Skip to comments.Oldest serving cop in US dies at age 84
Posted on 06/05/2009 8:47:29 PM PDT by Yogafist
He used the same grit and determination that won him a Legion of Honor in 2004 for his role in the Normandy invasion that liberated France in World War II.
"The worst thing that ever happened (to me) was Omaha Beach," he told Agence France Presse in a 2006 interview. "(Katrina) was the second. I'll never forget Omaha Beach and I'll never forget this."
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God bless him.
10-10 now, in God’s force.
I imagine after, Omaha Beach, there was nothing that could have scared him. I don’t know if it is sadness or a blessing that he would pass before the next remembrance of D-Day but any surviving men like these deserve our thanks and gratitude. Were it not for their sacrifices, we wouldn’t have enjoyed the freedoms for 65 years that the Democrats now seek to destroy.
He sure saw a lot. RIP.
I admire this man for so many reasons. He lived his life in service of his fellow American...... all the way until the end. I too see myself as never retiring. I can't imagine just quitting work at a certain age, and then wasting time and money till I expire.
He really did live his life to the fullest, and I'm sure he had few if any regrets.
What a blessing!
Fidelis Ad Mortem... now RIP
how many days was he from retirement?
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