The Department of Defense has approved a groundbreaking study examining the unique grieving process of survivors. Maybe this is a positive step toward building a stronger military community and a stronger nation as a whole.
Nine years ago yesterday, on April 16, 2003, Colonel Shue kissed his wife goodbye and headed to work at Lackland Air Force Base. It was the last time they would ever see each other. The wreckage of his 1995 Tracer will sit by the road rusting away; a mangled symbol of injustice.