Multitudes gather to mourn and honor fallen Marine Staff Sgt. David Wyatt

Mourners salute as United States Marines carry the casket of U.S. Marine Corps Staff Sgt. David Wyatt out of Hixson United Methodist Church after his funeral service Friday, July 24, 2015, in Hixson, Tenn. Staff Sgt. Wyatt was killed in the July, 16 shootings at the Naval Operational Support Center and Marine Corps Reserve Center on Amnicola Highway which left five dead, including shooter Mohammad Youssef Abdulazeez, and a Chattanooga police officer wounded.

(The turnout for the funeral) took our breath away. Chattanooga has touched us.

Upcoming funerals

Sgt. Carson Holmquist Today at 1 p.m. in Grantsburg, Wisc. Lance Cpl. Squire "Skip" Wells Sunday at 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Woodstock, Ga. Gunnery Sgt. Thomas Sullivan Monday at 10:30 a.m. in Springfield, Mass. Petty Officer 2nd Class Randall Smith Tuesday at 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Fort Oglethorpe

Seven men in crisp uniforms walked into the church, six gripping the casket handles, one leading them out front.

The Marines in Mike Battery had drilled for a moment like this, the way they drill through even the most mundane details of their jobs.