Fallen Heroes of Operation Iraqi Freedom

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

Army Master Sgt. Richard L. Ferguson

45, of Conway, New Hampshire.
Ferguson died in Somara, Iraq, when the military vehicle he was riding in rolled over. He was assigned to the 10th Special Forces Group, Fort Carson, Colorado. Died on March 30, 2004.

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"On July 15 at the Swim with a Mission, I will honor MSG Richard Ferguson by swimming the 5K (3.2 mile) course wearing a wrist band bearing this hero’s name. I am a 65 yr old Living Kidney Donor Athlete who deeply appreciates the sacrifice Richard and his family made for my family.
Paul S"
Paul Savuto of Lexington, MA

"Uncle Richard there is not a day that goes by that I do not think about you and miss you.I love you xoxox"
Becky of WW,RI

"I cant believe it is already going to be 8 years since he passed! There isn't a day that goes by that I do not think about him...We love and miss you Uncle Richard xoxox"
Becky of WW, RI

"A true warrior who gave the ultimate sacrifice. Your dedication to the mission and selfless service will never be forgotten. Rest in peace!!!"
Brent R. Baldwin of Colorado Springs, CO

"Fergi, Maggie and I will always have fond memories of you at DLI. The German Dept didn't appreciate you, but we did. God bless you and keep you."
Ian D Stewart, US Army (Ret) of Bethel, VT

"June 3, 2008
To the family of Master Sgt. Richard L. Ferguson:
Richard 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

"Fergi was a great friend of my father(Glenn Sanders). I saw how much it crushed my dad when he recieved the news, and I can't even imagine how it impacted others even closer to him... I would like to say sorry to the Ferguson family on there loss of a loved one. Richard Ferguson died serving his country and its people. He will never be forgotten. Farewell and may God be with you, forever and always.

"Only the dead have seen the end of War""
Kyle Sanders of St. Micheal

"I am:
B. Hodges Jacobs
22 Boulder Road
Colchester, CT 06415-2435 Tel: (860)267-6944/Email: reformedkatzrp@adelphia.net"
My heart goes out to you as a family of this dearly beloved faithful servant in the military forces of the grand USA.
I proudly served 1961-1963 and I contributed to 'herobracelets.org' which funnled funds to your family.
One of the 1700's hymn writer from England wrote:
"MORE HAPPY YET NOT MORE SECURE ARE THE GLORIFIED HEARTS IN HEAVEN." May these words of old give you peace and serenity that one day as a family you will be reunited.
B. Hodges Jacobs of Colchester,CT 06415-2435

"Mandy, My familiy and I are greatful for the unselfish service that your husband gave to ensure our liberties and freedom. Fergie will forever be in our hearts."
Kathy Sanders of Colorado Springs, CO, 10th Special Forces Group Spouse

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

"May God somehow bless you in Richards loss. I am so thankful for brave soldiers like Richard, and please know that he will not be forgotten. He is a hero to us all."
Chris W. of Windham, NH

"Dearest Mandie and children,
We go as far back as Fort Bragg in '85 and the happy times in Bad Toelz '86-89...can't begin to count all the meals and fun times we shared..remember when Fergie met you and how excited he was. We are so deeply grieved to hear of your loss. Ferg was such a loving, kind, and jovial friend. Words cannot express how our hearts reach out to your family."
Dennis and Pat Hinson of Rindge, NewHampshire

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

"To Richard's family:
There are no words for us to express our deep sorry for your loss. Maybe God bless you all."
Dan and Meg Manninen of San Antonio, Texas

"I never had the chance to meet my uncle really, now i kinda wish i had"
Dan LaRue of South Glens Falls, NY

"I never had the honor of meeting you Richard L Ferguson, but on behalf of myself and my family I offer my condolences to the family of a man who laid his life down for his country."
Ruby Santos of Milpitas, CA/USA

"Ferqie, You will be sadly missed by all those who knew you from Devens to Carson and all points in between. My sincere condolences to your family and friends in their loss. May God bless you all."
David Gursky of Alexandria,VA

"Richard, thank you for serving the USA and protecting her citizens. We owe you a great debt for your actions and you will live on as a hero."
mark reif of winchester, VA

"Thank you Richard Ferguson, 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 Master Sgt. Richard Ferguson:
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 Richard 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 Master Sgt. Richard Ferguson:
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 Richard, 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