Not Just A Man

Headline on St. Louis Post-Dispatch story: Festus man killed in Iraq.

However, he was not just a man:

Habsieger, 22, of Festus, was one of four soldiers who were killed in the blast, according to the Department of Defense.

None of the stories identify his branch; to journalists fresh out of J-school, they all look alike, no doubt.

Does it matter? Well, it mattered to Habsieger, didn’t it?