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November 02, 2012
Prayer Shawls 4 Fallen Soldiers ( is an organization with groups throughout the country who work to send handmade prayer shawls and/or lap robes to families who have lost a loved one while serving our country. Members of Trindle Spring Lutheran Church would like to honor your son and husband's sacrifice and memory by sending our prayers and comfort through a prayer gift which will be mailed to you. If you are interested, please contact me at with the names and addresses of those who would like to receive one and which gift they would like to receive. We will send our gift as soon as possible. Also, if you know of any other families who are grieving the loss of a loved on who died while serving our country, please pass along my e-mail address. May God bless you and comfort you in the days ahead. Sincerely, Lynne
October 25, 2012
Today I'm SGT Lively, but three years ago I was PFC Lively and SFC Metcalfe was one of the Drills making me a soldier. I'm sorry for y'alls loss and will always remember Drill Sergeant Metcalfe.

SGT Will Lively
October 24, 2012
I will miss my cousin Danny and treasure the time i had with him
October 23, 2012
Daniel is a true patriot and his contributions and sacrifice on behalf our country will never be forgotten.
October 18, 2012
I worked with him at Ft Benning. He was a great guy with a great sense of humor. My deepest condolences to his family
October 18, 2012
Hey guys sorry about cousin danny. He will be greatly missed
October 13, 2012
my heart gos out for this young gentleman and his family what an awesome young man i honor your integerity for loving us and loving GOD enough to lay down your life to protect your country i know that GOD is looking on you and has approved of you as a job well done and i too from the humbles part of my heart i want to say thank you for your service and i thank your family for allowing your service to your fellow servents ,i thank GOD for all military units for your service weather past, presant, or future.
October 12, 2012
Rest in peace Daniel.
October 10, 2012
To the Metcalfe Family: Please accept my
deepest sympathy for the loss of your loved one and Hero Daniel, and my sincerest gratitude for his service for our country.
God Bless you Sgt. 1st Class Daniel T. will not be forgotten.
October 07, 2012
May you rest in Peace Soldier. Condolences to family, friends and fellow soldiers. Prayers for all and also a huge thank-you for your service and your ultimate sacrifice Sgt. Metcalfe.
October 07, 2012
May you Rest in Peace Soldier. Thank-you for your service and your ultimate sacrifice. My condolences to family and fellow soldiers. God will hold you all very close during this very rough time in your lives. Prayers for all.
October 07, 2012
I know there are no words to say at this time, except how sorry that I am. My thoughts and prayers are with you always. Daniel will never be forgotten.

For you every single soldier
Those who served so honorable
Your life was forever altered
While I'm home safe and free
I stand with grateful admiration
I stand respectful and so proud
I know I'm only a civilian
And I don't even know if it's allowed

But I salute you; allow me the honor
to salute you with permission let me say
Even though I hold no rank know that from my heart
My humble gratitude comes from the deepest part.
I salute you.

For those missing in action;
for those who didn't make it home.
I know you're in God's presence you are not alone.
For every neatly folded flag;
for every shattered family
I will do the only thing I know to dignify your memory.

I salute you, allow me the honor
to salute you with permission let me say
even though I hold no rank know that from my heart
my humble gratitude comes from the deepest part.

I salute you .

I Salute You.

Suzanne MacDaniel - A Proud Aunt
Colonie, NY
SGT. David M. Fisher
KIA 12/1/04 - Iraq
October 06, 2012
God Bless SGT. 1st Class Daniel T. Metcalfe. Thank you for your service to keep us all safe. God Bless your family and friends and know their heartache is shared by others. He paid a debt he did not owe, I owe a debt I cannot pay ~ Rest in Peace Brother.
October 06, 2012
To the wife,children and parents of Sgt. Metcalfe. I know you are proud of Daniel's brave selfless service. He was a true hero and his country cannot thank him or you enough for the ultimate sacrifice he made to protect our way of life. I pray for eventual healing from your grief. God Rest his soul and Bless your family. Rest in Peace, Daniel. Marcia Carpenter
October 06, 2012
The Final Salute

“Brothers in Arms”, Military men and women down through the centuries, have traditionally exchanged “Hand Salutes” as a sign of recognition and as a way to render courtesy and respect one to another.

This “Hand Salute” is the last that we shall render to our Brother-in-Arms, SFC Daniel Metcalfe, U.S. Army. To his family it symbolizes the love and respect that we have for Daniel. And to Daniel it is rendered as a symbol of honor and gratitude to thank him for the ultimate sacrifice he made for his country while opposing enemy forces in Afghanistan. Daniel you gave the last full measure of devotion for what you believed in and fought for. No greater love and patriotism are shown than when a man lays down his life in service to his country. Daniel, you are a brave American Warrior, a true Patriot and a national Hero. With your passing, our Country has lost a National Treasure. We bid you a sad farewell. You will be dearly missed from among our ranks. Be at ease. Rest in Peace.

On behalf of the 1,261 members of Lowe-McFarlane Post 14 of the American Legion in Shreveport, Louisiana, I extend our sympathies and our condolences to Daniel's family and loved ones.

