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Northwest Photographer Remembers Fallen Heroes Day In And Day Out

IraqWarHeroes.org is not operated by an organization. It's just Q. The man behind the telephoto lens, who has been present at nearly every funeral for northwest soldiers in the last four years.

Q Madp
Q Madp photographing the commemoration of the Iraq-Afghan Heroes Memorial in Salem, November 2006. Photo by: Bonnie King
All other photos courtesy of: iraqwarheroes.org

(SALEM) - His mission is sincere, and exact. A one-man operation, Q Madp attends funerals and memorials for lost service members in the Northwest whenever possible to pay his respects to the fallen heroes. He photographs the services, then posts a limited amount of them on the hero’s Tribute Page, and provides the other photos at no cost to the immediate family member. No strings attached. It's a Thank You for the sacrifice that they have made.

There are 3457 U.S. troops listed on the DoD casualty list at the time of this report. These men and women have given their all in the Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts. Each has an individual Tribute Page on IraqWarHeroes.org.

However, according to founder and photographer Q Madp, there are more lost Americans than the list accounts for.

“I know I don't have them all. Despite what you hear in the news about losing 3,000 Americans, please keep in mind they exclude a lot of them in their reporting.”

Scrolling down the list of names on Q’s website becomes its own moment of silence. Keep scrolling. The list is surprisingly long. Opening page after page gives one an ominous sort of feeling, a tangible sense of loss for the thousands named, one after another. Too many.


Memorial Service For Ryan J Hill, February 2, 2007.

Q would agree. As of 2/3/07, he had been to 119, probably more services than any other one person. He’s not pro-war or anti-war either. With Q, that’s beside the point. “I’m not into the politics. We have to take care of our men and women in uniform. And we have to give them respect, even after they’re gone. Besides that, nothing matters. They’re there, so let’s do the right thing.” “The CD I give to the family has snapshots of the event. I try to cover as much as possible without being intrusive at all. I take as many photos as I can, depending on the situation and conditions. Usually, the next day I crop and size them, and create a visual record that can be passed on to the next generation, especially to the ones too young to know now.”

Families of our fallen heroes understand the gift from Q. He does this out of the goodness of his heart, out of his sense of duty, in appreciation of our soldiers’ sacrifice, and that of their family and friends. He has been asked to attend services again and again, where no media or public was allowed. “Sometimes they don’t want any family members to be shown in pictures. I can respect that. Those never show up anywhere but on their CD.” Q is a man of his word.

Governor Kulongoski comforts the mother
of Ryan Hill on the Capitol Steps during the
memorial ceremony, February 2, 2007.

Nearly 30,000 pictures are posted to his site, available for viewing and to attract attention to this important project. IraqWarHeroes.org has made it to the top of the list of search engines such as Google, MSN, Yahoo! and many others when searching for Iraq War Heroes.

He updates his site daily, with very few exceptions, with current releases of names from the Department of Defense and with photos or other material mailed in by relatives, friends and others that wish to add to the Tribute Page of one of the fallen heroes.

“I hope every day that I won't be adding more names but I also know the reality of war and even when it's finally done, the dying will continue and I will do my best to make sure every one of them is not forgotten and any help in accomplishing this is always appreciated.”

Rarely does Q step from behind the camera; never does he ask for thanks, and usually only gives his web address for acknowledgment of his efforts. Donations, however, are gladly accepted.

The Patriot Guard rides ahead of the funeral
procession for Sgt Sean Fennerty.

“I’m looking for help in getting to all these events. I’m not a rich man, but this is important, so anyone that wants to help me with this project is welcome to contact me. Gas is a big expense, and postage too. Anything helps.”

As of the first of January, Q had driven over 43,200 miles to over 120 funerals, of which 119 where photographed by him for the families of the heroes.

With that many miles on the road, Q’s lifestyle is that of a man on the move. “I don't do a lot of things "normal" people do. I put most of my energy into this site. I'm NOT a non-profit thing and I'm not a profit thing. I make no money here. I get occasional donations of stamps and sometimes a donation to help my gas costs when I head to a funeral.” Traveling in itself entails risk. Icy roads, bad drivers and car problems are challenges Q has had to deal with for over two years, but he has never stopped going to services. “I get tired, but not too tired. I’m always planning my next trip, trying to work it financially, getting my car ready, which is a problem in itself. But the feedback I get from the families make it all worth it. I’m happy to do what I can.”

Not surprisingly, now and then he gets some negative feedback as well. Sometimes people tell him the site is too political, and even challenge their sacrifice. To that, Q says, “BULL! These men and women volunteered to serve and protect our country in whatever capacity that they are assigned.”

January 31, 2007 Escort Mission Portland
to Albany for Spc. Ryan Hill

Mostly though, Q gets thanked. Thank you’s come from families and friends, especially those whose funerals he photographed. “It’s unbelievable the number of folks that have written me. It’s really nice, I know I’m making a difference.”

Currently, Q’s WarHeroes web projects consist of 26,904 JPG Images, and 19,639 pages, of which over half belong to IraqWarHeroes.org and AfghanistanWarheroes.org. His websites are not automated. Q personally creates a Tribute Page for each new name added to the list. The average time he spends a day on a project: 6.3 Hrs.

This is dedication.

Memorial for Major Alan Johnson

An important issue Q is helping to bring into the public eye is PTSD, what some consider the “other killer” of our heroes. Post Traumatic Stress Disorder isn’t a new term for most of us, but in times of war, it is especially critical that this condition is flagged early. PTSD can strike immediately, or creep up later and too often is fatal. For someone returning from battle, the war doesn't necessarily stop for them at home.

If anyone serving in the United States Armed Forces loses their life due to the war in Iraq or Afghanistan, regardless of how they died, and no matter where or when they died, they are listed on the website.

“This is something many people won’t talk about, but we’ve lost a lot of people to PTSD after they’ve come home. It’s not in the news much, but everyone needs to know about PTSD and what affect is has on the person suffering, and what it does to the people around them, so they will know how to get help,” Q said.

“If you know of a hero that died stateside after having serving in Iraq or Afghanistan or both and they are not on my list, please let me know. Many of our heroes when they die stateside don't get reported through DoD releases,” he added.

“It is my mission to remind people of our fallen heroes, to let people know who these men and women are. All of them. A couple of hours, that’s not that much to give.”

For Q, the mission continues. When the time comes, on a wing and a prayer, Q will be there. Joining the Patriot Guard and giving reverence to the man or woman who has given their all, the photographic images that follow are a humble reminder of the greatness of life.

With names being released almost daily of fallen heroes, little time seems to pass between tragic announcements for someone in a nearby town or city. Flags will drop to half-mast, and people will bow their heads. And when it’s over, and the healing begins, the photos of that day will document the celebration of life that occurred, and how our nation gave it’s thanks to one of our own.

Thanks to Q.

To help Q continue attending services of our fallen heroes:
1) Mail a check or money order to:
Q Madp
P.O. Box 86888
Portland, OR 97286-0888 2) PayPal
To get a postcard from Q, email him at: q@IraqWarHeroes.com

For sources related to PTSD:
National Center for PTSD
National Institute of Mental Health
Non Government PTSD Support Services
PTSD Veterans Support Group
Spiritual Veterans For Christ
Returning Veterans Resource Project NW
Iraq/Afghan War Heroes Audio/TV files, news clippings
Don’t Let The Memory of Them Drift Away!


Bonnie King has been with Salem-News.com since August '04, when she became Publisher. Bonnie has served in a number of positions in the broadcast industry; TV Production Manager at KVWB (Las Vegas WB) and Producer/Director for the TV series "Hot Wheels in Las Vegas", posts as TV Promotion Director for KYMA (NBC), and KFBT (Ind.), Asst. Marketing Director (SUPERSHOPPER MAGAZINE), Director/Co-Host (Coast Entertainment Show), Radio Promotion Director (KBCH/KCRF), and Newspapers In Education/Circulation Sales Manager (STATESMAN JOURNAL NEWSPAPER). Bonnie has a depth of understanding that reaches further than just behind the scenes, and that thoroughness is demonstrated in the perseverance to correctly present each story with the wit and wisdom necessary to compel and captivate viewers.

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Sarge November 7, 2009 4:42 am (Pacific time)

Man this is a great honor to the soldiers killed in Iraq. I served with SSG Terry Hemmingway, we were in the same platoon. I was in the same TF as Prewitt and Huxley and saw the RPG hit the M113 that killed Pvt. Huxley. Thank you for honoring these great heroes to our nation. God Bless You


GySgt Dan November 5, 2009 5:40 pm (Pacific time)

I found my nephew on your website truly by accident. Jeffrey Alan Avery was killed in Muqudadiyah, Iraq in 2007. I was surprised and taken back by your dedication to remember all of the lives lost. I am a retired Gunny, USMC and work for the DoN, stationed at MCAS Cherry Point, NC. With your permission, I would like to spread your cause throughout the base. I personally am grateful for what you are doing. Thank you!


Dennis November 5, 2009 2:48 pm (Pacific time)

this a great thing your doing as time goes by its hardly thought of any more god bless you.


Charles November 5, 2009 12:41 pm (Pacific time)

It's been slightly more than one year since our world turned upside down. On 17 Sept. 2008 our son CWO Corry Edwards and six other heroes were KIA near Tallil Iraq. I'm glad I found your web site. You know in your mind that there are others who share your feelings but in your heart you feel like you are alone in an ocean if grief.


James October 23, 2009 11:02 am (Pacific time)

God Bless for what you are doing my heart with you


Amber October 17, 2009 9:46 am (Pacific time)

Everytime I see your post it brings a smile to my face. Thank you so much for keeping our troops memory alive!! And such wonderful photos to capture moments..sad or happy.. it's a moment that needs to be shared! God bless our troops!!!! ( : Thanks for all you do Q!


Sela October 11, 2009 11:16 am (Pacific time)

Thanks Q for all you do for all the soldiers. Your amazing. God Bless.


Luther October 11, 2009 11:15 am (Pacific time)

Thanks for the good word. Happy Thanksgiving to you and all the fathers, mothers, sisters and brothers dedicated to country and family, especially those fighting against tyranny


Brian October 10, 2009 8:42 pm (Pacific time)

Love ya brother for all that you do ... You are a one of a kind .. Rock On Brother!! Brian Boone


BC October 6, 2009 7:06 pm (Pacific time)

Dropping by just to say thank you for all that your doing. As a Marine vet myself I can't think of a better way to keep all the service men and woman alive in our hearts.


PSILY October 1, 2009 12:45 pm (Pacific time)

Just wanted to say thank you for all you've done in the past and for your future plans. I checked out your site after seeing Peggy Childers had your quote and website that she posted on Legacy.com on CPL. Bobby Callahan's guestbook on his 3 anniversary of his passing. My husband served with Bobby during that tour in Iraq, and it's hard to believe 3 years has gone by. It is unfortunate the sacrfice they give up for all Americans, and I know they probably don't realize how much we are thankful and appreciative. Thank you for not letting them go unnoticed. It is great what you are doing. And thank you for your time and service. God Bless America!


MTL September 22, 2009 8:39 pm (Pacific time)

As I was leaving the base today I seen you all starting to gather.. I am thankful you all are there to welcome home these heroes back. My heart goes out to the famlies of the fallen they have had to face what I am scared to death of everyday. My husband proudley serves out of Ft Lewis and is deployed for the 3rd time. I meet you once before in 2007 for Brian A Browning memorial service. He was with the 10th Mountain Div out of Ft Drum New York and was part of my husband unit when we were stationed out there. I came back to Oregon for Brian service and I am overwhelmed with all the support as I know his family was. You do a great thing and I hope you relize that.


Lon i September 5, 2009 8:02 pm (Pacific time)

Hi Q, I finally met you in person during the ceremonies to remember 19 y/o Taylor Marks, who lost his life in Iraq on 8/28 while serving our country. Until this past couple days I had no idea how much time you actually spend traveling and documenting each mission. Thank you for your efforts to honor our service men and women. We must not forget our heroes.


Sascha September 5, 2009 4:55 am (Pacific time)

hey Q..i just wanted to thank you for everything you've done for my little brother PFC Aaron Fairbairn. Here's a link to a video his troops took the day of the attack in zerok. it shows my little brothers last day. its a hard video to watch but shows what a true hero he is as well as justin castillas. http://www.youtube.com/wa tch?v=p75ves63Qjw


Christopher September 3, 2009 6:02 pm (Pacific time)

Dear Q, It's GREAT You ALWAYS Carry Enough U.S. FLAGS for EVERYONE That NEEDS ONE but DOESN'T HAVE ONE!!! I'M VERY PROUD TO CALL YOU AN AMERICAN and MY DEAR FRIEND!!!


Karen September 2, 2009 7:03 am (Pacific time)

Thank you so very much for all that you do to honor our heroes. Praying for YOU today!


Maghen September 1, 2009 8:13 am (Pacific time)

Hey Q! Just wanted to stop by and let you know that I'm praying for you! It's a great thing that you're doing for this country and may God bless you and give you strength. Thank you for being such a willing servant! Take care, Q! -Maghen


Janet August 30, 2009 9:11 pm (Pacific time)

hey Q I just wanted to tell you Thank You Very much for what you r doing getting the real Stories out about us Serving in Iraq and Afganistan, you have inspired me to take Pictures of everything our Company does I am in 1836 Transportation and we will be going back to trhe Sandbox sometime in April, If u have time i would like for u to come to my page and watch the Video I made of us having our Company Picnic we got your back as well My son just joined the Army as well and will be Graduating Basic 9/11 at FT Jackson keep him in your PRAYERS it is Hard being a SGT IN THE ARMY AND NOW I AM A ARMY MOM proudly Serving Janet


Lester D August 30, 2009 8:43 pm (Pacific time)

Thanks to the very few like yourself us vets still know there is someone trying to do his best , God bless you and what you do . Lester D. 101st airborne Vietnam 66-67 and may be a lot do not speak up but if they walked a few miles in the shoes of our brave young men and women protecting our behinds they would appreciate America much more. Lester D.


McDavey August 12, 2009 5:35 pm (Pacific time)

Wow! I'm so impressed.Your a great Human being. Thank you so much 4 what your doing to all americans who put their lives 4 us out there.


David August 10, 2009 9:39 am (Pacific time)

Q - Thank you for all that you do. It is good to know that you were there when our son, PFC Aaron Fairbairn's flag was flown in honor of his ultimate sacrifice made this last 4th of July. Your gracious honoring of all our fallen soldiers is of dignified reverence. You serve a high calling... We honor your service so much.


Greg August 8, 2009 10:45 pm (Pacific time)

You do amazing work. Its this kind of thing that allows for people to see what often gets distracted on a daily basis. In the future, i hope your work lives on and impacts the lives of future Americans.


