23, of South Portland, Maine; assigned to the 62nd Engineer Battalion, 36th Engineer Brigade, Fort Hood Texas; died May 26 in Kushamond, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained in a non-combat-related incident.
To honor SPC Justin L. Buxbaum, his grandparents, Don and Cheryl Buxbaum retrieved this stone from just beyond their front steps on the sandy beach of Chebeague Island, Maine and overlooks the beautiful seascape of Casco Bay and surrounding islands. This is the spot where Justin spent his childhood with his grandparents. Approximate weight – 6 lbs.
Watch this video to learn why this stone is significant and what it says about SPC Justin L. Buxbaum.