Fallen Heroes of Operation Iraqi Freedom

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

Army Sgt. 1st Class Randall L. Lamberson

36, of Springfield, Missouri.
Lamberson died in Balad, Iraq, of injuries sustained on April 9 in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV during combat operations. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Kentucky. Died on April 10, 2006.

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"RiP brother.. Sorry it's taken so long. Dana I hope you and the kids are doing great"

"Dana, Randy and I went through Basic/AIT and Jump school together, before serving together in Panama. He was my first Army buddy and dearest friend. Some of my best memories and times involve him. He is greatly missed. If you or the kids need anything you have my number, call"
Owen O'Reilly of Bridgeport, Alabama

"To the family of SGT 1ST class Lamberson my deepest condolences he was the greatest man I ever new I was his driver in oif 1 just a spc then but the way he lead his men and always tought us right from wrong I well never forget he is the reason I still serve today to his wife and children i am deeply sorry he was a true American hero hang em high mortars"
SSG Marshall, Timothy J of Ft. Carson Colorado

"April 1, 2009
To the family of Sgt. 1st Class Randall L. Lamberson:
Randall 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

"A great friend you were always there to listen and provide guidance and inspiraton you will be truly missed.
506 all the way"
SFC Leonard McFarlane of Fort Polk La

"Dear Family of Randall Lamberson:

To honor the Missouri soldiers who have lost their lives in Iraq and Afghanistan and their families, the professional artists of the Grateful Hearts Project are offering to paint a portrait of the individual soldier for his family.

These 16"x20" original portraits are being offered completely free of charge in recognition of the sacrificies made by these brave soldiers and in condolence for their families loss.

For more information,please email us at gratefulheartsproj@sbcglobal.net

The Artists of Grateful hearts"
J. Gragg of Lee's Summit,Mo.

"To the family of:Randall L. Lamberson 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"

"Sgt. 1st Class Lamberson and Family. You have made the ultimate sacrifice for our country. I enjoy my freedoms every day because of brave men and women who are willing to stand up for our country. Freedom isn't free!
Dana, Kelsey, and Evan, I am so sorry for your loss. I had the pleasure of having you guys as neighbors in Gelnhausen, Germany, I was in Apt. #6. I just don't know what to say. There is nothing I can say to take away your pain away. I would like to contact you, or you me. If you need an ear, I'm here. If it's not a good time I understand. E-mail me anytime. Jennynash21@hotmail.com. Again, my condolences. Thank you Randy!!!!"
Jennifer Zabel "Duckworth" of Placerville, CA

"LambDog and I were stationed together in Panama during Operation: "Just Cause". I am grateful for his service and sacrifice, and saddened for the loss of a great soldier and American."
Patrick Lynch of Burns, TN

"just discovered the news of his death while watching "nightline" on Memorial Day, of all ways to find out. I knew Randall shortly when we were stationed together shortly after his recruiting duties. Please accept my condolences, i am deeply saddened by his loss. Everything i read in the article ran after his funeral is exactally how i remember him. The Army has TRULY lost one of its greatest NCO's.

i have a few non-digital pics of Randall from when we were in Germany, and am more than willing to make copies and mail them out. Feel free to contact me.

Mark Kennedy of Boise, ID USA

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

"Thank you Randall Lamberson, 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. 1st Class Randall Lamberson:
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 Randall 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. 1st Class Randall Lamberson:
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 Randall, 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