Why do the mainstream media ignore stories like this ?
chaplain, who happened to be assigned to the Pentagon, told of an incident
happened right after Flight 77 hit the Pentagon on 9/11.
daycare facility inside the Pentagon had many children, including infants
were in heavy cribs. The daycare supervisor, looking at all the children
needed to evacuate, was in a panic over what they could do. There were
children, mostly toddlers, as well as the infants that would need to be
out with the cribs.
was no time to try to bundle them into carriers and strollers. Just
a young Marine came running into the center and asked what they needed.
hearing what the center director was trying to do, he ran back out
the hallway and disappeared. The director thought, "Well, here we are,
2 minutes later, that Marine returned with 40 other Marines in tow.
of them grabbed a crib with a child, and the rest started gathering up
The director and her staff then helped them take all the children
of the center and down toward the park near the Potomac.
they got about 3/4 of a mile outside the building, the Marines stopped
the park, and then did a fabulous thing - they formed a circle with the
which were quite sturdy and heavy, like the covered wagons in the Old
Inside this circle of cribs, they put the toddlers, to keep them from
off. Outside this circle were the 40 Marines, forming a perimeter
the children and waiting for instructions. There they remained until
parents could be notified and come get their children.
chaplain then said, "I don't think any of us saw nor heard of this on
of the news stories of the day. It was an incredible story of our men
wasn't a dry eye in the room. The thought of those Marines and what
did and how fast they reacted; could we expect any less from them? It
one of the most touching stories from the Pentagon.
the Military, not the politicians, that ensures our right to life,
and the pursuit of happiness. It's the Military who salutes the
who serves beneath the flag, and whose coffin is draped by the flag.
you care to offer the smallest token of recognition and appreciation for
military, please pass this on and pray for our men and women, who have
and are currently serving our country, and pray for those who have
the ultimate sacrifice for freedom.
Freedom isn't free--It costs a great deal!!
BLESS OUR MILITARY
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