Carney August 8, 2009 8:18 pm (Pacific time)

I want to thank you for everything that you all did for matt lembke he was a close friend and fellow marine and we were all so happy to see so much support when we got to the airport when he came home. Thank you again


Jesse's Girl July 24, 2009 10:03 pm (Pacific time)

I am so moved by your tribute pages and am so glad to see that someone else out there cares enough to do something like this for our heroes. Thank you


Beau B July 23, 2009 7:30 pm (Pacific time)

Q-- Thank you for the pictures you have posted, they mean the world to me. It has taken me a few days to get it together and look at them but they are so wonderful. The community showed great respect and honor to my brother and it was great to see. I remember the drive just not the faces and you brought me back. Thanks again, you are unbelievable. PFC Aaron Fairbairn will always be in our heart. Aaron's brother Beau B


Larry July 21, 2009 11:47 pm (Pacific time)

Hey Q - Your work continues to amaze me! If you ever find yourself north of Seattle and hungry, just give me a shout and drop an email. Dinner will be waiting. Larry D. Camano Island


Cheryl July 17, 2009 10:03 pm (Pacific time)

I just looked at the photographs at the National Cemetary in Portland and I must say they took my breath away. I just can't tell you the how much sadness and pride welled up in me. I hope the American people remember why we are able to lived the way we do. If it weren't for our soldiers, we would not have liberty. And it makes me so angry to have a commander in chief ( and I use that term loosely) that goes aroun the world apologizing for our actions when American Heroes and their families make these ultimate sacrifices. I thank God that my father was able to live to the age of 75 even though he was in Viet Nam and Korea. God Bless our Military and their Families! From a Proud Navy Brat.


Cheryl July 17, 2009 8:59 pm (Pacific time)

Have a great weekend. And I will never forget the sacrifices our heroes and their families have and are making. After all, I've been there.


Buck July 17, 2009 1:59 pm (Pacific time)

I wanna thank you for what your doing. I am currently serving my third tour in Iraq and its people like you that motivates me to fight. CURRAHEE!


Donald July 14, 2009 10:35 pm (Pacific time)

You are 1 nice fellow, with everything you do. I appreciate it all, and want to Thank-You for everything you do for the families and for the soldiers-HEROES.Take care Q, and may your car keep on going.


Bobbie July 13, 2009 9:20 pm (Pacific time)

my son is a marine and has done his time in iraq he came back in one piece but a changed person. he is not the son i once knew. i just want to thank you for what you do hugs and love bobbie


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Pat July 9, 2009 1:48 pm (Pacific time)

Thank you for what you're doing to put names and faces to "numbers". . . and thank you for your continued service!


Beau July 8, 2009 10:14 pm (Pacific time)

Thank you so much for what you do. We really do appreciate it. The last 4 days have been the hardest days of our life. We lost a HERO on the 4th of July.


Lady July 6, 2009 5:16 pm (Pacific time)

Q, you are a great American, and for all those you honor, and all the tributes you pay to them in their honor..Thank You. Some may wonder what they've contributed during these wars of our generations, you have contributed here at home to share what others may not see, to remind them of the sacrifices so many have given to America, to us, our future generations, that so many will not be here to witness, because they sacrificed for us all. You humble us with your remembrance of them. Stay well, loved, happy..and God bless you, yours..


Boomer July 3, 2009 6:30 am (Pacific time)

Q you are doing a great service to our troops and our country thank you I hope you have a great Independence Day.


Cat June 28, 2009 8:57 am (Pacific time)

I admire what you are doing for military veterans. My father served in Vietnam two tours and Korea. Many of my Uncles and cousins have also served. Americans should always support our soldiers even if we disagree with the reasons for going to war. I lived in Riyadah in the late 70's when my father was doing some work for our Gov't there. The experiance gave me an appreciation for the freedoms I have as an American woman. I was only in 9th grade at the time but it was an experiance that opened my eyes to how some woman are restricted and abused around the world. I am one of the luckiest women in the world because I am an American! Blessings to you!


Betty F June 25, 2009 10:29 pm (Pacific time)

Q You have done such a wonderful job keeping track of our Iraq War Heroes. Thank you for sharing your pictures and the list of names. Soldiers' Angel Oregon


James Howell June 22, 2009 9:55 pm (Pacific time)

I want to thank you for what you have done for my son and our family. James Howell


Liz June 22, 2009 3:51 pm (Pacific time)

Thank you for all that you are doing-it means so much to those of us left behind. We will never forget and with the help of individuals like you our nation will not forget. Go well and God bless you Rev. Liz


Bruce June 22, 2009 12:05 pm (Pacific time)

Today has been especially hard for me. It is the anniversary of my battle buddies death. We had been in Iraq together for too long I was off for a mission that he had taken when he was KIA. Today I spent the day searching the web and reading sites that like yours provide names, dates, places they were KIA. Yours was the most professional, the most respectfull I saw all day. Thanks for remembering these warriors like that. You dont know what it means to us.


Niels June 22, 2009 11:15 am (Pacific time)

Thank you. Thank you for keeping the memory and the message alive. One of the guys on your page was in my unit, in the same convoy when he got into his accident. It's not a political statement that war sucks for everyone personally involved. It's the truth.


V Martino June 22, 2009 10:13 am (Pacific time)

Recently, I viewed the slide show honoring Christian Hescock and was moved to email you my sincerest heartfelt appreciation for what you do for our service members.


Lilia June 22, 2009 8:17 am (Pacific time)

Thank you so much for reminding everyone of our fallen heroes. It is such a shame that this great nation is not aware of the number and sacrifices our nation's sons have made. Instead America chooses and cheers for the wrong heroes such as "American Idol," "Survivor", baseball and football teams. How ridiculous is that the majority have gone blind and don't recognize the heroes that protect them while they sleep. Thank you sir for taking notice of our fallen heroes. God bless you.


Dan June 21, 2009 11:32 am (Pacific time)

I just wanted to say thank you for what you are doing. I think it’s awesome that you are putting in the man hours to keep these web sites going, taking your time and expertise to take all the photo’s, and everything else that you are doing for us.


Cory June 21, 2009 9:01 am (Pacific time)

Right now man, I can BARELY see the screen through the tears. I can’t begin to tell you what It means to me that ONE Man has done something like this. GOD BLESS YOU BROTHER!!!! If you’re ever in Texas you look me up! It’d be DAMN honored to give you a brotherly hug!


Ryan June 20, 2009 7:11 am (Pacific time)

WOW THAT IS A REALLY GREAT THING YOUVE DONE HONORING THE FALLEN. YOU ARE A GREAT MAN AND DEF WILL BE ON MY TOP FRIENDS LIST.


Michael June 19, 2009 3:21 pm (Pacific time)

Thanks Q for standing for the truth, free speech, common sense, and our U.S. Constitution. It is the right thing to do and the only way to honor our troops, our nation, and ourselves.


Eric June 10, 2009 4:08 am (Pacific time)

Thank you for what you do remember all those people, my close friends


David June 8, 2009 6:18 am (Pacific time)

Thank You for all that you do for our troops.


Regan June 6, 2009 10:39 pm (Pacific time)

Just wanted to tell you I love you. You are so humble, but yet..so amazing..thank you brother! =)


Christy June 5, 2009 1:56 pm (Pacific time)

Hey Q! I just wanted to take a sec to thank you so much for your work in behalf of our soldiers/veterans. It is so easy for people to forget where our freedoms come from and the sacrifices made by these brave men and women. Thank you so much for all your hard work to make sure these people are not forgotten. I don't take your efforts for granted. I wish you all the best, Christy


Lyn June 1, 2009 7:38 pm (Pacific time)

Thank you so much for all your support through those who have lost love ones in iraq. My fiance is up there right now..keep him in your prayers. Thank you for the dedication to Samuel Stone. He will never be forgotten in our hearts. godbless lynette stoddard


Mr Murphy June 1, 2009 5:21 pm (Pacific time)

Thank you, Q. For everything that you do. I looked as soon as I clicked on your profile and found him. Nothing can express what those who have lost family and friends feel towards you for what you do.


Dede May 31, 2009 8:41 am (Pacific time)

Thank You so much for all you do ..God Bless..From a AUNT of a AMERICAN SOLDIER...


Tina May 29, 2009 1:40 pm (Pacific time)

Thank you so much for your website.


miz nancy May 28, 2009 8:35 am (Pacific time)

I absolutley LOVE your photgraphy. I am jealous - but in a good way. I look forward to looking at your pics. You really can capture the true essense of your subjects. I can't wait to see more. Do you have a published album -- you should. Thanks for the beauty. miz nancy


Earl May 27, 2009 6:14 am (Pacific time)

the anniversary of Derek Holland and Scott Hagertys death is coming up; i was severely wounded in that truck they were fallen in... i just wanted to say thank you for what you do, these two men were great soldiers and great friends. it really means alot to me that you honor them this way. earl


Sue May 26, 2009 6:31 am (Pacific time)

What a wonderful thing you are doing for all the fallen. Take care and keep up the wonderful job!!!!!


Dee May 25, 2009 11:48 pm (Pacific time)

Thanks for all you do! We will never forget.... Hope your week is uneventful, unless it's good and positive events. Take care ~ D


Christopher May 25, 2009 5:56 pm (Pacific time)

Dear Q, THANK YOU and THANK GOD, as ALWAYS for SHARING!!! I KNOW I'M PREACHING TO THE MORMON TABERNACLE and VIENNA BOYS' CHOIRS COMBINED (METAPHORICALLY) WHEN I SAY WE NEED TO HONOR OUR U.S. FORCES and VETERANS (LIVING and DEAD) ALL YEAR ROUND!!!! KEEP UP THE GOOD WORK and BLESS YOU IN †JESUS† NAME FOR IT!!!


Matt May 25, 2009 7:38 am (Pacific time)

Q, hope u have a safe Memorial Day. Thanks again for keeping the memory of our fallen heroes alive.


LIn May 25, 2009 7:32 am (Pacific time)

~may your memorial day be as peaceful as you are~much love to you~we will never forget~


LM May 25, 2009 7:31 am (Pacific time)

Thank you Q,for sharing all of your wonderful pictures.Have a safe and happy Memorial Day.Remembering our fallen.God bless.


Patricia May 25, 2009 6:31 am (Pacific time)

Thank You for All you do for Our kids.


Kimberly May 23, 2009 1:46 pm (Pacific time)

you're photographs are amazing! just wanted to thank you for all that you do to make sure that we never forget about the fallen! God bless.


Alison May 23, 2009 5:47 am (Pacific time)

Have a nice long weekend Q and a nice memorial day thinking of all the solidiers.Take care


Hilda May 22, 2009 7:48 pm (Pacific time)

Thinking of you this Memorial Day and saying a big THANK YOU for all that you do for our heros. Thank you Q, and wishing you a beautiful and restful Memorial Day weekend. Hilda


Sandi May 22, 2009 2:49 pm (Pacific time)

I want to wish you and yours the very best, Q , on this Memorial Day Holiday! Thank you for all you do!! God bless!


Gabe May 22, 2009 9:14 am (Pacific time)

Sir, you are the man! Thank you for your service to our country and all you do for our Fallen Soldiers! Your brothers are smiling down from heaven!


David May 21, 2009 11:54 am (Pacific time)

Thank you, Q.... You too, Sir! Thank you for all you do for our troops.... I am hoping to make it to the ground breaking in Medicine Lake, WA for the new National Cemetery this Memorial day.


Patti May 15, 2009 7:00 pm (Pacific time)

Thank you so much for what you are doing. Patti Ward Mother of Sgt. Joshua A Ward, Sr. KIA 2-9-09, Mosul, Iraq


Corissa May 12, 2009 12:27 pm (Pacific time)

My brother was sfc c. Henderson thank you for the wonderful pictures


Tress May 11, 2009 1:57 pm (Pacific time)

I viewed your pics. . . they were awesome!!


Leonard May 10, 2009 6:27 pm (Pacific time)

Q Thank You, for all you do for our soldier snd our fallen. I often visit Pinelawn National Farmingdale Long Island in New York. One of two Nationals on Long Island. The other is Calverton in Riverhead. Our son Gregory is with 45 other fallen brothers from Iraq and Afghanistan. Basically, Pinelawn is closed. Very few space available now. Calverton is the fastest growing National now. Anyway, I appreciate all you do.


Michael May 7, 2009 8:29 pm (Pacific time)

We need more people like you in this world. You are awesome. I donate a lot of time to my community but you are in a completely different ball park.


Waterdragon May 4, 2009 3:45 am (Pacific time)

Thank you so much for your support, you have no idea how much it means to my family and I.Smiles and hugs to you my friend, and hope your week goes well too :)


Steve May 3, 2009 12:32 pm (Pacific time)

OIF Veteran here thank thank you for your work. You have some beautiful pictures up


Lil RoRo May 1, 2009 10:06 pm (Pacific time)

I saw all the pics you took at my cousins funeral, they were sad but beautiful.. Thank you. I wish I was able to be there, I would have If I could have. You are doing such a wonderful thing for people. Great work, you are very talented.


Cory May 1, 2009 9:55 pm (Pacific time)

GOD BLESS YOU FOR ALL YOU DO MAN! MEANS THE WORD TO ME!!! THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU!


Anonymous April 30, 2009 10:22 am (Pacific time)

Dear Q,.... THANK YOU and THANK GOD for ALWAYS SHARING w/ EVERYONE Who and What Our Veterans are and What They Do for Us... ALL of Us!!! I'm Sad to Report the Death of One of These Brave Individuals, a "Doughboy" of WWI. His Name is Robely Rex (05/02/1901 - 04/28/2009). He was One of the Last of the WWI Vets and the Oldest One in KY. He was VERY Vibrant Right Up to His Death (His Body Gave Out, but NOT His MIND or HEART!!!).... Also, I Joined the Patriot Guard Riders Online Some Time Ago, Though I Don't Have a Motorcycle. I Believe in That for Which They Stand and Support Them (and Our Veterans... I'm BIG BELIEVER in "SEE A VET; THANK A VET")..


Dave April 30, 2009 10:21 am (Pacific time)

I Thank you for all your love for help all and see all your pics on your profile


Robert April 25, 2009 7:17 pm (Pacific time)

i love your work man your great god bless you


Kimberly April 23, 2009 7:33 pm (Pacific time)

good ad. as the mother of a deployed soldier, it is nice to see someone cares out there. my son will be a veteran when he returns from iraq in september. most Americans do not understand the sacrifice and what bravery it takes each and every moment there are American boots on foreign soil.


Gary T April 23, 2009 7:20 pm (Pacific time)

I wanted to say thank you for maintaining this site for our fallen heros.


Frederick A. Carlson III April 23, 2009 7:07 pm (Pacific time)

Hello, It has been three years since my son past away in Iraq. I want to Thank You for what you are doing. The picture of my son and my grandson on your web site is a beautiful tribute to him. He loved his Family and his Country. When he came home on leave the last time I saw him. He told me he was worried about his fellow soldiers in Iraq and how he had to get back to them soon so nothing would happen them them while he was away. He told me everytime he saw the children over there he knew why he was there and why he was fighting. God Bless you Sir for what you are doing and again Thank you. Frederick A. Carlson III


Dee April 23, 2009 6:45 pm (Pacific time)

I love what you have done on here. Plus I have seen the pictures that you have taken you do an AWESOME job! Keep up the good work! Thank you from a PROUD ARMY WIFE Dee B


Danielle G April 23, 2009 6:35 pm (Pacific time)

Hello my name is Danielle Gilbert. I am the best friend of Holly Charette. I want to take this time to thank you for this wonderful website. i guess my biggest fear is that people will forget who Holly Charette was and others like Holly who made the ultimite sacrifice. so again thank you!!! thank you thank you thank you!!! Danielle G


Hannah April 12, 2009 7:21 am (Pacific time)

HAPPY EASTER MY FRIEND! WE WILL NEVER FORGET, GOD BLESS YOU and ALL THAT FELL ON 9/11 AND WE SUPPORT OUR TROOPS NOW AND ALWAYS, TAKE CARE and KEEP IN TOUCH, UR A GREAT FRIEND and A PERSON I'M PROUD TO CALL FRIEND! HUGS, LOVE, BLESSINGS and FRIENDSHIP, HANNAH =]


Matt April 12, 2009 7:20 am (Pacific time)

Amature photographer? yea right! Happy Easter Q... thx for the inspiration and work you do for veterans countrywide. You are a true American Patriot.


