Saturday, December 16, 2006

Hero Sacrifices Himself to Save Others

"He gave his life to save his crew and his platoon sergeant, he's a hero. He's a professional. He was just an awesome guy."

Multi-National Division – Baghdad PAO

FORWARD OPERATING BASE LOYALTY, Iraq – Private First Class Ross A. McGinnis packed only 136 pounds into his 6-foot frame, but few have ever matched his inner strength.

McGinnis sacrificed himself in an act of supreme bravery on Dec. 4, belying his status as the youngest Soldier in Company C, 1st Battalion, 26th Infantry Regiment, attached to the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division.

Please read the entire article here.

Godspeed, and may your family and other loved ones find comfort from knowing such a brave young man. God, please grant them Your Peace and Comfort.

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