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Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by BFISA, May 15, 2008.

  1. BFISA

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    Dammit, Toby, that song makes me cry everytime I hear it!!!
     
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    Me too, Darlin :icon_sad:
     
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    First time I have heard the song and seen the pictures. Both are very powerful. It's hard to see the pics of our soldiers and see how young they are. God bless them all.
     
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    You will recall, PO2 Mike Monsoor was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor posthumously for jumping on a grenade in Iraq, giving his life to save his fellow SEALs.

    During Mike Monsoor's funeral in San Diego, as his coffin was being moved from the hearse to the grave site at Ft. Rosecrans National Cemetery, SEALs were lined up on both sides of the pallbearers route forming a column of two's, with the coffin moving up the center. As Mike's coffin passed, each SEAL, having removed his gold Trident from his uniform, slapped it down embedding the Trident in the wooden coffin. The slaps were audible from across the cemetery; by the time the coffin arrived grave side, it looked as though it had a gold inlay from all the Tridents pinned to it. A fitting send-off for a warrior hero.

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