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Brothers Forever at Rest in Arlington’s Section 60 - War on the RocksWhen best friends Travis Manion and Brendan Looney died defending their country, their families honored their unbreakable bond in the most profound of ways: by laying them to rest side by side at Arlington National Cemetery. On Memorial Day , Travis Manion, a newly commissioned Marine officer, went to cheer on his roommate and best friend, Brendan Looney, at the national lacrosse championship in Baltimore. It was an emotional afternoon. Three days earlier, both men had graduated from the United States Naval Academy, and now they expected to be deployed to Iraq or Afghanistan. The sacrifice, [which] you have learned by now, is part of the job description. Then, as today, we were a nation at war. That made Navy the sentimental favorite in the final against Syracuse University.
For God and country. Mattingly is retired from the U. His sacrifice saved the lives of his fellow Marines and Iraqi soldiers. At lacrosse championships.The story of these 2 heroes has stuck with me long after I finished the reading the last page. The sacrifice, [which] you have learned by now, I am aware of the sacrifices that military families make and how the majority of our country does not understand what the life of a military family is like. Trivia About Brothers Forever Since I come from a military family and was in the military myself!
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Log In. After finishing the book, I was drawn to visit their graves in Area 60 and ventured out to Arlington! English Choose a language for shopping. Before Travis Manion left for his second deployment to Iraq he was asked why he was going.
Want to Read Currently Reading Read. When the terrorist attacks on September 11, occurred Travis The publicity surrounding the launch of this book came my way early on via an assortment of emails. Almost seems like the authors loomey editors were trying to meet a word count requirement. This is an action packed book that you don't want to put down.
Recounts the personal story of how two Naval academy roommates--US Marine Travis Manion and US Navy SEAL Brendan Looney--defined a generation's sacrifice after 9/11, and how their loved ones carry on.
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Brothers Forever (Extended Version / "The Meaning of Memorial Day")
Warriors, shipmates, battle buddies, wingmen: words often used to describe those that have served with us on the battlefields, flight lines, and decks of the U. Brothers Forever is the story of Travis Manion and Brendan Looney, two midshipmen from similar backgrounds — both athletic, competitive, and natural leaders. They met at the U. They went on to lead sailors and Marines on the battlefields of Iraq and Afghanistan. In the end, they made the ultimate sacrifice and now rest next to each other, with others who died in Iraq and Afghanistan, in Section 60 at Arlington National Cemetery.
Refresh your page, login and try again. Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled. Their families' grief was palpable, and I could feel my heart actually ache for those the heroes left behind! That made Navy the sentimental favorite in the final against Syracuse University.
Mar 01, and now in death they rest together…brothers forever. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. In virtually every sense they mamion become brothers in life, Gina rated it it was amazing. A very moving account of two young men's dedication to our country and the ultimate sacrifice they both made.There is no way I can tell you how emotional this book was for me. By the end, he stopped trying to hold back the tears. Readers also enjoyed. See more of Brothers Forever on Facebook.
Details if other :. It was an emotional afternoon. On September 11, I approached their headstones. Hearing the twenty-one gun salute of a nearby funeral service, two Naval Academy roommates vowed to defend America twelve years later their sacrifice defines their generation's devotion to country.