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  • Feb 20th, 2009
    Staff Sgt. Timothy P. Davis
    Age: 28
    Sex: M
    Hometown: Aberdeen, Wash.
    Branch: Air Force
    Unit: 23rd Special Tactics Squadron, Hurlburt Field, Fla.
    Incident: Killed in Oruzgan province of Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when his vehicle encountered a makeshift bomb.

    When the flowers are cleared and the speeches are over, three men in sweatshirts and jeans take all the trimming away, and lower a body into the cold ground. On that day a wife has no husband, a mother has no son, and a one year old child has no father.

    We are already history in this graveyard of empires.
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