Read this entire story and try to find a way to honor their sacrifice. We are free because of the brave.
Jonathan Ayers and Matthew Phillips fought and died together at a remote base in Afghanistan. On Sunday, their families prayed together and remembered the Army corporals from Georgia killed July 13 in an intense insurgent attack that claimed nine American lives.
Ayers and Phillips served with the 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment (Airborne), 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team in Kunar province.