Today it was my friend Donald who lives in
"I got extended, I ain't ever coming home."
-- SGT Richard Correa, 14th Inf. Rgt., 10th Mtn.
"The Department of Defense announced today that Army SGT Richard Correa, 25, of
-- DOD Press Release (June 1, 2007)
I would like to note, for the record, that SGT Correa's parents are also my neighbors and friends.
I only received word of Rich's death about one half-hour ago, having just arrived on
Aloha, everyone. And may God have mercy on us.
My most sincere sympathies to SGT. Correa’s mother, Donald, and to you, as well. Words can not express.