American soldiers coming home in flag-draped coffins to mourning loved ones, an AP photographer was there to see this particular heartbreaking scene. Here, Ashley Edens is seen collapsing on the coffin of her late 22-year-old husband Army Spc. Jason K. Edens as his body arrived in Nashville, TN This is the grief caused by our leaders. I post this in memory of all our great soldiers that have been lost and for those that grieve for them,. The Nation grieves with you.
Dakota Meyer, 23, is the third living recipient — and first living Marine recipient — of the nation’s highest combat honor for actions in the Iraq and Afghanistan. No living Marine has received the award in the last 38 years.