Stephen J. Lavery, Commander, American Legion Post 14
5315 S. Lakeshore Drive, Shreveport, LA 71109
October 05, 2012
Thank you Sir for your service. It will never be forgotten. God bless you and your family durring this difficult time.
October 05, 2012
SFC Daniel Metcalfe you are a hero. Thank you for protecting our country. May God bless your family abundantly and always. Your life meant something; you were a doer. My family and I are proud of you though our hearts are heavy. R.I.P. Soldier.
October 04, 2012
Tom, My heart is heavy for you & your family. I remember the proudness in your voice when you first told me Daniel had gone into the Service. May you know so many are grateful for the courageous service he provided in helping protect all of us.
October 04, 2012
Sherri & Family,
Our deepest sympathy for your lost of your loved one. You and your family are in our prayers.
With much love,
Sarah, Michele, Donna, Joan, Sue, Becky, Susan, Catalina, Ericka, Kathy, Turahn, Cindy, Faith, Belinda, Vicky, & Roger.
October 04, 2012
October 04, 2012
SFC Daniel Metcalfe .. Gave the "Last True Measure of Devotion" for his Country .. I salute you Daniel as does every Airborne soldier; for your family I grieve; for your children I cry.
Greig Parker, U.S. Army Retired
3/4 ADA; 82d Airborne Div (1977)
October 04, 2012
Bobbie and all of Dan's family, my heart breaks for you all! Please know my thoughts and prayers are with all of you, especially his close family, his wife and 3 small children! Dan truly was a hero and I know will receive a heroes welcome home today. I only wish I could be there for you and help in any way. But I will be thinking of you all and Danny all day today! Much love! A fellow Blue Star Mother/Sister. God Bless Daniel, there is another angel in heave to look over all of us! Joanne Acquilano
October 03, 2012
RIP Dan! you are an amazing person both inside and out. I am so glad to have been able to meet and know you. You are a true hero and will always be loved and missed.
October 03, 2012
My deepest condolences to the family, friends, soldiers, and fellow servicemembers who were honored by SFC Metcalfe presence.
October 03, 2012
Rest in Peace my brother Sky Soldier, God has place for you, who gave so much. May he bless your family, and help them through their sorrow.
Tom I'm so sorry to hear of the loss of your son, Heidi told me tonight. You and your entire family are in our prayers, stay strong.
October 03, 2012
Thank you for your service to our country. God Bless your family.
October 03, 2012
Tom and family, Our condolences on the loss of Dan. May you find comfort from your family and friends. He was a gracious young man who will be missed.
October 03, 2012
Thank you Sir, for your service to our country. Thank you for keeping us safe. May you rest in peace in the arms of our Lord.
October 03, 2012
I know of Daniel through mutual friends we visit in Fayetteville,Nc and have known over 30 yrs. Their son ,Philip Wallis started and served with Daniel and told us he was his best friend. Everything he spoke of was glowing. We,through them will never forget Daniel and his family. My wife and I send our most heartfelt thanks for his honored service to and for our country and our prayers for God's grace and mercy to be with you all forever.
October 03, 2012
Thank you for the time and training you gave me when you were my Drill Sergeant. It has helped me aspire and be where I am today. You will be greatly missed. Be thou at peace.
October 03, 2012
My thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this time. He will be remembered as not only a friend to many but a hero to all.
October 03, 2012
Thank you so very much to your selfless service to our country. May you rest in peace and comfort be with your wife and family.
October 03, 2012
God Bless you and your family, We are sorry for your families loss.
October 03, 2012
Thinking of your family. Thank you for the ultimate sacrafice. A true hero!!!!! Freedom is definetly not free!!
October 03, 2012
in behalf of the family of cpl reynold armand usmc kia 08/07/07 our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family in this time of need. It is sad to see that we lost another solider in this area. My heart is painful to see another family have to go with this pain again, so many memories and still no answers. I pray that your family finds your peace and pray that god give you the strength to see that he is also a hero to give such a great sacrifice to this country. I hope there is anything I can do to help you deal with this loss. My prayers and thoughts are with you and your family. God Bless you all


A proud USMC Mom
Miriam Vele/z
CPL ReyKia old Armand
USMC Kia 08/07/07
Balad Iraq
October 03, 2012
Thanks for protecting our country. Rest in peace bro.
October 03, 2012
may you fly with the angels dan, you were truely an hero....thank you for your services.....and may god watch over your family and keep them safe and in peace~
October 03, 2012
U will never be forgotten I am blessed to have known u and shared great memories with u, thank u for being our hero and serving our country...u will be missed but god needed another angel and we will meet again one day...your family will be in my prayers...
October 03, 2012
Thank you for your service and for paying the ultimate price for our freedom. God Bless.
October 03, 2012
Thank you so much for you service to our country. May God continue to bless your family.
October 03, 2012
My thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family.
Another Hero taken so young.
May God Bless you all.
October 03, 2012
Daniel was an outstanding soldier and friend. I had the honor to have him as one of my soldiers in 2002. My deepest condolences to his family. May he forever rest in peace. Your sacrifice will never be forgotten Brother. SKY SOLDIERS
October 03, 2012
God bless the family, Dan was truly an American Hero.
October 03, 2012
From the bottom of my heart, sir, thank you for your service to our country. I salute you!
October 03, 2012
John 15:13
Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one's life for one's friends.God Bless the family and friends of Daniel Metcalfe~
October 03, 2012
Though I never had the honor of meeting SFC Metcalf my heart goes out to the family. Thank you for your service, for protecting and for protecting the USA. May he rest in peace.
October 03, 2012
SO sorry for your loss. He was a great friend! He is truly missed
October 03, 2012
My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Joanie Parker
October 03, 2012
Thank you for your service. Prayers and Angels to your wife, children, family and all those who knew and loved Daniel. God Speed and God Bless.
October 03, 2012
October 03, 2012
My deepest sympathies to his family and friends. Dan was a very special person for serving our country for so many years. I have many memories of Dan with my nephews when they were in school. God bless, and may he rest in peace
October 02, 2012
God bless your family and your son, a true American hero.
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