Remembering the fallen in the Chattanooga attacks

Caroline Dove holds a photo of Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Skip Wells, her boyfriend, in her hands July 17, 2015, at her home in Savannah, Ga. Wells was among four Marines killed July 16, 2015, in an attack at a military training facility in Chattanooga.

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