*Update 6/4/12: I have been informed that this is not in fact Staff Sergeant Tim Chambers. It was shared on Facebook by a friend, so I am not sure who this actually is, but his heroic gesture remains the same. 
Every year on Memorial Day, this MARINE, Staff Sergeant Tim Chambers, stands in the sweltering Washington D.C. heat, in his dress uniform, holding a salute for every biker in the Rolling Thunder procession. He stands at attention, saluting his brothers and sisters, from start to finish, which is over four hours! When asked, “Staff Sergeant Chambers, why the salute?” His response was effortless and profound, “It’s about the pain. A lot of these heroic guys still hurt and if I can relieve their pain for just one brief moment, then I’ve done my job.”God bless you Staff SGT Chambers, and God bless those who stopped to care for you and give you some water.

*Update 6/4/12: I have been informed that this is not in fact Staff Sergeant Tim Chambers. It was shared on Facebook by a friend, so I am not sure who this actually is, but his heroic gesture remains the same. 

Every year on Memorial Day, this MARINE, Staff Sergeant Tim Chambers, stands in the sweltering Washington D.C. heat, in his dress uniform, holding a salute for every biker in the Rolling Thunder procession. He stands at attention, saluting his brothers and sisters, from start to finish, which is over four hours! When asked, “Staff Sergeant Chambers, why the salute?” His response was effortless and profound, “It’s about the pain. A lot of these heroic guys still hurt and if I can relieve their pain for just one brief moment, then I’ve done my job.”

God bless you Staff SGT Chambers, and God bless those who stopped to care for you and give you some water.

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