War Dead Honored On Memorial Day Weekend. Mary McHugh mourns her slain fiance Sgt. James Regan at 'Section 60' of the Arlington National Cemetery.Regan, a US Army Ranger, was killed by an IED explosion in Iraq and this was the first time McHugh had visited the grave. Section 60, the newest portion of the vast cemetery contains hundreds of U.S. soldiers killed in Iraq and Afghanistan. Family of American soldiers have flown in from across the country for Memorial Day.
U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program Paralympic Sgt. Jerrod Fields, a U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program Paralympic sprinter hopeful, works out at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, Calif. A below-the-knee amputee, Fields won a gold medal in the 100 meters with a time of 12.15 seconds at the Endeavor Games in Edmond, Okla., on June 13, 2009. See more at www.army.mil. Photo by Tim Hipps, FMWRC Public Affairs
Every day is Memorial Day for Johnathan Bush, our Navy chaplain son, who conducts funerals daily for Navy, Marine, and Coast Guard veterans and their family members at Arlington National Cemetery.
Katrina Hodge: Corporal in the British Army Miss England '09. She enlisted in the army on a dare from her brother was nicknamed Combat Barbie after showing up to her unit wearing fake eyelashes, heels, carrying a pink suitcase. While serving in Iraq, she saved the lives of her comrades by wresting not 1 but 2 rifles from a prisoner, then knocking him out w/ her bare hands. After winning the Miss England contest in 2009, she handed over the crown returned to military service. #bamf #hbic