OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM

Does this look like Peace to you?

Army Sgt. Osvaldo Ortiz sleeps next to the transfer case and gear of his fallen friend aboard a C-17 Globemaster III bound for Dover Air Force Base, Del., on June 29, 2003. Ortiz is accompanying the remains to the base and eventually back to the fallen soldier’s home in Puerto Rico. (Gannett News Service, Staff Sgt. Peter Rimar/U.S. Army)

By Camille

Camille Armantrout lives with her soul mate, Bob, in the back woods of central North Carolina where she hikes, gardens, cooks, and writes.