Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Wednesday Hero 05/26/2010

This Weeks Post Was Suggested And Written By Beth

Capt. Kyle Comfort
Capt. Kyle Comfort
27 years old from Jacksonville, Alabama
Fire Support Officer Company D, 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment
May 8, 2010
U.S. Army

Kyle Comfort had just recently been promoted to Captain and been assigned to a Ranger Regiment in the Army. His accomplishments as a Soldier, in such a short time, were a testament to the fact that he was an excellent Soldier. Unfortunately, in this war, it doesn’t make a lot of difference how good you are at your job. The difference seems to be left to chance. Where you are sitting in your vehicle or which vehicle you are sitting in when you hit an IED or where you are standing on your FOB when the mortars come in. All chance and circumstance.

It has to be that way. The enemy that is fighting us now could never win a legitimate war with our Soldiers. So they fight as insurgents and use tactics that they know make our Soldiers vulnerable.

That is how they got CAPT Kyle Comfort. With an IED just a month into his tour of duty in Afghanistan. If they had fought him face-to-face, they never would have gotten him.


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These brave men and women sacrifice so much in their lives so that others may enjoy the freedoms we get to enjoy everyday. For that, I am proud to call them Hero.
We Should Not Only Mourn These Men And Women Who Died, We Should Also Thank God That Such People Lived

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Thanks to Christopher Lee for Wednesday Hero!
May Almighty God bless each and every Airman, Soldier, Sailor and Marine.
May God protect my son as he travels home.

4 comments:

Call Me Grandma said...

May God bless them all!
Son coming home...sounds wonderful!

Coffeypot said...

There is no country on earth that could stand up to our's, Canada's, England's and Australian's forces. They have to sneak in like the cowards they are and do the damage of a coward.

AirmanMom said...

grandma...amen and AMEN!

AirmanMom said...

coffeypot...their means of striking at us, is cowardly. Sad part...they are truly messing up the minds of our soldiers.
War is hell.