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Re: Tomb of the Unknowns
When I saw that on the news I had to choke back the tears.
On Sat, 20 Sep 2003 07:55:40 -0500 "Harold Stockton" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> ". . . the soldiers who guard the Tomb of the Unknowns were given -
> for the
> first time in history - permission to abandon their posts and seek
> "They told us that. But that's not what's going to happen," said
> Christopher Holmes, standing vigil on overnight duty. "That's never
> option for us. It went in one ear and right out the other.""
> I have heard much of late about the commitment of today's soldiers
> in the
> line of duty. Though one could excuse any of these individuals from
> assignment under the circumstances of a hurricane, it made me
> proad to see that these select individuals cared more for their duty
> these fallen comrades than to abandon this endless vidual. A proud
> for these men.
> Harold Stockton
Stay safe, buddy.
J. Charles Cheek (John)
Author of "Stay Safe, Buddy"
A Novel about Humor & Horror during the Korean War