This video taken during Raleigh-Durham International Airport is heartbreaking, though it shows something that those with desired ones in a armed army have to understanding with all too often.
While there are many problems in America, a infancy of us live in relations assent and comfort. Sometimes, it’s easy to forget that there are group and women abroad risking their lives each day for a freedom. Sadly, when some of them come home, it’s inside a flag-draped casket.
35-year-old Green Beret Shawn Thomas recently mislaid his life in a automobile collision while portion in Niger, Africa. His necrology reads, in part, “Under his large beard, tattoos, and hulk muscles there was a tiny city Oklahoma child that was grounded by his faith, clever values, and family. He will be missed by everybody that had a event to accommodate him.”
When Thomas’ widow, Tara, found out that craft newcomer Lisa Williams had filmed her nod his casket, she asked her to share a video with a public. Williams said, “She wanted people to comprehend that this goes on each day.”
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Thomas served 7 times in Iraq and Afghanistan before being deployed to Niger. He was a target of dual Bronze Stars and 4 Good Conduct Medals, as good as a Meritorious Service Medal and Army Commendation Medal for his work in Africa. He was buried in Arlington National Cemetery.