Soldiers in Afghanistan run to remember fallen Vermonter
May 6, 2006
BURLINGTON, Vt. --A Vermont Army National Guard member killed in March was honored by fellow soldiers in Afghanistan who ran a marathon in his memory.
Two guard members who served with Master Sgt. John Thomas Stone, 52, of Tunbridge, ran the 26.2 mile foot race on Friday.
Sgt. 1st Class Christopher Cover of Richmond and Sgt. 1st Class Daniel Westover of Jericho ran the marathon in Herat, Afghanistan, Jessica Cover wrote in an e-mail to the Burlington Free Press.
Stone spent eight years of his life walking around the world.