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    Posted December 31, 2013 by
    jbonelyon
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    Jacksonville, Florida
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    Salute to troops

    Captain David Lyon

     
    My name is Justin Lyon and I am a merchant marine for the Navy. I found out yesterday that my cousin Captain David Lyon in the US Air Force was killed in action in Kabul Afghanistan on December 27th. He was in a convoy leaving the Air Force base that his wife was assigned to after spending 2 days with her for Christmas. His car was hit by a suicide bomber with an IED. He wass 28 years old from Sandpoint Idaho. He was a track and field star in hgigh school and the Air Force Academy. He was loved and will be missed.

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