The Moore Family April 8, 2009 12:15 pm (Pacific time)

Q, you not only honor the Fallen. Your mission also honors the families, the Patriots, the living veterans, and anyone with a heart to look at some of your photos and feel a genuine emotion arise within them. Today, we framed and placed one of your "self-photos" on the wall where you'll remember James photo hangs along with the flag Garry recieved at his funeral and the photos of all the other family and loved ones who honorably served our country for generations. You earned that place in our hearts and our home because you are truly a rare Patriot and American Hero. .... God Bless, Garry and Suzanne Moore, Ariana, and sons


Kimberly April 7, 2009 2:29 pm (Pacific time)

you are amazing for doing what you do!


AZ April 7, 2009 6:30 am (Pacific time)

Keep the good fight, your work keeps us all strong.


David April 5, 2009 6:56 am (Pacific time)

Thank you buddy. you are an honor to all veterans, those of us who love life so much that we are ready to give ours so that others may live free.


Kim April 4, 2009 8:55 pm (Pacific time)

GOD BLESS YOU BABY FOR ALL YOU DO FOR OUR FALLEN SOLDIERS "MUAAH"


Jason March 28, 2009 10:16 am (Pacific time)

I commend you for the tireless work that you've done to keep the memory of men and women alive . they must never be forgotten


1 Lucky Girl March 27, 2009 4:26 pm (Pacific time)

Wow you are an amazing person . Because of you people realize what our military men and women sacrifice especially our fallen angels .. Like I have said before its such a great feeling to know that there is at least 1 person out there that hasnt forgotten my husbands sacrifice along with so many other fallen angels past and present. Thank you for all your hard work!!! God Bless you and I hope you have a wonderful weekend.


Diana March 26, 2009 4:00 pm (Pacific time)

I TOTALLY AGREE MY FRIEND!!! I HAD MANY FAMILY MEMBERS THAT HAVE BEEN IN COMBAT, MY HUSBAND'S LICENSE PLATE :: RETIRED AIR FORCE WHICH HE WAS PROUD TO HAVE PROTECTED HIS COUNTRY. I NEVER FAIL IF I SEE A VET, I DON'T CARE WHAT WAR, IF I SEE ANYTHING THAT TELLS ME THIS PERSON IS A VETERAN I ACTUALLY GET OUT OF MY VEHICLE AND APPROACH THESE MEN AND TELL THEM I'M HONORED TO MEET THEM AND I GIVE THEM A SALUTE!! I HAD ONE OLDER GENTLEMAN IN TEXAS, I APPROACHED HIM, HE HAD HIS HAT ON SIGNIFYING HE WAS MILITARY AND I GOT OUT and APPROACHED , THANKED HIM, and SALUTED HIM. HE TOLD ME I WAS THE FIRST PERSON IN HIS LIFE WHO HAD EVER SAID THAT TO HIM OR SALUTED HIM !! HE ACTUALLY CRIED AND WE HUGGED!! I COULD SEE IT WAS AS IMPORTANT TO HIM AS IT WAS ME. MY REASON FOR DOING THIS:::: I SAW @ OF MY FIRST COUSINS COME BACK FROM VIETNAM and TREATED LIKE DOGS!! I NEVER FORGOT THAT and NEVER WILL. I WAS !2 YEARS OLD WHEN THEY WENT AND ONE CAME BACK WITH VERY BAD PTSD AND THE OTHER NEVER TALKED ABOUT IT. NOW I HAVE TOO MANY COUSINS IN AFGHANISTAN, IRAQ, ETC, BUT THIS IS WHAT THEY ACCEPTED TO DO!! SO I'M WITH YOU ON THAT, WE MUST REMEMBER ALL!! GOD BLESS MY FRIEND!!


Steve March 26, 2009 3:11 pm (Pacific time)

Hey Q,I never saw the photos of CPL Jason M. Bogar's funeral until today, I remember you telling me you were going to try to go to that and yes you did and you took amazing pictures, thank you...


Anonymous March 25, 2009 11:30 pm (Pacific time)

Q,......The photos that you took back in Feb. '05 may not have looked that great to you, but they have been priceless to us. Thank you for all you do for the families, and for the fallen. I'm sure you didn't know it, but I spoke with you at SFC Garris' service. I just wanted to thank you in person. We all appreciate you. Hope you feel better soon.


GLJ March 25, 2009 11:26 pm (Pacific time)

Thanks Q. AS always, Thank you for all you do. Have a great week and may good fortune find you.


Sean March 24, 2009 3:28 pm (Pacific time)

Thanks for all your hard work. There are plenty of people that are very grateful!


Matt March 23, 2009 7:04 am (Pacific time)

Q, thanks for all the work you do, for and with our vets. You are a true American Patriot. Later man.


Patsy March 19, 2009 2:45 pm (Pacific time)

I HAVE SO VERY MUCH RESPECT FOR YOU IN WHAT YOU ARE DOING.GOD BLESS YOU AND I PROMISE I WILL NEVER FORGET THEN.MUCH LOVE FROM OKLAHOMA I STILL HAVE MY YELLOW RIBBONS UP THEY WILL STAY UP UNTILL THE LAST ONE COMES HOME.


Miz Nancy March 17, 2009 7:55 am (Pacific time)

thanks so much. your site is so interesting. love it. miz nancy ps I WON'T FORGET


The Moore Family March 16, 2009 5:49 pm (Pacific time)

Q, you continue to bless this family daily - your photos are healing reminders of why we stand strong in spite of personal loss to follow your example in never allowing them to become forgotten..... Thank you for sharing your gifts in "never letting their memories drift away".


Damon March 15, 2009 9:42 pm (Pacific time)

Thank you for the website Q, I only wish there were more out there like you. People who still care.


Outlett March 14, 2009 7:36 pm (Pacific time)

Thank you for all you do. We would be nothing without you and we hope to see you out on the road very soon! Have a great day!


Outlett March 14, 2009 7:36 pm (Pacific time)

Thank you for all you do. We would be nothing without you and we hope to see you out on the road very soon! Have a great day!


Jan March 13, 2009 9:33 pm (Pacific time)

You are a special man, one of a kind, and your effort and hard work are so much appreciated by all of us Gold Star families. Thank You over and over again.......Jan


Cyberchick March 12, 2009 8:24 pm (Pacific time)

Thanks for all u do to remember our hero's


Bob March 12, 2009 8:04 am (Pacific time)

Thank you Q!! Keep up the good work for our troops:)


Hey March 11, 2009 2:26 pm (Pacific time)

Thank you very much for what you do!!!! I sure miss Wa. we was there when your first sign got put up


Kimberly March 8, 2009 6:13 pm (Pacific time)

Just stopping by to say hello to you ...and to see if everything was okay... Keep up your wonderful work...Your pictures tells stories of everyday living ...thank you for supporting our Soldiers .... Kimberley Military Spouse


Julia March 6, 2009 3:10 am (Pacific time)

I can hardly see the video through my tears. I thank God not only for our true American Heroes in uniform, but for you as well Q. Thank you for everything you do.


Pamela March 5, 2009 6:34 am (Pacific time)

Hi Q........my heart aches every day! You are doing a great thing and this Army Mom thanks you!


Peggy Sue March 4, 2009 9:00 am (Pacific time)

Thank you SO much. On behalf of SGT. Ashly Moyer, SGT. Michael Peek, SGT. Brandon Parr (KIA 3/3/07)and many others. There memories will carry on.


Jason March 3, 2009 7:43 am (Pacific time)

Once again I want to thank you for all that you do for us military personal. People die everyday, and I believe that everyone should be remembered, I also believe that thoes have served should be remembered for the sacrifice. Thoes are the ultimatie heros that sacrificed everything for our country and thoes who are apart of it, weather thoe the citizens agree with what we are doing our not they need to realize were there, everyday doing what most couldnt or wouldnt do.


Heather March 2, 2009 7:52 pm (Pacific time)

Hello - I just wanted to thank you from the bottom of my heart for all the effort that you have put forth for this site. It is wonderful!


Kimberly March 3, 2009 9:00 am (Pacific time)

YOU ARE ALWAYS IN OUR PRAYERS AND THOUGHTS...BLESSING MY FRIEND FOR ALL YOU DO TO HONOR OUR FALLEN


Roger March 3, 2009 8:29 am (Pacific time)

Thank you for what your doing I lost a brother in Viet Nam and if we had people like yourself no Veteran would go forgotten.


Jerry March 2, 2009 8:48 pm (Pacific time)

My hat is off to you for your mission in life.


Kim March 2, 2009 4:06 pm (Pacific time)

Thank you for all you do.


Carrie March 2, 2009 2:00 pm (Pacific time)

Thank you so very much for getting the photos up on your website of Charles Luke Milam. It means a lot to me and the rest of Luke's family. What you are doing is amazing...happy to hear of your good health! -Carrie


Sarge March 2, 2009 8:18 am (Pacific time)

THANKS FOR ALL THE EXTRA YOU DO FOR THE TROOPS AND THEIR FAMILIES. GOD BLESS YOU HON.


Tanya March 1, 2009 4:29 pm (Pacific time)

Thank you ! FOR YOUR WEB SITE ! My son n law is there GOD BLESS YOU !


Laura March 1, 2009 10:48 am (Pacific time)

I totally agree! All of our veterans seem to be getting pushed aside now a days. I believe they all should be remembered and thanked every time you meet one. None of our Veterans should ever be forgotten.


Linda February 28, 2009 9:23 pm (Pacific time)

stopping by to say I love what you are doing and to wish you a great weekend


Greg J February 25, 2009 2:46 pm (Pacific time)

Praying for ONLY good news on Monday Q! Thank you for all you do for our Fallen Heroes and their Families! Good luck and Godspeed Q! GregJ Thank Our Veterans and Heroes Program


BJ February 25, 2009 2:45 pm (Pacific time)

Thanks for EVERYTHING you've done brother! I wish everybody in the states were like you.


Sounya February 24, 2009 6:09 pm (Pacific time)

I think it is wonderful what you have done and are doing on your websites. Keep my son in your thoughts and prayers, his deployment to Afghanistan is looming in the near future.


Marlena February 24, 2009 7:17 am (Pacific time)

Always at your side...never forget. Thank you for all you do.


Lynn February 23, 2009 5:36 pm (Pacific time)

Dear Q, Thank you for all your hard work you do for us that are left behind to carry on without our loved ones. I thank you for updateing my son page as fast as you did. You are super. I hope someday I can mean as much as you mean to me to someone. God Bless


Patti February 22, 2009 7:55 am (Pacific time)

Good Morning Q, I have been thinking of you my friend and wanted to send you some love and my Thanks for all you do for our Fallen Heroes. I hope all is well- will donate when I can... xoxoxo, Patti


Marnie February 22, 2009 7:46 am (Pacific time)

I just wanted to tell you I love you and you are a hero. Much Love and Respect, Marnie


Ev February 18, 2009 11:59 am (Pacific time)

Thanks for reminding us not to forget! Blessings Ev


Judy February 19, 2009 6:39 am (Pacific time)

Thanks for your hard work in reminding folks to support our military! Judy


Walter February 18, 2009 2:03 pm (Pacific time)

I just found your website. Thank you!! My platoon Sgt was killed in afganistan while i was on my 2nd deployment to iraq. Thank you again.


Doug February 17, 2009 11:19 pm (Pacific time)

you are a good man for what you do for our heros thank you very much


Kimbelery February 16, 2009 9:47 pm (Pacific time)

Dear Q , I just wanted to stop by and tell you Hello , and your work and devotion to our Military is outstanding , You take care and thank you Kimbelery


Patti February 16, 2009 7:06 pm (Pacific time)

Thank you so much for what you do in supporting the fallen soldiers. Sincerely, Patti


James B February 16, 2009 11:06 am (Pacific time)

i just want to say thank you to these people i dont know what else to say


Nicole February 16, 2009 2:41 pm (Pacific time)

Q, Your compilation of all of Dad’s information is beyond impressive. I certainly didn’t expect all this in addition to the flag bearers on Saturday, but am sincerely appreciative of what you have done.


Lori February 16, 2009 12:03 pm (Pacific time)

Q, I just wanted to thank you for taking the time to photograph my father's interment at Willamette Nat'l Cemetery last Monday. We received the discs, and they are great! We can't tell you how much we appreciate what you have done.


Hnora February 14, 2009 7:03 pm (Pacific time)

Happy Valentines day and thank you for all you have done for those that have fought in the wars I appreciate all honored here on your site thanks for the bullentins hnora Michigan


Tom February 12, 2009 10:21 pm (Pacific time)

Thanks so much for all of your efforts. They are truly appreciated as are our Veterans. Tom


Ros February 9, 2009 9:18 pm (Pacific time)

Thank you. Thank you for time at The Dalles. Thank you for having extra flags. We are a new group here and are going to work on getting the Legion or VFW to help us out. Having 35 for a WWII was outstanding and then to have 18 stay for an impromptu 2nd mission for another WWII was just amazing. Have a great day Q.


LBS February 9, 2009 3:04 pm (Pacific time)

Suicide attack kills 4 US soldiers in Mosul 2/9/2009, 1:04 p.m. PST BAGHDAD (AP) — A suicide car bomber struck a U.S. patrol in northern Iraq on Monday, killing four American soldiers and an Iraqi interpreter in the deadliest single attack against U.S. forces in nine months.


Proud Troop Supporter February 8, 2009 6:41 am (Pacific time)

Hello again Q, I just wanted to let you know that I am adding your banner(with link to your site) to my page and your video as well. I think it's great that you do this for our Troops. Where I'm from, a lot of folks don't care about the Troops and what they do day in and day out so I think it's great that you do this for them. May God Bless you and keep up the great work. God Bless Our Troops!


Angela February 8, 2009 6:22 am (Pacific time)

I just wanted to say thank you so much for what you do. My husband is serving at Ft. Lewis and is leaving soon for Iraq. My brother is serving in Iraq


Martina February 7, 2009 6:27 pm (Pacific time)

Dear Q, Thank you so much for this website. I appreciated all you have done to keep the memories of our fallen service men and women. In gratitude, Martina


Carla February 7, 2009 7:05 pm (Pacific time)

I KNOW I WILL NEVER FORGET. WENT TO THE TAHOMA CEMETERY LAST WEEK TO VISIT MY SON. IT WOULD HAVE BEEN HIS 25TH BIRTHDAY. TRAVELED FROM IOWA TO VISIT HIM . YOU ARE THE GREATEST AND WE WILL NEVER FORGET WHAT YOU DID FOR US. BLESS YOU


Cadence Queen February 7, 2009 5:05 pm (Pacific time)

u take the most amazing and inspiring pictures!!!


