[But she's glad to be home.]
I read one of the most moving stories today. It is Marine Lieutenant Colonel Strobl's account of escorting home the remains of a fallen Marine, PFC Chance Phelps. It is a wonderful tribute to a soldier - and all the people involved in bringing him home.
Go read it. (Via Vodkapundit)
I had no idea that all of the remains of military personnel are sent first to Dover AFC in Delaware and then driven to Philadelphia International Airport to be flown home - with their escorts - on commercial aircraft.
[Like I said, go read it.]
Quote du jour:
"'All honor to him who shall win the prize,' /
The world has cried for a thousand years; /
But to him who tries and fails and dies, /
I give great honor and glory and tears."
-- Joaquin Miller (1839 - 1913) US poet
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