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November 12, 2008

Remembering “the Herd”

by @ 12:47 pm. Filed under Milblogging, Troop Support, True Heroes, Walter Reed

Thanks to TankerBabeLC I got to play taxi to 3 real purty soldiers and attend several very special memorials on the day before Veteran’s Day.

Young and Old(er) Vets of the 173rd
Young and old veterans meet and greet.

Standing at attention
Standing at attention while Taps is played.

Color Guard
The 82nd Airborne’s Color Guard along with the colors from the 173rd Airborne (front).

173rd Memorial
The official memorial for the 173rd.

SSG Pitts placing flags
SGT Pitts places flags in memory of his fallen breathren.

Honoring General "Butch" Williamson
A ceremony led by LtCol. Roy Lombardo to honor Major General “Butch” Williamson.

Honoring Sergio Abad
The most touching memorial of all. Three young warriors, all wounded at the battle of Wanat, pay tribute to one of their own who died there. SPC Sergio Abad, rest in peace soldier.

3 Responses to “Remembering “the Herd””

  1. Leta Says:

    What a great day. I’m so glad I got to share the day and our Sky Soldiers with you. Thanks for being our limo driver!

  2. Sssteve Says:

    That looked like it was awesome!!

    I hope you had a great Thanksgiving!!

  3. Sssteve Says:

    Lynn,

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