On June 2, a crew of eight people from the service organization Veterans of Foreign Wars pulled roughly 500 American flags from fallen veterans’ graves at Highland Memorial Gardens in Pennsylvania and Ridgecrest Cemetery in Tennessee.
Benjamin Franklin nailed it when he said, "Fatigue is the best pillow." True story, Benny. There's nothing like pushing your body so far past exhaustion that you'd willingly, even longingly, take a nap on a concrete slab.
First Lt. Nate Krissoff decided that he wanted to be an officer with the Marine Corps after he saw the effects of 9/11. After majoring in international relations at Williams College, he joined the Marines in 2004. Three months post-graduation, he commissioned as a second lieutenant.