Memorial Page Established By- Mary Wildes
In Honor Of Pfc Matthew Wildes



Pfc Matthew wildes was a  Proud American Infantryman Soldier . He joined the Army at 17
yrs.of age . He is a AMERICAN HERO who paid the ultimate sacrifice for the Country he loved
. We were so blessed that Matt was home on R & R a week before he was killed .He had only
been back to his Out Post 12 hours before he was killed by IED . He was the Gunner in the
Mrap . Matthew was doing what he really wanted to do what he loved doing ."Matt went to war
with his eyes wide open...Like it or not,he knew how he might come home" .He was proud to
be a Infantryman ! He was humorous ." SGT.YOU CAN'T SMOKE A ROCK" His fellow
soldiers say he had that "NO QUIT ATTITUDE" . He was the funny Man in his Platoon. He
mastered the Blue Steel Look "Ben Stiller Zoolander" We will always love you and  you will
forever be missed ! You will always be in our HEARTS . Matthew received Bronze Star, Purple
Heart, Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal,Afghanistan Campaign Medal,
Global War on !
Terrorism Medal, and the Combat Infantryman Badge, and Louisiana Honor Medal

October 14, 2009
Liliana Martinez Gastelum
I don't have words to express all my sorrow and sadness for the lost of the soldier Matt
All my respect and my admiration to his family. I'm so proud for all the militaries jobs in a war
God bless his family and Matt always will lives in our hearts.

Oct. 03, 2009
Thank you for Matthew's service to our country. You have done a wonderful job on this
Memorial for him. A soldier is never dead until they are forgotten. We can never forget our
heroes. I extend my deepest sympathy to you and your family for the loss of such a young
man who will live on in our hearts.   Bill

Sept. 30, 2009
Shane P. French Sr.
God bless Matthew and the Wildes family for his heroism and service to this country. I pray
for the Wildes family as they deal with the loss of an American Hero.

Sept 29, 2009
Donna Milligan
I am so very very sorry for the loss of not only your baby, but a Hero that fought the fight to
keep our country free. Thank you and Matthew for his selfless duty to me and every
I too, am a Mother of an American Soldier.
God Bless your family.
Donna Milligan

Sept 25, 2009
Ann Graham
The world is a better place today because of HERO'S like PFC MATTHEW WILDES. Matthew
you left behind a loving family to carry on for you and will miss you every day until they see
you again in Heaven. Mary I know this has to be the hardest thing any Mother has to go
through. Matthew will always be in my prayers and I THANK him for MY FREEDOM. GOD be
with you and your family during this journey, GOD BLESS  
Ann PAM of PFC Stephen Ft Benning/Ft Leonard Wood  

Teresa Scott
I just want to say "thank you" to all who have given their lives for our freedom.  Matthew is a
true American Hero. I am so proud of our soldiers.  To the parents of Matthew I just want to
say that I am praying for you and your family.  
Teresa Scott PAM of Aaro

Sept 24, 2009
Mona Lisa Spirko & Family
In honor of soldier PFC Matthew Wildes and to all of the soldiers that have gone before him
and to all of those that have gone after him. Words cannot express our hear felt love and
gratitude for their selfless service and for the ultimate sacrifice, their life for our Freedom.
From all of those you never met, from volunteering to put on that uniform and placing
yourselves in harms way to keep us all Free, we Love You and Thank You.
Pfc. Matthew E. Wildes
United States Army
KIA 27 August 2009, Afghanistan
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Matt bought this Ninja motorcycle
a week before he was killed . We
will never get rid of it . We didn't
want him to buy it , but we couldn't
stop him . We were so worried he
was going to get killed on that bike
..He was so proud of it.
Mary Wildes