Soldier's last mail: If I die, no regret

“Don’t ever think that you are defending me by slamming the global war on terrorism or the U.S. goals in that war,” he wrote. "As far as I am concerned, we can send guys like me to go after them, or we can wait for them to come back to us again.

“I died doing something I believed in and have no regrets, except that I couldn’t do more.”