Heroes

We need more of them.

It would have been better to have a live hero for this event. His comrades, family, and Dress Blues will have to suffice.

Semper Fi, CPL Jason Dunham

Sgt. Major Michael Templeton, right, holds the dress blue uniform of Cpl. Jason Dunham as Maj. Trent A. Gibson stands at attention during the christening of the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer Jason Dunham (DDG 109) at General Dynamics Bath Iron Works in Bath, Maine. Templeton and Gibson both served in Dunham's unit. Dunham was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor for his actions in Operation Iraqi Freedom. Dunham's parents donated his dress blue uniform to be displayed on the ship's quarterdeck.

Sgt. Major Michael Templeton, right, holds the dress blue uniform of Cpl. Jason Dunham as Maj. Trent A. Gibson stands at attention during the christening of the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer Jason Dunham (DDG 109) at General Dynamics Bath Iron Works in Bath, Maine. Templeton and Gibson both served in Dunham's unit. Dunham was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor for his actions in Operation Iraqi Freedom. Dunham's parents donated his dress blue uniform to be displayed on the ship's quarterdeck.

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