“The real problem is not that we are different, nor that we disagree and have conflict. It's that most of us automatically view conflict as something negative rather than as a tool God can use to help us better understand ourselves and one another.

--Robert Ricciardelli”

Tuesday, October 24, 2006

Honor To Whom Honor Is Due

This news from Any Soldier:

LCpl Nicholas J Manoukian died 21 October 2006 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar Province. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Expecitionary Force, Camp Lejeune, NC.

We at our house join those at Any Soldier in offer our prayers and condolences to the family.

At our house, we remember the cry of the warriors:
Tell them of us and say,
For their tomorrow, we gave our today.
--The Kohima Epitaph--

LCpl Manoukian, we remember what you have given. And we say thank you. May God give back to your families more than they have sacrificed and lost.

And, now, as they do at Castle Argghhh, we dance In Memoriam

(...Thanks to the The Armorer and the rest of the Castle Argghhh gang...This dance is a great tradition...)