Friday, October 12, 2007

Remember the USS Cole

It was seven years ago the USS Cole was bombed in a Yemeni port. HT to Blackfive on honoring the sailors who lost their lives:
Just so everyone knows, these are the names of the U.S. personnel killed aboard the USS Cole:

1. Electronics Technician 1st Class Richard Costelow
2. Mess Management Specialist Lakina Francis
3. Information Systems Technician Tim Guana
4. Signalman Seaman Recruit Cherone Gunn
5. Seaman James McDaniels
6. Engineman 2nd Class Mark Nieto
7. Electronics Warfare Technician 3rd Class Ronald Owens
8. Seaman Recruit Lakiba Parker
9. Engineman Fireman Joshua Parlett
10. Fireman Apprentice Patrick Roy
11. Electronics Warfare Technician Kevin Rux
12. Petty Officer 3rd Class Ron Santiago
13. Operations Special 2nd Class Timothy Sanders
14. Fireman Gary Swenchonis Jr
15. Ensign Andrew Triplett
16. Seaman Apprentice Craig Wibberly

Fair winds and Following Seas to these brave sailors who put it out there on the line for us. God Bless them for serving and God Bless their surviving families.

USS Cole site here.
Newbusters story here.
Michelle Malkin's link here.
The silence of the media is so maddening! We need to remember these sailors and the sacafice they paid to serve for us.

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