Fallen Heroes of Operation Iraqi Freedom

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

Army CWO Isaias E. Santos

28, of Ancon, Panama.
Santos died in Baghdad, Iraq, when his Apache helicopter collided with another military aircraft in mid-air and then crashed. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 4th Aviation Regiment, Aviation Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas. Died on December 26, 2005.

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"I miss you brother"
Jeff Swartwood of Greenville, SC

"Hey Isaias, I know your birthday just passed and while I didn't say it here, I definitely said it in person. I celebrated you, like I always do. I miss you, dude. Still thinking of you all the time. Love you forever."
Stephanie of Fort Worth, TX

"Isaias,your birthday is coming up and I've been missing you a whole lot. I wish you were here. Love you,buddy."
Stephanie of Denton, TX

"Happy birthday, dude. Miss you so much. Love you always."
Stephanie Vasquez of Denton, TX

"Its has been 11 Yrs, Thank you brother for what you did for our country & family! You have never been forgotten!"
Kimbery Santos of Lake City, Florida

"Happy Birthday, Shark. I love you and miss you Battle Buddy."
Stephanie of Denton, Texas

"Santos, you were one of my best friends when we served together in 1/8 INF. This morning, I was googling your name to try to look you up because we had lost touch for so long. So sad to find that you've been gone for nearly ten years. I love you brother and will always remember you and all the good times we had goofing off and pumping iron at Fort Carson and in Kuwait."
Gabriel Gonzales of Colorado Springs, CO

"Still remembering you. I found pictures of you and me in Texas from 2001-2003. I'll always love you, Isaias. Thank you for being you. I honor your existence."
Steph -The best-of-the best of Texas

"You are one of the most remarkable people I have ever had the pleasure of knowing."
of Texas

"Isaisa, you are still the most happiest person I have ever met, sorry I couldn't have your back, You are very loved and that isn't just by me, that is by everyone you came in contact with. That is just who you were. May God be happy with the soldier he gained."
Emily Jones of Sanger, Texas

"Isaias was a really good guy. We went through a lot together. I will look for the pictures that I have with/of him and I will scan them. I have been looking to find Isaias on social websites since I got home from the Army, and now I know why I haven't been able to find him. Isaias, I will see you in heaven. I love you so much, and that will never stop. Best friends forever.."
Stephanie Vasquez of Denton, TX

"Santos your the reason Im the person i am to day I will rember you always and tell all my troops about the man you where,"

"I lit a candle in your memory today. I sure miss you bro."
Jason R. Walker of Dallas, Texas

"To the family of:Isaias E.Santos
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""

"Isaias, I will long remember you. You were an inspiration, and your example helped me rejoin the military. Bless you and your family, and the loved ones you left behind."
Michael Martin of Al-Udeid, Qatar

"its been 4 years, you are still missed."

"December 21, 2008
To the family of CWO Isaias E. Santos:
Isaias 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

"Isaias, you know that I have always loved you. You were and you still are my best friend. Although you are not physically here, I talk to you all the time. You are and always will be such a hero in my mind. I can't wait to see you again someday. I know it will be like we never skipped a beat. With all my love and friendship."
Jo Hubbard of Phoenix, AZ

"CWO Santos, today makes two years since you died for us..May your family find solace in knowing your life was not in vein and everyday you are still remembered."

"CWO Santos,
Sir, I would like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for our Country. And to your family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

A grateful citizen"

"I just wanted to say to my dear brother isa i will always love you and i'm sorry for ever leaving your side. We were like brothers I hope you enjoyed yourself after texas since we didn't see eachother even though we had plans on it. You will forever be in my heart and i won't ever forget you. we went through the worst of times and the best and we were always there to pick each other up through it and for that i will always remember you. I never agreed in you wanting to become a pilot cause i knew you would get sent to iraq but you had to live your dream and that's why i can't be mad at you. Love you man"
Daniel Manriquez of Colorado

"I just wanted to let him know that i made it into the Army. He was my recruiter before he went off to become an Apache operator, but i never made it. I enlisted 3 years later and finally got in. I will miss you dearly my brother."
Jason Walker of Bridgeport, TX

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

"Thank you Isaias Santos, 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 CWO Isaias Santos:
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 Isaias 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 CWO Isaias Santos:
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 Isaias, 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