Family of Army Staff Sgt. Eric S. Holman 39, who was killed in action Aug. 15 in Afghanistan, walk from the funeral at Mt. Nebo Presbyterian Church Cemetery in Sewickley, PA on Monday, Aug. 27, 2012. Holman, a US Army Explosive Ordnance Tech, served with the 767th Explosive Ordnance Disposition Battalion from Fort Bragg, N.C. PITTSBURGH POST GAZETTE.
U.S. Army National Guard soldiers from Leesburg, Florida arrive to provide security as final preparations were made for the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida August 25, 2012. The convention starts on August 27.
In this photo from Saturday, Aug. 25, 2012, members of the Wisconsin Army National Guard's 229th Engineering Company say goodbye to loved ones during a send-off ceremony at Prairie du Chien High School in Prairie du Chien, Wis. The Platteville and Prairie du Chien-based 229th Engineering Company heads to Afghanistan for up to 18 months.
A member of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) runs during a battle with the Colombian Army in the mountains of Jambalo, in the province of Cauca, in this July 12, 2012 file photo. Colombia's government will soon begin talks that could lead to formal negotiations for peace with FARC, the country's biggest guerrilla group, according to a Colombian intelligence source on August 27, 2012.
Members of the Free Syrian Army make their way to the front line during clashes with Syrian army soldiers in Aleppo's Saif al-Dawla district, August 24, 2012.
Syrian rebel fighter, Tawfiq Hassan, 23, a former butcher, poses for a picture, after returning from fighting against Syrian army forces in Aleppo, at a rebel headquarters in Marea on the outskirts of Aleppo city, Syria, Sunday, Aug. 26, 2012. In their previous lives, they were butchers, barbers, construction workers and university students. Now they are rebels fighting a civil war they hope will end the regime of Syrian President Bashar Assad.