Two Estonian soldiers at their last post

  • 2007-07-11
  • By Toomas Hendrik Ilves
Last Friday afternoon at Tallinn Airport, when receiving two caskets draped with Estonian flags, a lone trumpet played a call signaling the end of the day. Today [July 4], this trumpet call will be heard again at the Moisakula and Torma cemeteries.The lone trumpet signals that the day is over, and wishes us peaceful slumber. This trumpet call is known as the Last Post. Sergeant Kalle Torn and Junior Sergeant Jako Karuks are now at their last post. We met in the middle of April in Paldiski before your unit flew to Afghanistan. At that time, I said that I was proud of your courage and...
The article you requested can be accessed only by subscribing to the online version of The Baltic Times. If you are already subscribed to The Baltic Times, please authorize yourself.

In case you don't have a subscription yet - please visit our SUBSCRIPTION section