"When you have a 19- or 20-year-old who wants to die, that is totally heartbreaking."
"The disconnect is huge."
"My brothers were like my soul mates..."
"I wanted to kneel where Mike fell..."
"Next thing I know, I hear the loudest explosion..."
"At three years of age, you just started playing..."
"How did it make you feel to leave us for your deployment?"
"When you came home, if it's not best day ever, it's top five."
"I'm so thankful for everything you've done."
"He was trying extremely hard to get back on track."
"It was hard not to be mom."
"We were about as close as people that don't speak the same language can be."
"All I saw were soldiers with rifles, and machine-gun fire coming at me."
"They asked me to blow 'Taps' for all who died in the war."
"She died on an incident that I sent her on."
"I didn't know if I was ever going to see you again."
"We were always looking up to Travis..."