Skip to comments.Former sailor writes name of every U.S. military casualty from Afghanistan from memory (with video)
Posted on 03/29/2013 7:53:39 AM PDT by Pan_Yan
Ron White calls his remarkable capabilities "Operation Enduring Memory," a one-man tribute to those who lost their lives in Afghanistan.
White, a former Navy Intelligence Specialist who served in Afghanistan in 2007, has memorized the name of every service member, and many U.S. civilians, killed during the Afghanistan war. A memory expert, it took him about 10 months to learn rank, first and last name of almost 2,200 people.
Then, on Feb. 28 in Fort Worth, he used a white pen to write the names on a 50 foot long, 7 foot tall black wall, creating a finished product that evokes the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. He did it again March 19 in San Antonio, Texas and plans to write out the names on a third wall in New York City on April 5. Each creation takes about 11 hours to write.
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Ping for the Canteen.
I thank you for your service, sir. You have a remarkable gift.
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