Fallen Heroes of Operation Iraqi Freedom

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

Army Sgt. Reyes Ramirez

23, of Willis, Texas.
Ramirez died in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV during combat operations. He was assigned to the 40th Engineer Battalion, Baumholder, Germany. Died on June 17, 2006.

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"Reyes as time goes by I will never forgot you and your family see you one day again."
Garner, Karen of manteca, ca

"To this day I still think about you and your family. You were a great Uncle, Son, Friend, and Dad! I miss you so much,you always had a smile on your face and the nicest person in the world. You will never ever be forgotten! Thanks for all the great memories and we will see you someday."
Crystal Sanchez (Niece) of Willis, Tx

"We called him Reyitos (little Rey)since he was a baby. He was soo sweet and loving. I used to carry him and I found a picture of me carrying him when he was 3 or 4 yrs old and to this day I still cry and feel very sad when I remember him. I loved you very much and I know the day that Jehova God resurrects us I will see you again and we will get the chance to live for eternity in his Glory. Love ya!"
Norma Angelica Mastache-Gutierrez of Conroe, Texas

"my name is matthew hirschauer. i folded sgt ramirez's flag at his funeral. he has been on my mind and i found a newspaper clipping from the newspaper yesterday and i just wanted to say that he is missed and on my mind. i will never forget him."
matthew hirschauer of schofield barracks, hi

"There's not a day I don't think about you guys Rey Rey, the world truly lost a special group of guys and you will never be forgotten. See you soon brothers."
SSG Weimar,Chris of Seattle, WA

"rey rey we miss you kid, there's not a day that goes by that I don't think about you guys, RIP dogg see you on the other side...."
Spc. Daniel Cessaro of Princeton, New Jersey

"June 17, 2009
To the family of Sgt. Reyes Ramirez:
Reyes 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

"I feel so saddened about you Uncle Reyes!
Me, my mom and your mom and Family and also my Family will love you Uncle Reyes!Even though the last time I saw you I was a little girl, I will miss you!!!"
Sandrita Elias Gutierrez (your niece) of Willis, TX

"To the family of:Reyes Ramirez 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"

"ray ray some day ill catch up with ya stay up one love viggy v"
spc vignola of nj

"Sgt Ramirez aka "Rey Rey". You were my brother and best friend. Still thinking of you brother. I hope to see you again someday. Love ya bro..."
Sgt Gutierrez, Gilbert of Fort Lewis, wa US

"Sergeant Ramirez,
Thinking of you this Memorial Day 2007. You were a great leader and a friend to so many. You are not forgotten."
Captain Hiltz of Charlottesville, VA

"You will be missed Brother."
Nick Molina of Victoria, Texas

"I first met Ramirez when he was assigned to my platoon in Baumholder, Germany. I can't even begin to describe the man that was Reyes Ramirez. I positively know that I will never forget that brave soldier for the rest of my life. God bless you Reyes and my deepest, heartfelt condolences to the Ramirez family."
Joshua Crabtree of Seattle, Wa

"I was sadened to hear the news of his death. "RayRay" was a good friend from Basic training and in Baumholder. You will be missed dear friend. I think back on all the moments from the days in Echo Company 35th, to Baumholder, to Iraq in 2003. Rest In Peace... It is so unfortunate that Freedom is not Free."
Sgt. James Callihan of Tampa, FL

"I am saddened to know Texas lost yet another brave soul. As you face this new journey ahead, may God grant you strength and peace of mind.

Michele Carter
Sister of CPL Gary Walters
KIA in Baghdad on April 24, 2005"

Please KNOW so many people share your sadness,
and we are remembering your family in your loss and your deep grief.
Our nations HERO, Reyes will be remembered by name.
Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Pat & Sandi Breckenridge / Montana
May we always remember: FREEDOM ISN'T FREE!

"Thank you Reyes Ramirez, 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. Reyes Ramirez:
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 Reyes 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. Reyes Ramirez:
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 Reyes, 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