View a eulogy for Paul John Finken, USMA '89, who passed away on November 2, 2006.
Paul John Finken
West Point, 1989
Be Thou At Peace
Posted by MAJ Andrew Sullivan on November 18, 2006:
I had the honor of serving with LTC Finken when we were part of 1/6 and then 2/2 IN. I had the good fortune of being his company executive officer from Dec 96 - April 97. I loved him for his sense of humor and ever present good attitude. He was a great guy to work for. I was in MND-B with 3 ID for 2005. The 101st rolled in during the latter part of my tour. I did not then know he was there. Now I wish I had been paying more attention and sought him out for a cold one. (near beer that is). I regret being that close and not knowing it. I returned CONUS on 18 Dec 05.
To Jackie and the rest of the family- Michelle and my prayers (as well as those of our little ones) go out to you. I have a photo of Paul that I found about 2 weeks ago of he and I in the company HQ (C CO 2/2 IN) pointing at our charlie brown christmas tree decorated with various army sundries. As always he had on that grin that was his trademark.
If anyone can reach Jackie - let her know that I will give her the photo or email it to her should she desire.
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