Fallen Heroes of Operation Iraqi Freedom

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

Army Sgt. Jose Gomez

23, of Corona, New York.
Gomez died in Baghdad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV during combat operations. He was assigned to the 10th Cavalry, 4th Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas. Died on April 28, 2006.

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"My brother. Not a day goes by that the pain in my heart weakens of your loss. I hope Im making you proud. Just like what we always talked about, go back to NYC and become firefighters. To really help people. Im living that dream now for the both of us. I miss you bro. See you at Fiddlers' Green."
Sgt Caldwell of SI, NYC

"Always in my thoughts.. I miss you so much. 05/04/2013"
Laura of Florida

"Always in my thoughts.. I miss you so much."
Laura of Florida

"SGT Gomez you'll never be forgotten. I think about my brothers that had fallen all the time. It's hard to put in words how hard it is when a friend and fello soldier doesn't make it. I remember that day. My prayers are with your family and hope you have found peace my brother in arms. God bless I'll see you one day again."
SSG Bunnell, Wayne Ret. of Kentucky

"I still miss you.. You will forever be in my heart.. 11/30/11"
Laura of Florida

"Te extrano tanto.... So many nights I wake up and for a second I think you're still here.. It still hurts so much. I miss you."
of Florida

"January 17, 2009
To the family of Sgt. Jose Gomez:
Jose 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:Jose Gomez I am so sorry for the loss of your love one. My heart cries out for you in your grief. He died a hero defending freedom and we are so grateful for anyone defending our freedom.
Know that I am praying for the peace of God that surpasses all understanding for you and that one day we will all meet in Heaven where we will rest in the arms of Jesus.
If you need someone to talk to or someone to pray with please call my Pastor at Gateway Community Church, Reverand John Pearrell 11677 Brown Bridge Rd Covington Ga. 30016 Phone 770- 787- 1015 (fax)770-787-8215.Your friend in Jesus Christ, Polly Ballew"

"Joselito,you was such a caring tender young man.I still can't believe that your gone,Maria no tengo ni palabras para poder consolarte,solamente le doy gracias a dios de averme dado la dicha de haber podido conocer a joselito,lo siento mucho de corazon, y mi mas sentido pesame,Joseltio te queremos mucho y siempre vas a estas en nuestro corazon."
Annie of Woonsocket, RI

"I knew you for only a day. I was there by your side and with your family when God called you home that night. I will never forget what you sacrificed for all of us. God bless your brothers and your mother. Rest in peace soldier medic."
An Army nurse of The USA

"Jose, you were such a great friend to me. Thanks so much for everytime you listened to all my problems and the great advice you always gave me, thanks for never doubting me and always believing that I could do better. Meeting your mom was so special to me cause I see where you got all your caring and tenderness from. I will miss you so much. I know you are with Analaura now looking down on all of us who care and miss you both. I love you buddy!"
Laura of Florida

"We "adopted" Jose through the Adopt a Platoon program and received our first e-mail from him April 25. He seemed like a fine young man. We are deeply saddened to learn of his death. May his family and friends find peace and strength through their faith and memories of him."
Sue & Jerry DiGiampaolo of Pittsburgh, PA

"Our thoughts and prayers are with you."
Michiganders of Grand Rapids,MI.USA

"A true American hero.God bless you and your family now and forever."
Gary Crowe of Queens ,New York

"When I first met you, I knew you would always be part of my life, I fell in love without having seeing you, and you made everythins special. You changed my life and you made me the better person I am today. I will never forget you took a two day bus ride to California to see me! You showed me how a woman can be treated, and I will never forget you...I am sorry life took us separate ways, I wish we had known, but I also know you find true love, and I know in my heart you guys are together, lasting on forever. I miss you, and I will always keep you in my heart. I carry the Jesus you gave me, and I will hold on to the memories........"
Abby Morales of San Diego, CA

"Jose, I'll always miss you and love you my dear friend.. I can still here your voice and your laughter.. You and Analaura will always be in my heart. I love you Joselito!"

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

"Thank you Jose Gomez, 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. Jose Gomez:
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 Jose 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. Jose Gomez:
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 Jose, 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