Thursday, July 29, 2010

Honoring a departed salior

As a young seaman, I served on Navy Air Station Lemoore's burial detail and honor guard. I was one of six palbearers for a departed chief petty officer at the one burial that I attended.

PACIFIC OCEAN (July 15, 2010) -- Master Chief Culinary Specialist Marilyn Kennard leads the honor platoon during a burial at sea aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8).

U.S. Navy photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist John Lill.

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