Fallen Heroes of Operation Iraqi Freedom

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

Marine Lance Cpl. Jeremy Z. Long

18, of Sun Valley, Nevada.
Long died while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq. Long was assigned to 1st Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Twentynine Palms, California. Died on August 10, 2006.

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"I am Jeremy's second cousin I have only seen him when I was born he died when I was six years old when he died. I didn't know much
about him except that he was a great marine, cousin, brother, and a son. "Semper Fi Jeremy Rest Peacefully""
Aziah Van Voorst

"I am Jeremy's second cousin I have only seen him when I was born he died when I was six years old when he died. I didn't know much
about him except that he was a great marine, cousin, brother, and a son. Semper Fi Jeremy Rest Peacefully"
Aziah Van Voorst

"My name is Ronald Javier Enequesalazar. I was Lcpl. Long JZ team leader during his deployment. I am looking to get ahold of his mother. This is my email sgt.e0311@gmail.com"
Ronald J Eneque of West Covina, CA

"Jeremy, you were a great Marine and even better friend. I will never forget the laughter and smiles that you brought all of us in Animal Company. I will never forget the sacrifice you made and we are all here alive because of you. I miss you brother.
Love, Doc Johnson, Alpha Company Mobile Assault Platoon Section 1, 1st Battalion 7th Marines."
HM2 (FMF) Derek Johnson of Jacksonville, NC

"To the family of:Jeremy Z. Long
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""

"In August, it will be 5 years since we lost our brother. Jeremy, I think of you often and remember you always. Semper Fi, Marine...you are missed."
GySgt Jason Neale

"There is not a day that goes by that we in Sun Valley do not honor your memory and sacrifice."
Susan Severt of Sun Valley NV.

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Sincerely and Respectfully,
Project Compassion - Kenna of Manti, Utah USA

"JEREMY MY SWEET NEPHEW FOREVER 18 YEARS OLD. I cannot believe you Left your earthly home 3years ago today. Your handsome face and your voice will always be missed. Your family will always love you and I know that someday we will all be together again. Jeremy there is one thing for sure we all were a are still very proud the the decision you made to serve Our Country God Bless America. You paid the ultimate sacrifice 08-10-09. Semper FI I love you your Granny Pat, aka Auntie Patsy God Bless you."
Patsy C Cave of Carson City Nevada

"Dear Jeremy, I don't know what to say other than I'm sorry. I'm sorry I was not there. I wish it was you that they took from Vera Cruse instead of me. However it was me they moved. I will NEVER FORGET the last week we were together at Boxer or what you gave for ALL of us. Rest In Peace Brother."
Cpl. James Oltman of Phoenix, AZ

"July 3, 2008
To the family of Lance Cpl. Jeremy Z. Long:
Jeremy 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

"Dear Jeremy, My father was a Marine serving during WW2. He is nearing the end of his life, which led me to this Web Site. Thank you for defending my country and my children's future. Bill Macdonald"
William Macdonald of South Yarmouth, MA USA

"RIP Jeremy, you'll always be in my heart and thoughts. I'll see you soon enough.
Much love to his family and loved ones."
CPL. Robert M. Peniska of Omaha, Nebraska

"Long, Not a day goes by that I don't think about you and wish it had been me on that patrol instead of you. You were an excellent Marine. Never once did I see you complain. You did everything you were told to. I'm sorry I couldn't have been there or gotten to know you better. Guard those streets well. We'll be there to relieve you one day. Semper Fi."
Cpl. Robert M Moser of Camp Pendleton, Ca

I would like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for our Country. And to your family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

Semper Fi Devil Dog!"

""Dear Long Family,
I don't know what exactly to say other than Jeremy is a true hero. So young, yet had done so much. He is resting now knowing that he has done this country proud as well as his fellow Marines. For his bravery in serving the in most elite fighting force, he will surely not be forgotten.

Semper Fi""
LCpl Raquel Reyes of Corpus Christi, TX

"Thank you Jeremy Long, 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 Lance Cpl. Jeremy Long:
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 Jeremy 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 Lance Cpl. Jeremy Long:
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 Jeremy, 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