Once a soldier, Always a soldier. God bless our troops. Thank a soldier, whether a veteran or active service member, because we have them to thank for all that we are and have. For keeping this country safe and free.
"Reflections" is a nationally known painting by artist Lee Teter depicting the past and present reminiscence of a comrade and his brother that "did not come home" at the Vietnam Memorial Wall in Washington D.
2011 at Fort Snelling National Cemetery in Minneapolis. The eagle landed on the grave of Sgt Maurice Ruch, US Army Air Corps. A noted rifle marksman, he was stationed in the Aleutian Islands, served four years in the military, and earned a bronze star.