Navy SEAL, 22, Killed in Afghanistan

Matthew Kantor of New Jersey died Thursday, according to the Pentagon.

A Navy SEAL was killed in combat in Afghanistan by a gunshot wound Thursday, according to the Navy Times.

Matthew G. Kantor, 22, of Gillette, NJ, served on a Virginia-based Naval Special Warfare Unit, according to the report.

Capt. Robert Smith, who leads Naval Special Warfare Group Two, remembered Kantor as “a true warrior.”

A Navy SEAL Foundation page saluting SEALs who have died in action, lists 48 who have been killed in combat in Afghanistan. 

Camille Grace November 05, 2012 at 10:04 PM
So sad!!! AND WE ARE THERE WHY???????? Get all of our men and woman out of there!!!!
Ed Sorrels November 05, 2012 at 10:28 PM
Another Warrior Fallen, Go with God my Brother, With a light load and an easy hump. SEMPER FIDELIS !
Ed Sorrels November 05, 2012 at 10:32 PM
We need to get the hell out of that s--thole, not tomorrow but this very day,Our children are dying for nothing except to support a corrupt regiem. These barrbarians will revert to killing each other as they have for thousand's of year's, We need to leave NOW !!!!!
Ed Sorrels November 05, 2012 at 10:39 PM
Another Fallen Warrior, Go to God Brother with a light load and an easy hump, tomorrow will be that first easy day! SEMPER FIDELIS My Brother !
Ed Sorrels November 05, 2012 at 11:01 PM
THE FINAL INSPECTION by Joshua Helterbran The Soldier stood and faced God, Which must always come to pass. He hoped his shoes were shining, Just as brightly as his brass. Step forward now, Soldier , How shall I deal with you? Have you always turned the other cheek? To My Church have you been true?’ The soldier squared his shoulders and said, ‘No, Lord, I guess I ain’t. Because those of us who carry guns, Can’t always be a saint. I’ve had to work most Sundays, And at times my talk was tough. And sometimes I’ve been violent, Because the world is awfully rough. But, I never took a penny, That wasn’t mine to keep… Though I worked a lot of overtime, When the bills got just too steep. And I never passed a cry for help, Though at times I shook with fear. And sometimes, God, forgive me, I’ve wept unmanly tears. I know I don’t deserve a place, Among the people here. They never wanted me around, Except to calm their fears. If you’ve a place for me here, Lord, It needn’t be so grand. I never expected or had too much, But if you don’t, I’ll understand. There was a silence all around the throne, Where the saints had often trod. As the Soldier waited quietly, For the judgment of his God. ‘Step forward now, you Soldier, You’ve borne your burdens well. Walk peacefully on Heaven’s streets, You’ve done your time in Hell.’


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