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Memorial Day 2012

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  1. 1. MEMORIAL DAY2012VALOR In valor there is hope -Publius Cornelius Tacitus
  2. 2. I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. ‘Tis the business of little mindsMedal of Honor to shrink; but he whose Medal of Honor Army heart is firm, and whose Navy conscience approves his conduct, will pursue his principles unto death. -Thomas Paine
  3. 3. Distinguished Air Force CrossService Cross Navy Cross
  4. 4. SFC Paul Ray Smith US Army Cpl Jason L Dunham USMC 24 SEP 69 - 4 APR 03 10 NOV 81 - 22 APR 04 Not Forgotten Not Forgotten Then I heard the voice of the Lord saying, "Whom shall I send? And who will go for us?" And I said, "Here am I. Send me!" -Isaiah 6:8
  5. 5. LT Michael Patrick Murphy USN SFC Jared C Monti US Army 7 MAY 76 - 28 JUN 05 20 SEP 75 - 21 JUN 06 Not Forgotten Not ForgottenThese are the times that try mens souls. The summer soldier and the sunshine patriot will, in this crisis, shrink from the service of his country; but he that stands it now, deserves the love and thanks of man and woman. -Thomas Paine
  6. 6. MAA2 Michael A Monsoor USN PFC Ross A McGinness US Army 5 APR 81 - 29 SEP 06 14 JUN 87 - 4 DEC 06 Not Forgotten Not Forgotten On thy grave the rain shall fall from the eyes of a mighty nation! -Thomas William Parsons
  7. 7. SSG Robert James Miller US Army TSgt John A Chapman USAF 14 OCT 83 - 25 JAN 08 14 JUL 65 - 4 MAR 02 Not Forgotten Not Forgotten Although no sculptured marble should rise to their memory, nor engraved stone bear record of their deeds, yet will their remembrance be as lasting as the land they honored. -Daniel Webster
  8. 8. SrA Jason Dean Cunningham USAF Capt Brent Lee Morel USMC 2 MAR 75 - 4 MAR 02 26 JUL 76 - 7 APR 04 Not Forgotten Not Forgotten It doesn’t take a hero to order men into battle. It takes a hero to be one of those men who goes into battle. -Norman Schwarzkopf
  9. 9. Sgt Rafael Peralta USMC LCpl Christopher S Adlesperger 7 APR 79 - 15 NOV 04 24 OCT 84 - 9 DEC 04 Not Forgotten Not Forgotten These Marines were here because for them doing nothing was not an option. -Lt. Col. Michael Hudson
  10. 10. Cpl Jason S Clairday USMC ST2 Matthew Gene Axelson US Navy 23 MAY 83 - 12 DEC 04 25 JUN 76 - 28 JUN 05 Not Forgotten Not Forgotten They fell, but oer their glorious grave Floats free the banner of the cause they died to save. -Francis Marion Crawford
  11. 11. GM2 Daniel Phillip Dietz US Navy SGT Charles E Wychoff US Army 26 JAN 80 - 28 JUN 05 10 NOV 78 - 6 JUN 07 Not Forgotten Not Forgotten Only two defining forces have died for you. Jesus, for your sins and American Troops, for your freedom. -Unknown
  12. 12. SSG Travis W Atkins US Army CW4 Keith Yoakum US Army 9 DEC 75 - 1 JUN 07 24 NOV 65 - 2 FEB 07 Not Forgotten Not Forgotten American soldiers in battle dont fight for what some president says on T.V., they dont fight for mom, apple pie, the American flag... they fight for one another. -LTC Hal Moore
  13. 13. LCpl Jordan C Haerter USMC Cpl Jonathan T Yale USMC 30 JUL 88 - 22 APR 08 22 JAN 87 - 22 APR 08 Not Forgotten Not Forgotten Heroes are never forgotten, we live their memory daily through our freedom. -Unknown
  14. 14. Cpl Michael W Ouellette USMC LCpl Donald J Hogan USMC 25 MAY 80 - 22 MAR 09 25 NOV 88 - 26 AUG 09 Not Forgotten Not Forgotten The valor and courage of our young women and men in the armed services are a shining example to all of the world, and we owe them and their families our deepest respect. -Bill Frist
  15. 15. Our deaths are not ours, They are yours.They will mean what you make them mean.We leave you our deaths, Give them meaning. We were young, We have died, Please remember us. -A. MacLeish
  16. 16. Rest easy, sleep well my brothers.Know the line has held, your job isdone.Rest easy, sleep well.Others have taken up where youfell, the line has held.Peace, peace, and farewell... - Unknown