Sunday Reflections ~ 8/29/21

Somber Sunday

“The fallen service members returning Sunday to Dover are:

  • Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Darin T. Hoover, 31, of Salt Lake City;
  • Marine Corps Sgt. Johanny Rosario Pichardo, 25, of Lawrence, Mass.;
  • Marine Corps Sgt. Nicole L. Gee, 23, of Sacramento, Calif.;
  • Marine Corps Cpl. Hunter Lopez, 22, of Indio, Calif.;
  • Marine Corps Cpl. Daegan W. Page, 23, of Omaha;
  • Marine Corps Cpl. Humberto A. Sanchez, 22, of Logansport, Ind.;
  • Marine Corps Lance Cpl. David L. Espinoza, 20, of Rio Bravo, Texas;
  • Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Jared M. Schmitz, 20, of St. Charles, Mo.;
  • Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Rylee J. McCollum, 20, of Jackson, Wyo.;
  • Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Dylan R. Merola, 20, of Rancho Cucamonga, Calif.;
  • Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Kareem M. Nikoui, 20, of Norco, Calif.;
  • Navy Hospitalman Maxton W. Soviak, 22, of Berlin Heights, Ohio; and
  • Army Staff Sgt. Ryan C. Knauss, 23, of Corryton, Tenn

Eleven of the members’ families chose to allow their transfers to be open to media coverage.”

Let the perpetual light shine upon them. May they rest in peace. ❤

Source NYT

5 thoughts on “Sunday Reflections ~ 8/29/21

  1. Thanks to the sacrifices of these soldiers, as of today 5400 Americans and over 100,000 at-risk Afghan civilians have been evacuated. The Taliban will not be kind to those they see as having collaborated with the infidel. They are to be honored.

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