Puzzling out answers, pouring out grief
They were sons. Brothers. Boy Scouts and football players.
They were lovers. Husbands. Fathers.
They were Marines, and a Navy sailor.
A Chattanooga police officer and a Marine recruiter are among those wounded in Thursday’s deadly attacks.Twenty-six-year-old Randall Smith, who has been identified by the military news publication Stars and Stripes as a logistics specialist in the U.S. Navy, was also injured, but died early Saturday morning, officials said.While the U.S. Marines have confirmed that a Marine recruiter was shot in the leg during the attacks, they declined to formally release his identity. He has been treated and released from the hospital.“This