Police and California Highway Patrol officers lead the funeral procession in Coronado in May 2016 for Navy SEAL Charles Humphrey Keating IV, killed in Iraq. A foundation led by former junior officers is seeking to build a memorial on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., to honor those killed in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Police and California Highway Patrol officers lead the funeral procession in Coronado in May 2016 for Navy SEAL Charles Humphrey Keating IV, killed in Iraq. A foundation led by former junior officers is seeking to build a memorial on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., to honor those killed in Iraq and Afghanistan. Howard Lipin The San Diego Union-Tribune via AP
Police and California Highway Patrol officers lead the funeral procession in Coronado in May 2016 for Navy SEAL Charles Humphrey Keating IV, killed in Iraq. A foundation led by former junior officers is seeking to build a memorial on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., to honor those killed in Iraq and Afghanistan. Howard Lipin The San Diego Union-Tribune via AP
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They enlisted, fought and died after 9/11. They should be honored.

July 17, 2017 05:30 PM

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Foon Rhee, an associate editor, joined the The Sacramento Bee’s editorial board in February 2010 after reporting and editing for newspapers in Massachusetts and North Carolina and keeping his opinions to himself. He graduated from Duke and went to graduate school during a fellowship at the University of Hawaii. Foon Rhee can be reached at frhee@sacbee.com or 916-321-1913. Twitter: @foonrhee.