Jacqueline Mackin-Hartman (center), the daughter of retired Col. Alvin Mackin, and her husband, Robert Hartman, watch as Marines place Mackinís remains in the funeral caisson at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., Jan. 15, 2010.
The Marine is 2nd Lt Erick Gumz the man and woman behind Lt Gumz is Janice and Charles Curly who started a million scholorship fund for DeWert and he also started a million dollar endowment fund in Col Mackins name.
Mackin-Hartman said she was proud to see the impact her father had on the Marines who came to pay their final respects to him.
(Photo Courtesy www.marines.mil, used with permission - photo taken by Lance Cpl. Benjamin Harris)