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    "A Life Cut Short" | Photojournalist: David Zentz, 2007."Kyra Coyle-Desilets, 3,daughter of Lance Cpl. Benjamin Desilets,sizes up 4 young Marines standing guard outside the auditorium prior to a public viewing of her father's body.Lance Cpl. Desilets, who was posthumously promoted to corporal & given the Purple Heart & other honors at a ceremony preceding the viewing, was killed in Iraq. When nearby family members told her the Marines look just like her father, she replied "Those aren't daddy."

    Two-year-old Tyler Miles wearing Marine dress blues and points at the flag-covered casket of his father, Marine Sergeant Sean H. Miles, who was killed in Iraq.

    Heart Wrenching!

    'Grown men began to weep': Wounded soldier awakens in hospital to make 'salute seen around the world' - U.S. News

    US Marine and his daughter. ♥

    IN HONOR OF ALL OF OUR ARMED FORCES - My Heart and Soul for this couple - Peace Love

    This is Sergeant Michael Knapp, saying goodbye to his new-born daughter, Kinsley. It was the last time he got to hold her. On May 18th, 2012 he was killed overseas.

    The Veteran asked ONE of the Marines if he could have a photo taken with him…. As you can see from the photo the Marines answer. oorah! #USMC

    Wailing mother holds 3 month old daughter who was beaten to death by her own father for being born female.

    Traci Wise: I found my son sitting having a moment with his daddy (SFC Benjamin Wise) the other day. We lost him January 15 in Afghanistan… we cannot forget about the incredible loss these children must undertake.” ||Heartbreaking. REALLY makes me resent people like the MSNBC host who was conflicted about calling fallen soldiers heroes....The man in that picture is a hero to his son.

    SCUM

    Thank you for your Service....Marine Cpl. Ronny Porta was severely burned in May 2007 in Al Asad, Iraq, when his Humvee hit an improvised explosive device. Two other Marines died in the attack.

    This is Corporal Sandy Levit. She was recently killed in action in Afghanistan when she tried to rescue a wounded ranger pinned down by insurgents. She didn't hesitate when she tried to save his life. She believed that his life was more valuable than hers and put herself in immediate danger. Acts of heroism and brotherhood are what society needs.

    Wounded veteran and two-time Purple Heart recipient, Army Sgt. Cesar Sanchez from Miami, Fla. Although still recovering from his injuries overseas, Sgt. Sanchez insisted on leaving his electric wheelchair to walk the flag down Main Street, U.S.A., saying “If it’s for the colors, I’ll walk.” Cast members who assisted with the ceremony that day were stunned by his courage and resolve to honor the Stars and Stripes.

    A father coming home to his family. So precious.

    Once a Marine, Always a Marine

    Sgt. William Olas Bee, a US Marine from the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit, has a close call after Taliban fighters opened fire near Garmser in Helmand Province of Afghanistan May 18, 2008. The Marine was not injured.

    US Army Captain Jennifer M Moreno was killed in Afghanistan on October 6, 2013. In her last moments of life, Jennifer heard two orders. One was a call to help a wounded soldier. The other was a command to stay put. She chose to help the wounded soldier, and gave her life trying. . Honor her memory.

    Rochester, N.Y.- Staff Sergeant Javier Ortiz-Rivera called his boys his little Marines. He loved playing with them and teaching them how to salute and stand tall. The youngsters used those lessons to bid their father farewell. Wearing tiny Marine uniforms made especially for them, they saluted their father as he was laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery. Seventy family members and friends attended the service to honor Sergeant Ortiz-Rivera. It was his wish to be buried there. F...