While supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. Cpl. Llythaniele Fender, 21, of Medical Lake, WA died June 10 in Karbala, Iraq, of wounds suffered from an improvised explosive device. He was assigned to the 5th Battalion, 5th Air Defense Artillery Regiment, Fort Lewis, WA.
Some comments of appreciation of his service and sacrifice.
Posts taken from patriotguard.org
CleverLori 12 Jun 2007 5:32 PM
My heartfelt sympathy goes out to the family and friends of this young warrior.Cpl Fender, I thank you for your service and your sacrifice. You will be remembered as a True American Hero.My thoughts and prayers are with you, your loved ones, and all of our brave Ft Lewis soldiers and their families.God bless...~Clever Lori
12 Jun 2007 5:26 PM
My thoughts and prayers for the family and friends of Cpl. Llythaniele Fender during this very difficult time . We are forever grateful for this Hero’s courage , service , and sacrifice for our Nation . We will never forget. . God Bless
Do your duty in all things . You cannot do more , you should never wish to do less .General Robert E. Lee
wvhusker 12 Jun 2007 6:00 PM
CPL Fender,Thank you for your willingness to defend the United States of America and her freedoms and interests. Your untimely death brings much sorrow and sadness to the hearts and lives of your family, friends, military brothers and sisters, each and every member of the Patriot Guard Riders, and all who truly appreciate their freedom. We are proud of your service and dedication in that which you believed in and fought for. Your mission is complete. You are truly an American hero and the world in which we live is a safer place because of your commitment to freedom. We will now proudly stand for you with honor, dignity, and respect. We pray that you will now rest peacefully in the arms of God. May He provide peace, comfort, and understanding to each life you touched.WVHuskerTom & KellyAshland, KYNE KY R/CUS Army, 1988 - 1998Operations Desert Shield/Storm
"Heaven Was Needing A Hero" (Jo Dee Messina)My personal thanks to HUDPatriotGuard for posting this on YouTube. May this touch your heart as it did mine. ~WVHusker
12 Jun 2007 7:04 PM
May God Bless and hold close the family and friends of Cpl.Fender in this most difficult time,we are so sorry for your loss,we will never forget you Cpl. Fender,we will always have you in our hearts and will forever be grateful to you for our freedom,rest well our hero you are with God now.
We at CrossFit Spokane thank you and your family for your ultimate sacrifice. GOD Bless.
We will be having a HERO WOD on Monday May 26 for Memorial Day at 10am. If you want to work out come at that time (feel free to bring friends and family). We will be having some of our local Air Force members join us as well.
All are welcome.
Memorial Day HERO WOD
It will be a challenge.