My dad, carrying grandpa to the final resting place for his physical remains:
My cousin, an Iraq veteran, saluting grandpa:
Grandpa rarely spoke about the war. He was a humble, shy, and generous man. He believed in equality, peace, and integrity. This case also contains M&Ms - because what most of his grandchildren will remember is that grandpa had a sweet tooth and made the best milkshakes in the world - even for breakfast, if you asked him.
I was disappointed when my camera ran out of memory in the middle of the gun salute. This was the best I could do: