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Fallen Marine's letter marks Memorial Day in Kabul

By SEBASTIAN ABBOT Associated Press
Posted: 05/28/2012 06:35:04 AM PDT

KABUL, Afghanistan -- U.S. Marine Sgt. William Stacey was killed earlier this year by a homemade bomb in southern Afghanistan, a tragedy for which he prepared by writing a letter to his family explaining why he was fighting that was to be read in the event of his death.

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