Diary appreciates Steve Ford passing on the following website link of his son, John, who appeared on the CBS Evening News this week. John, 32, is the son of Steve and Sharon Ford of Magnolia. John was born in Magnolia and currently serves as a squad leader with the Caisson Platoon of the Old Guard at Arlington National Cemetery, where he assists in the funerals of our nation's military veterans. John served one tour in Afghanistan and three in Iraq before joining the unit. The video can be found at: www.cbsnews.com/8301-18563_162-57576447/carrying-departed-heroes-to-their-last-journey-home. We will also post this link to our Facebook page.

Published: 03/28/2013