Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Special Agent Nathan J. Schuldheiss

United States Air Force Office of Special Investigations, U.S. Government

End of Watch Thursday, November 1, 2007

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Reflections for Special Agent Nathan J. Schuldheiss

Three courageous men died for a good country. God may hold its protecting hand over you. Thanks for their fight against the terror. R.I.P

Cpl Jean Paul Rochat
Swiss Army, MP Service, Traffic Unit

November 9, 2007

Peace be with you...

Natalie Jensen
CSPD Det. Jared Jensen, EOW 2/22/06

November 9, 2007

To Nathan's Parents, Family and Friends,
There is no way to express the sadness that is felt for Nathan, and especially for you. Having lost a brother early in life, I know how the loss continues to live with each member of the family, especially for parents losing a son so young and talented.
I was privileged to have Nathan in class in the Spring of 2000. He was enrolled in a course I teach in Music in Film and Television. He was an A student.
Be assured of my thoughts and prayers for you. Be assured also of the thoughts and prayers of all the Jesuits here at Gonzaga.
Fr. Gary Uhlenkott, S.J.

Fr. Gary Uhlenkott, S.J.
Professor Music, Gonzaga University

November 8, 2007

Rest in peace. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family and friends.

Massachusetts State Police

November 8, 2007

Dear Nate:

I do not have the words to describe my feelings of remorse, saddness, and loss.

You were an adventurer, a gambler, a gentleman, a scholar, a fighter, a pool player, a ladies man, a sailor, an athlete, a hero, a loyal friend, a best friend, and a brother. You lived life to its fullest, with the pedal to the medal and no regrets. I could live ten life times and not meet one more of you. You taught me more about myself and life than anyone to date. I came to you for advice on anything and everything.

We watched movies, went to parties, went to class, went to sea, went to Europe, went to the four corners of our country, and would have gone farther yet with just some more time.

But time is gone now, and I will now do things without you; with a hole in my heart. But I can find comfort knowing that we will meet again; and I find comfort knowing that we did it all and had a damn good time doing it.

So it is with a saddened heart and a mournful soul that I leave this post for you. A final goodbye. You lived, you fought, and you died - and I don't think you would have wanted to do it any other way.

God bless your soul my friend.

Ryan Jacobson, Civilian
Best Friend

November 8, 2007

Thank you sir for your service to our country. My condolences to the family.

Captain Michael Becker
Genesee County Sheriff's Office, Flint Michigan

November 8, 2007

You are a true hero who made the ultimate sacrifice for our country. May the memory of your service, heroism and sacrifice remain forever. May God hold you in a special place and watch over your family forever....................AC

Pennsylvania State Police

November 8, 2007

Thank you for your service to our Country. Heroes like you will never be forgotten. May God bless your parents and friends who are left behind.

Julie Corcoran Stranges
Lead Volunteer, VA Greater Los Angeles

November 7, 2007

My thoughts & prayers are with you. Rest Easy.

Cindy, Arkansas
Sister of slain Officer Randy Basnett, eow 9/24/1976

November 7, 2007

"A coward turns away, but a brave man's choice is danger."

While this quote describes all law enforcement, it is particularly appropriate here. This warrior ran to the sounds of battle while others ran away. He is a true hero and I salute him for his life and honor him for his sacrifice.

Sergreant T. E. Murphy
Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office, Fl.

November 7, 2007

My thoughts and prayers are with the Schuldheiss family during this difficult time. I'm so sorry for your loss.

Dori Sonntag '97
University Relations
Gonzaga University

Dori Sonntag
Gonzaga University

November 7, 2007

Nathan, God bless you for your service to our country. May your family find peace and may your memory never be forgotten. The Gonzaga community is praying for you.

Bryan Zerr

Bryan Zerr
Gonzaga University

November 7, 2007

Thank you for your service and sacrifice.

SGT Adam Rogers
US Army Military Police

November 7, 2007

There are no words that can express our sorrow to those you have left behind. You shall not be forgotten.

Charlene Minger

November 7, 2007

Dear Family of Special Agent Schuldheiss. I can not imagine the grief you all must feel. But I do know that Nathan was performing an absolutely necessary mission for our great country and that all of us in OSI and retired from OSI have the ultimate respect for him and you all. God bless you all.

Special Agent Barry Bennett, OSI Ret
Retired OSI Agent

November 7, 2007

Thank you for protecting our country and my deepest sympathy to your family, friends and coworkers. You gave the ultimate sacrifice and you will never be forgotten. God speed brother!

Sgt Newport RI PD

November 7, 2007

I am sorry to hear of another tragic loss to our community. Having served outside of Balad for nearly a year, I known the danger you faced daily. My sincerest condolences go out to the family and friends of this fallen hero. He is a true hero and will always be remembered for his bravery and dedication.

Andrew / Narcotics Detective
Baltimore City Police, MD

November 7, 2007

Rest in peace brother. We've got the watch from here. May God bless your family, friends and fellow officers who all mourn the loss of yet another hero.

Motor Officer Dominick Marraccini
Easton Police Department, Easton, PA

November 6, 2007

"I am the good shepherd, and the good shepherd lays down his life for the sheep. Greater love than this no man hath than to lay down his life for his friends.'"

God Bless you Agent Schuldheiss

From a Member of TF Jade Phoenix, 26 Jun 06 - 17 Dec 06

SA D.S. #0169
AFOSI Region 2

November 6, 2007

You gave the ultimate sacrifice for your country and for that we are deeply indebted. Peace be with you brother. You are safely in Gods hands now.

Retired SA Warren Woerner

November 6, 2007

As a fellow service member who worked with OSI on ocassion in and around Balad God Bless you and keep you. Your group will always be remembered by this MP as some of the most proffesional and dedicated I have had the chance to work with. May your family and friends know you rest peacefully in the arms of the lord.

US Army Military Police

November 6, 2007

My thoughts and prayers go out the family, and all who loved Agent Schuldheiss.

White County Sheriff's Department, Arkansas

November 6, 2007

May Your Soul Rest – In – Peace.
It is now official - 2007 has proved to be the deadliest year thus far, since U. S. forces deployed to Iraq. (sigh )

Maj M. B. Parlor

November 6, 2007

I worked with Nate for a short period at Offutt AFB, NE and during that time got know Nate for the intelligent, confident, witty, smart alec he was. I remember meeting Nate for the first time and being struck by the confident self assured way he carried himself. In our office you could never survive without thick skin and quick wit, and Nate from day one demonstrated he had both and was ready to fight back on any issue.
Nate spoke of how he joined OSI because he wanted to make a difference and serve the military and his country. I will remember Nate for the brave man he was, stepping up to defend his country, volunteering to do a dangerous mission because he believed in what he was doing. I will remember the good times, his cutting sarcasm, and his confident fun loving personality.

Sarah Joers

November 6, 2007

My Dear Nathan - You grew to become wonderful, intelligent, kind-hearted, loving, and all-around awesome person. I love and miss you so very much. I'm truly heart-broken that such a horrible thing could happen to someone with so much promise. Freedom is worth fighting for...and for this cause, you made the ultimate sacrifice. I am so proud of your hard work and everything you did! You're my cousin, my friend, and America's hero. I take heart in knowing that you are in a better place. God simply called you home.

To Jeff, Sarah, and Erin - I am so sorry for your loss. Nathan was an incredible human being. I know how much he loved his family...with all of his heart. As long as you remember him, he will be with you always. I love you all. If you need anything at all, please don't hesitate to ask.


Kim Falls-Elder
Family - Cousin

November 6, 2007

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