Fallen Heroes of Operation Iraqi Freedom

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

Army Sgt. Clarence L. Floyd, Jr.

28, of Newark, New Jersey.
Floyd died in Taji, Iraq, when his unit was attacked by enemy forces using small arms fire during combat operations. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 320th Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Kentucky. Died on December 10, 2005.

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"10 years ago I remember I called your wife to see how you were doing and the response I got hurt me to the core. Almost didn't believe her for a second until she said she had to pull over. I remember that day clearly. I never really understand how the good people die first but I know your free now. Love u bro and never forgot about you."
Jimario J Braziel of Ft. Myers, Florida

"I miss u bro. U was a gud man. I wish u was still here."
jimario braziel of ft. myers, fl/us

"I remember you got deployed before i did.they said the wrong things always happen to the good folks .
i always describe you as a stand -up man! always stood out positively amongst wherever you're placed. and i mean it
i remember when we all showed up at basic trainingjan 13 2004 ,you Jimario Braziel,Anthony Mayfield and I , having to deal with that tough drill sgt drill we had as our plt.sgt. Man! and bruh,from that day you were an icon then we all got to Fort campbell and you introduced me to your lovely family, and ihad to always come to your house for the good food and we all went through our hard times, but you never expressed frustration, you kept it moving and i always respected your focusness . A stronger man you always been. I want you to know tho you're gone you remain in my heart and mind . i love you man! just like a brotha! peace bruh!"
R.Lawson (battle buddy) formerly 4/320FA 101st fort campbell. of -atlanta georgia

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Kenna of Manti, Utah 84642

"November 30, 2008
To the family of Sgt. Clarence L. Floyd, Jr.:
Clarence 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 will never forget the jokes, taping soldiers to the guns, or just the way we loved our friendship, but we will have a bar-b-que one day that will last forever my friend."
SGT Sky Perry of Ft. Campbell, KY B Btry 1/320th FAR

"To the family of:Clarence L. Floyd, Jr. 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"

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

"Thank you Clarence Floyd, Jr., 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. Clarence Floyd, Jr.:
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 Clarence 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. Clarence Floyd, Jr.:
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 Clarence, 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