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Battle crosses for fallen service members on stage during the memorial at McKenzie Arena at the University of Tennessee Chattanooga. The memorial honored the four Marines and one Sailor who died in the Navy Operational Support Center Chattanooga shooting July 16. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Justin Wolpert/Released)
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (Aug. 15, 2015) Battle crosses for fallen service members on stage during the memorial at McKenzie Arena at the University of Tennessee Chattanooga. The memorial honored the four Marines and one Sailor who died in the Navy Operational Support Center Chattanooga shooting July 16. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Justin Wolpert/Released)

#ChattanoogaStrong: Memorial Service Honors Fallen Service Members

The Department of the Navy and City of Chattanooga held a ceremony Aug. 15 at the University of Tennessee Chattanooga’s, McKenzie Arena in memory of the Sailor and four Marines killed in the Navy Operational Support Center (NOSC) shooting on July 16.

The lives of Gunnery Sgt. Thomas Sullivan, Staff Sgt. David Wyatt, Sgt. Carson Holmquist, Petty Officer 2nd Class Randall Smith, and Lance Cpl. Squire Wells were honored with military traditions.

Battle crosses for fallen service members on stage during the memorial at McKenzie Arena at the University of Tennessee Chattanooga. The memorial honored the four Marines and one Sailor who died in the Navy Operational Support Center Chattanooga shooting July 16. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Justin Wolpert/Released)
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (Aug. 15, 2015) Battle crosses for fallen service members on stage during the memorial at McKenzie Arena at the University of Tennessee Chattanooga. The memorial honored the four Marines and one Sailor who died in the Navy Operational Support Center Chattanooga shooting July 16. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Justin Wolpert/Released)
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (Aug. 15, 2015) The Navy Band Sea Chanters perform during the memorial at McKenzie Arena at the University of Tennessee Chattanooga. The memorial honored the four Marines and one Sailor who died in the Navy Operational Support Center Chattanooga shooting July 16. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Justin Wolpert/Released)
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (Aug. 15, 2015) The Navy Band Sea Chanters perform during the memorial at McKenzie Arena at the University of Tennessee Chattanooga. The memorial honored the four Marines and one Sailor who died in the Navy Operational Support Center Chattanooga shooting July 16. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Justin Wolpert/Released)
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (Aug. 15, 2015) Service members and Chattanoogans hold their hands over their hearts as the national anthem is played during the memorial for the fallen. The memorial, held in McKenzie Arena at the University of Tennessee Chattanooga, honored the four Marines and one Sailor who died in the Navy Operational Support Center Chattanooga shooting July 16. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Justin Wolpert/Released)
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (Aug. 15, 2015) Service members and Chattanoogans hold their hands over their hearts as the national anthem is played during the memorial for the fallen. The memorial, held in McKenzie Arena at the University of Tennessee Chattanooga, honored the four Marines and one Sailor who died in the Navy Operational Support Center Chattanooga shooting July 16. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Justin Wolpert/Released)
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (Aug. 15, 2015) Chattanooga Mayor Andrew Berke delivers remarks during the memorial at McKenzie Arena at the University of Tennessee Chattanooga. The event honored the four Marines and one Sailor who died in the Navy Operational Support Center Chattanooga shooting July 16. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Justin Wolpert/Released)
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (Aug. 15, 2015) Chattanooga Mayor Andrew Berke delivers remarks during the memorial at McKenzie Arena at the University of Tennessee Chattanooga. The event honored the four Marines and one Sailor who died in the Navy Operational Support Center Chattanooga shooting July 16. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Justin Wolpert/Released)
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (Aug. 15, 2015) Secretary of the Navy, the Hon. Ray Mabus speaks during the memorial at McKenzie Arena at University of Tennessee Chattanooga. The event honored the four Marines and one Sailor who died in the Navy Operational Support Center Chattanooga shooting July 16. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Justin Wolpert/Released)
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (Aug. 15, 2015) Secretary of the Navy, the Hon. Ray Mabus speaks during the memorial at McKenzie Arena at University of Tennessee Chattanooga. The event honored the four Marines and one Sailor who died in the Navy Operational Support Center Chattanooga shooting July 16. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Justin Wolpert/Released)
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (Aug. 15, 2015) Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter delivers remarks during the memorial at McKenzie Arena at University of Tennessee Chattanooga. The event honored the four Marines and one Sailor who died in the Navy Operational Support Center Chattanooga shooting July 16. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Justin Wolpert/Released)
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (Aug. 15, 2015) Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter delivers remarks during the memorial at McKenzie Arena at University of Tennessee Chattanooga. The event honored the four Marines and one Sailor who died in the Navy Operational Support Center Chattanooga shooting July 16. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Justin Wolpert/Released)
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (Aug. 15, 2015) Vice President Joe Biden delivers remarks during the memorial at McKenzie Arena at the University of Tennessee Chattanooga. The event honored the four Marines and one Sailor who died in the Navy Operational Support Center Chattanooga shooting July 16. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Justin Wolpert/Released)
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (Aug. 15, 2015) Vice President Joe Biden delivers remarks during the memorial at McKenzie Arena at the University of Tennessee Chattanooga. The event honored the four Marines and one Sailor who died in the Navy Operational Support Center Chattanooga shooting July 16. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Justin Wolpert/Released)

 

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  1. Rest well, shipmates.

  2. We remember those kiled when on normal duty, we remember those who are living on eternity, on the home of the Father and are praying for us. They are teaching us how live how have honor and how conserve dignity. we look them as example of life and say to our sons to make the same. Deaths but ever teaching, buddies claudio alpaca

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