What a great way to remember those who have served us, serve us now, or have lost their lives in service to the United States and their communities.
Ken Wint, from Gold Star Families, spoke of his brother Capt. Walter E. Wint Jr. — another Marine killed in Beirut. Capt. Wint was Gaines’ superior officer at the time of the bombing.
Charlotte County Sheriff Bill Prummell called the new memorial “a place where law enforcement, firefighters and EMS will stand together as one. Don’t focus on how they died; remember how they lived."