Dignified

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© Jay Westcott
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UploadedDecember 20, 2009
TakenJuly 25, 2009
MakeCanon
ModelCanon EOS 5D
Exposure1/6400 sec at f/2.8
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length35 mm
ISO100
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The remains of U.S. Marine Corps Lance Corporal Jeremy S. Lasher, of Oneida, N.Y. are carried during a Dignified Transfer ceremony on Saturday, July 25, 2009 at Dover AFB in Dover, Delaware. Lasher was killed July 23, 2009 in the Helmand province of Afghanistan during combat operations supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

8 responses

  • Adam Rose

    Adam Rose said (24 Dec 2009):

    Fantastic Image. Emotional and well composed.

  • Marco Martinez

    Marco Martinez gave props (29 Dec 2009):

    Awesome photograph. Very powerful.

  • Marco Martinez

    Marco Martinez gave props (29 Dec 2009):

    I like this better than other version that had the airplane cropped out.

  • Bryan Black

    Bryan Black (Deleted) said (17 Jan 2010):

    sums up the past decade perfectly, in so many ways good and bad. wish i'd had a chance to vote for it. great shot!

  • Don B

    Don B (Deleted) gave props (19 Apr 2010):

    Doesn't get any better than this for Heroes....moving and powerful work...voted!

  • Carol Arntsen Masiak

    Carol Arntsen Masiak gave props (26 May 2010):

    excellent photo and powerful entry - my vote

  • Francois Richard

    Francois Richard gave props (31 May 2010):

    Bravo, excellent composition. May be a little bit over exposed but in this case that works pretty well.

  • Ron Dunn

    Ron Dunn gave props (1 Jun 2010):

    As a Loadmaster from March ARB, CA I have had to bring our fallen heroes home on several occasions. This always brings me to tears.

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