A Thoughtful Gesture to Dying Boy

Discussion in 'Charities and Welfare' started by jumpinjarhead, May 28, 2012.

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  1. Good post, nothing really to add, a nice, simple but meaningful gesture from the Marine who stood guard which will no doubt have ment alot to the family.
     
  2. Cold_Collation

    Cold_Collation LE Book Reviewer

    Yeah, that's got a good, thick coat of lovely.
     
  3. CplFoodspoiler

    CplFoodspoiler War Hero Book Reviewer

  4. Very thought provoking, with all the issues in the world just a simple symbolism means more than words can say
     
  5. Dusty in here
     
  6. Good drills the USMC.
     
  7. It is indeed a bit dusty in here.
     
  8. the Marines will be giving Cody a full military funeral, full with a color guard, tap, and 21-gun salute

    Will play Taps?
    JJH, can you confirm the story says former Marine stood guard. But the marines will give him a full military funeral - the unit or former members?


    Read more: Heartbreaking story of the terminally ill boy, 12, who became a marine (and had an honour guard at the hospital on the night he died) | Mail Online

    Having just had a little one myself, it is very very dusty in here thinking about that youngster offering to wash his mother.s hair. What a great little person.



     
  9. Here is more from the Sergeant: