Honoring a hometown hero this Memorial Day for paying the ultimate price

A hero and his family face controversy

Political ad from 2016 that included the Khan family

I knew Humayun Khan when he was a student

Khizr and Ghazala Khan announced the Humayun Khan Memorial Scholarship Fund at UVA.

Captain Khan was a brave hero when it mattered most

Plaque for Captain Khan that hangs on the Rotunda at UVA.

Captain Khan’s actions demonstrate three hero-like qualities

  1. Captain Khan put others first. He ordered his troops to take cover so that they were safe while he assessed the situation. He thought about them before he thought about himself.
  2. Captain Khan possessed the personal courage to face danger head-on. He did not shy away from it. It is not a natural act for any of us to put ourselves in harm’s way. In this case, he saved the lives of many, by sacrificing his own.
  3. Captain Khan built a legacy for others to emulate. His story of courage, bravery, and sacrifice should inspire us to greatness. When I think of Khan and his sacrifice, it makes me want to be a better person. I hope it does the same for you.
Captain Khan’s parents doing an interview.

Real heroes do exist



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Doug Keating

Doug Keating

Leader and learner. husband and father. Novice blogger, www.lettertosons.com, Founder of All The Way Leadership! http://www.allthewayleadership.com/