We need Karen Vaughn and her letter on the stage, front and center at the RNC convention in Tampa...
you know it’ll never happen.
Somebody go find the letters signed by the President following the death of these heroes on 28 Jun 2005 during Operation Red Wing. I’ll bet you a beer they were personally signed by President Bush:
Task Force 160, US Army killed were:
Staff Sgt. Shamus O. Goare
Chief Warrant Officer Corey J. Goodnature
Sgt. Kip A. Jacoby
Sgt. 1st Class Marcus V. Muralles
Master Sgt James W. Ponder III
Maj. Stephen C. Reich
Sgt. 1st Class Michael L. Russell
Chief Warrant Officer Chris J. Scherkenbach
The SEALS killed were:
Lieutenant Michael Murphy
Petty Officer 2nd Class Danny P. Dietz
Petty Officer 2nd Class Matthew G. Axelson
Chief Petty Officer Jacques J. Fontan
Senior Chief Petty Officer Daniel R. Healy
Lt. Cmdr. Erik S. Kristensen
Petty Officer 1st Class Jeffery A. Lucas
Lt. Michael M. McGreevy, Jr.
Petty Officer 2nd Class James Suh
Petty Officer 2nd Class Eric S. Patton
Petty Officer 1st Class Jeffrey S. Taylor