Brothers forever: the enduring bond between a Marine and a Navy SEAL that transcended their ultimate sacrifice

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Recounts the personal story of how two Naval academy roommates--US Marine Travis Manion and US Navy SEAL Brendan Looney--defined a generation's sacrifice after 9/11, and how their loved ones carry on in their memory Four weeks after Navy SEALs had killed Osama bin Laden, the President of the United States stood in Arlington National Cemetery. In his Memorial Day address, he extolled the courage and sacrifice of the two young men buried side by side in the graves before him: Travis Manion, a fallen US Marine, and Brendan Looney, a fallen US Navy SEAL. Although they were killed three years apart, one in Iraq and one in Afghanistan, these two best friends and former roommates were now buried together--"brothers forever." Award-winning journalist Tom Sileo and Travis's father, former Marine colonel Tom Manion, come together to tell thisd intimate story, from Travis's incredible heroism on the streets of Fallujah to Brendan's anguished Navy SEAL training in the wake of his friend's death and his own heroism in the mountains of Afghanistan. Brothers Forever is a remarkable story of friendship, family, and war.
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subject_facet Afghan War, 2001- -- Casualties -- United States, Iraq War, 2003-2011 -- Campaigns -- Iraq -- Fallūjah, Iraq War, 2003-2011 -- Casualties -- United States, Looney, Brendan, -- 1981-2010, Manion, Travis, -- 1980-2007, United States Naval Academy -- Alumni and alumnae -- Biography, United States. -- Marine Corps -- Biography, United States. -- Navy. -- SEALs -- Biography
title_display Brothers forever : the enduring bond between a Marine and a Navy SEAL that transcended their ultimate sacrifice
title_full Brothers Forever The Enduring Bond between a Marine and a Navy SEAL that Transcended Their Ultimate Sacrifice, Brothers forever : the enduring bond between a Marine and a Navy SEAL that transcended their ultimate sacrifice / Tom Sileo and Col. Tom Manion, USMCR (Ret.) ; foreword by Gen. John Allen, USMC (Ret.)
title_short Brothers forever :
title_sub the enduring bond between a Marine and a Navy SEAL that transcended their ultimate sacrifice
topic_facet Afghan War, 2001-, Alumni and alumnae, Biography & Autobiography, Campaigns, Casualties, History, Iraq War, 2003-2011, Looney, Brendan, Manion, Travis, Military, Nonfiction