Named in honor

Editor’s note: This letter and accompanying photos were left anonymously at Jesse Strong’s memorial. The items were recovered by Liberty University Police Department last year. Strong was a Liberty graduate from Vermont and a Marine who was killed in Iraq in 2005. This is a picture of the son of John Daniel Brown and Amanda Grace Brown. Daniel met Jesse […]

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Sgt. Stephanie Gardner: Translating Babel

Upon graduating high school in 2000, Stephanie Gardner followed family tradition and joined the military. She signed up with the U.S. Marine Corps just in time to take action when the world changed on Sept. 11, 2001. Gardner was two months into her Arabic course at the Defense Language Institute in Monterey, Calif. when the 9/11 tragedy happened. Gardner and […]

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