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May 17, 2013
Hello,
We would like to express our deepest condolences and also let the Lee Family know that we recently sent Care Packages to American troops in the war zones. Each box carried a dedication sheet that includes the name, service information and a photo of your loved one. We recognize that this is a humble tribute, but we wanted you to know that it is heartfelt and made possible by thousands of like-minded individuals in the youth hockey community and beyond. We will not forget. May God Bless you and keep you strong.
Sincerely,
Charlie Gili & Family
On Behalf of the US Hockey Players Support Our Troops Campaign
May 24, 2012
Prayer Shawls 4 Fallen Soldiers (ps4fs@charter.net) is an organization with groups throughout the country who strive to send handmade prayer shawls and/ or lap robes to families who have lost a loved one in service to our country. Members of Trindle Spring Lutheran Church in Mechanicsburg, PA would like to honor your son and husband's sacrifice and memory by sending our prayers and comfort through a shawl which we will mail to you. If you are interested, please contact me at gramman@comcast.net with the names and addresses and what they would like to receive. We will send them as soon as possible. Also, if you know of any other families who are grieving the loss of a loved one who died serving our country, please pass along my e-mail address, as our organization can no longer get family contacts through the military. May God bless you and comfort you in the days ahead. Sincerely, Lynne
May 17, 2012
Thank God for People like your Son. I regret that he is gone and I pray that God will Comfort you. I just want you to know that there are people that appreciate the service of you family.
May 16, 2012
Katie Grace, the Bethel SS Class (Grace's class) will keep you and your boys in our prayers. We'll continue to pray for God's grace for each day. Margaret Killen
May 16, 2012
God bless you SSG Lee, and I pray that your family and friends find comfort through your eternal love. I am forever grateful for your service and ultimate sacrifice for our country.Rest in Peace Warrior!
May 15, 2012
We share in your sadness. I would have counted it a privilege to have known this remarkable young man. You are in our prayers here in Keystone Heights.
May 15, 2012
Sgt. Lee thank you for your service to all of us in America. You gave the ultimate sacrifice so we could continue to live free. My heartfelt prayers to all of your family.
May 15, 2012
Our hearts and prayers go out to you at such a sad time. Words cannot express the depth of our sorrow for the family.
Lee & Betty Sue Vincent
Gold Star Family of
PFC D. Wayne Vincent, USMC
4/17/1983 - 7/25/2009
May 15, 2012
Being a military wife, the trial and tribulations we go thru and the loss of a loved one can never go unanswered. Wishing you and your family the best. Prayers for you and your family. Thanking your husband for his military service and honor. He will always be blessed along with the sacrifices a military family makes every day. God Bless You.
May 14, 2012
Prayers for you and your family. Thank you so much for your service.
May 14, 2012
May 14, 2012
Sorry for your loss. I know the pain your feeling all to well myself. Your family will remain in our hearts and prayers. May Sgt Dick Lee's wife and children find the comfort in knowing that he was a hero to many. God bless you all!
May 14, 2012
May 14, 2012
To the Family of SSgt. Dick Lee: My heart breaks for your loss. This nation owes so much to the brave men and women throughout our history who have given their lives to protect our freedom.

My family and I understand your pain very well, being a two-time Gold Star family. Our nephew, Capt. Timothy Moshier, and our son-in-law, Sgt. Benjamin Portell, were both killed in action in Iraq.

I want you to know that Sgt. Lee and all his loved ones are in our prayers.
We pray for the repose of his soul and for peace for your family.

Thank you for his service - and yours.
May 14, 2012
A very brave and honorable soilder now in the hands of God. Bless him and his family
May 13, 2012
To the Family of SSgt. Dick Lee, I am so sorry to hear about the loss of your loved one. I am grateful to the brave men and women in uniform who choose to serve our country and I thank him for his service and selfless sacrfice. I also want to thank you for allowing him to serve his country. You, too, are brave and selfless.

I cannot begin to understand the pain you feel, but I will continu to pray for you during this time and I hope that you will come to know and experience the deep love, compassion and faithfulness of God.

My son is deployed in Afghanistan and I was a single mother for over 18 years, so I know the faithfulness and provision of God. I pray that you will draw near to Him and let Him surround you and comfort you. Below is a poem I wrote. I hope it helps.

