Monday, August 22, 2005
A young marine, Gulf War 1 vet, and I adopted him or he adopted me, we spent several days together. We had him attend many of our MFSO functions. He has my zippo lighter now for safekeeping for the 2 Iraq Veterans in our family. It seemed one of those 'good luck' kind of charms troops and their families are known to do to keep soldier safe in combat. Here our young marine pays respectful reverence to fallen soldiers of Iraq and Afghanistan in our Arlington cemetary at Camp Casey.