Tuesday, May 17, 2005

Sacrificial Courage...Sgt. Rafael Peralta

http://www.insidebayarea.com/sanmateocountytimes/news/ci_2488415

Marine cradled grenade to save livesSgt. Rafael Peralta made the ultimate sacrifice in Fallujah
By Tony Perry and Richard Marosi, Los Angeles Times

SAN DIEGO — Sgt. Rafael Peralta is dead, but the story of his sacrifice to save fellow Marines will live long in Marine Corps lore.

Please check out the linked above. Rafael Peralta...was the embodiment of courage...in saving the lives of his fellow Marines.

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Picture a Day - Wild Yarrow

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