Fallen Heroes of Operation Iraqi Freedom

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

Army Spc. Philip G. Rogers

23, of Gresham, Oregon.
Rogers died in Mosul, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device hit his military vehicle. He was assigned to 3rd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, Fort Lewis, Washington. Died on April 4, 2004.

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"I won't forget, my condolences, bless your family. You will always be remembered."
palma of miami

"I won't forget, god bless your family. You will always be remembered."
palma of miami

"It has been years now since SPC Rogers has past on but he stays in my mind all the time. He was my Soldier when he worked at the prison and was the best person I had ever met. He had such a good heart and would had given you his last. I still miss him and think about him all the time. I just wanted you to know that you raised a good man and he will never be forgotten."
Doreen Weed of Fort Lewis, WA

"I met you once while we were in Iraq. You and Shreeves came into my tent to see the groundhog I was feeding. Your team joined my team in efforts to serve Christmas dinner to the troops. It was a pleasure to meet you, and work with you. I would have liked to have known you more, especially since everyone spoke so highly of you. Perhaps on the flip side. Peace and love."
Darryl Bisson of Earth

"I miss you man, every damn day."
Eric Norton of Kent, WA

"I will never forget you and You have always been with me. Great Soldier and Person. I have Not forgotten nor will I ever Forget, GOD BLESS You. And being 3 times a charm hear in Iraq I only wish I had Soldiers half as good as you, You are my insperation and I WILL NEVER FORGET"

"philip was a very kind hearted he was honest and trust worthy one of the best people i will ever have known and the memorys growing up together I will never forget I hope you rest in peice big brother I miss you and will always rember!!"

"SPC. Rogers was a kind individual and a very good friend of mine. My thoughts and prayers go out to his family and friends. Phillip definately made me a better person and he helped me understand a difficult time in my life. I truly do miss talking with him everyday. I served with him on the same base in Iraq. Phillip is a true American Hero."
Sgt. Paul Willette of Ft. Lewis Wa. USA

"April 18, 2009
To the family of Spc. Philip G. Rogers:
Philip 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 never met the man, But God led me to this URL. I share in your grief and soorow.
Thank you for your sacrifice."

"I worked with Spec Rogers. He transfered just like i did to the stryker brigade so we could go to war. he was on my team over in iraq. i think of him everyday"
Sgt. Jonathan Barnett of Ft. Lewis Wa

"We will not forget the fallen."
Philip Kenneth Rogers of Manheim, Pa

"To the family of:Philip G. Rogers 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 your honor and with gratitude to you, Philip Gerard Rogers, Iíve planted a daffodil in your name, as have others across the United States as part of Project LIVE ON, a not-for-profit program founded to memorialize each U. S. military who has died in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Thousands of beautiful daffodils will come up each Spring, and, like your Spirit, will LIVE ON...and ON. Blessings to you, the family, as you grieve, and heal. For details, contact projectliveon@aol.com. Jan. 22, 2006."
Gretchen Forbes of the northcentral mountains of Pennsylvania

"I have planted a daffodil for you Phil, along with 50 more bulbs to represent other soldiers who have been killed in Iraq. Your flower will be seen every year and your sacrifice remembered."
Ruth Anderson of Mountain View, California

"I had known Phil for several years befor he joined he was a good kindhearted person, his memory will stay with me forever, perhaps someday he will find his belldandy."
John Unterseher Jr. of Gresham, OR

"SPC Rogers was a great friend to me. I will forever cherish the memories we shared. He is a true hero and will never be forgotten."
Melissa Reeves of Ft Hood, TX

"Hello my name is Philip John Rogers. I would just like to say thank you for your son risking his life to protect are country."
Philip John Rogers of Bellefonte P.A. U.S.A

"Hello my name is Philip John Rogers. I would just like to say thank you for your son risking his life to protect are country."
Philip John Rogers of Bellefonte P.A. U.S.A

"Thank you for serving warrior. I promise you, I will try to stop the killing."
Carl Swanson of Aitkin, MN

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

"My emotions are high for the family of SPC Rogers. He was on the team that my husband use to be on. Also a 92G same as I. I met SPC Rogers once before he left and my husband spoke highly of him. He said that he was a pleasant person to talk to. SPC Felder and I have worked together for over 2 years. I went to the services here in WA and it was extremely painful to go through but very memorable. Very close to home. My sympathy is with the Family. My prayers go to them for strength to endure this moment in their life."
SPC Bisson 92G 3rd BDE of Fort Lewis, WA

"To the Family of Philip Rogers: My family extends our deepest sorrow for your loss. May your God or Spirit bless you. With Love"
The Blickenstaff Family of Oregon/Washington/Idaho

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

"To Phillip's Family:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your loss. May God bless you."
Dan and Meg Manninen of San Antonio, Texas

"On behalf of the Blanco-Caldas family, we send our sincere condolences to you. We share the same loss...the same pain. Our prayers go out to you and we thank you and your brave son for making the ultimate sacrifice.

From the Family of Capt. Ernesto Blanco-Caldas, KIA Iraq 12/28/03"
Gloria Caldas of San Antonio, TX

"Rest in Peace Brave Soldier
The Taylors USMC NC"

"Portrait Freedom is a group of scroll saw artists who have united to honor every fallen soldier of Operation Freedom. We would like to make a custom wood portrait for the family of Spc. Philip G. Rogers, free of charge. Our hope is that this small gift from the heart will be welcomed by the family as we stand with sympathy in the shadows of their sorrow. To learn more about this project and request a portrait, please visit the Portrait Freedom website.
Gary Browning of Scroll Saw Portraits

"Thank you Philip Rogers, 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

"My name is Jan Lang and I am the founder of the Marine Comfort Quilts. Please accept my family's and our group's deepest sympathy on the loss of Philip Rogers. A quilt is being made for your family in honor of Philip. While we started out as a group of Marine Moms, we are now a group of Military parents, Veterans, as well as the caring public, wanting to bring comfort to all of our Military families. Please go to www.marinecomfortquilts.us and register so that we may send this quilt to you."
Jan Lang of Valley Park, Missouri

"We would like to donate a canvas portrait to the family (first next of kin) of Spc. Philip Rogers. Our portraits have been well received. I have been donating these portraits to Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom because they last forever and no one will be forgotten. You can see what our donation portraits look like at http://lionheartcreations.net/honorfallen.htm. The portrait includes an American flag in the background, an eagle, and a poem I wrote called Fallen, along with name, rank, and branch of service. We will ship the portrait to your home. This will cost you nothing. This is our way to serve and honor our fallen. Please let us serve you. You can email us to make arrangements for your portrait and this can all be done over the Internet or U.S. mail. Making the portraits takes only a day or so. Please see that the family gets this message. Our email address is on our website or you can email carlosshelter@aol.com Thank you and God bless"
Carlos, Kathy & Ashley Jones of Middletown, Ohio

"To the family and friends of Spc. Philip Rogers:
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 Philip 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 Spc. Philip Rogers:
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 Philip, 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