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Marine gives wedding best man speech — from cockpit over Afghanistan

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A Marine fighter pilot delivered the best man speech for his brother’s wedding — from a Harrier cockpit over Afghanistan. (YouTube screen grab)

We’re playing catch up on this a little bit, but the odds are there that you’ll want to see this video. It shows a Marine fighter pilot delivering the best man speech for his brother’s wedding — while in the cockpit of a Harrier flying over Afghanistan.

The Marine is Capt Matthew Krivohlavy with Marine Attack Squadron 231, according to the British Daily Mail newspaper. The pilot’s brother, Brandon, married Mandy Takacs of Austin, Texas, the newspaper added.

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  1. Marti Bishop Says:
    April 11th, 2013 at 12:28 pm

    This totally made my day. What a touching memory. Thank you for your service.

  2. ritchie gordon Says:
    April 11th, 2013 at 10:22 pm

    good job

  3. MrDadrox Says:
    April 11th, 2013 at 11:16 pm

    aaaand it’s gone.