Even though you and I never met, your sacrifice to others in the most extreme time of need strengthens not only my resolve -- and that of all Americans -- to forever defend the freedoms of this great country. I pray we all do so with your unwavering commitment to duty and valor. One day we will meet, but until then, I thank you. I hope to bring as much meaning to your death as you have brought to my life and the lives of so many Americans.
Steven R. Drew