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‘The loss is always there:’ What Memorial Day means to the wife of a fallen soldier | KKTV News
U.S. Air Force photo by Cynthia Griggs

‘The loss is always there:’ What Memorial Day means to the wife of a fallen soldier | KKTV News

This is Deanna¬†Sartors¬†first¬†Memorial Day¬†as a gold star wife.¬†Sgt. Major James “Ryan” Sartor, who died during combat in¬†Afghanistan¬†July 2019¬†was on one of his last missions with his team where he¬†got shot.¬†Originally,¬†she planned to show up for her husband during the Annual¬†Memorial Day¬†Ceremony¬†at Fort Bragg, North Carolina where his name would¬†be added¬†to¬†the¬†Special¬†Operation Fallen Soldier Memorial. However, due to COVID-19 the¬†ceremony¬†was cancelled. But this did not stop her, she decided to honor him by walking¬†7 miles along with his friends and¬†family¬†on Highway 24.¬†¬†

 

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