If you want to feel real somber about your Memorial Day and like a little Irish punk music (Dropkick Murphys), give these a listen.
Song's written based on a Marine's letter home a week before coming home from Iraq. The Marine mentions he'd love to have DKM play at his funeral when he dies. Sadly, they had the opportunity to do so.
[ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dUSYMkhrjKI]YouTube - The Last letter home dropkick murphys[/ame] Hit "show more" under video to see lyrics.
Song they played at Sgt Farrar's funeral.
[ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GV_RW9KyRVM]YouTube - DKM - Fields of Athenry [Ballad] (Sgt. Farrar Tribute)[/ame]
I've taken care of a lot of heroes in my OR at Landstuhl, Germany when I was stationed there. It was an honor to help them on their way home...or sadly...along their way to meet their creator.