What do St. Dymphna, Staff Sgt. George T. Alexander Jr., and Fabrizio Quattrocchi have in common? Well Dymphna (not the saint) over at the Gates of Vienna tells us in a brilliant essay about the 2000 valiant American military men and women who have died in the Iraq war.
"How we deal with death is at least as important as how we deal with life, wouldn't you say?" - Kirk to Saavik in Star Trek: The Wrath of Khan