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[23 Aug 2011 | One Comment | 3,058 views]

One week ago today, I attended a memorial service for a complete stranger.  He was a stranger to me but not to his country, his family or his friends.   He was a warrior.    He was killed on August 6, 2011 when his elite special operations team was engaging in a helicopter assault in Afghanistan and their helicopter was shot down, killing everyone on board.   Our country lost 30 of the “best of the best” soldiers that day, which has been labeled the “deadliest incident” in Operation Enduring Freedom.
This particular soldier, …