There are so many people that we have to thank for all of their support and love. We also want to thank the many
sources of the photos, clip-art and stories.
Mary Ratzlaff & Shannon Anicas(webmaster & friend)
P.S. I am updating the website at some points hourly, so if you are a contributor and don't see your name yet,
I apologize and am working on it.~Shannon
To Mary and Drew Ratzlaff - for you allowing me to make this small tribute to a wonderful
man, also for allowing me to use the photos you have sent me. I hope to continue to share lots of great stories about
the love of yours' and Drew's life. Though I have only just met you, I know that you are truely an angel. Lots of love~Shannon
To Lee and Michelle Flanagin: Thank you for sharing your stories and your support.
I know that Greg was like a brother to you Lee and looks down on you and your family today. Thank you in advance for
the photos you and stories you will be sending in the weeks ahead. Bless you and your family.
To the many men and women that are the past, present and future US Military: "All gave some, some gave all" God
Bless the United States
It is the soldier, not the reporter, who has given us freedom of the press.
It is the soldier, not the
poet, who has given us freedom of speech.
It is the soldier, not the campus organizer, who has given us the freedom to
It is the soldier who salutes the flag, who serves beneath the flag, and whose coffin is draped by the flag,
who allows the protester to burn the flag.
Father Denis O'Brien of the United States Marine Corp.
To the many, many sites that I searched through to find the Midi music that you hear on each page. They
are (in order of appearance on the navigation bar): Enya-"Only Time", C. Dion-"My Heart Will go on", E. Clapton-"Tears in
Heaven", D. Henley-"Boy's of Summer", Mike & the Mechanics-"Broken Wings", M.Carey & BIIM-"One Sweet Day", B. Midler-"Wind
Beneath My Wings", "Taps", Bangles-"Eternal Flame"
To Doc's military graphics for the use of the wonderful and beautiful graphics that I have used on the webpage. Thank you for your
hard work and great creativity.