My Friend

Let me tell you about a friend of mine
who is always by my side
He's someone I can turn to
morning, noon and night

He calms my restless spirit
He hears my every word
there's no one else like Him
any where in the world

When I'm lost he guides me
and helps me to come home
no matter where I wander
no matter where I roam

Before He came in to my life
my days were dark like the nights
but now that He is by my side
my days and nights are filled with light

My friend has so much love for me
He gave His life willingly
He died that day upon the cross
to save my soul from being lost

Sincerely,

Rita M. Bell
May 13, 2012
To the family of Sgt Lee. Please accept my sincere condolences on the loss of your husband, son and father! He is a true hero who now guards the gates of Heaven. May he rest in peace!
May 13, 2012
Thank Mr. Lee for your service! We pray for your family!
May 13, 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. Dick 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
May 09, 2012
man i will never forget all our crazy times at stewart kennels. you are a special person. god bless you. do me a favor and throw the ball around for denis.
May 05, 2012
guard heavens gate my friend.
May 05, 2012
To a great friend who I will never forget! May God bless the Lee Family. You are in my prayers always!!!
May 04, 2012
Please accept my deepest sympathy
for the loss of your loved one and
Hero Dick, and my sincerest gratitude
for his service.
God Bless you Staff Sgt. Dick A.
Lee...you will not be forgotten
May 04, 2012
Thank you Sgt. Lee for the ultimate sacrifice. I have and will continue to pray for those left behind.
May 03, 2012
Please accept my deepest sympathy
for the loss of your loved one and
Hero Dick, and my sincerest gratitude
for his service.
God Bless you Staff Sgt. Dick A.
Lee...you will not be forgotten.
May 03, 2012
May God ease your pain in during this time and watch over you and your family. In sincere appreciation of what you have given up for this country. Semper Fi
May 03, 2012
I am very proud of the sacrifice that you have made for your country. May God bless you and your family.
May 03, 2012
People like you are the salt of the earth. I'm proud to be a American because of Humans like STAFF SGT. DICK A. LEE. God Bless you!!
May 03, 2012
May memories of SSgt. Dick Lee remain in your hearts forever. He is a Hero, shall never be forgotten. My family's prayers are with you, the family and the many friends. Rest in Peace ~
May 02, 2012
Take comfort in knowing that now you have a special guardian angel to watch over you.
May 02, 2012
We are indebted to you, Staff Sergeant Lee, for making the ultimate sacrifice for your country. The world is indeed a safer place because of you. May your family find comfort in knowing that you because you have lived and unselfishly gave all, America is still free and we pray for comfort and peace for your family and friends,
All gave some, But you gave all.

Major Duane C Stamm

USMC
May 02, 2012
To the family & friends of Dick Lee, I offer my deepest sympathy. I thank him for his service to our country.
May 02, 2012
praying for strength as this family has broken hearts to overcome, im so sorry for your loss, truly i am. Be comforted knowing this life is not our home & one day you will be with your loved one again
May 02, 2012
Thank you family for your sacrifice - may your fond memories help heal your hurts.
May 02, 2012
May God give you comfort in this time of sorrow! Thank your soldier and God Bless yoiu
May 02, 2012
RIP SSgt Lee. My condolences to the family.
If the Army and the Navy
Ever look on Heaven's scenes;
They will find the streets are
guarded
By United States Marines.
May 02, 2012
To a great friend and a great person you will always be missed
May 02, 2012
At such a time,
There isn't much that anyone can say,
But many thoughts & prayers go out to you
in sympathy today.
He served and died as a true hero and will
never be forgotten.

Dick will be honored and remembered at our 5th
Annual Run For the Fallen in Tampa - August 26, 2012.

“He which hath no stomach to this fight let him depart. But we in it shall be remembered. We few, we happy few, we band of brothers!! For he today
that sheds his blood with me, shall always be my brother.” Rest in peace
my Brothers, you have not been forgotten. (W. Shakespeare)
May 02, 2012
Your Hero and your family
have made the ultimate sacrifice.
Our family is forever grateful
for the service and job
that has been done in order to
keep us safe in our homeland.
May God wrap His loving arms around you all
and hold you close throughout
this very difficult time.

You are all in our thoughts & prayers

PMM of wounded warrior Veteran Adam, USMC
May 02, 2012
I will miss you so much. I will always love you. I will see you again when our Lord calls me home.

I am proud to be your father.
Love,
Dad
May 02, 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 SSG Dick A. Lee our Brother-in-Arms. To his family it symbolizes the love and respect that we have for Dick. And to Dick it is rendered as a symbol of honor and gratitude to thank him for the supreme sacrifice he made for his country while opposing enemy forces in Afghanistan. No greater love is shown than a man lay down his life for another. Dick, you gave the last full measure of devotion for what you believed in and fought for. 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 military veteran Legionnaires of Lowe-McFarlane Post 14 of the American Legion in Shreveport, Louisiana, I extend our sympathies and our condolences to Dick's family and loved ones.

Dennis N. Engdahl, Commander, American Legion Post 14
5315 S. Lakeshore Drive, Shreveport, LA 71109
May 02, 2012
Rest in peace Dick Lee where God reserved a part of paradise reserved only for those who loved their country so much that in its defense they gave their all.
May 02, 2012
you will always be on my mind...i'll miss you my friend
May 01, 2012
Our family is so sorry for your loss.
Your family is in our thoughts and prayers.

The Kirton Family
Army CPL Brandon Kirton
KIA 5/18/11 - Afghanistan
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