Wednesday, January 30, 2008

Wednesday's Hero

By Indian Chris

SSgt. Justin R. Whiting
SSgt. Justin R. Whiting
27 years old from Hancock, New York
3rd Battalion, 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne)
January 19, 2008

Staff Sgt. Justin R. Whiting, a Special Forces medical sergeant sustained fatal wounds when his vehicle was struck by an improvised explosive devise 16 kilometers south of Mosul, Iraq.

He is survived by his mother, Estelline, of Colorado Springs, Colo., father, Randall, of Hancock, N.Y., sister, Amanda, of DuPont, Wash., and brother Nathan of Dover, Tenn.

For more information on SSgt. Justin Whiting, you can download this PDF file.

These brave men and women sacrifice so much in their lives so that others may enjoy the freedoms we get to enjoy everyday. For that, I am proud to call them Hero.
We Should Not Only Mourn These Men And Women Who Died, We Should Also Thank God That Such People Lived

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Looking at my reader when I got home from work today I was up to 106 posts waiting to be read and enjoyed. And all I could do was click on the one’s where I knew I could just look at the pictures. :(

I know I said it last week, but this new position at work is not only kicking my butt, but my brain as well! I will try to catch up with all of you.. er … over the weekend …? I hope.