Mary Alice Horrigan lost her son who has worked and died as Army Master. She is mother Sgt. Robert M.Horrigan. He was killed in Iraq by hostile fire. He passed away while serving in the Army at 40 years. He was planning to return to his native and has already applied for retirement. In the United States, about 10,000 flags were planted in the memory of nation’s heroes. Each flat represent one hundred heroes who have died while at work and in action. More than one million heroes have died since emerging of the United States.
Robert died for the mission he volunteered. When he stepped inside the mission, his team told encouraged him to step back. They did not want him to go. But Robert has told that he is the leader and he should take part in the mission. Mary was waiting for his son to return. Delta Force commando usually returns once the mission is over. It has happened several times. She has sent him on several missions in Afghanistan and Iraq. She was disappointed the last time since he did not turn back. Robert was given the Bronze Star Medal with the Purple Heart and the Valor Device. He was awarded Legion of Merit Medal.
The sacrifice of Master Sgt. Robert M.Horrigan is inspiring. It has inspired to establish Operation Honor Our Heroes which is a nonprofit Austin-based organization. It has been managed and run by a small team of volunteers. They planted flags in the capital nation to remark the Memorial Day weekend. Recently fallen soldiers were marked with photos. Mary told that she did not want to see just the flag. She and other team members wanted to see the faces behind the flag. They wanted to know who have passed in the war. Nancy Glass established this organization.
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Police officers rushed to the University of California after hearing gun shots. They were worried whether it could be an active shooter on the campus. They were surprised to discover controlled murder-suicide. A gunman was trying to kill his former professor. There was a note requesting the police authorities to verify the cat of gunman that was almost 2,000 miles away. It was a clean planned attack. The note helped the police officers to trace a violent and unusual plan. The police officer discovered on Thursday that the kill list included a woman. She was seen dead outside Minneapolis. The Los Angeles Police Department Chief – Charlie Beck that it was found in the Minnesota home of the shooter.
Mainak Sarkar, who is 38 years old, is the gunman believed by the police. He has traveled to the University of California, Los Angeles with a grudge on Wednesday. He was in terrific anger against William Klug. He is an engineering professor who is 39 years old. He chaired mechanical engineering doctoral thesis committee three years ago. It was also said that Sarkar was carrying extra ammunition and two semi-automatic pistols with an intention to kill another University of California, Los Angeles professor who is still not known. He was the third person on his list. When Sarkar arrived, the professor was outside the campus.
The gunman went to the fourth floor and had reached Klug’s office in the engineering building. He has shot Klug, who is a father of two kids and husband. Beck said he easily shot him dead. The police arrived immediately hearing the gun shot. They followed the note mentioned by Beck and found another person dead as listed.
They found a name of woman mentioned in the list. When the officers went to her home, she was found dead. She was seen with gunshot wound.
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