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Memorial Poem from a Blackwater Friend` and Blackwater Security Comments
Blackwater Security Consulting ^ | April 5, 2004 | Melissa Vaughan, Gary Jackson

Posted on 04/09/2004 5:52:04 PM PDT by blackbag

Four Brave Men By Melissa Vaughan

Four Brave Men were slain today,
and their souls arrived in Heaven.
God said to each, "What do you think of this fate
that you have now been given?"

The First Brave Man, standing tall and proud,
said in his voice like a song,
"Our bodies have been burned and broken,
but our souls are whole and strong."

The Second Brave Man, said with tears in his eyes,
gesturing down below,
"Our families may be grieving,
but their love we will forever and always know."

The Third Brave Man, turning to look at the other three,
said in a voice so sure,
"Our colleagues will no doubt continue on,
making sure other lives are secure."

The Last Brave Man, said with resolve in his voice and
a hand across his heart,
"Our country needed us, and when the time came, we were
honored to do our part."

God looked at each man,
slightly smiling and nodding his head to agree,
"Although it was not your choice to come,
I need you here with me."
"You have proven you are Brave on Earth and in Heaven,
so Angels you will now and forever be."

"We grieve today for the loss of our colleagues and we
ray for their families. The names of the victims
will not be released out of respect for their families.

"The graphic images of the unprovoked attack and
subsequent heinous mistreatment of our friends
exhibits the extraordinary conditions under which we
voluntarily work to bring freedom and democracy to the Iraqi people.

"Coalition forces and civilian contractors and
administrators work side by side every day with the
Iraqi people to provide essential goods and services like food, water, electricity and vital
security to the Iraqi citizens and coalition
members. Our tasks are dangerous and while we feel
sadness for our fallen colleagues, we also
feel pride and satisfaction that we are making a
difference for the people of Iraq.

A Memorial Fund has been established to support the
victim's families of the March 31, 2004 Fallujah
attack. All memorial gifts will be documented and
appropriately acknowledged with due regard to the
wishes of the donor and the nature of the contribution. Our thoughts and prayers are with the
families of the victims

Please Mail the contributions to:
Memorial Fund
PO Box 159
Moyock, NC 27958

TOPICS: Extended News; Foreign Affairs; Government; Miscellaneous; News/Current Events; US: North Carolina; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: blackwater; civiliancontractors; delta; intelligence; iraq; specialops; tribute
While thes guys are voluntary the still served bravely and their families can use any help people choose to provide..


1 posted on 04/09/2004 5:52:06 PM PDT by blackbag
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To: blackbag
BTTT. American heroes, RIP.
2 posted on 04/09/2004 5:53:49 PM PDT by veronica ("Kicking butt is mandatory - taking names is optional." - US Navy)
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To: blackbag
God bless them all, and their families too. May they find justice and peace...
3 posted on 04/09/2004 5:54:39 PM PDT by dandelion
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To: Travis McGee; Sabertooth
4 posted on 04/09/2004 7:18:06 PM PDT by GeronL (Hey, I am on the internet. I have a right (cough, cough) to write stupid things.)
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To: GeronL
RIP, American warriors!
5 posted on 04/09/2004 8:00:27 PM PDT by Travis McGee (----- -----)
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