A Thoughtful Gesture to Dying Boy

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#2
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.
 
#5
Very thought provoking, with all the issues in the world just a simple symbolism means more than words can say
 
#7
Good drills the USMC.
 
#10
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.



 
#11
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.



Here is more from the Sergeant:

[video=youtube;co-zSJSfUmE]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=co-zSJSfUmE[/video]
 

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