Thank you very much.
Thank you so much.
And thank you general doctor.
Secretary Matta yes.
For your moving words and four year service.
To our great me nation.
Vice president then yes.
Cabinet secretaries and members of congress.
Members has the armed forces as veterans.
Thank you for joining us as Leon the brave warriors who gave their lives.
Standing here last moments of this in defense.
Of this country.
Words cannot measure the death.
Of their divulged.
The purity and love.
Scored the totality.
Of the courage.
We only hope.
That every game we can prove were it.
Not only evidence.
Whatever the sacrifice made by the families.
And loved ones.
They left behind.
Especially snow machine people.
I especially want to extend.
For joining us today.
I always like to call him general.
He understands more than most ever could.
Or ever will.
The wounds burdens of war.
Not only did secretary.
Proudly here in the militants for more than forty Beers enduring credit cards.
But he is incredible wife Karen have borne the single.
Most difficult hearty.
On the mall the losses this Robert.
To our country.
Robert died fighting the enemy race.
Of all civilizations.
To John Darren had their cake.
And the entire telling them.
Million American hearts are doing together.
We agreed interviewed.
And we'd play SG.
That we will always remember Robert.
And what he did for all of us.
Thank you to.
The Kelly family represents military families across the country.
Who carried the burden of freedom on this show us.
Secretary Kennedy is joined today by his son Edward JK.
Eighty wounded warrior.
And the secretary of son Johnny.
Will soon leave on his fifth deployment.
It is because of families like heroes that all of our families can live in safety.
And live in peace.
Everything go stuffed them.
Who honored just to be oppressed us you are sons and daughters husbands and wives.
Mothers and flops.
They each had their romance.
Their own skills.
Their own beautiful greens.
But they were all angels.
Sent to us like a guy.
And he or she there one time it.
And that is.
There they are here.
Only a brief time.
Before god told them at all.
Their legacy will endure forever.
General Douglas and got there once said that the soldiers who was called upon to do law.
And to give his life for his country.
Here at this Holler she we honor the noblest of loss.
The men and women who hey the ultimate price of victory and for freedom.
We pay tribute.
To those brave souls who rage he is done roared into that.
And ran into hell.
This station around evil.
They made is sacrifice.
Not for today.
We're free money.
Or even for glory.
But poor country.
We are privileged to be joining us today.
Why a man whose life demonstrates the values of service.
Senator Bob I don't know.
Here with his life senator Elizabeth.
Senator dole fought bravely in world war soon.
And Lewis is severely wounded.
By German fire.
In just a few weeks I'll be celebrating his 94.
And Bob I know I speak for millions of grateful Americans.
When ice today.
You can this service.
But for helping us to remember you're falling confidence.
And countless American patriots who gave their lives.
In the Second World War.
Since the first volley of gunfire.
In the revolution brave Americans.
In every generation have answered the call of duty.
And won a victory for freedom.
In its hour.
Today new generation.
Of American patriots are fighting.
To win at bat against terrorist.
Risking their lives to protect our citizens from an enemy.
That uses the murder of innocents.
To wage war.
When humanity itself.
Ru doing today.
By the life.
So beautiful grounds.
As Jane tells Chris was a man who loved his country.
With him every part of his team.
In 2000 today Chris is listed.
In the Oklahoma arm.
He trade as a sniper becoming known as one of the best Shiites.
At any time.
He was he talented.
Was in the national god.
He was also a volunteer police officers.
In everything he did he was thinking about how we could sit there god surface sampling.
And so there it.
We deploy for the first time.
Chris is doing his job was one of the most dangerous airwaves.
But who is determined to go after the enemy.
At any cost.
His positions help target and kill terrorists who sought to destroy it.
In this is for me.
Just three months into his first deployment prisoners DNA the Pakistan border.
Trying to eliminate any enemies out I was doing so much damage.
And I was planting.
Deadly roadside bombs.
Against his unity.
And the units as many others.
Stay in March.
With his comrades.
In the ensuing gun out.
