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A Tribute the Armed Forces

This is a tribute to the heroism, loyalty and valor of our armed forces… and their families,

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The night before the burial of her husband, 2nd Lt. James Cathey, United States Marine Corps, who’d been killed in Iraq, Katherine Cathey refused to leave the casket, instead, asking to sleep next to his body one final time. The Marines made a bed for her, tucking in the sheets below the flag. Before she fell asleep, she opened her laptop computer and played songs that reminded her of “Cat”… one of the Marines asked if she wanted them to continue standing watch as she slept, or to retire to just outside the door…
“I think it would be kind of nice if you kept doing it” she said.
“I think that’s what he would have wanted”.

I’m Not sure what is more honorable: Being married to this faithful wife to the end or the Marine attentively standing next to the casket… watching over them both.

Always remember, Freedom is not free. It’s paid for in blood
IN HONOR OF OF OUR ARMED FORCES