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October 08, 2010
Blessed are the peacemakers.
October 06, 2010
To the family and friends of Maj. Tad T. Hervas:
Remembering Tad on the anniversary of his passing. May our fallen heroes never be forgotten!
Peggy Childers
"Don't Let The Memory Of Them Drift Away"
June 03, 2010
Always giving thanks for your service to our country and fellow man.
May you rest in peace.
God Bless You.
May 28, 2010
Honoring you this Memorial Day, Maj Tad Hervas.
May 07, 2010
Your legacy will forever live on in the hearts of those who knew you and shared in your struggle to protect our country and the ultimate sacrifice you gave so that we can be grateful for what we have. Your family, friends, loved ones and fellow soldiers will stay in my thoughts and prayers.
A Proud Military Mom.
April 28, 2010
To the family of Maj. Tad T. Hervas:
The Fort Snelling Memorial Chapel Foundation will be honoring your loved one at the non-denominational Memorial Day Sunday worship service at 11:00 a.m. on 30 May 2010. We will remember the casualties of the Global War on Terrorism from Minnesota … and the neighboring states of Iowa, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin. Outside of the historic Fort Snelling Veterans Memorial Chapel will be a “Memorial Garden” filled with white crosses bearing the names of the war dead … including your loved one.

The Memorial Garden will be encircled with larger white crosses to represent all of the wars in United States history and give honor to all who have served their country and made the ultimate sacrifice for the freedoms we enjoy today.

I would like to extend to your family an invitation to honor us with your presence at worship as we pay tribute to the sacrifice made by your service member and family. Our pastor, U.S. Army Chaplain Col. Kenneth L. Beale, Jr., will preach a message entitled “A Day of Remembrance.” At the conclusion of the worship hour, all of the congregation will be invited to silently pay their respects at the garden and place poppies at each of the crosses. An honor guard squad will be on hand to fire vollies as the US flag is lowered to half-staff and Taps is played. Following your visit to the memorial garden, your family is invited to attend an informal reception; weather permitting will be outside of the Chapel.

As this Christian worship service has traditionally been well attended, we would be happy to reserve seating for you and yours. To do so, kindly call (612/970-7866) and leave a voice message indicating your veterans’ name and the number of persons attending. For more information about the Foundation or driving directions to the historic chapel at Fort Snelling, visit our website at: Special rates for nearby hotels will be available. For more information call (612/970-7866) or email ( the office and leave your name and contact information.

Also, beginning at dusk (8:30 p.m.) on Sat 29 May through dawn (6:30 a.m.) on Sun 30 May, a “Prayer Vigil for Peace” will be held in the sanctuary of the Chapel. You are invited to stop by, light a candle and place it at the foot of your loved one’s cross in the Memorial Garden … and then enter the Chapel for prayer.

If you are not able to attend, we pray that you would find comfort in knowing that our prayers are with you and all of the fallen heroes.

Leila Campbell
Office Manager
Fort Snelling Memorial Chapel Foundation
April 01, 2010
Major Hervas,
My foreign policy seminar is putting together a biography of soldiers who fought and died in Iraq. We did the same earlier for Vietnam Vets who did not come back from the war.
I'm writing about you because you, like me, are a UMD Bulldog and lived in my state. You re-entered the Armed Forces after 9/11 which I find brave and heroic.
I hope that you have found peace wherever you are now.
January 23, 2010
Miss you brother.

I pray that you have found peace and mercy.

May God grant the same to your loved ones.

January 16, 2010
Thank you, Major Hervas, my thanks and respect to your family, friends and colleagues.
November 26, 2009
On this day and with each day that we enjoy our freedom, I would like to give thanks and let you know that I do not take our troops for granted. May you experience God when you feel your loss.

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