The Digital Journalist
Todd Heisler/Rocky Mountain News
Before presenting posthumous medals to the family of Lance Cpl. Greg Rund, Marines read the details of the battle that took his life, and the heroism that saved the lives of his comrades. In a ballroom filled with 500 people, Rund's mother, Jane, and his wife, Karissa Marcum, felt the weight of the medals that Greg Rund never would.