Sunday, March 18, 2007

Honoring another Hero

A few days ago, I posted about a 19-year-old Atlanta Soldier, Spc. Jonathan K. Smith, who died in Iraq. I just received word moments ago that the Patriot Guard Riders have been invited to attend both the viewing tonight and the funeral tomorrow. I will be unable to attend the funeral tomorrow, of course, due to having to work, but I will be at the viewing tonight with my second family - the Patriot Guard Riders. I am glad that I am able to attend at least part of the services for this dear Hero.. broke my heart to read of his death, and I need to be there to honor him.... Please keep his family in your prayers.

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Spc. Jonathan K. Smith, 19, of Atlanta, died Mar. 11 in Baghdad, Iraq, of a non-combat related incident, which is under investigation. Smith was assigned to the 115th Brigade Support Battalion, 1st Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.


Dustin said...

My prayers and thoughts are with the family. I wish I could be there.

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