Fallen Heroes of Operation Iraqi Freedom

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

Army Pfc. James E. Prevete

22, of Whitestone, New York.
Prevete died in Habbaniya, Iraq, when his military vehicle encountered whiteout conditions and the driver apparently lost control of the vehicle. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, Camp Greaves, Korea. Died on October 10, 2004.

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"The Vietnam Veterans of America gather each year at Vietnam Veterans Plaza at 55 Water Street NYC to honor those servicemen and servicewomen from the 5 boroughs of NYC KIA during the Vietnam War. Additionally, the names of servicemen and servicewomen from NYC KIA post 9/11 are also remembered. IT IS MY HONOR TO STAND FOR JAMES WHEN HIS NAME IS READ ALOUD."
Jan Graham ( wife of Joe Graham President VVA Chapter 126 of Whitestone

"I can't believe it's been five years already James. I miss you and I have not forgotten."
Randall of Santa Barbara, CA

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"September 29, 2008
To the family of Pfc. James E. Prevete:
James 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 James E. Prevete, I am so sorry for the loss fo your love one. He died a hero defending freedom. MAy you have the peace and understanding that only comes from God. Hopefully 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 at Gateway Community Church: Rev John B. Pearrell 11677 Brown Bridge Rd. Covington, Ga. 30016 phone 770-787-1015. Your friend in Jesus Christ."
Polly Ballew of Covington Ga

"Thank you for service to our country. It pains me that this happened. Pray for this country. We need it."
Joseph Dumas of New York, NY

"love ya jim"
love of queens

"Private Prevete, goodbye soldier and thank you. You are my hero."
Bill of Houston, Texas

"To James' Family and Friends:

On behalf of the Blanco-Caldas family, we send our sincerest condolences. We share the same loss ... the same pain. Our prayers are with you in this most difficult time and we thank you for your soldier's bravery and sacrifice.


The Family of Capt. Ernesto M. Blanco-Caldas, 82nd Airborne
KIA Iraq 12/28/2003.
Gloria Caldas (The Big Ern's Mom) of San Antonio, TX

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

"My deepest sympathy, our family has also suffered the loss of a precious life in this battle for freedom. May God bless you and help you through this time. Forever in our hearts a HERO James E. Prevete."
Amy & Aaron Monier of Waterford, MI.

"James E. Prevete - You are a hero in all of our hearts. Thank you for you courageousness. To the family - Thank you for raising an amazing young man. I'm so sorry for your loss. May God be with you all and comfort your hearts. Your son is a hero. God Bless you."
Alicia Bilby of Nevada, Missouri

"To the Prevete family from the Wahl family. Our heart and prays are with you. James has touched many lives. An he is more then a soldier and hero! He truely, is special. More so to the Prevete family. An those that never met him. Should be extremely thankful to him. I know that I am. Very proud of all our soldiers. Our family as yours and others will miss our son's and daughter's. God Bless!"
leonard wahl of Valley Stream Long Island

"To James' Family:
There are no words to express the sorrow we feel for your loss. May God bless you and help you through this time."
Dan and Meg Manninen of San Antonio, Texas

"Thank you James Prevete, 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 Pfc. James Prevete:
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 James 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 Pfc. James Prevete:
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 James, 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