Day: August 10, 2011

SAN DIEGO RUNNING COMMUNITY TO MOURN LOSS OF FRIEND

I mention 9/11, because last Sunday the nation as a whole, and the San Diego area more specifically, suffered a loss which extends directly  from 9/11.  Jon Tumilson , from Rockford, Iowa, was one of 22 members of SEAL TEAM 6 who were among the 30 soldiers, airmen, and Afghans killed when their helicopter was shot down by Taliban insurgents.  But JT, as he was called, was also a member of the San Diego running/triathlon community, and next Tuesday August 16th members of that community will gather to celebrate and salute their friend.  On his Facebook account, San Diego coach Kevin McCarey, whose own son Eamonn is a midshipman at the Naval Academy, outlined the scope of JT’s personality and the memorial service he has planned. (more…)
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