Oksana February 7, 2009 5:00 pm (Pacific time)

Hi, Q: Thanks for what you do. We need more people to be aware of what it takes to be a hero. Blessings, Oksana


Jason February 3, 2009 9:41 pm (Pacific time)

I am grateful that you honour the Band of Brothers that have sacrificed their lives they must never be forgotten


Sister of a Marine February 3, 2009 9:08 am (Pacific time)

Thank you so much for helping everyone not forget about the fallen. I lost my brother in October and it feels like yesterday. He was a Marine and passed away while in afghanistan. Its nice to know that there are people out there that really care about our Hero's!


Amy February 3, 2009 8:32 am (Pacific time)

Thanks, Q, for all you do to keep our Heroes' memories alive. I appreciate seeing the pictures.


Melissa February 2, 2009 4:49 pm (Pacific time)

Thank for for doing your part to make sure our fallen are not forgotten. I think my main purpos in life is to make sure my husband is remembered. I have taken lots of hits for that but I will live. I live with his sacrafice everyday and I think others should know what he gave up for them as well. Again thank you for your help in makeing sure they are all remembered. Melissa


Jack February 1, 2009 10:17 pm (Pacific time)

You do our men and women a great service... again, much respect to you for all that you have done and will do..


Kevin February 1, 2009 8:48 am (Pacific time)

I don't know if you hear this enough but you are a good man, Q.


Todd January 31, 2009 8:37 pm (Pacific time)

hey thank you very much for everything you do to help remember our veteran's. I truly appreciate everything that you do and have ever done for us. I truly wish there were more people who honored our vet's the way you do. thank you again


Tinnel Memorial January 30, 2009 8:21 pm (Pacific time)

Thanks for all that you do to remember the Fallen of our Nation.


Peggy January 29, 2009 8:35 am (Pacific time)

thank god there are people like you who care. My brother served in the Viet Nam war and I have a loved one fallen in this Iraq war. God Bless you


Lisa January 28, 2009 8:53 pm (Pacific time)

I just wanted to say thanks for adding the picture of my son, SPC Joshua Lee Plocica. The work you do to make sure our fallen heros are remembered is so appreciated. As a goldstar mom, I applaud your efforts.


Heather January 28, 2009 5:45 pm (Pacific time)

This is a wonderful site you maintain in memory of all our fallen heroes! Thank you for posting the pics of our fallen Tsgt. Joey D. Link!! Joey and all fallen heroes will forever remain in our hearts!! Thanks for all your hard work!!


Susan January 28, 2009 7:53 am (Pacific time)

My biggest fear for not only my son but for all military service men and woman is not to be forgotten and by having a web site like this is very touching and I thank you. Sincerely, Susan


Joseph T January 27, 2009 7:43 pm (Pacific time)

I have followed your myspace for the past few years and ever since I entered active duty it always made me appreciate sacrifice. Please keep up the service that you provide us and the rest of America in honoring our fallen. I know many may not agree with these wars but regardless of our political views our soldiers, sailors, marines and airmen all need someone to look at and say "thats what I fight for, thats why I fight" God bless and the best of luck on your mission, Joseph T


Cary January 27, 2009 1:05 pm (Pacific time)

Thank you so much for adding my pictures to Michael’s memorial pages. And thank you for all you are doing for our veterans and their families. Your work is much much appreciated!! My very best regards, Cary


Chris January 27, 2009 1:00 pm (Pacific time)

Q, I was friends with PFC Joseph Dwyer and just wanted to say Thank You for making people remember. Keep up the GREAT work


Chris January 27, 2009 1:24 pm (Pacific time)

Long Island Residents and there Veterans applaud your efforts and support you


Cary January 27, 2009 1:05 pm (Pacific time)

Thank you so much for adding my pictures to Michael’s memorial pages. And thank you for all you are doing for our veterans and their families. Your work is much much appreciated!! My very best regards, Cary


Carol January 27, 2009 12:27 pm (Pacific time)

Thank you for all that you do. You are greatly appreciated!! May God bless you each and every day.


Brian January 27, 2009 12:27 pm (Pacific time)

If only more people put as much effort and thought in there day as you do. Thanks


Edward January 26, 2009 8:55 pm (Pacific time)

Dear Sir, I would like to thank you from the bottom of my heart for helping keep the memorys of all that gave there lives for our freedom. There is a saying that I kept hearing freedom is not free and I now know that because this is will be the second christmas with out my son Sgt. Anthony J Schober. He would of been 25 on Dec. 28th. So I again thank you for all the support. I will always remember and never forget my son and the six that die that day on May 12, 2007.


Donald January 26, 2009 7:37 pm (Pacific time)

Thanks again for what you are doing it means alot to us old Grunts.


Michael January 26, 2009 12:11 pm (Pacific time)

Thank you for your wonderful website. I hate the fact that so many of my friends are on this list but I take comfort that there are those like you that take the time to remember them and are thankful for the sacrifices they have made.


Betty January 25, 2009 6:48 pm (Pacific time)

Q Thank you for all you are doing to keep the memory of our loved ones alive. I appreciate you making the change on the website. It is people like you who come along side us in our grief that help us get through the days. Bless you, Betty


Brian January 25, 2009 6:01 pm (Pacific time)

Q Thanks for what you are doing...they deserve what you are doing for them. God Bless America and ourTroops and Vets, I love them as brothers.


Anonymous January 25, 2009 5:54 pm (Pacific time)

You have done some amazing photography. With losing one of my men this past week, your photos brought tears to my eyes. You are doing us proud with your work. Thank you for what you do.


Christopher January 25, 2009 5:50 pm (Pacific time)

Q- All I can say is WOW! I applaud you and your effort. This is a great mission that you have started and I want you to know it is very much appreciated. I shared this with the Dwyer's and they were amazed at what ONE dedicated citizen could do. Please with your permission I would like to place your site on our link page so when people see our site they can be directed to yours. Thank You for your efforts and please do not give up the fight as we will not give up here in NY. These men and women need our support. You are a TRUE AMERICAN HERO! BE SAFE and God Bless you and your mission


Chrissy January 25, 2009 3:35 pm (Pacific time)

I want to thank you for creating this page so the memories of our fallen heros never fade. God bless you!!


Brian January 24, 2009 10:11 pm (Pacific time)

Q Thanks for what you are doing...they deserve what you are doing for them. God Bless America and ourTroops & Vets, I love them as brothers.


Matt January 25, 2009 7:28 am (Pacific time)

HEY Q, CHECKED OOT THE NEW BLOG. MAN THERE IS A WEALTH OF INFORMATION IN THERE! THANKS FOR YOUR WORK AS WELL AS REMINDING EVERYONE WHEN YOU GET A CHANCE OUR MEN MAY BE GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN!


Angela January 24, 2009 9:17 am (Pacific time)

. I think this is awesome that you are doing this for our heros.


Bruce January 24, 2009 7:32 am (Pacific time)

Q, I hope you are doing well and able to continue your important mission. Our Son Jacob left for Army Basic Training this week so it has been very hectic. We had about 40 riders do a sendoff for Jake and 5 other young Soldiers. It was very touching for everyone that was there. Keep up the good work!


Peter Ponzio January 23, 2009 7:27 pm (Pacific time)

I am really impressed with the work that you’ve done to make the Iraqi and Afghanistan war heroes more visible. Keep up the good work.


Keith S January 23, 2009 5:49 pm (Pacific time)

Thank you so much for your efforts on this website. You do these brave men and women a great service.


Pam January 23, 2009 5:46 pm (Pacific time)

I really appreciate this website. It is amazing. Take care and God bless you today.


Kimberly January 22, 2009 7:55 pm (Pacific time)

Q , I love what you stand for and do to honor our military men and women , Thanks so much Kimberley


Susan January 22, 2009 7:53 pm (Pacific time)

I saw your webpage, and I thought it is a wonderful idea to help keep their memories alive


Sommer January 22, 2009 7:40 pm (Pacific time)

I think that it is great that you have developed this website to remember all of our fallen heroes. I am Andrews sister-in-law, and I know that I speak for his entire family when I say thank you.


Scooterbrat January 22, 2009 5:47 pm (Pacific time)

Thank you for the page that you are doing, I know that it means a lot to the families and friends of these Soldiers, Marines, Airmen, Seamen.


Ryan January 22, 2009 4:49 pm (Pacific time)

I dont know if you hear it, although Im sure you do but your doing a good job.


Rick January 22, 2009 8:47 am (Pacific time)

Thank You For the Pics You Added to my son's profile on the falling Hero's He will always be my Hero! And the work you do for these men! You are a true Hero"!Have a great week my friend'Rick


Rhonda January 21, 2009 8:27 pm (Pacific time)

Thanks for all you do for our fallen soldiers! We will never, ever forget!!!!!


SSgt J January 21, 2009 2:16 pm (Pacific time)

that I love your website and appreciate what you do to keep the memories of these soldiers alive. I found the names of many of my comrades on this site, to include Jacob R Herring... Thank you again for all of the support you are giving us.


Patti January 21, 2009 11:06 am (Pacific time)

I think you are doing a wonderful thing to honor these heroes. Thank you.


Nicole P January 21, 2009 8:49 am (Pacific time)

I want to thank you for your website.


Nyleen January 20, 2009 8:10 pm (Pacific time)

Just a quick Thank You!!! We’re putting together a memorial here at work for all Minnesota connected KIA from Iraq and Afghanistan and your web site has been an invaluable resource. Thanks for all your hard work and dedication to this site.


Matt January 20, 2009 5:37 pm (Pacific time)

Q, I want to say thanks for your work in taking the pictures and setting up the site. It's truly great to come across wonderful Americans such as yourself. I can't say thank you enough!


Lydia January 20, 2009 2:41 pm (Pacific time)

Thank you for all that you do for the men and women [and their families] who serve our country.


Loretta January 20, 2009 1:53 pm (Pacific time)

I’m the Aunt of one of your listing Devin K. Peguero “Thank you” for honoring him!! And for honoring all other Hero’s who have lost their lives for our Country!!!


Melissa January 20, 2009 4:53 am (Pacific time)

Your so right WE MUST NEVER FORGET.I also want to thank you for the wonderful work you have done,and your dedication to our men and women who serve,and have served.I believe you have inspired me,and though I'm not sure yet how I will be able to help you I know in my heart I will.


David January 18, 2009 9:33 pm (Pacific time)

Just wanted to say thanks for the support. it means a lot.


Teena January 18, 2009 12:18 pm (Pacific time)

Just stopping by to thank you for all that you do! Your work is wonderful. Hope you have a great week.


Sam January 18, 2009 8:17 am (Pacific time)

Just want to thank you for all that you do, Q. And thanks for hav'n added me to your list of friends. My very best to you...


Lori January 16, 2009 4:06 pm (Pacific time)

Thank You for the Beautiful Work That You Do


Shannon January 14, 2009 8:21 am (Pacific time)

its really great what you are doing. I put the url's to both your sites on my myspace.


Tina January 13, 2009 6:52 pm (Pacific time)

Thank You!


Sandra January 12, 2009 11:09 am (Pacific time)

Hey Q, wanted to wish you a good week. Thanks for all you do. Take care and be safe out there. Please eveyone, "Support Out Troops" and let them know that you do.


Mrs B January 10, 2009 6:50 pm (Pacific time)

Thank you for the beautiful photos that you took at my brothers funeral. They really mean alot to us


Matt January 10, 2009 6:48 am (Pacific time)

I am very impressed with your page,wish there were more people like you to speak for those who cant,have a nice day,Matt


LAP January 7, 2009 6:29 pm (Pacific time)

Wonderful what you've done for the troops. Keep up your great work this year.


Autum January 7, 2009 6:29 pm (Pacific time)

Your photos of the Patriot Guard capture the scope and purpose of what we do better than any I have seen. Great work!


Chrystal January 4, 2009 5:39 am (Pacific time)

Hello, As the Mother of an Iraq war vet. and of one just going in. I wish to thank you for this great thing that you are doing. My best friend Spc. Jeffrey J. Waggoner passed away and was buried on 10/20/08. I was not aware that he had died and therefore could not attend the funeral. I was devastated when I did find out of his death. I did not get to say goodbye. The pictures you have posted here made me feels as if I was there. I could see the love and respect he got in death as he had in life. I will miss him for the rest of my life and mourn for him and the other son's and daughter's of Americans that continue to die for this country. Thank you for your great work. Keep it up. Sincerely, Chrystal


Bonnie January 1, 2009 9:03 pm (Pacific time)

Happy New Year Q. I hope and pray that you make more joyful than somber trips to the airport, to welcome home our brave troops this year.


KNG January 1, 2009 2:48 pm (Pacific time)

May the dawning of this New Year, fill your heart with new hopes, open up new horizons and bring for you promises of brighter tomorrows. Have a Safe, Happy, and Healthy New Year From the Kentucky National Guard !


Christina January 1, 2009 12:04 pm (Pacific time)

Happy New Year and thank you for all the pics you have taken. Will write you soon.


Christine January 1, 2009 12:03 pm (Pacific time)

Our dearest Q, Happy New Year Your wisdom and grace and drive continues to inspire me. Thank you for being you. Hugs from Mama C Christine- Embrace Of Warmth org.


Frecklehead January 1, 2009 7:06 am (Pacific time)

Well, I got off my butt and sent what I could. My drop in the bucket so to speak. And when I don't think I can find a little coin for you I go back and look at the faces of our friends on Iraq War Heroes. Somehow there's always a bit to be found each month... You keep doing what you can and I promise to do the same. Here's to a new year of the little things that make life worth living. All our love from the snowy state of WA


Tami December 31, 2008 1:28 pm (Pacific time)

Q, first thanks for the add and second you take wonderful pictures, My family has your cd from Easter in Portland i just took a minute and watched your video of what you do and i have to say you are amazing and a really wonderful person to take your time and money to help America remember all the fallen soldiers that gave their life for our freedom. thank you for that and keep up the great work. And have a very Happy New year. Tami


Candie December 31, 2008 10:18 am (Pacific time)

Q, Happy New Year:) Candie, Gold Star Mom of Jason Blue Star Mom of Benjamin


Sandi December 30, 2008 10:00 pm (Pacific time)

I want to wish you a very Happy New Years...Hope you are blessed as much as you bless...


Peggy December 29, 2008 7:38 am (Pacific time)

Hello Q! Wishing you a healthy, happy New Year. Thank you for everything you do. I hope more people help you with donations this year!


Patricia December 28, 2008 4:28 pm (Pacific time)

Thank you Q and I hope you find some Happiness this year. Keep up the great work. Happy New Year. XOXO Patsy


Mike December 28, 2008 3:57 pm (Pacific time)

And thank you for what you do every day! I will never forget...


Peggy Sue December 28, 2008 8:39 am (Pacific time)

Belated Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays Q! Just want to say thank you for all you do. As a military mama, it means more to me than words can say. One of my New Year's resolutions for the year is to send at least two care packages out each month. I can work extra hours anytime to earn a bit more and the shopping is a lot of fun. May the dream of world peace never end. Have a WONDERFUL 2009! Smiles, ~Peggy Sue~


Nickole December 28, 2008 8:34 am (Pacific time)

I found you through Jo, CJ is on 3 tour Iraq I am in Michigan,, May you always be as kind to yourself as I see you are to others, God Bless you,


Kristen December 27, 2008 8:18 pm (Pacific time)

Hello! I have heard so much about you from Jamie. Your pictures are absoloutely amazing and I admire you for everything that you are doing. Thank you so much for adding my page to your friends list. I hope my cause picks up the momentum that your wonderful work has. Kristen


Nicholas December 27, 2008 5:54 pm (Pacific time)

my mom says we must never forget. . . I am 14 but would be honored to have you as a friend. Thank you for all that you do. . .


Todd December 26, 2008 1:18 pm (Pacific time)

You have a GREAT Holiday weekend and a SAFE & HAPPY NEW YEAR! Thank-you too for all of the SUPPORT our troops deserve and God Bless us all.


JH December 25, 2008 11:16 am (Pacific time)

God bless and God speed on your mission!!! JH


Sandra December 25, 2008 9:23 pm (Pacific time)

Loved the video, Q!! Hope you have a Merry Christmas. Thank you for all you do, I want to thank our Troops. past, present, and future, for there service and to the troops who gave their all for us, I want to thank their families and friends. We will never Forget!!!!! God Bless!!


LTB December 25, 2008 9:22 pm (Pacific time)

Merry Christmas and to another year of wonderful photos by you!


Peaches December 25, 2008 9:21 pm (Pacific time)

I wish you a very Merry Christmas and Happier New Year... Thank you for everything you do for all the families lives you touch every day... we need more people like you! I miss you and hope to see you this summer:)


Kathleen December 25, 2008 9:12 pm (Pacific time)

Hello Q, I wanted to wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!!! Peace, Love, and Happiness to you always... Thank you for all that you do My Friend, Kathleen........


Lisa December 25, 2008 11:39 am (Pacific time)

Merry Christmas Q!! I hope you and your family enjoy the holidays, YOU most deffinately deserve it.


Peggy December 25, 2008 11:39 am (Pacific time)

Dear Q: You bring the true meaning of Christmas in all you do every day. May we all be a little more like you. Merry Christmas and thank you for taking care of our fallen heroes. - Peggy


Cindylou December 25, 2008 11:37 am (Pacific time)

Blessings to you this holiday season..and always. Keep the faith..you do such good works. Sowing good seeds is what my friend always called it..the fruits to be reaped in heaven.


Sarah December 25, 2008 11:36 am (Pacific time)

Merry Christmas Q, May God and his infinite mercy keep a watch over you and all those that you care for. You are favored.


Carla December 25, 2008 11:35 am (Pacific time)

YOU WEAR ME OUT JUST READING EVERYTHING YOU DO. I THOUGHT WORKING 8 SOMETIMES 12 HOURS A DAY WAS A LOT. BUT YOU NEVER SEEM TO SLOW DOWN. SORRY TO HEAR ABOUT YOUR NEIGHBORS WIFE. I WISH I COULD GIVE YOU BOOKOO BUCKS FOR ALL THE THINGS YOU DO BUT I CAN'T. YOU ARE ONE IN A MILLION AND I WISH YOU GOOD HEALTH AND MY LOVE FOR THE HOLIDAYS. I DON'T KNOW HOW YOU MANAGE TO DO ALL THE THINGS YOU DO BUT I KNOW GOD IS WATCHING OUT FOR YOU AND HAS A PLACE FOR YOU UP THERE IN HEAVEN. BLESS YOU


Sandra December 25, 2008 11:33 am (Pacific time)

Be safe out there on the road this weekend. Take Care and stay warm. I never forget our men and women serving our country and their families. Wamest of holiday wishes to you, Q. Thank you for all that you do!!


Kerrie December 25, 2008 11:32 am (Pacific time)

Q: That was me that walked past you in the foier at the Armory and took a second look at you. I was going to stop, but I had to be back at work at 3.....Thanks for being there. I was just as proud and emotional to see you guys out there today as I was to see the various community officers make a show. What you do is important. ....I am sickened this happened to us. I knew both men who were killed. Tom was the warmest human being I have ever met and all he cared about was taking care of people while he was here. Thank you for taking care of the fallen in your way. It is very heart warming to know how many really care. ....Both deaths mean a light went out in the world. Like the governor said, in the stillness we might come to understand. But, we know, they are where there is no more tears and no more pain.....I hope you don't have to come back for Russell. ....I'm not sure if I will make it tomorrow for Terri. ....Take care and God Bless you!....Kerrie


H December 25, 2008 11:31 am (Pacific time)

You stay safe and warm too Q. I will be wishing you well and hoping your readers will help with some gas money. It's the season of giving right?


Karen December 25, 2008 11:28 am (Pacific time)

PLEASE HELP Q!!!!


Hunny December 25, 2008 11:27 am (Pacific time)

OMG I am so depressed now! Your a good guy Q. In any inclimate weather or car hell, you manage to go through with whatever you need to do. I admire that and wish I had 1/2 as much stamina. I sure hope your readers help and come through with some funds for you. You deserve the support. Smiles from Hunny :-)


Karen December 25, 2008 11:24 am (Pacific time)

i'm so glad that there are so many who truly care about our veterans. many of them are probably veterans themselves. but regardless, it's vey humbling, something we could all use, some humility for Christmas!!!


Nobody Special December 25, 2008 11:19 am (Pacific time)

Thanks for dedicating your life to the forces who gave us freedom! My daddi-o was one ... missed that cable on a carrier and well thank God is still alive or I would not be here.


Michele December 25, 2008 11:18 am (Pacific time)

Stay warm, brother. Put a pot of soup on the stove. Merry Christmas.


De December 25, 2008 11:17 am (Pacific time)

My many respects to you for this Christmas and Thank you for everything you do for the fallen heros and there famlies.


Sam December 25, 2008 11:14 am (Pacific time)

I wish you the very best and hope this new year will prove to be a better year with many wonderful surprises…. Always remember you are in my thoughts and prayers everyday. May God Bless you and keep you safe forever and always. Love, Sam xoxoxo


Edie December 25, 2008 11:12 am (Pacific time)

i love you Q!!!!!!! have a happy holiday!! you are just the best!! thank you for shareing this with me it made me think of my daddy aww2 MARINE and i no how he had to hide in the sand under bodies to say a live! shot in the neck praying for his life! i pray for all of us to get threw these hard times rite now blessed be edie GOD BLESS AMERICA! a proud marines daughter!


Mike December 25, 2008 11:10 am (Pacific time)

thank you my friend - Merry Christmas to you and yours.. A special thanks to you for all that you do that those fallen are not forgotten.. May God guide you and keep you.. May He make His face shine upon you, and give you peace.. -aristo- Mike


David December 25, 2008 11:06 am (Pacific time)

Mr. Q, Thank you for caring so much. My nephew was kill in Iraq in June 26,2006 He was only 21, But he gave his life for us. Freedom is not cheap many young men and women is killed in this Iraq Freedom War .We miss Michael a lot But We understand that is what he wanted to do. I just wanted to Thank You for have this web site. Thank you and God Bless you David


Jerome December 25, 2008 11:04 am (Pacific time)

Thank you Q, for all that you do. you will always have a special place in our hearts. and Thank You for you support in my time of grief.


Jake December 25, 2008 11:03 am (Pacific time)

I really appreciate your support and helping spread the word - as a group we can really make a difference!!! Hope you are doing well and you have a great weekend! :-)


Shirley December 25, 2008 11:03 am (Pacific time)

Q...I hope you have a good and safe weekend. Take Care and as always, much love and appriciation to you!!


Firesky2 December 25, 2008 11:02 am (Pacific time)

Want to wish you a very Merry Christmas and A Great New Year


Mike December 25, 2008 10:58 am (Pacific time)

Wishing you a very Safe and Happy Holiday Season! - Mike


Audrey December 25, 2008 10:57 am (Pacific time)

Thank You for all you do for Our Troops and their families. God Bless You and Merry Christmas!


Susanne December 25, 2008 10:56 am (Pacific time)

Wishing you a most special Christmas my friend.May God bless you with better health and much joy in the coming year!


Hunny December 25, 2008 10:54 am (Pacific time)

Q NEEDS OUR HELP. Too many things to list, but get your holiday spirit out and send what you can.


De December 25, 2008 10:52 am (Pacific time)

Thanks again for the photos, and it was really great meeting you. Hope to talk with you much more. Have a great and wonderful safe holiday season. Please watch out for this crazy weather.


Critter December 25, 2008 10:51 am (Pacific time)

Thank you very much :)


Kevin December 25, 2008 10:51 am (Pacific time)

Thanks for supporting our troops and emergency services.


Lori December 25, 2008 10:50 am (Pacific time)

Have a warm and wonderful Christmas and thanks for all that you do to support our troops.


Marti December 25, 2008 10:49 am (Pacific time)

Thank You Q! A very nice holiday season to you too... and here's hoping that our missions are few and far between! Take care.


Chantelle December 25, 2008 10:48 am (Pacific time)

Have a Merry Christmas and a Safe and Happy New Year... Hugs!


Lil' Yankee December 25, 2008 10:47 am (Pacific time)

Hey Q I wanna wish you a merry Christmas And a great new year and I respect men like you keep doing what ur doing thank you and be safe ;)


Denise December 25, 2008 10:46 am (Pacific time)

MERRY CHRISTMAS!! I do hope that your Christmas is wonderful and I also hope that 2009 is full of many blessings, you certainly deserve it with all you do! I am thankful for the opportunity to know you and hope we do get to meet in person some day :). Take care and God bless! ~denise


Carole December 25, 2008 10:46 am (Pacific time)

Hello, I was just checking out the photos of Captain Tom's memorial.. So sad, about the whole bank thing.. Live in Hermiston, so caught it on the news.. Have a great Sunday.. you have a great photos..


Allen December 25, 2008 10:44 am (Pacific time)

merry christmas bro. I dare go as far as saying your job is harder than ours keep it up bro


Mel December 25, 2008 10:44 am (Pacific time)

Merry Christmas Q Thanks for all you do.


Diane December 25, 2008 10:41 am (Pacific time)

Merry Christmas. I hope you get out of the snow soon


MJ December 25, 2008 10:41 am (Pacific time)

Wishing you a Merry Christmas! Take care, Be safe. MJ


Dream Cat December 25, 2008 10:40 am (Pacific time)

Hope your Christmas is all you are wishing for! May there be much love and prosperity in your New Year!


Bronx Blues December 25, 2008 10:40 am (Pacific time)

Wishing you a Happy Holiday! Really hope you dig out of that snow soon. Also wanted to say thanks on behalf of those who can't. You are an inspiration to the rest of us!


Jamie December 25, 2008 10:39 am (Pacific time)

Hey there! Just stopping by to wish you a Merry Christmas! Hope Santa brings you many great things.....Can't think of another person that deserves to have everything on their list..... Jamie


Jheri December 25, 2008 10:39 am (Pacific time)

Hey "Q", Have a Blessed Very Merry Christmas and A Happy Happy New Year!!! I WILL NEVER FORGET! Big Hugs!! Jheri


S granma December 25, 2008 10:38 am (Pacific time)

thank you Q! Merry Christmas and Happy New Year as well! And I won't forget our heroes; I promise:)


Bonnie December 25, 2008 10:37 am (Pacific time)

Merry Christmas Q. God bless you for all you do for others. I hope 2009 is a lot happier and healthier for you. Take care.


Jack December 25, 2008 10:37 am (Pacific time)

Thanks so much for the add and all you are doing for the troops and their families.. much respect to you.. From the Ashes 2 Ashes crew.. we want to wish you a very happy and safe Holiday Season... may the New Year bring you all that you wish for..cheers from LaGrande Jack Ashes 2 Ashes


Crystal December 25, 2008 10:36 am (Pacific time)

Hope you have a very MERRY CHRISTMAS!!!


Todd December 25, 2008 10:36 am (Pacific time)

Hey bro thank you for everything you are doing for fallen soldier's and the family's. I greatly appreciate it as I have lost 2 close friends of mine. Thank you again brother and I will try to provide information to you on both of them. Thank you once more and may God Bless You and Have a Very Merry Christmas Brother Todd Palmyra Fire


Hilda December 25, 2008 10:35 am (Pacific time)

Hi Q. Stopping by to wish you a very Merry Christmas and to say thank you. I hope you have a very safe and relaxing holiday. Peace to you, my friend. Sending Christmas huggsssss.... Hilda


Trish December 25, 2008 10:35 am (Pacific time)

Merry Christmas!


Proud mom December 25, 2008 10:34 am (Pacific time)

– May the true meaning of Christmas and the pure wonderment of that day... fill your heart and home. May it be your guiding light... the place in which you find comfort, peace, and joy. Wishing you a very Merry Christmas... and a blessed New Year. OxOx


Q-Ball December 25, 2008 10:33 am (Pacific time)

Here is wish you, and your crew A Happy Holiday and A Righteous New Year! Long May You Ride, Q-Ball www.VtwinBiker.com


Jade December 25, 2008 10:33 am (Pacific time)

Merry Christmas Q and God bless. Have a great Holiday season.


Kathleen December 25, 2008 10:32 am (Pacific time)

Merry Christmas and blessings in the coming new year to you, Q.


Barbarella December 25, 2008 10:32 am (Pacific time)

Happy Holidays to you and yours! Thank you for the work you do on behalf of all service men and women! ~barbarella~


Mike December 25, 2008 10:31 am (Pacific time)

Wishing you and all of our troops a very Merry Christmas!!!


Alison December 25, 2008 10:30 am (Pacific time)

Merry Christmas Q.We have been losing alot of solidiers in afghanstan lately,too many and its sad.Hoping the troops come home soon and they have a Merry Christmas also


Colette December 25, 2008 10:25 am (Pacific time)

God Bless You On This Holiday Season. Merry Christmas.


Barbara December 25, 2008 10:25 am (Pacific time)

In this season of giving I want to thank you for all you give throughout the years ... Merry Christmas, Q. Hugs, Barb


Dawn December 25, 2008 10:24 am (Pacific time)

Merry Christmas Q and thank you to all those serving our country and abroad so we might enjoy this season. Hugs Dawn


Alien December 25, 2008 10:23 am (Pacific time)

Frohe Weihnachten mein Freund


Proud Navy Mom December 25, 2008 10:23 am (Pacific time)

Hope you have a safe and wonderful Christmas...as always, THANK YOU for what you do ~ Hugs!


Shirley December 25, 2008 10:22 am (Pacific time)

Merry Christmas, Q.


Soldier from hell December 25, 2008 10:21 am (Pacific time)

Merry CHRISTMAS Q. Thanks for all you do for the soldiers fighting for freedom. And all you do to help others remember the ones who fought and died for our freedom. Wish you the best and thanks again. your frriend soldier from hell


Hunny December 25, 2008 10:21 am (Pacific time)

Holiday Greetings to you Q. You are truly a Christmas angel to many. May your day be joyous. Smiles from Hunny :-)


Julie December 25, 2008 10:20 am (Pacific time)

Wishing you a blessed Christmas and a happy new year!


Dennis September 2, 2008 4:16 am (Pacific time)

May Peace have a break-out and you have a relaxing weekend. Gods' love and Godspeed to our troops. Thank You Q, for all you do. Signed, A DAMN proud Son of a DAMN Proud Vietnam Vet


Sue August 30, 2008 1:39 am (Pacific time)

Thanks for what you do and for what you stand for. We need more men like you. God bless our men and women in uniform and their families.


Joye August 29, 2008 5:31 pm (Pacific time)

Hi Q! I am sure you are going to be busy this weekend (as you usually are). I just want to take a moment to say 'thank you' for all you do and to wish you a safe Labor Day weekend! Smiles~


Joye August 21, 2008 9:14 am (Pacific time)

Good Day Q I can not thank you enough for all that you do. Thank you for your gift to so many!


Karen August 20, 2008 9:29 am (Pacific time)

what you do for us is great, Q, you keep us educated about things we might not have known. you keep us remembering, as we should!


Maria August 20, 2008 9:24 am (Pacific time)

On behalf of my husband and I we sure appreciate all your time and effort you gave to make our dad/ father in law last day so rememberable. Thank you so much


Katt August 20, 2008 9:23 am (Pacific time)

HEY THERE "Q", I HOPE THIS FINDS YOU WELL AND TAKING THE HEAT! I'M IN TEXAS SO, I STAY IN AS MUCH AS POSSIBLE. THANK YOU FOR ALL OF THE BULLETINS ABOUT THE PASSING OF SOME OF OUR VETERANS...THAT IS SAD BUT I SEND OUT A PRAYER FOR EACH ONE'S FAMILY...BLESS YOU IN YOUR WORK! LOVE, LOVE YOUR PICS!! HUGS, KATT~~


Jessica August 19, 2008 2:25 pm (Pacific time)

Thank you so much for all your hard work and dedication. Your websites are amazing.


Patsy August 18, 2008 8:29 pm (Pacific time)

YOU ARE DOING AN AWESOME JOB.GOD BLESS YOU FOR ALL YOU DO FOR YOUR FELLOW MAN..I SALUTE YOU FOR THE THINGS YOU DO.GOD WILL BLESS YOU TO MY HAT GOES OFF FOR YOU MY MY FRIEND.YOU ARE ONE OF MY HEROES.LOVE TO YOU AND ALL VETERANS AND TROOPS.WE IN OKLAHOMA STAND BEHIND YOU.


Patsy August 18, 2008 12:30 am (Pacific time)

Q ALL OF YOUR PICTURES ARE AWESOME.YOU ARE REALLY AN OUTSTANDING MAN.WITH EVERYTHING YOU DO.MAY GOD ALWAYS BLESS YOU


Angela August 16, 2008 9:05 am (Pacific time)

just wanted to say your a beautiful soul an your a wonderful person...


Mel August 16, 2008 9:03 am (Pacific time)

Thank you for what you do Q.


Miss Marlena J. August 13, 2008 10:40 am (Pacific time)

Keep up the good work my friend.


Ralph August 13, 2008 10:26 am (Pacific time)

Hey Q you know i just sat here and wacthed ssome of the vedios on here and bro you are the best thank you so much for supporting us. i sit here right now with tears rollling down my face. remeberin the brothers i have lost and man thank you so much for you dedication on your site. god bless you go army sgt c


Randy August 13, 2008 10:20 am (Pacific time)

Thanks. I will not forget as long as I live. Keep up the good work!


Greg August 13, 2008 12:59 am (Pacific time)

Q, that is marvelous! What a great thing for Gerties to do! And what a great thing you are doing to honor All Our Fallen Heroes and their families! Thank you Q for all you've done for others! GregJ Founding Member, Thank Our Veterans and Heroes Program


Patsy August 11, 2008 3:00 pm (Pacific time)

I THINK IT IS WONDERFUL WHAT YOU ARE DOING.YOUR PHOTOS ARE AWESOME MUCH LOVE MY FRIEND GOD BLESS OUR TROOPS AND VETRANS.THANK YOU FOR FIGHTING FOR OUR FREEDOM


Sandie August 10, 2008 6:34 am (Pacific time)

Thank's for all you do for our guy's and gail's. I'm so happy that their are still some good pepole left out their with a good heart. Have a good week end all so.


Dixie August 9, 2008 9:59 pm (Pacific time)

Q, Thank you so much for what you do. The time you took to take the pictures of my father's services On Wednesday August 6. The dignity in which you did them was very special to my family and I. You were quite and unobtrusive. My Father would have been proud of the services and the respect he was shown. Thank you again, Q! God Bless You. Dixie


Kat August 9, 2008 9:56 pm (Pacific time)

The photo you took of Kris in Sandy made the Statesman Journals Polk Today Section of July 30th issue... Thanks Kat


Karen August 9, 2008 9:55 pm (Pacific time)

hi q, hope all is well, that heat will get to you and make you really, really tired. i feel for you and for the troops. those are great fire photos. i love looking at your pics. much love, karen


Angela August 9, 2008 9:54 pm (Pacific time)

BE SAFE Q AND SEND MY LOVE FOR THOSE WHO FOUGHT FOR MY FREEDOM...


Darlene August 9, 2008 9:52 pm (Pacific time)

GOD BLESS YOU FOR WHAT YOU DO--GOD BLESS OUR FALLIN HEROS--AN FAMILIES THAT SACRIFICE THEM AWAY--OR GAVE THERE LIFE


Randy S August 9, 2008 9:46 pm (Pacific time)

Hope you have a great week Q! Thanks for all you have done and continue to do. :)


Angie August 9, 2008 9:45 pm (Pacific time)

Hi Q., I really admire all the hard work that you put in to running your websites. They really are great and I am sure that you have plenty of angels watching over you to help give you the strength to carry on with this very admirable task.Take care Q. and have a really great week.Love and hugs from Angie.xxx


MamaBear August 9, 2008 9:44 pm (Pacific time)

Hey Q, just stopping by to see how things were going. Hope everything's going great. Thanks for everything you keep doing. It means a lot to our family! Keep up the good work!


Sandra August 9, 2008 9:43 pm (Pacific time)

Not quite sure where you are, but hope you have a nice weekend. Take Care and Be Safe!!


Roberta August 9, 2008 9:42 pm (Pacific time)

DEAR Q, JUST DROPPING BY TO TELL YOU THAT TODAY, 4 YOUNG MEN AND 1 YOUNG LADY ARE BEING SWORN IN AS MARINES AT FORT HAMILTON, BROOKLYN, NY. THEY ARE ALL SCHOOL FRIENDS AND ONE, CALVIN SEDA, 17, IS MY GRANDDAUGHTER STEFANIE'S BOYFRIEND. SHE IS 16 AND HEART BROKEN. I CRIED JUST THINKING OF THESE YOUNG PEOPLE, STILL BABIES, ARE GOING TO BOOT CAMP AT PARRIS ISLAND TO BE PART OF OUR GREAT USA MARINES CORP. BEST REGARDS, ROBERTA


Robin August 9, 2008 9:41 pm (Pacific time)

Thanks again for all you do sweets- you are a pillar of strength for our servicemen and women and I/we thank God for you each and every day!!! xo and hugs~ Robin and The Guys


Jheri August 9, 2008 9:40 pm (Pacific time)

Hey Q, Sending much love and appreciation for all that you do!!!!God Bless you and watch over your many selfless acts of kindness. Muah! Jheri


Michelle August 9, 2008 9:39 pm (Pacific time)

WE WILL NEVER FORGET.


Jeff August 9, 2008 9:38 pm (Pacific time)

Hey Q, just wanted to stop by and wish you a great weekend. Hope all is well. Keep up the great work.


Lori August 9, 2008 9:37 pm (Pacific time)

Just wanted you to know i am thinking about you today. Hope you have a fantastic weekend.


Diane August 9, 2008 9:36 pm (Pacific time)

Enjoy your Sunday Q ;o) Thinking about ya buddy...


Mel August 9, 2008 9:35 pm (Pacific time)

Thanks for what you do Q. I was just in your Patriot Guard photos. AWESOME!


Dawn August 9, 2008 9:34 pm (Pacific time)

Hi my friend just wanted to stop by and wish you safe travels this week. Smiles Have a great week Dawn


Angeka August 9, 2008 9:33 pm (Pacific time)

i will never ever forget what our soldiers do for me


Hilda August 9, 2008 9:32 pm (Pacific time)

Hi Q....just sopping by to sai "Hi" and tell you how much I enjoy all the photos you post and reading your blogs. I hope you are well and happy these days. Wishing you a very happy and safe weekend. Hilda


Kim August 9, 2008 9:31 pm (Pacific time)

Have a wonderful safe weekend. I've been enjoying the many photographs! Love and friendship, Kim


Audrey August 9, 2008 9:30 pm (Pacific time)

Keep up your great work! Thank You for all You do. God Bless You!


Patsy August 9, 2008 9:29 pm (Pacific time)

GOD BLESS YOU FOR DOING WHAT YOU DO FOR OUR MEN AND WOMAN TROOPS.THE OLD SAYING GOD PUTS US HERE FORA REASON THANK GOD HE MADE YOU.I WISH I COULD HELP WITH GAS .BUT I AM ON A FIXED INCOME BEING 66 YEARS OLD.BUT I WILL PUT YOU ON MY PRAYER LIST.MAY GOD WATCH OVER YOU EVERY DAY.MUCH LOVE MY FRIEND.YOUR FRIEND PATSY.I HAVE LOOKED AT YOUR PHOTOS THEY ARE WONDERFUL.


Mom of 2 July 20, 2008 8:12 pm (Pacific time)

Maybe when this war is over , my nightmares will end. My children, their children....... Anyway THANKYOU SO MUCH for doing this. Who else would do it? Nobody because most people forget them once their names have been read.


Bob July 20, 2008 10:24 am (Pacific time)

Thank you for what you are doing. Our fallen should always be honored… at least for me; my service to this nation is my tribute to all of those that have came before me, for they are the only reason I had the right to chose to serve. Politics should never play a part in whether or not we, as a nation, support our warriors. God Bless you and your efforts.


Michael July 16, 2008 10:20 pm (Pacific time)

all i can say is thanks for what you do for our fallen. there is no way to honner u the way u should be for what u do for them i wish you the best of luck in your travels and in all you do. its people like you that make this more then just a job keep up the great work. i just dont know how i can thank you anuf for the honner you give them.


Lisa July 16, 2008 7:34 pm (Pacific time)

A little note to say I am thinking of you. Thank you for the support you show our Troops and their loved ones. I am honored to call you friend. ~HUGS~


Kim July 16, 2008 7:30 pm (Pacific time)

You are amazing!!!!!!!!! I'm glad we have people like you that support our troops! They need all they can get! God bless our troops!!


Kelly July 16, 2008 7:55 am (Pacific time)

Q, it is thanks to you that we are getting to know what these men and women were like. It is sad that it is this way but thanks to you ...... they will never be forgotten nor should they and thanks to their families for allowing you to post these wonderful memories for us all to share...... thanks again


Weikele July 14, 2008 2:29 pm (Pacific time)

Hey Q.. Just wanted to thank you for the add. Also thank you so much for all your support, care and dedication. If only the world had more unconditional people like you. Mahalo and Aloha


SSG Jason Wheeler July 14, 2008 6:43 am (Pacific time)

Q, My name is Jason Wheeler. I was in Justin's platoon. He was a great person also the best barber of the deployment. He is greatly missed as are the other men of first platoon. Thank you for your. service to our troops. Continue the good work and never forget. SSG Jason Wheeler


Pam July 13, 2008 8:19 pm (Pacific time)

its obvious Q your work is a labor of love thank you for sharing and caring. Pam


Kelli July 13, 2008 8:17 pm (Pacific time)

Your work always brings tears to my eyes. As an Army wife I thank you for your continued dedication to supporting our soldiers. God Bless them all.


Diane July 13, 2008 8:16 pm (Pacific time)

Thank you Q for honoring my son once again. It means so much to know that because of wonderful people like you, he and all of the other fallen soldiers will never be forgotten. God Bless you for what you do for the families of all our soldiers. Diane Proud Army Mom of SSG Justin Michael 'DUTCH' Estes KIA 03/05/07 - Samarra, Iraq Silver Star, Bronze Star, Purple Heart


Jurene July 4, 2008 7:05 am (Pacific time)

May your efforts be rewarded and may you find a special blessing today ... Take care, always keeping you and your efforts in my prayers. Jurene


Bonnie July 4, 2008 7:16 am (Pacific time)

Have a Happy 4th of July. When I hear the word patriotism, I think of you. Take care. ~Bonnie~


Jeff July 3, 2008 7:25 pm (Pacific time)

Have a wonderful and safe 4th. Thank you for doing what you do, for our Troops.


Debby July 3, 2008 12:31 pm (Pacific time)

Q I WOULD LIKE TO WISH YOU A HAPPY AND SAFE 4TH OF JULY! GOD BLESS YOU FOR ALL THAT YOU DO FOR OUR TROOPS AND OUR COUNTRY!!! DEBBY


Kathy Lynn July 3, 2008 8:42 am (Pacific time)

Happy 4th of July Q and thank you for the beautiful work you do honoring our own. Kathy Lynn xxxooo


Donna July 3, 2008 8:24 am (Pacific time)

As a Mother who lost her son in Iraq on April 12, 2008, I thank you.


Jheri July 2, 2008 8:48 am (Pacific time)

Hey Q, Have a very safe and sane Happy 4th of July!!! As always, Many Many Thanks for all your Selfless work! Much love, Jheri


Semper Fi July 2, 2008 8:45 am (Pacific time)

Q ~ Thinking of you and thanking you again for your love, honor and praise for our Troops... With my love and respect Q! Semper Fi


Bruce June 30, 2008 4:58 pm (Pacific time)

I would like to again thank you for your service, and your continued efforts to honor our Troops and Veterans from the past, present and future! Our country would be a very different place if more people did what you do and realized that their freedoms were and are paid for in blood and sacrifice of those in uniform.


Linda June 30, 2008 7:18 am (Pacific time)

Hope you have a fabulous week full of love and smiles- Thank you for all you do to keep us in rememberance


Jeff June 29, 2008 4:29 pm (Pacific time)

Was out riding one afternoon and a Guy handed me one of your post cards; Love what you're doing for our brothers. --Navy Veteran.


Dave June 27, 2008 9:05 pm (Pacific time)

Thanks for all you’re doing for the troops who were killed in action. Our family appreciates it so very much


Dan June 26, 2008 3:03 pm (Pacific time)

Thank you for doing all that you do for these families.


Alan June 26, 2008 12:39 pm (Pacific time)

Thank you for your business card, and especially for what you are doing thru your web site to ensure we never forget our fallen heroes. It was and is an honor to meet you. What you are doing is true to every Soldiers creed. We will never leave a fallen comrade. We stand together as brothers protecting the freedoms for all Americans. Again, thank you for what you are doing! I am humbled by your efforts on behalf of our fallen heroes and their families. Alan


Pam June 25, 2008 10:02 pm (Pacific time)

thanks so much for all that you have done for our families, friends. Blessings, Pam


Christopher June 25, 2008 6:10 pm (Pacific time)

I appreciate what you do very much, I believe it is very important to remember our heroes.


Jackie June 26, 2008 12:16 pm (Pacific time)

I went to your website and I appreciate what you do for the memories of our loved ones and what they sacrificed. Thank you if only it didn’t happen.


Jason June 26, 2008 12:03 pm (Pacific time)

Q, Thank you for what you do, it is amazing that you feel so moved to give up your time so that you can provide the service that you do. It's not something that I would have ever thought of on the day but as time progresses I am appreciative that there are people like you to see through the grief and provide something that can be appreciated at a later time.


