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Presdient George W. Bush shakes hands with Fallen Soldier

Date: 28 June 2005
Location: Fort Bragg NC

The day President George W. Bush meets, and shakes hands, with Cpl Chris Mason who was later Killed in Action 28 Nov 2006 in Northern Iraq. Cpl Chris thought the world of the President, and never doubted him as the Commander in Chief.

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Cpl Chris Mason stops President George W. Bush and shakes his hand, then Chris places his arm over the President' shoulder, and requests another Paratrooper to take him and the President' picture together. The Paratrooper taking the picture pushes the video button instead, boom! the moment is forever locked in history.

Mason meets President Bush: 28 June 2005
Cpl Mason Killed in Iraq: 28 Nov 2006

In Feb 2007 the Mason family met with the President in DC to honor Cpl Chris Mason.

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Added: Dec-26-2008 Occurred On: Jun-27-2005
By: LastFirebase
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Iraq, Middle East
Tags: Cpl Chris Mason, Chris Mason, FOB Summerall, Al Qaeda, President Bush, IED, Iraq, Terrorist, KIA, Killed in Action, Paratrooper, 82D, Airborne, US Military, PRCA, Cowboy
Location: Fort Bragg, North Carolina, United States (load item map)
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