Germany Shootings

Three of the four U.S. Airmen shot in Germany a couple days ago were stationed at RAF Lakenheath.  They are members of the Security Forces squadron there.  That was my first unit, so these shootings hit close to home.  I went through that airport in October of 2003 and never once considered that I might be in danger.  I was in civilian clothes, but my luggage made it clear that I was military and likely from the United States.

Rest in peace, Airmen.  You served with honor.

It is a little sad that the media in the United States is more interested in following the antics of an idiotic lunatic than the fact that four Airmen were shot, two fatally.

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About emeree

I am an Air Force veteran. I served as a Security Forces troop for nearly seven years and reached the rank of Staff Sergeant before separating in 2008. My tours of duty were in England and Oklahoma. I live in the Seattle area, which is where I grew up. I used my GI Bill and earned a degree from the University of Washington. I currently work in downtown Seattle and experience all the adventure that comes with that.
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