“My name is Harrison James Moran. I am a senior at Winfield City Highschool in Winfield Alabama. I enjoy hunting, fishing, and I run for ther school. I hope at this time to express my abundant gratitude for men like Sgt. James Grissom. I told a little of my life only because it's men like James that enable such an easy and comfortable life. I hope the family of Sgt. Grissom can find comfort knowing that the citizens of this country appreciate such a sacrifice as this. From the reading i have...
I know we haven't really had a chance to talk since we graduated the course but you will never be forgotten. The many nights shooting pool and late nights going to McDonalds. I only just now heard what happend. May you rest in peace.
“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. James 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 the Grissom Family, please accept my deepest condolences for the loss of your loved one James, and my sincerest graditute for his service for our country.
God Bless you Sgt. 1st Class James F. Grissom...you will not be forgotten.
“To the family. From my family. May God give you strength during these times of sadness. You offered to our country your son. A gift unmatched. Sgt. Grissom stand at ease sir. You signed the ultimate check for us. God bless you.
“Dear Jim, Peggy and Becca,
it took me this long to reply. It was a shock to me when I read about Jimmy's death. I realy dont know what to say. I keep looking at his picuture, also when he was little and playing with Christina, what a sweet child. Sending you a BIG hug from Germany and want you to know that I am thinking of you. Even though I am very far away. Please, should you ever come back to Germany, I live in Munich and would love to have you as my guests. My home is your home!...
“Peggy, Jim & Becca - Please know how sorry I am, and that you are in my thoughts and prayers. James was an amazing, creative student, and a, kind, thoughtful young man. It was an honor to have your son in my class. RIP James.
“Jim & Peggy, my deepest sorrow for you both & my prayers are with you. My son is a Marine & the same age. There are no words for your loss. I hope you will look to God for the peace that only He can give you.
“I did not know Sgt 1st Class James F. Grissom but wish to convey my deepest and heartfelt condolences. I was able to read about his dedicated long service for our country and many awards and medals. I am so sorry for your loss!
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James F.'s Obituaries
Sgt. 1st Class James F. Grissom, 31, of Hayward, died last Thursday at the Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Germany after suffering from wounds suffered from small-arms fire in Afghanistan on March 18th.Read More