Remembrance Service for
Bull "The Great Santini" Meechum
delivered by Michael Strong
Colonel Varney: The long and the
short of it simply is that he died because he stayed with his plane 'til
it was clear of the town, because he was a true Marine, and because he
I wanna tell you Ben, Mary Anne, Matthew, Karen, and Lillian
that I'll like the world less without Bull. It'll be a duller, more
colorless place. We'll all remember him. And we'll honor that memory.
Honor Guard: Detail, attention!
Ready! Aim! Fire!
Half-left face! Present arms!
[Buglers blow "Taps" followed by
flyover of 4 U.S. Marine Corps fighter planes.]