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May We Never Forget

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The remains of five valiant U.S. soldiers were laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery yesterday, August 14, 2007.

They died when their helicopter was shot down.

It was shot down nearly 40 years ago, over Laos, when it was hit by enemy fire as it approached a landing zone to drop U.S. soldiers behind enemy lines, on January 5, 1968.

The Army says it has been trying to recover their remains from the crash site for all these years, but everything from inclement weather to political unrest had prevented that until very recently.

And now, these five soldiers have finally come home.

They are:

Chief Warrant Officer Dennis C. Hamilton, of Barnes City, Iowa

Chief Warrant Officer Sheldon D. Schultz, of Altoona, Pennsylvania

Sgt.1st Class Ernest F. Briggs Jr., of San Antonio, Texas

Sgt.1st Class John T. Gallagher, of Hamden, Connecticut

Sgt. 1st Class James D. Williamson of Olympia, Washington

May We as a Nation, Never Forget Them.


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Reviewed by m j hollingshead 8/18/2007
well said, it was a sad day for me when I removed my MIA bracelet, had worn it for years, the officer is no longer MIA, he is KIA and is now a name on the wall.
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 8/16/2007
May they rest in peace!!

Love Tinky :(
Reviewed by Georg Mateos 8/16/2007
On the grounds of the Stones Garden, may them rest in peace forever.
Semper Fi
Reviewed by Walt Hardester 8/16/2007
May We as a Nation, Never Forget Them.
says it all Ed
Reviewed by Karen Palumbo 8/15/2007
40 years?? May we as a nation remember all. You leave me speechless and in tears for their souls have now found peace and a wrong has been righted. A special prayer is in order for these brave men....

Be safe,
Reviewed by Karen Vanderlaan 8/15/2007
good for you for this write-simple but incredibly moving for me
Reviewed by Linda Bergman-Althouse 8/15/2007
Thank you Ed. Semper Fi, Linda Bergman-Althouse, MSgt, USMC, Ret.
Reviewed by Jeanette Cooper 8/15/2007
That bugle is the sadest sound I've ever heard, and well it should be. Thank you for sharing this tribute to the memory of those who have taken their places among other soldiers at Arlington. May their families find solace from their precious loss.
Reviewed by Myles Saulibio 8/15/2007
Mr. Ed---thank you Sir for keeping the memories alive. It's been along journey for these soldiers and hopefully our memories do not fade with their passing.

Keep up the good work Brother and thank you for your comments and sentiments. You are a true friend.

Reviewed by Tom Hyland 8/15/2007
ED ---

Another good example of uncaring politicians, who talk much, but ACT little!


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