It was a warm early fall evening at Dover as a C-17 Globemaster landed, carrying four American sons home. Two Army and two Marines, united in death, having given everything they had to support and defend our Constitution. All four were lost in Operation Enduring Freedom, Afghanistan.
The “dignified transfer” from the aircraft to the AF vehicle featured no music. It wasn’t that kind of event. This was a dignified military operation on American soil to begin the final journey home. The transfer was somber and respectful, with the only sounds being the noises of a busy base. Keep reading →