lleta Sullivan reads a letter from the U.S. Navy. She received two letters from F.D.R. in February of 1943. The first informed her of the death of her five sons in the line of duty, the second sent later requested her presence at the christening of the destroyer U.S.S. Sullivans named in their honor.
UNCOMMON VALOR - This is what a HERO looks like. In 2010, he threw himself on a grenade to save his buddy. We don't just see Lance Cpl. Kyle Carpenter in this picture. We see an example of why we have our freedom. We see a MAN among men. We see someone we wish we could thank in person.