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A salute to a fallen friend

David Wood of Politics Daily, typical of his graceful work, offers a quiet, thoughtful farewell to Sgt. Bill Cahir, a Marine friend and former colleague of his killed in Afghanistan.  Cahir’s widow is pregnant with twins. A memorial fund has been established to provide for their education. Those wishing to donate can send checks to: ...

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David Wood of Politics Daily, typical of his graceful work, offers a quiet, thoughtful farewell to Sgt. Bill Cahir, a Marine friend and former colleague of his killed in Afghanistan. 

Cahir’s widow is pregnant with twins. A memorial fund has been established to provide for their education. Those wishing to donate can send checks to:

Bill Cahir Memorial Fund
Burke and Herbert Bank
c/o Mark Ragland
P.O. Box 268
Alexandria, VA 22313

Alex Wong/Getty Images

Thomas E. Ricks covered the U.S. military from 1991 to 2008 for the Wall Street Journal and then the Washington Post. He can be reached at ricksblogcomment@gmail.com.

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