ANGELSTAFF is now International with NMC-INTERNATIONAL NGO working to bring help and assistance to Women and Children who have survived the trauma of War. Our Angels are a group of Beautiful and Peaceful Human Beings. They are dedicated into bringing their Light into the Darkness that we are experiencing today.



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This site who is dedicated to Charity, Spirituality, and Humanitarian Aid; this site is under attack by HACKERS. It is a sad discovery for me to realise that some people's values are that LOW. Our domaine name: changingthefaceofdeath was stolen from us as well as our email addresses, (we are now using www.angelstaff.org) $ 600.00 are demanded to get our name back!!! That is not all! some of our links have been infected with questionable material. I apologize for the inconvenience, my webmaster and I are working on this unbelievable, despicable and offending attack. A complaint has been filed. In PeacefulService, Nadia McCaffrey

Nadia is a Coordinator for GoldStarsSpeak, Speakers Bureau, a Peaceful Pro-People Organization that works with GoldStars Mothers (Mothers who have lost a child in the Iraq War) We are working actively to bring our troops home and stop the war


A Nonprofit Humanitarian, Charitable, NGO Corporation 


Patrick McCaffrey & son (Nadia's son & grandson) Nadia at Jerrie's bedside

The life of a Gentle Hero, a True Patriot, an Angel of Peace has Ended !!! In Loving Memory of my Son Sergeant Patrick Ryan McCaffrey Senior. Born May 26 1970 at Stanford Hospital, Palo Alto, CA. Patrick was shot multiple times, in an Ambush Tuesday June 22 2004 at 11:45 am, near Balad, Iraq. Patrick inlisted after 9/11 with the 579th Engineer Batallion, from Petaluma. The 579th was part of LSA Anaconda. Patrick lived and died a true Patriot in devotion to his family, his friends, and his Country. I thank everyone for supporting our family in this time of grief. 

"From the moment of Patrick's death, my life has been dedicated to Peace and Justice. I have been speaking against the corruption, the immorality and evil of this war of greed, taking the lifes of so many. I am working to bring our troops and our national guardsmen home.  Working to halt the killing of innocents civilians and children of Iraq. I am working to expose the truth"  Nadia McCaffrey

"To announce that there must be no criticism of the president, or that we are to stand by the president right or wrong, is not only unpatriotic and servile, but is morally treasonable to the American public." Theodore Roosevelt "Roosevelt in the Kansas City Star" (149) May 7 1918

Well behaved women don't make History!


DemocracyNow, Friday, August 19th, 2005
Mother Nadia McCaffrey Showed the World a Casualty of the Iraq War

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The U.S. military prohibits news media from photographing the coffins of dead American soldiers returned from Iraq and Afghanistan. Nadia McCaffrey refused to go along with that policy and invited the press to view her son Patrick�s coffin at the Sacramento International Airport in 2004. She said, �My son left for Iraq with a big smile on his face, and he was waving at us to cheer us up. Now, why should I hide him when he comes home? I�m proud of him. I love him, and I wanted the world to witness this.�

Nadia McCaffrey told Democracy Now! that she joined Cindy Sheehan in Crawford to show her opposition to Bush�s policies. She said, "I had to be here. I had to support Cindy and I had to support the mothers. I came because what she started is very important. I think it�s going to make history. This is the first time when we have some attention."

"Their last Words", by George Sheldon. A Tribute to my son Sergeant McCaffrey, and others, who have lost their lives in Iraq. Available at www.amazon.com

"Trouble no one about their religion; respect others in their view and demand that they respect yours". Chief Tecomseh. 


 www.sunmt.org/mothernadiavid.html    www.sunmt.org/march22chron05.html

[The digital date on the right end side of picture is incorrect]
Trip to Amman, Humanitarian aid for the children of Felluja, meeting with Iraqi mothers

Families for Peace:
www.PEACEXPEACE.org   www.mfso.org  www.gsfp.org
Women for peace: powerful emotions, sharing stories of loss, painful reality... 

Welcome to Michael Moore's site: http://staging.michaelmoore.com/words/latestnews/index.php?id=1271
www.ustourofduty.org with Susan Sarandon, Dustin Hoffman, Cher, Martin Sheen, Lila Lipscomb, Nadia McCafffrey, and many, many more.
www.radioproject.org  Making Contact
Read the latest news on direct from Iraq with Dahr, the real face of the Iraq war

The official site of the Washington 81 Brigade  (Ravens of War)

The Son That Came Home For The Fourth Of July
Chris Murphy was within earing range, when Patrick was ambushed and killed, here is his report, click on the link below.
http://www.truthout.org/docs_04/072504I.shtml A soldier Reports From Iraq
By Chris Murphy

Great documentary by Mark Manning, see the flash player. "American Voices"
http://patrick-mccaffrey.memory-of.com  Patrick's Memorial Web site, lite a candle
For information on Formal Military Honor Ceremony and Service, Followed by the reception, see Details at page "In Memory of" on this Website.

This is the very last picture taken of my only child, Patrick. It was then 10:30am on Monday (Iraq time) Patrick was ambushed and shot multiple times in the chest at 11:45am. In this picture, Patrick is holding some flowers that the children have given him in recognition of his kindness.

