“Mama, if it happens and you’re confronted by two Marines at the door, you will know I’m with God.”
…these were the words echoed by Susan Price’s beloved son during various conversations throughout his twelve years of service as a United States Marine. No amount of time could ever prepare a parent for this dreaded nightmare.
That confrontational moment unleashed the sounds and screams of despair, unrecognizable to even me, as these two Marines called my name while sinking to my knees I heard, “On behalf of the United States Marine Corps, we regret to inform you that your son, Aaron Michael Kenefick, has been killed in action during a complex ambush in the Kunar Province of Afghanistan, in the village of Ganjgal”.
The story starts there, but it doesn’t end there as Susan Price is confronted with the truth⏤a truth she was at first unwillingly or unable to accept! Susan Price is an Investigative Researcher, a Patriot a Veteran Advocate and Gold Star Mother, and a columnist and contributor at America Out Loud.