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Old 06-10-2009, 4:33 PM
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Default RIP LCpl Joshua "MD" Whittle

I went to high school with this kid. He graduated a year after me. I never spoke to him, but I remember seeing him at school. From what I hear, he was hit by a land mine.

I have friends and family who are going to Afghanistan in the near future...

God Bless Josh and everyone who is out there serving our country!

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Carry on, wayward son...
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RIP warrior, thank you for your service.
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Rest in peace Joshua Whittle. God bless you and your family.
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He died an honorable death.

I am for ever grateful for his service.

I pray his family will soon be comforted in his passing,
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RIP. Condolences to the family.
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I'd like to move this to the .mil forum if it's ok with the op.
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Condolences to the family... a true hero
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He died an honorable death.

I am for ever grateful for his service.

I pray his family will soon be comforted in his passing,
I disagree. There is no honor is death. It is a cold, lifeless, and painful experience for everyone and anyone to encounter.

Living a fruitful, humble life is honorable and I believe LCpl Whittle did just that.

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I'd like to move this to the .mil forum if it's ok with the op.
Go for it, sir.
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Poor kid. Didn't even get to celebrate his 21st birthday.

RIP Joshua "MD" Whittle.
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I disagree. There is no honor is death. It is a cold, lifeless, and painful experience for everyone and anyone to encounter.

Living a fruitful, humble life is honorable and I believe LCpl Whittle did just that.

RIP
I will not dishonor this thread to by arguing a moot point with you. However much I'd like too.
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May he rest in peace.
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My thoughts and prayers are with his family, friends and comrades during this difficult time. God Bless them all.
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I will not dishonor this thread to by arguing a mute point with you. However much I'd like too.
Just send me a PM, we can keep it civil.
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RIP Our thoughts are with your family.
Thank you for your ultimate sacrifice for all of us.
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Patriot Guard Riders will be escorting "MD" from Miller-Mies Mortuary in Downey, California to the First Baptist Church of Downey. From there they will escort him to Riverside for burial.

My understanding is that anyone can attend, just in case any of you are interested.

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