The broken dog-tag which I wore in service for a year. It signifies the passing of the combatant, usually collected after death. For me, among other things, it was a symbol of never giving up and always pushing my limits - since I'm no dead man and this was a constant reminder.
David, hang in there mate, you can conquer anything.
For David Bixler as a tribute among many others by #theluminarium
and the new release "A Soldier". [link]