Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Special Agent Michael E. Weston

United States Department of Justice - Drug Enforcement Administration, U.S. Government

End of Watch Monday, October 26, 2009

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Reflections for Special Agent Michael E. Weston

Was part of the rescue effort...rest easy

TF373

SFC
TF

April 19, 2019

Dear SA Weston,
I was in the academy when you passed. After hearing about you I knew FAST was the only thing I wanted to do. I made it, thank you, and God bless you.

SA 9891
DEA FAST

December 24, 2014

I had the privilege of going to boot camp with Mike at Parris Island in 1995. And although our paths never crossed again, he was a Marine and therefore my brother. "From now until the end of the world. We and it shall be remembered. We few, we happy few. We band of brothers. For he today that sheds his blood with me, shall be my brother." Rest easy brother. Semper Fidelis.

Sgt Jonathan S. Mallard
USMC (Ret.)

April 24, 2013

I met Capt Weston in Iraq and we shared a few very memorable conversations. I can not say I knew him well but I remember our conversations and still share them with others today. They were significant because he did not convey his experiences to be better than others but simply to share. He was a very authentic man and I appreciate and am thankful for having come in contact with him. Rest in Peace.

HMC (FMF) Michael J. Ridenour (Ret)
2d Marine Regiment, Al Anbar, Iraq

December 1, 2012

I had the distinct honor of knowing and working with Mike Weston. I met Mike during pre-deployment training for Afghanistan in Wyoming in 2009 and was in-country with him.
Although I did not know Mike well, I think of him often. Mike arrived in Afghanistan and immediately went to work conducting operations in Western Afghanistan...I heard often of Mike's success out West. He was definitely the leader of the DEA pack there.....
I completed my tour of Afghanistan in 2011 and have moved on to other assignments. I have two small sons that I speak to often about Mike Weston. I hope as they grow older they will understand how talented Mike was and what he sacrificed for them and other Americans. I took them to Arlington this past Memorial Day to take a little time for reflection at Mike's resting place. I just pray that in my poor attempt to tell them about Mike Weston, I done him justice.
Rest easy brother....other DEA Special Agents and Marines picked up your sword and carry on.

A DEA Special Agent
DEA

August 14, 2011

As I read your story I felt a hugh loss. Being a Marine as well as with the California Highway Patrol and my Son was in the Marine Corps for 9 years with 4 tours in Iraq and is now in the LAPD academy and a Daughter with Customs and Border Protection, I understand your commitment to service.
There is not much more to say except-"SEMPER FI MARINE" and please know that you and your 2 partners as well as the 7 military personnel lost will never be forgotten...Thanks Major for your service...

State Traffic Officer Mike Becze #7185
California Highway Patrol

December 8, 2010

You were an inspiration to many as a Marine and a Law Enforcement Professional. Go forth and continue to do great things.

During the 2010 Police Unity Tour, I rode for you.

Sgt. Pickett
USMC

Officer Pickett
Howard County Police Department

May 13, 2010

Dear Family, Friends, and Co-Workers of Special Agent Michael E. Weston,

We are so sorry to here about your tragic loss of your loved one. Our thoughts and prayers go out to you in support during this very difficult time. We wish we could be there in person to offer support. We know that sometimes there is little comfort that comes from words. During the holidays remember those special moments you have shared together and the love you shared. Keep focused as you can on the memories and joyous times for these things may bring you comfort. Rely heavily on family, friends, and other law enforcement for support. Honor your fallen loved one, for their sacrifice will not be forgotten. Special Agent Michael Weston is a hero. He will live on through all of you forever.

Respectfully,

Alissa Scott
Widow of Beryl Wayne Scott
E.O.W. 09-10-02

Lisa Schultz
Widow of Don Schultz
E.O.W. 05-12-04

Co-Founders of Survivor Help Network

Anonymous

March 28, 2010

We offer our heartfelt sympathy to the family, friends and colleagues of Special Agent Weston and we honor his distinguished service to the cause of justice and peace. Sadly, our nation has lost one of its finest citizens and a family has lost an example of character and courage who they will love and respect forever.

To the family, friends, and colleagues of Special Agent Weston, I would like you to know that a lot of people pray for you, and my hope is that their prayers will give you the strength necessary to move on. In the days to follow, may you be strengthened by the fact that Special Agent Weston is a man distinguished by exceptional courage and will always be admired for his brave deeds and noble qualities. You, your family, and your sacrifice will never be forgotten.

