Sorry to hear about the loss, this kind of hits home for me since I grew up in Los Al myself and graduated from Los Al as well although I graduate many years before him. I don't think I'll be able to attend but his family definitely has my thoughts and prayers
"Gone to Florida to fight the Indians. Will be back when the war is over."
Colonel Commandant Archibald Henderson, USMC
in a note pinned to his office door, 1836
"We have two companies of Marines running rampant all over the northern half of this island, and three Army regiments pinned down in the southwestern corner, doing nothing. What the hell is going on?"
Gen. John W. Vessey Jr., USA, Chairman of the the Joint Chiefs of Staff
during the assault on Grenada, 1983