Within an influence.
Chris sacrificed his life to protect his fellow soldiers.
And to protect all Americans.
He was awarded the purple heart.
And bronze star.
For his church.
And only 26 years ago Chris secured his place.
In our hearts for eternity.
America grooves liberty.
Our whole entire nation.
Saying Giroux our support our strength.
You lost your cousin.
And America lost a hero.
We will preserve those memories.
And only place.
Thank you Judy.
We're also joined today by David and science.
The Paris of remaining here and survives.
As a prelude three of the chance to attend.
The united states.
At West Point.
He worked hard.
Here is that chance.
And he graduated.
At the top.
Of his class.
He became the command.
Payload team leading his fellow soldiers.
I don't hurt.
Her cleaning entity yours.
About this time last year and who sent notice there combat.
This time he went to Afghanistan.
On November today.
He was one of ten special forces out power to land by helicopter.
Near Italian bonds say okay.
In northern Afghanistan.
They trekked through a mile of waste and do not.
Panic client state cliff.
Before finally reaches.
Them the village.
That they wanted to rich.
Any night long battle and soon.
And you on this team for a wave after wave after wave of enemy fighters.
A grenade detonated.
And has the talent began to surround the America.
And Afghan forces and you ran through the snow.
To rescue an Afghan soldiers.
In the midst of this part of gunfire in danger.
And who worked heroically.
Open it anyway and it's meant to say do you risking his life to save then yes.
And he didn't.
Unbelievable he did.
But in saving us lives and who was you know.
Right then and there.
By enemy fire.
Any who has since been awarded.
The silver stone.
For gallantry in battle.
Parents David and around us.
We stand here and all of your side.
And his courageous actions.
On behalf of the American people I expressed to you our everlasting gratitude.
For what you're saying duty for his country for his comments.
And for all of us.
Andrew's father has said.
That he holds on to the promise.
Of Joshua along vs.
The lord your god.
Will be repeating.
Where and you know.
What a man who lives.
To everything else our family.
Patterns with you.
And your loved ones.
Are with him.
They guided in the world so that we could live.
I believe that god has a special places have.
For those who laid down their lives so that others may live free from fear.
And this horrible oppression.
Let us pledge to make the most of that freedom.
That they so gallantly and brilliantly fall from.
And they've done to protect.
Medicine also pledged to tell the stories.
Of rob and Chris injury.
And all of America's fallen warriors today.
And for the next 11000.
We cannot know it's been interviewed by me.
Well we do know.
Is that our gratitude to them.
And and will always be there.
This is an hour and into the soul of our nation.
Into the stars and stripes on our flag.
And it through the beating hearts.
And our great great people.
Today we also hold a special vigil for heroes.
Whose story we cannot tell.
Because their names.
Did god alone.
The mine known.
We do not know.
Where they came from.
Who they left behind.
Well what they hope to be eight.
But we do know.
What they needed.
They fought and they guy in a great and noble act.
To their families.
And to our country.
And the letter written.
That is now famous.
Ones civil war soldier captured in all.
And for little time.
He wrote to his life.
If I do not return my dish there but never forget how much I love.
When my last breath escapes me on the battlefield.
But it was her.
That is beloved we hear whispering throughout this sacred place.
And from every two person.
On these hallowed grounds.
It is the love that at times this there Canadians.
And bleach from the hearts.
Of all those whose dad.
So that we.
We can never replace them.
We can never repay it.
But we can always remember that.
And two days.
That is what we are doing we remember him.
Words cannot wipe away the tears are bringing back there smiling face.
Whatever Americans just taking the time too low in June arrives.
And tell you how much we thank him and had ideally we praise team and how I truly love you.
Then hopefully you can find selves.
Through your pain.
And every time you see the sunrise.
Over this is less is land.
Please note your brave sons and daughters.
Pushed away the night.
All that great and glorious.
They moon god bless you.
God bless cellphone and he loves.
God bless their families.
God bless our military.
And god bless.
The United States.