Sunday, July 08, 2007
Army Sgt. Jean P. Medlin...Never Forget
"He just couldn't take it any more; he had to go. He wanted to fight for his country on the front lines." --Tommy Tyler
There are sub-groups to the club nobody wants to joy-n. They consist of famous mothers, famous fathers, famous sisters, famous brothers, famous uncles, famous aunts, famous nephews, famous neices, famous friends, famous step-families, famous next-door neighbors...everyone suffers when a life is lost.
United States Army Sgt. Jean P. Medlin wanted to serve his country, again. The former Marine rejoined the US Marine Corps. He died for you and me.
On May 19, 2007, Army Sgt. Jean P. Medlin was killed by a roadside bomb in Baghdad. He was 27 years old. He hailed from Pelham, AL.
Said high school football coach, Dale Strippling, about Army Sgt. Jean P. Medlin, "When you go to bed at night, he was the kind of guy you wanted guarding your country."
Q: What's a ghosts favorite dinner?
Without the brave efforts of all the soldiers, sailors, airmen, and marines and their families, this Nation, along with our allies around the world, would not stand so boldly, shine so brightly and live so freely. --Lane Evans
After we remember Him, fingerhug your pen. Open your joy-nal. Set the timer for ten minutes.
The topic is: Our nation is ...
What are you waiting for? Go ahead. Write something. I dare you.
Have a joy-filled day, Everyone. And remember, we're not alone.