Fallen Heroes of Operation Iraqi Freedom

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

Marine Cpl. Michael B. Presley

21, of Batesville, Mississippi.
Presley died at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Germany of wounds sustained from a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Fallujah, Iraq, on December 12, 2005. He was assigned to 2nd Combat Engineer Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. Died on December 14, 2005.

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"To the family of:Michael B. Presley
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""

"December 7, 2008
To the family of Cpl. Michael B. Presley:
Michael 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

"Just sitting at work thinking about you Brandon... Thought I would write a couple lines about how great you were... You will never be forgotten in our family. You will always be the one with the smile bigger than ever... Alot of people say I'm growing up to be just like you and if thats the case then I'm doing just fine... ha ha... Anyways I love you cuz and i miss your smiling face for sure... Hope your enjoying heaven... We'll be there soon to see you... Love you forever!!!"
Brittany Ross of Batesville, MS

"To the Family and Friends of Cpl Presley,
I served with Cpl Presley with RCT 8 in Fallujah, Iraq. Presley was one of our Finest Marines. He impressed me everyday with his knowledge. Motivation, and drive to be a great leader. I had all the confidence in the world with his abilities. I hero even before he stepped in the sand. He signed an Iraq flag for me before I left. It will be in my Family for Eternity. With Love"
SGT Jacob Hampu of Tampa, FL

"Thanks to everyone who has left a message. Your words , thoughts, and prayers are a great comfort to the Presley family. Thank you for support of Brandon and his Brothers
Sincerely,Pam (mother of Brandon)"
Pam Cousar of New Albany ,MS

"We will never forget you Michael."
Christi of NC

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

"RIP Tufelhunden....J and T USMC NC"

"Thank you Michael Presley, 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 Cpl. Michael Presley:
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 Michael 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 Cpl. Michael Presley:
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 Michael, 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