Fallen Heroes of Operation Iraqi Freedom

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

Army Spc. Lance S. Sage

26, of Hempstead, New York.
Sage died in Baghdad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his dismounted patrol. He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 8th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas. Died on December 27, 2005.

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"To the family of:Lance S. Sage
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""

"Spc Sage, was an outstanding Soldier, and friend. It was my honor to work with him. May God and His angels give you comfort and peace..I will NEVER forget him."
SGT Marshall Leary of Billings, MT USA

"Lance, Not a day goes by that I do not think of you and Josh. I miss you both and love you. I will see you guys again someday. SSG Marc Molano"
Marc Molano of Fort Knox, KY

"December 21, 2008
To the family of Spc. Lance S. Sage:
Lance 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 Sage Family, On this Memorial Day I would like to offer to you my deepest sympathies. Your Lance, as you well know, is a true American Hero. God Bless you all and God Bless Lance."
Mary of Brooklyn, New York


You paid the ultimate price for all of us.

I remember you and all you did to get into the Army.

You are a better Soldier than I'll ever be, bro.

SFC Scott McGee of Bragg

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

"Thank you Lance Sage, 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 Spc. Lance Sage:
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 Lance 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. Lance Sage:
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 Lance, 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