The adage often works in reverse. Many a woman's supported by many a great man. That thought in mind, I mark the passing this week of my dad, Robert Bernard Amann, shown at left dancing with his only daughter at her midsummer wedding years ago.
Yesterday's rites closed with taps at graveside, followed by an image often marked here: an officer in dress blues hands over a trifolded banner and says,
On behalf of the President of the United States and the Commandant of the Marine Corps, please accept this flag as a symbol of our appreciation for your father's service to Country and Corps.