Warriors, best friends, to be reunited in death

U.S. Marine Corps Gunnery Sgt. William Dixon, left, holds the hands of retired Marine Corps Col. Thomas Minion, and Janet Minion, after delivering the flag to them at the reinternment ceremony for their son, U.S. Marine Corps 1st Lt. Travis Manion, of Doylestown, Penn., at Arlington National Cemetery, in Arlington, Va. on Friday, Oct. 1, 2010. Manion was buried in Pennsylvania after being killed in Iraq in 2007, and is being reinterned at Arlington so that he can be buried next to his best friend, Marine Corps Lt. Brendan Looney, who was killed in Afghanistan and will be buried on Monday. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

October 1, 2010 7:18:46 PM PDT
Travis Manion and Brendan Looney, roommates and best friends at the U.S. Naval Academy, were killed in different years and in different wars - and now they will lie buried side by side.

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