Fallen Heroes of Operation Iraqi Freedom

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

Army Pfc. Robert J. Settle

25, of Owensboro, Kentucky.
Settle died in Taji, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV during combat operations. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 66th Armored Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas. Died on April 19, 2006.

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"Jason. We miss you so much. Your birthday is coming up I still celebrate every year since you've been gone. I tell our stories to my kids and wife about our crazy adventures. Happy birthday and happy Halloween brother. I love you"
Paul Jeffers of Philpot ky

"I've been thinking about you a lot lately Robert. There is so much I wish I could say to you, but all I can convey is that I miss you everyday still. I wish we would have had more time together, there was never a dull moment. Halloween night is still one of my favorite memories. You are one of the best guys I've ever had the privilege of knowing, wild but a true gentleman."
Jessie (Jes) Jonas Everett of Fort Hood/ Reddick Florida

"Jason, it has been 7 years today that you left us. we still miss you and moarn you passing. the tears still flow. love you lots. aunt Rhonda"
Rhonda Mandrell of Owensboro, Kentucy/USA

"Thank you to everyone for thinking of my nephew. He would have been 31 years old on Oct 20, 2011. He left us with a beautiful daughter who we love very much."
Rhonda Mandrell of Owensboro Kentucky

"hello yall thank you for all that you have done and said he will never be forgotten we steal love him very much thnk you"
james Aaron Settle of owensboro ky

"I served with Settle i looked up to him very much and i could have never asked for a better friend. Some gave some, some gave all. If any family members get this please contact me 10370 Colony Glen dr Alpharetta ga 30022"
Joe Reaves of Alpharetta, Ga, Fulton

"Re: PFC Robert Jason Settle

I represent PRAYER SHAWLS 4 FALLEN SOLDIERS (PS4FS), an organization that since October 2007 has sent over 2,800 prayer shawls to military families who have lost a loved one. We are an organization of over 240 groups from all over the country. We make every effort to reach families even when post cards are returned after they have moved. Would you kindly send me a contact email/address so that we may send a loving hand-made prayer shawl to the family? Thank you!

Cozette Haggerty, Prayer Shawls 4 Fallen Soldiers
Email: ps4fs@charter.net
Website Address: http://webpages.charter.net/ps4fs/shawls"
Cozette Haggerty of Wilbraham, Mass.

"April 20, 2009
To the family of Pfc. Robert J. Settle:
Robert 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 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."
Mike Casey of El Paso, Texas

"To the family of:Robert J. Settle 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"

"I happened upon this by accident. My father's name was Robert E. Settle. He was fortunate enough to survive WWII and Korea,and died at age 71, but I miss him every day. Though I didnt know Robert J., I feel saddened at the loss of such a young Robert Settle. If yours was as wonderful a person as ours, I'm certain he is sorely missed. God bless your family."
Sandra (Settle) Olek of Crownsville, MD

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

"Thank you Robert Settle, 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. Robert Settle:
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 Robert 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. Robert Settle:
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 Robert, 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