How do you notify? How do you relate to the family? What is the best way to help old comrades burdened by the event? Is there a way to run the funeral and reception in a constructive way?
And what are the things to avoid?
Have you seen something along these lines? If so, please let me know.
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Thomas E. Ricks covered the U.S. military for the Washington Post from 2000 through 2008. He can be reached at email@example.com.