Patrick on the right,  taking care of a friend who had collapsed from Heat Exhaustion, Patrick was a combat life saver.

Patrick second from the right with the glasses on his forhead and a big smile 

Sergeant Patrick McCaffrey Sr was granted the Bronze Star, the Purple Heart and the California Memorial Medal      

The Bronze Star Medal 

Authorized on February 4, 1944 the Bronze Star Medal is awarded to members of all branches of military service and is awarded for combat heroism . 

The Purple Heart


What is a Hero?           

A man that gives himself at all times without questions

A man that takes the heavy load when no one else can

A man that makes everyone around him feel special and important

A man everyone is proud to have known

A man that loves his family and thinks of them always

A man that run to the aid of a fallen soldier

A man that is loved and respected by all that he meets

A man that is stronger than life itself

A man that no one will ever forget

A True Hero is Sergeant Patrick McCaffrey

Jeanette Sarla

Patrick Came Home for the Fourth of July...

   Patrick's Welcome Home was National and International

  With a soldier's Pride, my Son and my only child, Sergeant Patrick McCaffrey came home for Independance Day. His coffin was draped with the Flag of his beloved country covering his body forever resting. Nadia McCaffrey


Adieu mon fils cheri. I am left with my memories of you and the unfamous GOLD STAR...          

http://www.patrickspirit.org  In my son's Honor: Patrick's life and legacy.
http://patrick-mccaffrey.memory-of.com lite a candle for Patrick, write a tribute, or see some pictures

To Donate to the Patrick McCaffrey Memorial Fund, College fund for Patrick Jr, nine years old and Janessa Marie, three years old. 

Contact: Jonathan Sunshine, Citybank West 2401 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA, 94306. Donations  are welcome and appreciated. The McCaffrey Family thank you for the children Janessa and Patrick Junior. Nadia McCaffrey, mother of Patrick McCaffrey Senior.  209-814 7182 [email protected]  or  [email protected]

http://www.umsonline.org/index.htm  Great Spiritual and Eco Site

"Do not wait for leaders; do it alone, person to person" Mother Teresa.

We must be the change we wish to see in the world. MK Gandhi.

When the Power of Love overcomes the Love of Power the World will know Peace. Jimi Hendrix. (1942-1970)

Do we have a life Mission?

Is it about Caring, about Compassion?
Or unconditional Love, selfless service...
Are we respecting the rights of the Dying?
What can we accomplish with unconditional Love for one another,
withTolerance...and Joy? Are we forgiving with each other?
Can we answer this questions without hesitation?

Learning with true understanding of others,
letting go of fear, and discovering self-confidence is very important.

Before Birth, Being born, Living a full Life, Dying, and Life After Death.
These stages are very much a part of the same Journey. When we come to understand the real purpose of Living, we can face Death not only without Fear but in Acceptance, Peace and even Serenity. This is what I have come to fully comprehend after I, myself experienced many Close encounters with Death.

Among this encounters are 3 NDE�s, (Near-Death Experiences): first at age 7, then 17 and 54 years old. (My NDEs) Death is not a black hole, the "end of everything�. It is a true Spiritual Experience for which we should prepare ourselves.

For the past seventeen years, I have been a volunteer and I have trained others to become volunteers at the bedside of those who are facing Death. This has given me a true understanding of the real needs of people during this ultimate transformation and transition.

The process is simple and comes from the Heart . Unconditional Love, Compassion and Patience, along with total Understanding of the Process, are the ultimate ingredients of this last journey. Death is often met with fear and confusion yet it is as significant as birth itself.

This is because death is the Celebration of a life lived and by meeting it on your own terms you define the value of all that you have lived and done. Our �Angelstaff� of volunteers is always ready to provide bereavement, support and resources to those who ask for assistance. We are a non-religious, non-denominational (interfaith) Service Organization. We respect each and everyone�s Beliefs regardless of Religion, Culture, Race, Age or Gender.

We respect all Life.



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Birth and Death are very much a part of Life.
We can balance our Lives by understanding how to live with Serenity and Peace at their fullest. Our training is offered to those who are interested in issues on Death and Dying and people who have the need and the desire to become a volunteer.

Empowering your self, understanding your own fear of death.
Listening skills and communication.
Learning how to become an emotional & Spiritual Support for the Dying and the Terminally Ill.
Helping with different options.
Coaching families to make the Right choices when confusion, fears and other powerful emotions are overwhelming.
Becoming a �Totally Responsible Person�.
Leaving your agenda at the door.
The person�s Dying Wishes come first, it is not about you.

Understanding someone�s needs.
How to be helpful and very much present for the Dying.
Why anger, fear, resentment? 

Helping the family with loving support and Respite Care .
Multidimensional music therapy specially designed to bring Peace and Serenity at the
end of Life.
Presenting resources available to families at this painful moment. When people are
hurting and disoriented, clear thinking becomes difficult.
After loss and facing Life again...
Accepting the facts, the mourning process.
Making a difference. 

�1999//2005. Nadia McCaffrey                                                  

We Need New Angels to Become Volunteer 209-814 7182




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