Bruce McQuain from QandO joined us for another edition of Someone You Should Know. The Someone You Should Know radio collaboration began as an extension of Matt Burden’s series at Blackfive. Thanks to Matt, Bruce is now on board and we are lucky to have him as part of the show.
Tonight Bruce told us about Army 2LT Mark Daily.
Mark was named the ROTC’s outstanding cadet for 2005 and also a Distinguished Military Graduate, the highest ROTC award. Mark was killed by an IED in Mosul this January. Two small items in an OC Register profile jumped out at me, they demonstrate how mature and wise beyond his years he was.
On his Web site, Mark listed his top interests as family, peace and progress.
He said his heroes were immigrants who risk their lives to achieve better ones.
Bruce told us about something Mark wrote on his MySpace page explaining once and for all why he joined,
"This question has been asked of me so many times in so many different contexts that I thought it would be bes