Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Wednesday's Hero: Sgt. Ed Eaton

This Weeks Post Was Inspired By Sgt. Epler

Sgt. Ed Eaton
Sgt. Ed Eaton
From Tillamook, Oregon

U.S. Marines

While many view snipers as the hidden (safe) threats in war based on their forays in First Person Shooter video games and movies like "Saving Private Ryan" and "Enemy at The Gates". The fact of the matter is that snipers, like any other soldiers in war, are very susceptible to danger – especially in the case of Sergeant Ed Eaton’s brave protection and rescue of comrade in arms Major Mike Perkins when he had fallen injured in a night assault during the Vietnam war 1969

You can read more about Sgt. Eaton here. A quick caveat though. In doing research for this post this is the best site I could find for information on Sgt. Eaton. It's not a site that I would normally link to for Wednesday Hero, but, like I said, it has the best information. There's nothing really bad on it, but it may have some posts that some may not like.

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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