Monthly archives: May, 2008

Paying respects at Arlington’s Section 60

Watch CNN’s online story about Arlington National Cemetery’s Section 60 on Memorial Day, 2008. The story America’s most recent war dead lie in a quiet patch of ground at Arlington National Cemetery known as Section 60. In that parcel are 485 men and women who were killed in Iraq and Afghanistan. Most tourists keep to…


Soldier Story: Lincoln D. Hollinsaid

Each day, we will randomly highlight one service member’s life, and include links and stories. We choose to never forget, and this is our way, before the run, to remember our fallen service members. Army Staff Sgt. Lincoln Hollinsaid was working for a construction company when he decided to join the Army. The 1993 Princeton…


The band Applewagon to play benefit concert

The band Applewagon is to play a benefit concert for Run for the Fallen on Memorial Day. Applewagon, a five piece rock group, will play a benefit concert for Run for the Fallen at Billy Goode’s in Newport, Rhode Island. The show begins at 9pm on Memorial Day [May 26]. All proceeds will go towards…


Soldier Story: Eric R. Wilkus

Each day, we will randomly highlight one service member’s life, and include links and stories. We choose to never forget, and this is our way, before the run, to remember our fallen service members. White Horse Fire Chief Richard Soltis Jr. remembered Eric R. Wilkus as a hard worker who joined the fire company as…


Soldier Story: Richard Jr. D. Naputi

Each day, we will randomly highlight one service member’s life, and include links and stories. We choose to never forget, and this is our way, before the run, to remember our fallen service members. Army Spc. Richard D. Naputi was killed when a makeshift bomb exploded near his Humvee during combat operations Taji. He was…