Lindsey June 25, 2008 7:54 pm (Pacific time)

As an Army wife, I thank you for your dedication to our men and women in uniform. You maintain a beautiful tribute to them and I thank you.


Mark June 25, 2008 6:38 pm (Pacific time)

Thank You for this site. God Bless All those who have made the ultimate sacrifce, and God Bless those loved ones they leave behind. < Mark


Stephanie June 25, 2008 6:30 pm (Pacific time)

I was reviewing your website in memory, and wanted to thank you for doing such an amazing job. He was a good friend of my brother’s, and we all miss him terribly. Thank you. Stephanie


Bernard June 25, 2008 2:44 pm (Pacific time)

Thanks for all you do, awesome site honoring our fallen Brothers and Sisters


Nicklas June 25, 2008 2:17 pm (Pacific time)

First of all, thank you for an amazing site. I don't have any friends or family in Iraq or Afghanistan, but I know it means a lot to those you have, that their sons, brothers, husbands etc are celebrated as heroes on your site. You must have a heart of gold.


Miranda June 25, 2008 2:02 pm (Pacific time)

I have a son who served with the US Marines in Ramadi Iraq, a nephew and his wife currently serving with the US Army in Iraq, and another nephew graduating from a military academy in May who is certain to be deployed to a hostile area. I thank you for your dedication to all of the brave men and women who defend our country. People like you are awesome. Sincerely, Norm M


Rica June 24, 2008 10:40 pm (Pacific time)

THANK YOU FOR ALL YOU DO. I TOO LOST A SON DONALD E VALENTINE III SEPT 18 2007 IT IS NOT EASY, BUT GREAT PEOPLE LIKE YOU GIVE US HOPE


HCH June 24, 2008 3:48 pm (Pacific time)

THANK YOU FOR EVERYTHING YOU DO!


Plano June 23, 2008 9:59 pm (Pacific time)

Thumbs up for such a wonderful job and hard work that you are doing for "OUR" soldiers.


LTC Bob Quint June 23, 2008 9:22 pm (Pacific time)

Thanks for what you are doing to honor all of our American Heroes, no matter what the rank or branch of service. LTC Bob Quint


Raven June 23, 2008 8:53 pm (Pacific time)

Again thank you for the wonderful work you do. I know my son sends his appreciation as well... in spirit... from the other side. With loving gratitude, Raven


Retha June 23, 2008 8:32 pm (Pacific time)

Thank you so much for all your work and caring.from one family the knows the loss, Sincerly Retha


Bob R June 23, 2008 4:23 pm (Pacific time)

I have just reviewed the site and wanted to let you know that my wife and I really appreciate your efforts Our son was killed on September 16, 2006 and the support and prayers that we have received have been fantastic!! I hope that this nation does not forget the sacrifice made by these men and women. It is people like you and I who will not let them forget. Thanks again, Bob


Chrystal R June 23, 2008 4:06 pm (Pacific time)

Thank you for your efforts. Your pictures were beautiful and spoke deeply to my heart. Our men and women in the armed forces should always be remembered and I thank you. God bless you and yours and God bless our troops.


Harriet June 23, 2008 2:20 pm (Pacific time)

Thank you very much for maintaining this site with all the sad but important information about and tributes to fallen war heroes.


Sara June 23, 2008 12:43 pm (Pacific time)

I just wanted to thank you for the work you are doing in honoring our Fallen on your website. It's comforting to me as a widow to know that people care and it's important to me to know that my husband is not forgotten to the world. Your site helps me see that. Again, thank you from the bottom of my heart. Sara


Dan June 7, 2008 7:06 pm (Pacific time)

I met you briefly out in Portland on Thursday, I was one of the pilots bringing home Private Shields. I think it's great what your doing, keep it up!!


Susan June 6, 2008 8:55 pm (Pacific time)

Q, I just finished reading your blog. It seems as though you are having to do this more often than not. I really appreciate all that you do and give to our fallen heroes and their families. I am sure that they appreciate you and the PGR for being their to help honor their loved ones. Though I am so many miles away, know that my heart is always with you and those who have given the ultimate sacrifice. So often we take many things for granted, including our freedom. I pray that God will bless you for all that you do. Take care, Susan


Nancy June 6, 2008 9:01 pm (Pacific time)

Thank you for honoring our heroes. I wish I could attend each one. Thanks for being there for me and posting the photographs for us to see. You are a hero too in my book. :)


Neal June 6, 2008 8:59 pm (Pacific time)

Thank you again for your service to our fallen heroes.


Suzy June 6, 2008 8:57 pm (Pacific time)

I read your blog Q and Im so sorry that you had another hero to escort home. The work you do is so honorable, to the family's, fallen, and to Americans everywhere. I hope and pray that soon you wont have to escort another fallen because of the war. You are an angel on earth Q! From a soldiers daughter..Thank YOU for all you do!


MP Support For Our Troops June 6, 2008 3:33 pm (Pacific time)

Thank you for doing what you do for our Heroes. Your great.


cANDICE June 4, 2008 9:12 pm (Pacific time)

Thank you for Support!! KEEP up the motivation, people like you make me keep up the fight!! thank you very much!


Nancy June 3, 2008 12:28 pm (Pacific time)

I spent a lot of time looking at your pics this morning. They are wonderful. I have always wanted to be a photographer and I am a patriot as well so we have that in common! Thank you again for all you do for the Soldiers. That is a lot of work you are doing. I pray that you are blessed many times over for it! Blessings, Nancy


Jake June 3, 2008 6:30 am (Pacific time)

Thanks for all the work that you do, and the pictures are incredible! I will be training at Ft Lewis and look forward to the scenery. I have friends who are LT's on their way to the Sand Box, and I myself may be headed that way once I commission next June. Thanks again for keeping vigilance on the home front. Cdt Jake Lowe US Army


Megan June 2, 2008 9:55 pm (Pacific time)

Its amazing what you do! Keep up the good work. Everyone appreciates all that you do. We just lost a bestfriend, a school mate and a hero his name was Andrew J. Shields. The youngest to die. He will always be in our hearts and never forgotten! -Megan


Lady May 31, 2008 7:28 pm (Pacific time)

Just stopping over to say hi, since I don't get over to many friends that often, and yet they're in my thoughts. Thank you for adding my backup site, and for all this great work that you do, I can't thank you enough, you're amazing. A true Patriot, and one that many in here respect for your work, I'm one of them. Have a great weekend, I hope it's a happy one, filled with love, smiles. God bless you..


Jack May 26, 2008 8:29 pm (Pacific time)

Thanks for doing, what you do Q.


Linda May 26, 2008 5:19 pm (Pacific time)

Have a blessed memorial day my friend! Thanks for ALL that you do!! Love and Hugzzz! Linda


Roberta May 25, 2008 1:59 pm (Pacific time)

THANK YOU FOR ALL THE WORK YOU DO TO HELP OUR TROOPS! BEST REGARDS WITH RESPECT, ROBERTA


Mom of a soldier May 25, 2008 10:01 am (Pacific time)

Let us not forget what Memorial Day is truly about. You express this everyday Q. So many people could learn from you and your patriotic wisdom. I appreciate you and I give thanks to those who serve this country, both past, present and the future warriors of this land.


Diane May 24, 2008 12:41 am (Pacific time)

Thank you again for doing what you do. Monday will be the second Memorial Day without Dutch. It used to be just a holiday; a day I did not have to work. Since losing my son, Memorial Day has taken on a whole new meaning. I miss his smile and his contagious laughter. I miss feeling his arms around me in a huge bear hug like no other. I miss his wit and charm. I miss my soldier, my son, my hero. I wish more people could have known him. The world is definitely a lesser place without him. God Bless all our soldiers who paid the ultimate price so we could live in the Land of the Free and the Home of the Brave! Diane


Debby May 23, 2008 12:51 pm (Pacific time)

Q~ I HOPE YOU HAVE A SAFE MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND.THANK YOU AGAIN FOR ALL YOU DO IN THE NAME OF OUR ARMED FORCES.DEBBY


Sonsa May 23, 2008 12:48 pm (Pacific time)

"Thinking of you this Memorial Day weekend and all the effort you've put forth to help us remember the people who have sacrificed their lives for this country. It makes me very sad to think about the lives that have been lost.


Hilda May 23, 2008 12:45 pm (Pacific time)

I will be thinking of you a lot this Memorial Day weekend. Although I have thanked you on many occasions for all that you do to keep the memories of our fallen heroes alive, it cannot be said enough...so THANK YOU! HAPPY MEMORIAL DAY, my friend!


Roberta May 18, 2008 11:33 am (Pacific time)

DEAR Q, THANK YOU FOR ALL YOUR WONDERFUL WORK AND DEDICATION TO OUR HEROES! SENDING YOU APPRECIATION, ROBERTA, WIFE OR A RETIRED MARINE (KOREA)


Marijo May 18, 2008 11:30 am (Pacific time)

Q, I currently have an son deployed in Mosul Iraq. I have never heard of the Chosin Few before and now I'm glad that you brought this history to us all. I am sitting here reading this with tears in my eyes. My father was veteran of WWII Infantry army, rumors from family members he was POW for an year having been shot twice in the legs. He died 1969 when I was six year old so sorry too say I don't remember him much. Just wanted to say THANK YOU for all the dedication for our the past veterans and present troops. Many Blessings, Marijo


Cindilou May 16, 2008 3:06 pm (Pacific time)

..you are doing such good things for these men..you rock!!


Native Spirit May 17, 2008 7:05 am (Pacific time)

My father was in Korea, I often wonder what he went through. Thank you (again and again) for all that you do!


Sgt B May 16, 2008 8:23 pm (Pacific time)

Q...You're the best...I give you my hugs...And MY SALUTE on behalf on my Fallen Brothers and Sisters...THANK YOU!!! You are the Soldier for the Soldiers...Hooah Q!...Hooah! SGT B USAR


Sandra May 16, 2008 6:59 pm (Pacific time)

Hey Q, I always learn a lot from you. I always enjoy reading your blog. Take Care. Always be careful whether home or out on th road. Don't get too hot. Thanks again for all you do and for being so informative about the military and other things. You are appreciated very much!!!!


Peggy May 16, 2008 6:48 am (Pacific time)

Dear Q - You are an amazing man. You never forget anyone. Thank you for reminding all of us. - Peggy


Ali May 14, 2008 11:47 am (Pacific time)

Strength of mind and heart to you, And peace over your soul As you continue striving To help heal and make them whole. Thanks for all you do. ali usmc wife


Debby May 12, 2008 8:52 am (Pacific time)

THANK YOU FOR ALL THAT YOU DO AND KEEP UP THE GREAT WORK. ITS HIGHLY APPRECIATED! HUGS~ DEBBY


Michael May 5, 2008 1:05 pm (Pacific time)

thanks q for all that u do for us i am a marine vet of iraq war 3 tours thanks lcpl greer


Mom of a Soldier May 2, 2008 7:57 pm (Pacific time)

Just wanted you to know that I am thinking of you and really admire what you do for so many people. Take care!


Deborah April 28, 2008 11:38 am (Pacific time)

You are so awesome. Keep up the great job your doing. May God bless you and keep you safe on your journey each day. Deborah in Ga.


Kristi April 28, 2008 7:12 pm (Pacific time)

Thank again Q for all you do.........Our soldiers are always in my thoughts and prayers but tonight I am sending a special one out just for you and your work.....my god bless you and enable you to keep doing all that you do. Kristi


Katrina April 28, 2008 11:40 am (Pacific time)

Hello Q We are so Thankful for people like you! Very proud of this Nation and the Men and Women serving this Nation. I can only hope that even in this fallen world that most people feel the same. I have never served in the Armed Forces and others like me should feel the same way. Respect and Honor our Men and Women who have served and those who are now serving our country. I remind myself every day why I can eat, live and breathe.... Others should do the same. Katrina


Mr Beaner April 25, 2008 4:04 pm (Pacific time)

hey Q praying for ya hopin ya have a safe trip whereever you are. God bless ya and what ya do


Kay April 25, 2008 4:01 pm (Pacific time)

Good job on the site and good for you having the heart and compassion to remember all of our military past and present!


T April 23, 2008 8:54 pm (Pacific time)

Great work and a great job Q. I shall pass it along. If you ever get down to my area let me know. We can provide a warm bed, hot meals and a friendly dog to help make you comfortable. And a wireless connection.


Barbara April 23, 2008 2:47 pm (Pacific time)

just stopping by to sat thank you for all you do for our troops and their familys. god bless you...barb


Leslie April 23, 2008 12:38 pm (Pacific time)

Thanks for your love of the trops because like they say no one else can fill their boots.I wish all hatred would just stop:(


BL April 25, 2008 11:03 am (Pacific time)

Q, Your pictures move me to tears every time I look at them. You are an amazing photographer. What you are doing is amazing! Keep up the great work!


Sam April 23, 2008 12:55 pm (Pacific time)

Thanks for all the support once again!


Jheri April 22, 2008 6:33 am (Pacific time)

Always a Great BIG THANK YOU


Brian April 18, 2008 8:55 pm (Pacific time)

proud to number you 1 of my friends and for what you are doing for the men an women who serve this great nation


BCM April 18, 2008 2:47 pm (Pacific time)

GOD BLESS YOU BROTHER. . . THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE TO MY FELLOW COMRADS IN THE ARMED FORCES. . . I really respect you and what you do for us.


Jason April 15, 2008 2:15 pm (Pacific time)

Thank you. I am a marine, and i just wanted to tell you thank you from the bottom of my heart for your website. God bless you.


Jeannie April 15, 2008 2:29 pm (Pacific time)

I have to tell you what a beautiful job you have done with this site. I can not even express words on how it makes me feel to know someone is doing this great thing for our heroes. And the fact that you put up the tab about PTSD is wonderful. You are all to correct that this is taking away so many of our heroes after they come home. Please let me know if there is anything I can ever do to help you. Keep doing what you are doing , you are an exceptional person.


Fran April 14, 2008 5:44 pm (Pacific time)

Thank you from the bottom of our hearts for your service. My husband was in the service for 22 years and has seen many


Sandi April 13, 2008 1:22 pm (Pacific time)

Thank you for dropping by! Keep doing the good things you are doing! When you get a chance, please come visit and sign my guestbook! God bless you and God bless our troops!


Tanya April 12, 2008 8:30 pm (Pacific time)

HI Q! JUST A LINE TO SAY HELLO AND THAT YOUR PHOTOS ARE AWESOME!! I HOPE MORE PEOPLE ARE ABLE TO VIEW AND APPRECIATE THE WORK THAT YOU DO FOR OUR TROUPS! KEEP UP THE GOOD WORK!! YOUR FRIEND TANYA


Joy April 12, 2008 9:52 pm (Pacific time)

I enjoyed looking at your photos. And, I salute you for being a true American...Joy


Proud Army Mom April 12, 2008 9:47 pm (Pacific time)

WONDERFUL WORK YOU DO Q.


