Tuesday, July 5, 2011

The ultimate sacrifice made

Home comes the hero; upon his shield.

God bless you Lance Corporal Farias.

God Bless your family and keep them safe.


I have posted a video from You Tube made to honor Lance Corporal John Felix Farias.  A young man who died in the service of his country.  Too soon, Lord too soon.  Semper Fi.

Farias tribute tonight at CHS
The Herald-Zeitung -

NEW BRAUNFELS — Friends and family members of U.S. Marines Lance Cpl. John F. Farias will have a community-wide memorial at 8 p.m. today at Canyon High School’s stadium.

Farias, 20, was killed in action was shot and killed Tuesday during combat with Taliban forces in Helmand province, Afghanistan, according to a written statement released by the U.S. Marine Corps. He was on his first combat deployment.

“All his classmates and family, whoever wants to come, they will be at the football field,” said Felix Farias, John’s father.