I ordered a Memorial Bracelet in honor of the first fallen hero I stood in the flag line for as a Patriot Guard Rider. The young man was a TN State Trooper and a member of the TBI when he was called to serve in Iraq. He left behind his parents and his fiancee; next time they saw him he was in a flag-draped coffin. I have just place an order for a friend whose son was killed in the Korengal Valley of Afghanistan on April 15th. It was all I could think of to do for him, besides making a donation in his son's memory. Every life lost is a tragedy; the least we can do is keep the memories of the fallen alive.
Ms T. - the second biggest troop supporter you never heard of...
My heroes wear combat boots. If you don't stand behind our troops, please feel free to stand in front of them.
Friday, April 24, 2009
For a Friend's Son Killed in the Korengal Valley
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