Some of the Marines who died at the hands of the Muslim Jihadi terrorist willingly put themselves in the line of fire to save the others and this new revelation of their heroism must be told. Hopefully more details will come out in the near future:
NEW YORK TIMES – Some of the Marines who were shot to death last week in Chattanooga, Tenn., effectively sacrificed themselves to save the lives of others, diverting the gunman away from a larger group of potential victims, according to a law enforcement official briefed on the investigation into the killings.
“This could have been a lot worse,” said the official, who did not want to be identified because he was not authorized to discuss the investigation. “It could have been a horrible, horrible massacre — so much worse.”
Law enforcement officials are expected to give a more detailed account of the deadly attack on two military sites last Thursday at a news conference scheduled for later on Wednesday.
Here’s a short video from a press conference today where Major General Brier basically alluded to the sacrifice of these Marines by noting that after securing the others, ‘some willingly ran back into the fight‘: