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An American “Son of Fire” we must remember on this Memorial Day
Coach is Right ^ | 5/26/14 | Kevin "Coach" Collins

Posted on 05/26/2014 9:14:30 AM PDT by Oldpuppymax

Let us never forget those who gave their life for our freedoms.

Remembering the brave men and women who gave their “last full measure of devotion” for our freedoms, requires us to take a moment on this Memorial Day to focus on the individuals behind the numbers and remember they are not just names on a wall.

One of those individuals who gave everything he had for us was Marine Captain John J. McKenna IV who was killed on August 16, 2006 during an operation in Fallujah, Iraq.

The story of John McKenna’s life and death is the story of a genuine American hero. Having had the great honor of spending a day with John J. McKenna III, the Captain’s father, I learned the story of how the McKenna family got the awful new...

(Excerpt) Read more at coachisright.com ...


TOPICS: History; Military/Veterans; Society
KEYWORDS: captjohnmckenna; iraq; usmarines

1 posted on 05/26/2014 9:14:30 AM PDT by Oldpuppymax
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BTTT


2 posted on 05/26/2014 9:25:27 AM PDT by SharpRightTurn (White, black, and red all over--America's affirmative action, metrosexual president.)
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