They stood up to defend freedom in this world. They were shot down or blown up by those who oppose the personal freedom of Americans. From fighting the British, to the Nazis, the Communists, to fighting today’s incarnation of evil: the jihadists.
It’s a rare soul with the guts and expertise to step into the snake pit of the Islamic World and take on the mujies. And perhaps we should stop. How can we cope with the loss of the outstanding individuals who serve in the military?
Perhaps without their sacrifice, the rest of us would suffer and even die. For if we can be over-run by the likes of our Islamic enemies, who could never be as strong as us, only more violent, any other group with evil intent, could also destroy us.
They can’t read blogs, or do anything else anymore, so I will thank their families and friends. Their Brothers in Arms will remember them as they really were. We can keep the fallen alive in our hearts. These Patriots give meaning and direction to our lives. For them I have only love and respect.