Lone Survivor: A Gold Star Daughter Interviews a Gold Star Mom

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  Gunner’s Mate 2nd Class Danny Dietz Jr. was one of the nineteen men killed in action on June 28, 2005 when Operation Red Wings went terribly awry. Here’s how Marcus Luttrell describes what happened with SEAL team member Dietz in the memoir, Lone Survivor: Jammed between rocks, we kept firing, but Danny was in all [Read More...]

We are a Gold Star Family: Sucks 2 be U

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  Daddy was the first dead person I ever saw. A child never forgets that image of their father in uniform, dead in a shiny metal casket. I remember the bloat in his face, the result of dying in jungle heat. That swollen face made Daddy look like somebody else’s father. My daddy wasn’t a [Read More...]


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