Friday, September 01, 2006

The Ultimate Sacrifice

Lest We Forget

Captain John E. Tipton

Army Captain John E. Tipton, 32, was killed in an explosion while conducting combat missions in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. He commanded Headquarters, Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 16th Infantry Regiment, 1st Infantry Division, Ft. Riley, Kansas. Tipton was a native of Ft. Walton Beach, Florida.

To Captain Tipton and his family- we honor your sacrifice.

"Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends." John 15: 13

*sources: Dayton Daily News, Miami Herald, United States Department of Defense


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