Dammit - this almost brought me to tears

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  1. Stan Beeman

    Stan Beeman Well-Known Member VIP

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    My name is Brian McConnell, I work for Delta Air Lines and coordinate the Honor Guard program for the military fallen, however the information put out by most people sharing this video is incorrect. I know it has been shared with the heading “Watch what Delta does for Fallen Soldier and his K9” but that info is incorrect.

    The truth is, the first fallen coming off the aircraft, covered in the U.S. Flag is a soldier missing over 63 years from the Korean War who was identified and was being returned to his family, the second and smaller box was actually additional bone fragments of a soldier who was already sent home and buried, they were to go and be interned with that soldier.
     
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    Hi, Brian.
     
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    music is nauseating though.
     
  4. Stan Beeman

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    Hi Gil