RIP, SPC Nuncio, addendum

Roamy posted earlier about Specialist Levi Nuncio, who fell in battle in Afghanistan. SPC Nuncio was a friend of her nephew, and his death struck home with her.

Among the many, many Army traditions, taking the time to remember fallen comrades is one of the most important.

Via Weasel Zippers

U.S. Army Major General Daniel B. Allyn, (front) commander of ISAF Regional Command (East) salutes during a memorial ceremony in forward firebase Joyce in Kunar province, July 7, 2011. Four U.S. Army soldiers, Lieutenant Dimitri Del Castillo, Staff Sergeant Nigel Kelly, Specialist Levi Nuncio and Specialist Kevin Hilaman, two Afghan National Army soldiers, an Afghan linguist and Agdar, a military sniffer dog died during operations in Kunar district in the last week of June 2011.