While every story of our brave men and women in uniform has the dual effect of inspiring and humbling me, the stories of Major Doug Zembiec, the "Lion of Fallujah", maxes both impacts for me. I thought that I could not be more inspired after reading his story at Blackfive. I was wrong.
Zembiec Family Photo - Captain Doug Zembiec, April 2004
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Just when I cleared the blurriness from my vision, my blog-son brings it back again, with the simple word Friend. Go read Living With Our Scars to see how far Major Zembiec's words reach.