawson (4/320- former comrade) of Atlanta- gerogia

"Well man...it's been almost 3 years now since i last saw you and i can't forget about the last night we spent together before you were taken away from us...We were watching the movie serendipity with john cusak... At the end of the movie you turned to me and said, "Shtizzy...I love you." you were without a doubt one of a kind and i will always keep our memories in our heart...I wish you were here to see my new son Bryson...I want you to know that i named him after you...Bryson Adam Comstock...he was born on 17 Sep 08...when he is older i will make sure to let hime know about you and how much you meant to me...I know someday i will see you again and remember...you were a medic by trade...but a sapper at heart...I love you man and can't wait till our paths cross again."
SSG Comstock, Bryan of Fort Campbell, KY

"Adam Fargo - son, brother, friend, soldier, and American hero. We honor him for his service and sacrifice. We remember his family and we grieve for their loss."
Powell Family / July 18, 2008 of Woodbridge Virginia

"June 9, 2008
To the family of Cpl. Adam J. Fargo:
Adam 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

"To the family of:Adam J. Fargo 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"

"Hey adam i just found this page to write you.... the holidays just aren't the same w/o u here buddy! i miss you so much! i still dont want to believe your gone.... you were more than a cousin adam you were like my brother! i love you and miss you!!"
Jenni Stecher of Fort Hood , TX

"HEY ADAM!! I can find you no matter where you go. Remember when you were a freshman and we (Dad & I) hunted you down at the theater? You were w/ "Flip" and Chastity (and others). I wish I could really find you (the physical you). But I'll never really lose you b/c you'll always be alive in my heart.
But I'll always miss you-everyday. Some days more than others, especially this time of year; the holidays. It's hard to go shopping for everyone but you. I see stuff that I think you would like. Oh well! There is nothing I can do to bring you, physically, back to us but you'll be alive in my heart, ALWAYS!! I LOVE YOU, BUBBA!!
Mom xoxoxo"
Libby Fargo of Ruckersville, VA USA

"Well my friend its been more than a year now, yet I still can't believe your gone. Our section came together like youd always encouraged whenever you were around. Always the raspy voiced sound of calmness. I know I speak for all of us from your "BTB medic family" when I say we miss you.
And thanks to SGT Beavers for playing "bright eyes" (which I think Chase NEVER!! stopped playing loudly in the living quarters after you were gone) I turn in to one gigantic pile of mushy i dont know what, but its because of you, and then I come to realize what the ultimate sacrifice it was... I that it was you, but I guess the point I wanted to make was, "THANK YOU!"
You will always be in my heart and prayers"

"Just reading about Adam and what a gem he was. He is missed- rest in peace."

"Just reading about Adam and what a gem he was. He is missed- rest in peace."

"I have a magnet picture of Adam on my refrigerator door I see him many times each day. "fallen but not forgotten" He is in God's care now May God bless his soul through eternity.Don't cry because he is gone. Smile because he was here."
His Uncle Jimmy of Canton Ohio/USA

"To the Mother and family of Adam Fargo,

I promised myself I would write and send this to you today, on the 1st anniversary of Adam’s heroic sacrifice.

My name is Michael Christian, I reside in New York City. In the early fall of last year I was doing some research for a business Powerpoint presentation I had to make. To add content to the project, I wanted to include a certain segment I had seen a the movie “Fargo.” So while checking on various site for the scene for I was looking, I came across the memorial video created and posted by Jessica S. on YouTube. And I found myself deeply saddened by the beautiful music and video images of your son Adam and the horrible story of his passing. I also then researched other site to learn in greater detail the circumstances of his loss. As well as the faces and stories of some of the other now 3000 + other “Fallen Heroes” noting that each is not just a number but each with their own families and stories.

Since then, from time to time, I have returned to the video thinking of your family on special days, like Christmas, Mother’s Day, Memorial Day and of course today. On Veterans Day of last year I sent CNN’s Lou Dobbs a request that they include Adam’s video in their “Fallen Heroes” tribute. Sending my deepest prayers and thought of condolence and strength to cope. Which is why I send you this today. While I have never known the horror of losing a child, adult or otherwise, I did lose my father and my little brother to a drunk driver, among others. And I hope that within this short letter to you, I might offer some words of comfort.

I should let you also know that on Long Island for about 12 years on and off, I was a volunteer fireman and then also a full EMT-Critical Care Tech (medic).So when I learned that Adam was an Army EMT, I felt the connection. So I empathize, admire and understand your son’s drive to be a battlefield medic. To be a healer. And if it is true that there is honor in death, then sacrificing oneselve as it says in the bible, laying down your life for another, is the highest calling.

Now, I’m no religious fanatic or numerologist, but I have learned that certain numbers may have some significance. So there is another connection I could make that might offer you some comfort. I was born on June 22. And over my life I have been told repeated by different people that the numbers 11 & 22 are the numbers of ‘illumination’. So to learn that Adam was lost on the 22nd at the age of 22, may also be significant. What I mean is that maybe you might consider that while his loss it horrific, maybe the video being out YouTube may help raise awareness of the waste and horrors of war and perhaps be a catalyst towards a greater collective consciousness where resisting war or violence of any kind shall be the new paradigm. So out of your loss, his sacrifice may have meaning and may be the stuff of change. As I believe that feelings have energy, and while I leave my personal feelings of the Irag War outside of this letter to you, I hope that the video effects the world on a macro level the way it has affected my heart and mind. I hope you might find comfort in these words.

My deepest most sincere prayers and condolences to Libby, Doug, Sarah & Jason Fargo and the whole family and friends of Adam Fargo.

God Bless You All!

Michael Christian,
New York City
MIchael Christian of NY, NY USA

"To the Family of Adam J Fargo
It has been a great Honor serving with your son and I will miss him he was a great friend. I wish I had the opportunity to tell you in person how I feel, but I think that you already know what type of person Adam was. I was trully blessed to have known him."
Chauncy L Dingle of Lake Waccamaw, NC

"Hey Froggy. Its still hard for me to believe you are gone. it seems like only yesterday we were scared privates at ft leonard wood going through basic training. everyone misses you. ross and i are getting married this summer. we will have a special place just for you. i am glad we have such a special guardian angel. i miss you so much froggy. Fellow wolf pack memeber"
SPC Leon, Victoria of Ft. Campbell, Ky USA

I am proud to say I served with you. I will always remember the battallion soccer championship that we won together. You are true hero and will never be forgotten. Thankyou for your freindship."
PFC Edmunds Sean of Anchorage AK

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

"Thank you Adam Fargo, 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 Cpl. Adam Fargo:
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 Adam 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 Cpl. Adam Fargo:
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 Adam, 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