Ret. Col. William M. Bower in 2010

Paul Greenberg: The very high price of our forgetful freedom

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Editor’s Note: This column was first published on Memorial Day 2011.

The daring raid that brought one Osama bin Laden to justice was not the first such counter-strike against a ruthless enemy.

They buried William M. Bower, 93, Colonel, United States Army Air Corps, at Arlington just before Memorial Day this year. He was the last surviving pilot of another American raid that caught the aggressor's attention, and the world's.

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