This is what I hate about war. No matter who starts it it always comes to this." -Alvin H. Davenport

This is what I hate about war. No matter who starts it it always comes to this." -Alvin H. Davenport

The night before the burial of her husband's body, Katherine Cathey refused to leave the casket, asking to sleep next to his body for the last 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,' and one of the Marines asked if she wanted them to continue standing watch as she slept. 'I think it would be kind of nice if you kept doing it,' she said. 'I think that's what…

The night before the burial of her husband's body, Katherine Cathey refused to leave the casket, asking to sleep next to his body for the last 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,' and one of the Marines asked if she wanted them to continue standing watch as she slept. 'I think it would be kind of nice if you kept doing it,' she said. 'I think that's what…

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I love these pictures with the men in the military coming home to their new born babies. Words can not express the amount of emotion in this picture

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brave little soldier. so sad but so much love. this little boy is precious

Spc. Monica Brown, * 19 *, an Army medic. A vehicle was hit by an IED, her sergeant yelled, "Doc, let's go," and she went. She spotted two injured soldiers, under intense fire dragged them to cover, then received mortar shells and covered the injured with her body and started repairing them through a two-hour fight. She saved them both, and received the Silver Star.

Spc. Monica Brown, * 19 *, an Army medic. A vehicle was hit by an IED, her sergeant yelled, "Doc, let's go," and she went. She spotted two injured soldiers, under intense fire dragged them to cover, then received mortar shells and covered the injured with her body and started repairing them through a two-hour fight. She saved them both, and received the Silver Star.

22 Life-Affirming Photos Of Troops returning from deployment. Crying. There are no words....

The son who just couldn't wait:

22 Life-Affirming Photos Of Troops returning from deployment. Crying. There are no words....

This breaks my heart         ✯        During the ceremony, Morgan Riddick, 3, of Woonsocket, R.I., son of Thomas Riddick, 30, leaned his head onto his father's leg.  Morgan was pulled away from his father after having a difficult time saying goodbye (www.boston.com/news).

This breaks my heart ✯ During the ceremony, Morgan Riddick, 3, of Woonsocket, R.I., son of Thomas Riddick, 30, leaned his head onto his father's leg. Morgan was pulled away from his father after having a difficult time saying goodbye (www.boston.com/news).

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