AR-News: US - Families seek ways to honor soldier sons
Orville A Knudsen
oak at waste.org
Sat Oct 18 22:31:16 EDT 2003
Families seek ways to honor soldier sons
They were moments from landing in a potential hot zone near the
Afghanistan border. The swirling sand was blinding. The Army Ranger squad
inside the Black Hawk helicopter tensed.
Spc. Jonn J. Edmunds, Pfc. Kristofor T. Stonesifer and three other
soldiers on their first mission unhitched their safety straps to assure a
quick exit so they could create a defensive perimeter.
A 25-year-old Kris, who had become a vegan, an outdoorsman and sort of a
drifter, listed several goals. He wanted to "freely create, letting my
mind flow like a pulse through its own corridors, uninhibited by
He wanted to "find out who I am or continually create who I am." Another
goal was to "join the Army, become at least a Ranger."
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