Special Agent
FBI New York

December 20, 2009

Agent Weston,
I would just like to say thank you for your years of dedicated service and sacrifice for our Country-not just as a LEO-but also for your service with the USMC in Iraq as well. And to your family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

Semper Fi Devil Dog!
A fellow LEO;former Marine

Anonymous

December 8, 2009

My thoughts & prayers are with you. Rest Easy.

Cindy, Arkansas
sister of slain Officer Randy Basnett, eow 9-24-1976

November 15, 2009

Gone, but never forgotten, Rest easy now my Brother in Law, your watch on earth is over.......

Sgt. John L. Gulledge (Ret.)
Escambia Co. Sheriff's Office Pensacola FL.

November 12, 2009

Rest in peace Special Agent Weston, you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. Thank you very much for your service!

Shelly
Citizen

November 8, 2009

As a U.S. Marine that served with Michael Weston in Iraq in 2005, I would like to say he was a great man and a great leader. I have fond memories of the time I spent with him. I will never forget him. To his family, my thoughts and prayers are with you. God bless.

Officer Richard Chappell
Richmond Police Dept.

November 8, 2009

rest in peace, brother
provincial constable marty lalonde
ontario provincial police

provincial constable marty lalonde
ontario provincial police

November 8, 2009

Session 47 of the Zone Five Regional Law Enforcement Training Academy, located in Schenectady, NY, would like to send our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Special Agent Michael Weston. His service to our country in so many capacities will never be forgotten.

Session 47
Zone Five Regional Law Enforcement Training Academy

November 6, 2009

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 5, 2009

I had the honor of working with Michael through Richmond DEA. What a huge loss for them and the Country as a whole. Rest in peace brother, you will be missed but not forgotten.

Alviti
Henrico PD

November 5, 2009

My Dearest Family and Friends

Somethings I'd like to say but first of all to let you know that I arrived okay.

I'm writing this from Heaven where I dwell with Our Lord above. where there's no more tears or sadness just eternal Love. Please don't be unhappy because I'm out of sight, remember that I'm with you every morning,noon and Night.

The Day I had to leave you when my Life on earth was through God picked me up and hugged me and He said I welcome you.
It's good to have you back again, You were missed while you were gone. As for your Dearest Family they'll be here later on.
I need you here so badly as part of my big plan. Theres so much we have to do to help our Moral Man.
Then God gave me a list of things that He wished for me to do, and foremost on that list of mine is to watch and care for you.
I'll be beside you everyday and through out the years, And when your sad. I'm standing there to wipe away your tears.
When You lie in bed at night the day's chores put to flight God and I are close you in the middle of the night.
When you think of my life on Earth and all the loving years, because your only human they are bound to bring you tears.

Please don't be afraid to cry, it does releive the pain.

I wish that I could tell you all that God has planned, But if I were to tell you You wouldn't understand.One thing is for certain, though my life on Earth is over I'm closer to you now than I ever was before.

To My many Friends, Trust God knows what is best.I'm still not far away from you I'm just beyond the crest.

So, If you can help somebody who is in sorrow or in pain, then you can say to God at night my day was not in vain.
And now I am contented that with my life. it was worth while,Knowing as I passed along the way I made somebody smile.
If you meet somebody who is down and feeling low just lend a hand and pick him up as on your way you go.
When Your walking down the street and you've got me on your mind just know Im walking in your footstep only a half a step behind.
And if you feel a gentel breeze or wind upon your face thats me just giving you a great big hug or just a soft embrace.
I will always love you from the land way up above We'll be in touch again soon
PS God sends his Love.

Anonymous

November 5, 2009

Michael, there is no greater love than to give your life to help others. You served your nation with pride and glory. It truly shows by the ongoing support you're receiving from people across the nation. May god bless

Deputy T.S Thomas
King County Sheriff Office (WA)

November 4, 2009

To the family of Special Agent Weston,
You are in my thoughts and prayers. Know that the job that your husband/son/brother will always be honored and remembered as a hero who paid the ultimate price.
"Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called the sons of God"

Jillian Hutchens
Daughter of Sgt. Mickey Hutchens-WSPD EOW 10/12/2009

November 3, 2009

To God we commit, the heroes of our Nation, in your hands they rest now.

Semper Fi

GySgt USMCR

Senior Patrol Agent
USBP

November 1, 2009

GOD BLESS YOUR SOUL AND YOUR FAMILY !YOU HAVE MADE THE ULTIMATE SACRIFICE!

DEP K.P.E
ACSO

November 1, 2009

Rest in Peace, Brother.

OFC B. Grajek

November 1, 2009

To use your owns words Michael, "you were the best of us." We will never forget your friendship, dedication, and your sacrifice....

SSA D. Aldridge
DEA

November 1, 2009

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