Suzy April 12, 2008 9:36 pm (Pacific time)

You know...I have been sitting here online, just browsing and reading things and happened to go to myspace and see where you had posted a bulletin. I took the time to read your bulletin and then I went and looked at your profile. I looked at the things you had written and all the miles and hours you have put into your mission. I then clicked on your photo and I browsed them as well. I have to say Q..my heart is so full. You have done some exceptional work, honoring our fallen heros. You say that you arnt a professional photographer, and maybe you arnt, but...your photos couldnt be beaten by anything I have seen the pros shoot. Your mission is one that is tough Im sure, but rewarding and yet heartbreaking all at the same time. You bring a little comfort to families that have lost something so precious to them. A life, a dream, a past and a future. You hand it to them for a keepsake to go along with the keepsakes they hold in their hearts. You are truly an amazing man Q. I know without a doubt that you have long ago earned your wings to fly in heaven. I also know that God has sent you on this mission and its one that you are doing an outstanding job on. I just thought that sometimes, its necessary to let a person know that as thankless a job can be, there are those of us out here that see your beauty and your strength and we thank our Lord for persons like you. God Bless Q! Your friend, Suzy


DIT April 12, 2008 7:08 am (Pacific time)

Q Thank you for all that you do. God Speed on all your travels..


Suzy April 11, 2008 7:50 pm (Pacific time)

I hope you have a wonderful weekend Q. My momma has been reunited with her soldier, on the other side this past month. Thank you for the awesome work you do! You are truely a patriot! God Bless you!


Raven April 11, 2008 4:23 pm (Pacific time)

Dear Q, I received the pictures. You are so wonderful. Thank you so much. I will make sure your cards are distributed and the link added to my Live Journal notes so people can remember and honor our fallen. Again thank you for the wonderful work you do. I know my son sends his appreciation as well... in spirit... from the other side. With loving gratitude, Raven


Lourdes April 11, 2008 12:24 pm (Pacific time)

Thank you for the photos ,you captured some difficult moments yet needed for the world to see what a hero my nephew was... Jose alejandro was much loved by his friends and family and will be forever missed.


Angelia April 9, 2008 10:09 am (Pacific time)

thank you for remembering those who fought and fallen for this country.


Zachary April 8, 2008 9:07 pm (Pacific time)

I would just like to tell you how much i love your websites. Its truely heartwarming to see your dedication to making sure the memories of the soldiers live on. I posted a link to you website on ours, if you wish for me to remove it just let me know but i would like more people to see this site.


Mom April 7, 2008 6:14 pm (Pacific time)

Thank you for having this website and for all you do in memory of these heroes. I have a daughter in the military and so appreciate your kindness.


Beth April 6, 2008 3:15 pm (Pacific time)

Q- I am Phillip Anderson's sister. Thank you SO MUCH for posting the pictures of his memorial and funeral services. They are beautiful and really captured what it was like that day. I mostly appreciate the pictures of the honor guard at the burial. It's amazing to have those pictures memorialized forever. Thank you, Q, for everything you do.


dEBBY April 6, 2008 12:15 am (Pacific time)

Q~ What you do is amazing and so many people are grateful for that including myself.I hope you are enjoying your weekend~ Take care and God bless~ Debby


Pamela April 5, 2008 9:45 pm (Pacific time)

I want you to know how much I appreciate what you do, and I hope that, on the day I am allowed to bring my Soldier home, you are standing there beside me. You are a Hero in my eyes. God bless you Hon. Pamela


Marlena J April 5, 2008 9:42 pm (Pacific time)

I appreciate you and your sacrifice and contribution. I support the troops, and I also support veterans!!


AW April 5, 2008 2:48 pm (Pacific time)

As a proud wife of a US Army soldier I want to Thank YOU for what you do and for never forgetting any of them past and present


Theresa - Army Wife April 5, 2008 9:17 am (Pacific time)

I just wanted to say Thank you for all that you have done the time you have spent to make sure that all our Hero..s get Thier Memorey Forever remembered in the hearts of all .Thank you a million times ,I have seen your post and have read some but for reason today i took it a little further and im glad i did the light has been shead on what it is you do ..You are a Ture Home Front Hero


Leslie April 5, 2008 9:02 am (Pacific time)

Hi,Just wanted to say my Daddy was in the airforce,my Uncle's were in the army,My Stepfather was in the navy,and my brother in law is in the coastguard,to me they are all heroes.,as well as yourself.OxOx


Kim April 4, 2008 8:57 pm (Pacific time)

We don't talk much but I wanted to let you know that I read your bulletins and that i really appreciate all you do and all of your efforts on here. It means a lot. It gets too easy for some of us to get absorbed in our own lives that we tend to put reality in the back of our minds. Truth is, these men and women should be remembered every single day. Thank you again! I hope you have a really nice weekend! Kim


Kitty April 3, 2008 10:19 pm (Pacific time)

you are one awsome man. Just goes to show how one person can make a difference. Keep up the great work for our troops and God bless you.


Kami April 4, 2008 7:46 am (Pacific time)

I was once told that one voice would never be heard so why bother, well that statement is so very untrue, if we come together as a whole one voice will be heard that of the America standing together! Keep up the good work... May God Bless the troops fighting and dieing for our freedom!!!


Shannon April 3, 2008 11:28 am (Pacific time)

With every picture you take, you catch the meaning. In my 41 years of life I have never seen photography where the who what when how was shot in every picture until you. Q you are so truly gifted. I used to ask myself why, after looking at your photos it's been a long time since I asked myself that. your friend ~shannon


Leslie April 3, 2008 11:16 am (Pacific time)

..thank you for all you do. Your Pictures are awesome and so is your blog!! Take care and have an awesome Thursday!


Vanna April 2, 2008 2:16 pm (Pacific time)

Thank you for all you do for these men and women. Wish you a safe end to the week, and a blessed weekend! God Bless!!!!


Sigismond April 1, 2008 12:59 pm (Pacific time)

A suggestion to stop the war: create internet rooms for the warriors to come and play war games between themselves and do it FOR FUN ONLY. Love and peace, sigi


Lady March 28, 2008 11:02 am (Pacific time)

Thank you for honoring our fallen as you do. It's very touching, and appreciated.


Darlene March 28, 2008 10:56 am (Pacific time)

THANK YOU FOR REMEMBERING OUR LOVED ONES AN FRIENDS I PRAY FOR YOU ALL THE TIME--RIP ERIC MARTINHO--AN DANIEL LACKEL--AN GARCIA--SO MANY OTHERS--KEEP ON


Dani March 27, 2008 1:28 pm (Pacific time)

I WANT TO THANK YOU AS ALWAYS FOR ALL YOU DO Q. GOD BLESS AND GOD BLESS ALL OUR TROOPS HOME AND OVERSEAS... DANI A SOLDIERS ANGEL


Kathy March 27, 2008 3:38 pm (Pacific time)

Thank you for what you do, I wish you had been here to take pictures of Alex's funeral. Hats off you to Q Kathy Mother of a Son that Proudly served.


DeAnne March 27, 2008 3:35 pm (Pacific time)

my husband (in 11 months) will be goin' 'back' over for his second tour. I commend you for all that you do, it's just WONDERFUL!! We must NOT forget!!! Have a GREAT weekend!!! *hugs*


Laurie March 27, 2008 3:32 pm (Pacific time)

Thank you so much for being at my dad's funeral today! I'll send you some pics for the WWII website.


Melinda March 27, 2008 3:30 pm (Pacific time)

u r such a special man... u r inspiring a wonderful photographer and hold as well a special place 4 our troops.i so admire u and we must stay strong 4 our troops.... love ya melinda


Patti March 27, 2008 3:29 pm (Pacific time)

Hey Q- wanted to stop by and send you and your page some love. I applaude for what you do. May you always have love, happiness, and never ending passion for what you do. You are an amazing man- and if I didn't live so far I'd take ya out for a coffee. Have a great week my friend. Take care and God Bless you. xo


Denise March 27, 2008 3:27 pm (Pacific time)

I'm impressed with all you do and proud to call you my friend. Take care and have a great week!


Terry March 27, 2008 3:26 pm (Pacific time)

I can promise you that I will NEVER Forget. Having a friend that lost a son makes it seem so much more real and being in the PGR has opened my eyes to the sacrifice even more than I ever knew. God Bless You for what you do.


Gina March 27, 2008 3:25 pm (Pacific time)

just wanted to stop and say thank you for every thing you do take care god bless keep up the good work .....


Military Mom&Wife March 27, 2008 3:25 pm (Pacific time)

Just wanted to let you know what an amazing person you are and what an amazing job you are doing. Thanks so much for making sure that our heroes are not forgotten. Your time and dedication is appreciated!! *Proud Army Wife and Army Mom*


Donny March 27, 2008 3:21 pm (Pacific time)

Q, my friend you are a great American. God Bless you always and God Bless our soldiers from all wars.


Jheri March 27, 2008 3:18 pm (Pacific time)

Thank you again for all that you do and all those that you help. Take Care!!!


Truely March 27, 2008 3:04 pm (Pacific time)

I love yout pictures I think they are so amazing. I wish you could of been at my husbands funeral . I hope you have a great day and a great weekend.


Debbie March 27, 2008 3:00 pm (Pacific time)

Q, I just felt that I had to tell you that I'm so impressed with all that you do to honor that memory of those warriors that gave their all. Thank you. I wish the eastern half of the states had someone so dedicated to what you do as you. Thank you for caring like you do!


Vanna March 27, 2008 2:44 pm (Pacific time)

Just wanted to say I think it is wonderful what you do. Be safe, and have a wonderful rest of the week!


Teresa March 27, 2008 2:44 pm (Pacific time)

I will pray for you . Thank you for what you do. I know that tomorrow will be hard just know your a blessing . God is with you .


Patrick March 27, 2008 2:43 pm (Pacific time)

Hey Q! Thanks for the shots of the PGR doing their thing. I don't even own a motorcycle, but I joined because I love what they stand for...supporting the troops and their grieving families. Thanks again.


Cindy March 27, 2008 2:41 pm (Pacific time)

GOD BLESS YOU FOR ALL YOUR WORK, PASSION, LOVE, COMMITMENT AND NEVER GIVING UP. YOU INSPIRE ME TO WANT TO CONTINUE TO DO MY MISSION TRIPS AND YOU ARE SO VERY SPECIAL AND MAY YOUR LIFE BE BLESSED AND YOUR HEART FULL OF JOY FOR HELPING OTHERS. YOU WILL ALWAYS HAVE A VERY SPECIAL PLACE IN MY HEART AND SOUL AND I WILL CONTINUE TO PRAY FOR YOU. LOVING THOUGHTS CINDY


Joyce March 27, 2008 1:45 pm (Pacific time)

God Bless you for all that you do for our Troops and families.


Vanessa March 27, 2008 1:43 pm (Pacific time)

God Bless you and all that you are doing to remember our fallen service members.


Dani March 27, 2008 1:42 pm (Pacific time)

I WANT TO THANK YOU AS ALWAYS FOR ALL YOU DO Q. GOD BLESS AND GOD BLESS ALL OUR TROOPS HOME AND OVERSEAS... DANI A SOLDIERS ANGEL


Diane March 27, 2008 1:27 pm (Pacific time)

Anybody ever tell you that you do a great job ;o) YOU DO A GREAT JOB Q ;o) Hugs to ya my friend


Tarina March 27, 2008 1:26 pm (Pacific time)

THanks soo much, you're amazing.. simply stated. Thanks for supporting our troops and allowing the world to see all the faces of our heroes! 4-2 Brigade is coming home soon and I hope you'll be there snappy photographs and cheering them on! Thanks again for all your support...


Donna March 27, 2008 1:24 pm (Pacific time)

Who needs chocolate when we have Q? Wishing you a wonderful week, Q. Thank You for all that you do for our service men and women. Love you bunches, Donna


Robby March 27, 2008 1:10 pm (Pacific time)

Your the bomb diggity Q. Thank you so so much for what you do for my boys and me. God bless you sir. I appreciate you greatly!


NSO March 27, 2008 1:05 pm (Pacific time)

Have a great week...Im going to be sending you some stamps soon! Im going to try to link your site on my page. Take care!


Lori March 27, 2008 1:04 pm (Pacific time)

I so admire all you are doing for our troops. Have a wonderful day.


Min March 27, 2008 12:33 pm (Pacific time)

Stopping by to say I am proud to be on your friend's list. God's blessings on you and everything you do...I think you are great...Min


Kelly March 27, 2008 12:32 pm (Pacific time)

Dropping by to wish you a beautiful week my friend. First nice day in a long time here. Keep up your work. Your an angel here on earth! Hugs


Debbie March 27, 2008 12:30 pm (Pacific time)

Thanks for all that you do Q. It's just sad to have to loose more. It breaks my heart. I can't even imagine what these families are going through.


V February 20, 2008 12:06 pm (Pacific time)

WANTING TO STOP IN AND SAY HI ! I JUST DONT KNOW HOW YOU HAVE THE EMOTIONAL AND THE PHYSICAL STRENGTH TO DO WHAT YOU DO BUT KEEP DOING IT ! BECAUSE OF YOU WE WILL NEVER FORGET AND THEY ALL WILL NEVER BE FORGOTTON !! BEAUTIFUL PICS !!!


Liz February 19, 2008 9:02 am (Pacific time)

Thank you Q for what you do. You said it best on that news clip you have by saying politics aside it's about remembering them, cause that's what it's about. After loosing Darrell I have my thoughts on the war but I feel my enery is better spent focusing on the furture and remember my time with Darrell, so what matters is remembering my Darrell and all military and military support that have lost their lives. It's all about them. Thank you for lifting them up!


Gina February 18, 2008 10:54 am (Pacific time)

THANK YOU Q!!! FOR YOUR TIRELESS CONTRIBUTION, FOR REMEMBERING OUR FALLEN HEROES and FOR BEING THE BEST AT WHAT YOU DO!! MY PRAYERS ARE ALWAYS WITH YOU. TAKE CARE MY FRIEND. GINA :)


Natalie February 17, 2008 7:26 am (Pacific time)

Q i can't thank you enough for all that you do~ you are such an amazing person~ I thank you~ I am sitting here crying looking at these pictures ~ it always hit's close to home when they are from Ft Lewis~ thank you Q!


Maggie February 14, 2008 2:20 pm (Pacific time)

Just wanted to let you know that I feel that your mission is extremely important! Because I believe that our US Military are doing a great job protecting us.And I feel that we all need remember and honor the US Troops that have given their lives to protect our freedom. We also to honor all the US Troops. So keep on doing a great job with your mission.


Shawn February 14, 2008 7:44 am (Pacific time)

Hey Q just wanted to tell you the work you do is great and all veterens around the country applaud your work all though what you are doing is a thankless job sometimes just know that we are all watching and so is the world and i like to say thank you on behalf of everyone worldwide . I wish you could come here to Washington DC. to Arlington Cemetary to see and photograph the Heros that come here , this place really should set things in perspective to all Americans . Thanks again for your work Shawn


Robert February 8, 2008 1:26 pm (Pacific time)

Good after noon Q. I just wanted to send you a shout out and say thank you for your service and the service you are giving to our troops on a continual basis. My son is soon to be stationed with a Marine Combat unit somewhere in th World he will have his marching orders by this time next month and we just wanted to let you know how much we have been blessed by reading your blogs and looking at your page, once again my friend Thank YOU.


Donna January 31, 2008 7:24 pm (Pacific time)

THANKS FOR THE WONDERFUL THINGS YOU DO. KEEP UP THE GOOD WORK. WITH LOVE AND RESPECT! DONNA

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